International Human Resource Management

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There are 4 key debates in the heart of IHRM
1. cultural vs institutional distance 2. Global vs regional geographical diversification 3. Convergence vs divergence in corporate governance 4. Domestic vs corporate social responsibilty
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Cultural vs institutional distance
this perspective argues that firms strategies are enable and constrained by the different rules of the games around the world.
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Global Vs regional geographical diversification
A debate has been raised to understand two things: the impact of intra-regional rather than inter-regional behaviour, on HRM activity, and the difficulty of managing internal international networks that cross between regions.
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Convergence vs divergence
Convergence argues that globalisation unleashes a 'survival of the fittest' process forcing adaptation to best practice. Divergence argues information norms, values and traditions that make practices effective cannot be transplanted around the world
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Domestic vs corporate social responsibility
is it the organisations obligation to maximise the wealth of just the stakeholders, or of the wider society. How can CSR be aligned with conflicting demands of domestic and overseas markets, domestic and overseas employees & communities
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Strategic IHRM
Human resource management issues, functions and policies and practices that results from the strategic activities of multinational enterprises and that impact on international concerns and goals of those enterprises.
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What is IHRM
Broadly speaking IHRM covers all issues related to the management of people in an international context.
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What is an expatriate
an employees who is working and temporary residing in a foreign country
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this perspective argues that firms strategies are enable and constrained by the different rules of the games around the world.

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Cultural vs institutional distance

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A debate has been raised to understand two things: the impact of intra-regional rather than inter-regional behaviour, on HRM activity, and the difficulty of managing internal international networks that cross between regions.

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Convergence argues that globalisation unleashes a 'survival of the fittest' process forcing adaptation to best practice. Divergence argues information norms, values and traditions that make practices effective cannot be transplanted around the world

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is it the organisations obligation to maximise the wealth of just the stakeholders, or of the wider society. How can CSR be aligned with conflicting demands of domestic and overseas markets, domestic and overseas employees & communities

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