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Human resource management in multinational enterprises: evidence from a late industrializing economy

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dc.contributor.author McDonnell, Anthony
dc.contributor.author Gunnigle, Patrick
dc.date.accessioned 2017-03-16T09:54:20Z
dc.date.available 2017-03-16T09:54:20Z
dc.date.issued 2014
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/5620
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract This paper examines the extent to which human resource management (HRM) practices in multinational enterprises (MNEs) from a small, late developing and highly globalized economy resemble their counterparts from larger, early industrializing countries. The paper draws on data from a large-scale representative survey of 260 MNEs in Ireland. The results demonstrate that there are significant differences between the HRM practices deployed in Irish-owned MNEs and that of their US counterparts but considerable similarity with UK firms. A key conclusion is that arguments in the literature regarding MNEs moving towards the adoption of global best practices, equating to the pursuance of an American model of HRM, were not obvious. The study found considerable variation from ‘US practices’ amongst indigenous Irish MNEs. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Springer en_US
dc.relation info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/EC/FP7/230854 en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Management International Review;54 (3), pp. 361-380
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11575-014-0202-y
dc.rights The original publication is available at www.springerlink.com en_US
dc.subject best practice en_US
dc.subject globalization en_US
dc.subject human resource management en_US
dc.subject Ireland en_US
dc.subject late industrializing en_US
dc.subject multinational enterprise en_US
dc.title Human resource management in multinational enterprises: evidence from a late industrializing economy 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
dc.identifier.doi 10.1007/s11575-014-0202-y
dc.contributor.sponsor Labour Relations Commission en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor IRC en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor ERC en_US
dc.relation.projectid GA-2008-230854 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 1569320


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