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HRM in the Indian subcontinent

Budhwar, Pawan and Varma, Arup and Hirekhan, Manjusha (2018) HRM in the Indian subcontinent. In: Brewster, Chris and Mayrhofer, Wolfgang and Farndale, Elaine, eds. Handbook of Research on Comparative Human Resource Management. Research Handbooks in Business and Management Series . Edward Elgar Publishing, UK, pp. 534-553. ISBN 978-1-78471-112-2. E-ISBN 978-1-78471-113-9. (doi:9781784711139.00037) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

This chapter presents the geographical and socio-economic context of the Indian subcontinent and discusses how relevant factors influence human resource management (HRM) practice in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Bhutan (including updated insights on each of these countries). The review of extant research emphasises the scarcity of HRM research across the region, and in particular a reliance on exploring the applicability of Western practice rather than understanding indigenous practice. Given the political and economic instability across much of this region, the authors note that this gives rise to major challenges for rapidly evolving HRM systems, where strategic HRM has yet to be recognised as a source of value for organisations.

Item Type: Book section
DOI/Identification number: 9781784711139.00037
Subjects: H Social Sciences
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > Kent Business School > Industrial Relations/HRM
Depositing User: Manjusha Hirekhan
Date Deposited: 23 Jul 2019 14:35 UTC
Last Modified: 30 Jul 2019 14:06 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/75516 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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