TITLE

European perspectives on human resource management

AUTHOR(S)
Brewster, Chris
PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
Human Resource Management Review;Dec2004, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p365
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This paper argues that the concept of human resource management was created and has been developed in the United States of America. The relevance of that model in other parts of the world is open to exploration, conceptually and empirically. Looking at Europe, the paper examines successively the differences between the US and European HR management systems; the differences between regional groupings within Europe; and then the differences at national level. Finally, the article looks at some of the explanations for the differences identified and whether there are signs of convergence and outlines some of the implications for scholarship in the field.
ACCESSION #
16053212

 

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