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Modes of integration of human resource management practices in multinationals

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Show simple item record Belizón, María Jesús Morley, Michael Gunnigle, Patrick 2017-03-15T16:33:01Z 2017-03-15T16:33:01Z 2016
dc.identifier.issn 0048-3486
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract The purpose of this paper is to examine variations in the use of international integration mechanisms across individual human resource management (HRM) practices in MNCs. Drawing upon data from a sample of over 450 MNC subsidiaries located in Ireland and Spain and an ordinal regression methodology, several models were tested. he findings provide evidence that people, information and formalized-based mechanisms are positively related to the use of centralization-based integration processes. The results also demonstrate that the use of personal-based integration mechanisms is uniform across the suite of individual HRM practices among those MNCs where an international HRM committee is present, while the deployment of expatriates does not prove to be particularly significant in achieving integration across the range of HRM practices examined in the model. Information- and formalization-based mechanisms hold explanatory power in relation to performance appraisal systems and compensation practices. This paper offers a comprehensive analysis of the preferred modes of integration across HRM practices in MNC subsidiaries located in two different institutional environments. The authors reveal how modes of integration vary for different HR domain areas and the authors provide explanations for this variation. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Personnel Review;45 (3), pp. 539-556
dc.subject quantitative en_US
dc.subject international human resource management en_US
dc.subject international integration en_US
dc.subject multinational subsidiaries en_US
dc.title Modes of integration of human resource management practices in multinationals en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US 2017-03-15T15:44:20Z
dc.description.version ACCEPTED
dc.identifier.doi 10.1108/PR-09-2014-0207
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 1598180
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.description.status peer-reviewed

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