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  1. Recommended Textbooks: 6 items
    You are advised to read one or more of the following texts as your introduction reading to the field of International HRM and OB:
    1. International Human Resource Management - Anne-Wil Harzing, Ashly Pinnington 2015

      Book Recommended

    2. These books have chapters on the majority of subjects covered by the course. Where there is no part or section in the course textbooks, alternatives will be suggested. The purchase of one of the above core texts is recommended, but it is also possible to follow the course through following readings in other textbooks in the International HRM area. You will not be able to pass the course by relying only on one text book and the lectures notes. You must read as widely as you can amongst the book chapters and journal articles in the reading list given below. The following reading list provides a selection of alternative textbooks on Human Resource Management and International/Comparative HRM.

  2. Other Useful Background Texts: 16 items
    1. International and Comparative Employment Relations: Globalisation and Change - Greg J Bamber, Russell D. Lansbury, Nick Wailes 2011

      Book Further

    2. Strategy and Human Resource Management - Peter F. Boxall, John Purcell 2011

      Book Further

    3. Human Resource Management: A Contemporary Approach - Julie Beardwell, Tim Claydon 2007

      Book Further

    4. International human resource management: policies and practices for multinational enterprises - Dennis R. Briscoe, Ibraiz Tarique, Randall S. Schuler 2016

      Book Further

    5. International Human Resource Management: Policies and Practices for Multinational Enterprises - Dennis R. Briscoe, Randall S. Schuler, Lisbeth M. Claus 2009 (electronic book)

      Book Further

    6. International Human Resource Management: Managing People in a Multinational Context - Peter Dowling, Marion Festing, Allen D. Engle 2008

      Book Further

    7. International Human Resource Management - Anne-Wil Harzing, Joris van Ruysseveldt 2004

      Book Further

    8. International Human Resource Management - J.V. Harzing, A-W., Ruysseveldt 2003

      Book Further

    9. International Human Resource Management - Anne-Wil Harzing, Ashly Pinnington 2011

      Book Further

    10. International Human Resource Management: A Critical Text - Hugh Scullion, Margaret Linehan 2005

      Book Further

    11. Strategic Human Resource Management - Catherine Truss 2012

      Book Further

  3. Journals: 22 items
    You should also read widely for current debates amongst relevant journals, such as:
    1. Human Resource Management Journal - Industrial Relations Services

      Journal Recommended

    2. Industrial Relations Journal - University of Nottingham

      Journal Recommended

  4. Coursework: 12 items
    Suggested Readings
    1. McDonalds’: 2 items
    2. Oxfam: 2 items
    3. Nike: 2 items
    4. BMW MINI: 2 items
    5. Royal Dutch/Shell: 2 items
    6. IKEA: 2 items
  5. Session 1: 10 items
    Introduction to International Human Resource Management
    1. Required Reading: 2 items
      1. 'The Goals of HRM' in Strategy and Human Resource Management - Peter F. Boxall, John Purcell 2011

        Chapter Essential

      2. 'Comparative HRM' in International Human Resource Management - Anne-Wil Harzing, Ashly Pinnington 2015

        Chapter Essential

    2. Recommended Reading: 8 items
      1. International human resource management: policies and practices for multinational enterprises - Dennis R. Briscoe, Ibraiz Tarique, Randall S. Schuler 2016

        Book Recommended Chapter 1.

      2. International Human Resource Management: Policies and Practices for Multinational Enterprises - Dennis R. Briscoe, Randall S. Schuler, Lisbeth M. Claus 2009 (electronic book)

        Book Recommended Chapter 1.

      3. International Human Resource Management: A Critical Text - Hugh Scullion, Margaret Linehan 2005

        Book Recommended Chapter 1.

      4. Essentials of International Human Resource Management: Managing People Globally - David C. Thomas, Mila B. Lazarova 2014

        Book Recommended Chapters 1-3.

      5. Ulrich, D. and Brockbank, W. (2005) The HR Value Proposition. Boston, MA : Harvard University Press.

  6. Session 2: 19 items
    Recruitment and Selection
    1. Required Reading: 3 items
    2. Recommended Reading: 16 items
      1. Piotrowski, Chris and Armstrong, Terry (2006) "Current Recruitment and Selection Practices: A National Survey of Fortune 1000 Firms," North American Journal of Psychology, 8 (3): 489-496

  7. Session 3: 13 items
    International Human Resource Development
    1. Required Reading: 4 items
      1. International Human Resource Management - Anne-Wil Harzing, Ashly Pinnington 2015

        Book Essential Chapter 10 (Chapter 11 in 2011 edition). Read either this or the following resource.

