Comparative institutional analysis and comparative HRM

Wood, Geoffrey and Psychogios, Alexandros and Szamosi, Leslie Thomas and Collings, David (2018) Comparative institutional analysis and comparative HRM. In: Handbook of Research in Comparative Human Resource Management. Edward Elgar Publishing, London, pp. 29-47. ISBN 978 1 78471 112 2

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Abstract

In this chapter, we highlight some of the most influential approaches to understanding variations in HRM policy and practice, and draw out the implications of recent theoretical
developments. Although the different comparative approaches vary in the relative attention they accord to the specific details of HRM practice, they all make broad predictions as to the impact of context on the relative attention accorded to a firm’s employees and whether they are treated primarily in instrumental cost‒benefit terms.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: International HRM, Comparative HRM, Institutional Theory, Varieties of Capitalism
Subjects: N200 Management studies
N600 Human Resource Management
Divisions: Faculty of Business, Law and Social Sciences > Birmingham City Business School > Dept. Management, HR and Enterprise
Depositing User: Alexandros Psychogios
Date Deposited: 26 Jun 2018 09:48
Last Modified: 26 Jun 2018 09:48
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/6058

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