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Global Careers.

Author/Creator:
Dickmann, Michael.
Publication:
London : Taylor & Francis Group, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (343 pages)
Edition:
1st ed.
Series:
Global HRM Ser.
Global HRM Ser.
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Subjects:
International business enterprises -- Personnel management.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
With interest in the global environment and the management of 'talent' increasing, understanding the issue of global careers is crucial for students and managers alike. This exciting book captures broad research extending to a large set of diverse motivations, experiences, and outcomes of international work in global 'for profit' and 'not for profit' organizations and delivers nuanced insights into the management of international employees for firms and governmental/non-governmental organizations. This text covers global career issues in-depth, working at the intersection of career and international human resource management and using a number of perspectives, such as organizational or individual ones. Chapters include: theories, frameworks and concepts supporting research/data where relevant managerial implications, summaries, learning points, figures and tables. Illustrated with up to the minute case studies from companies such as Pepsi, Imperial Tobacco, Cadbury Schweppes, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Philips, HSBC, Misys, Philip Morris International and Masterfoods, Global Careers is essential reading for all those studying or concerned with career management, human resource management and international business..
Contents:
Book Cover
Title
Copyright
Contents
Illustrations
Author biographies
Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgements
Part I: Global careers in context: competitive configurations, multifaceted career patterns and their social spaces
1 Global careers: an introduction
2 The organizational context: exploring strategic international HRM
3 Managing careers: individual and organizational perspectives
4 Cross-cultural working
Part II: Global career strategies and processes: individual and organizational approaches and career outcomes along temporal dimensions
5 Resourcing and the motivation to go
6 Pre-departure and post-arrival considerations in international work
7 During global assignments
8 After global assignments
9 The outcomes of global work
Part III: Global career management: social security, risk, structural and remuneration considerations and global careers in the future
10 Social security considerations in global careers
11 International mobility at work: companies' structural, remuneration and risk considerations
12 Global careers: a synthesis with a view to the future
Index.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Baruch, Yehuda.
Other format:
Print version: Dickmann, Michael Global Careers
ISBN:
9780203842751
9780415446273
OCLC:
688186432