Theorising the structuring influences on HR practice in the subsidiaries of multi-national companies

a multi disciplinary perspective

Peter McGraw

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Abstract

This article attempts to conceptualise and review the multiple possible structuring influences on human resource management (HRM or HR) practices in the foreign subsidiaries of multinational companies (MNCs) using a multi-disciplinary framework. The main aim is to develop a more conceptually complete model of the various likeley influences on MNC subsidiary HRM practices and locate them within a broadly focused set of literatures.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPapers from the VIII International Workshop on Human Resource Management
Place of PublicationSeville, Spain
PublisherDepartments of Business Administration, Pablo de Olavide University and Cadiz University
Pages1-53
Number of pages53
Publication statusPublished - 2011
EventInternational Workshop on Human Resource Management (8th : 2011) - Seville, Spain
Duration: 12 May 201113 May 2011

Workshop

WorkshopInternational Workshop on Human Resource Management (8th : 2011)
CitySeville, Spain
Period12/05/1113/05/11

Keywords

  • multinational companies
  • subsidiaries
  • human resource management
  • conceptual frameworks
  • multi-disciplinary approach

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