H1: There is positive relationship between IHRM
practices and employee engagement
First, a review of the relevant IHRM
literature is presented to set the context for the discussion of training, which is the main thrust of this paper.
Besides, recent studies on strategic international human resource management (SIHRM) have advocated the importance of strategic fit between firms choice of IHRM
orientations and the types of business strategies in their overseas operations of multinational corporations (MNCs).
Critical approaches point out that IHRM
, just as domestic HRM, would be ultimately concerned with control and with perpetuating power relations in organizations (Legge, 1995; Peltonen, 2006; Townley, 1993).
We based ourselves on observations in many companies, IHRM
articles and the subjects broached during interviews with expatriates carried out during our doctoral studies.
In today's discussion about globalization, the issue remains alive and well: To what extent is IHRM
practice predominantly ethnocentric or "truly global"?
Making Connections; (BP's System for Connecting People and Generating Tacit Knowledge)," IHRM
Journal (International Human Resources Information Management), March 2000; pp 27-31.
His research and teaching interests are in the following areas: HRM, IHRM
Many believed that the key to IHRM
was to apply those concepts developed and successful in the United States to an international context.
1994), "Perceptions of human resource management effectiveness", Proceedings of the Fourth Conference on International Human Resource Management, IHRM
Conference Secretariat, Gold Coast, Australia.
Our research, coupled with a synthesis of case studies and the scant literature available, has begun to map the strategic IHRM
challenges in confronting this issue.
2011) Global talent management and global talent challenges: Strategic opportunities for IHRM