      2. 'Developing Talent for the Transnational Enterprise' in the Global Challenge: International Human Resource Management - Paul Evans, Vladmir Pucik, Ingmar Bjrkman 2011

        Chapter Essential Read this as well if reading the previous resource.

    2. Recommended: 9 items
  8. Session 4: 14 items
    Comparative Perspectives on HRM
    1. Required Readings: 3 items
      1. International Human Resource Management - Anne-Wil Harzing, Ashly Pinnington 2015

        Book Essential Chapters 1, 2 and 3 (Chapters 2, 3 and 8 in 2011 edition). Read this or the following resource.

      2. International Human Resource Management: Globalization, National Systems and Multinational Companies - Tony Edwards, Chris Rees 2006

        Book Essential Chapters 3 and 4 (2011 edition). Read this or the previous resource.

      3. International human resource management: globalization, national systems and multinational companies - Tony Edwards and Chris Rees 2005 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential Chapters 3 and 4 (2011 edition). Read this or the previous resource.

    2. Recommended Readings: 11 items
      1. Varieties of Capitalism: The Institutional Foundations of Comparative Advantage - David W. Soskice, Peter A. Hall 2001 (electronic book)

        Book Recommended

  9. Session 5: 9 items
    Knowledge Management and Global R and D
    1. Required Reading: 2 items
      1. International Human Resource Management - Anne-Wil Harzing, Ashly Pinnington 2015

        Book Essential Chapter 9 (Chapter 10 in the 2011 edition).

    2. Recommended Reading: 7 items
  10. Session 6: 11 items
    International Compensation
    1. Required: 3 items
      1. Tsai, C.-J. (2016, forthcoming) 'International compensation', In Edwards, T. and Rees, C. International Human Resource Management: Globalization, National Systems and Multinational Corporations, [3rd ed.] Prentice Hall. (Available on Moodle)

    2. Recommended: 8 items
      1. 'International Compensation Practices: A Ten-Country Comparative Analysis' in Human Resource Management - Kevin B. Lowe, John Milliman, Helen De Cieri, Peter J. Dowling 2002

        Article Recommended

  11. Session 7: 24 items
    Cross-Cultural Management
    1. Required: 2 items
    2. Recommended: 22 items
      1. Readings and Cases in International Human Resource Management - Mark E. Mendenhall, Gary R. Oddou, Günter K. Stahl 2007

        Book Recommended

      2. Riding the Waves of Culture: Understanding Diversity in Global Business - Alfons Trompenaars, Charles Hampden-Turner 2012

        Book Recommended

      3. Riding the Waves of Culture: Understanding Diversity in Global Business - Alfons Trompenaars, Charles Hampden-Turner 2012 (electronic book)

        Book Recommended

      4. Riding the Waves of Culture: Understanding Cultural Diversity in Business - Alfons Trompenaars, Charles Hampden-Turner 1997

        Book Recommended

      5. Cultures and Organizations: Software of the Mind : International Cooperation and Its Importance for Survival - Geert H. Hofstede, Gert Jan Hofstede, Michael Minkov 2010 (electronic book)

        Book Recommended

      6. Multinational management: a strategic approach - John B. Cullen, Praveen Parboteeah 2014

        Book Recommended Chapter 2.

  12. Session 8: 11 items
    International Joint Ventures: Mergers, Acquisitions and Collaborations
    1. Required Core Readings: 3 items
      1. International Human Resource Management - Anne-Wil Harzing, Ashly Pinnington 2015

        Book Essential Chapter 8 (Chapter 4 in 2011 edition). Read this or the following resource.

      2. International human resource management: globalization, national systems and multinational companies - Tony Edwards and Chris Rees 2005 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential (2011), Chapter 8. Read this or the previous resource.

    2. Recommended Readings: 8 items
  13. Session 9: 12 items
    CSR and Labour Standards
    1. Required Core Readings: 3 items
      1. International Human Resource Management - Anne-Wil Harzing, Ashly Pinnington 2015

        Book Essential Chapter 15 (Chapter 18 in 2011 edition). Read this or the following resource.

      2. International human resource management: globalization, national systems and multinational companies - Tony Edwards and Chris Rees 2005 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential (2011) Chapter 13.

    2. Recommended Readings: 9 items
      1. Can Labor Standards Improve Under Globalization? - Kimberly Ann Elliott, Richard B. Freeman 2003

        Book Recommended

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