Chapter two develops a robust conceptual framework underpinning the study. Patrick Gunnigle, Professor of Business Studies and Director of the Employment Relations Research Unit, University of Limerick. Data from detailed case studies are used to illuminate the tensions between the forces of globalization and the continuing distinctiveness of national business systems. These questions are not only of theoretical importance, but also of practical significance in terms of the transfer of management knowledge and 'best practice'. Managing Employment Relations across National Borders — Edited by Phil Almond and Anthony Ferner American Multinationals in Europe.
You can help correct errors and omissions. Some of the key questions in employment relations, comparative business, and globalization revolve around the extent to which businesses embody a national business system, and what happens when these employment models are exported to other national settings. Managing Employment Relations across National Borders Phil Almond and Anthony Ferner eds Oxford University Press , 2006 , 346 pp. The work is edited by Almond and Ferner but is not an edited collection in the sense of a volume of essays. Contents may have variations from the printed book or be incomplete or contain other coding. Meardi, Guglielmo 2008-11-01 00:00:00 American Multinationals in Europe.
His research is concerned with employment relations in multinational companies, focusing in particular on the interaction between multinational behaviour and national employment relations systems. Managing Employment Relations across National Borders Phil Almond and Anthony Ferner eds Oxford University Press , 2006 , 346 pp. Anthony Ferner is Professor of International Human Resource Management at Leicester Business School, De Montfort University, Leicester. The Findings: Structure, Process, and Dynamics 10Centralization 197 Anthony Ferner, Paddy Gunnigle, Javier Quintanilla, Hartmut Wchter, and Tony Edwards 11Innovation and the Transfer of Organizational Learning 223 Tony Edwards, David Collings, Javier Quintanilla, and Anne Tempel 12The Role of the International Personnel Function 248 Hartmut Wchter, Ren Peters, Anthony Ferner, Paddy Gunnigle, and Javier Quintanilla 13Conclusions 271 Phil Almond, Trevor Colling, Tony Edwards, and Anthony Ferner Appendix 291 References 301 Index 000 Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: International business enterprises -- Europe. In particular, they examine the influence of the sub- and supra-national levels. Introduction: American Multinationals and the Cross-national Management of Employment Relations ; 2.
The last chapter provides an overview of the organizational context of the case study firms, notably reflecting the wide sectoral spread of the study. The process is shown to be one that is not a technical managerial one, but one that is highly political, and 'negotiated', in which groups and individuals at different levels within the company try to influence the terms oftransfer. Contents List of Figures xi List of Tables xii List of Abbreviation xiii List of Contributors xiv Part I. These questions are not only of theoretical importance, but also of practical significance in terms of the transfer of management knowledge and 'best practice'. Collings, member, Human Resource Management Research Group, University of Limerick and Visiting Research Fellow, Strathclyde International Business Unit, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland.
René Peters, doctoral candidate, Department of Business Studies, University of Trier. The volume is made up of thirteen chapters which are divided into four distinct parts. Two aspects make the research particularly interesting as a comparative study. Overview of the Host Business Systems ; 5. For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: Wiley Content Delivery.
We have no references for this item. Part one comprises the first two chapters. This particular edition is in a Hardcover format. Anne Tempel, Senior Lecturer in Organization Theory and Management, University of Erfurt in Germany. This raises key questions addressed by the various chapters.
This volume brings together the results of a substantial and large-scale research project involving research teams from four countries. The chapters are uniformly structured which greatly aides the reader in making cross-practice comparisons. It is also illustrated that the ease of transfer is contingent upon the nature of the practice and the degree of host country institutional, legal and cultural compatibility with that practice. Data from detailed case studies are used to illuminate the tensions between the forces of globalization and the continuing distinctiveness of national business systems. .
Similarly, they explore how regional level structures are evolving at company level. The first chapter in this section makes a particularly insightful contribution to our understanding. Some of the key questions in employment relations, comparative business, and globalization revolve around the extent to which businesses embody a national business system, and what happens when these employment models are exported to other national settings. You can help adding them by using. Michael Morley is Assistant Dean Research , University of Limerick. This volume provides an excellent template for further research.
Whilst published as an edited volume, the editors have successfully achieved their aim of making this book read as a highly coherent multi-authored monograph. Relations industrielles, 61 4 , 746—747. Trevor Colling, Senior Lecturer in Industrial Relations, Warwick Business School. Pay and Performance ; 8. To buy this book at the lowest price,. It was published by Oxford University Press and has a total of 368 pages in the book. Part two comprises chapters three to five.