HRM (human resource management) suffers from a selective tendancy and ad hoc approach, which misses the historical, paradoxical often incoherent, incompatible and inconsistent nature of the subject. This text reduces this myopia by adding to our knowledge and the milieu within which it operates.

chapter |28 pages

Economic Restructuring and HRM in Hong Kong

ByNg Sek Hong, Carolyn Poon

chapter |20 pages

HRM in Japanese Enterprises: Trends and Challenges

ByJohn Benson, Philippe Debroux

chapter |18 pages

The Development of HRM Practices in Taiwan

ByShyh-Jer Chen

chapter |27 pages

HRM in Thailand: Eroding Traditions

ByJohn J. Lawler, Sununta Siengthai, Vinita Atmiyanandana

chapter |14 pages

Conclusion: Reassessing HRM's Convergence

ByChris Rowley