Globalization of business and business environment during the last few decades has unleashed new challenges before the HRM professionals. They are expected to involve themselves as the strategic planning process of their companies and are now more concerned with innovation, integration and, internationalization of human resources. The present edition of Globalisation of Human Resource Management in Asian Context introduces the driving factors of globalisation of human resource management in national and international organizations and presents theoretical perspectives based in sociology, economics, management, and psychology to understand different aspects of HRM in Asian context. It also reviews global trends of HRM and its implications in human development and examines the function of HRM in Asian region highlighting the specific nature of HRM’s policies and practices.
Thomas Erickson is an interaction designer and researcher whose approach to systems design is shaped by work in marketing, architecture, and urban design. He has contributed to the design of a number of products and authored about 10 publications on topics ranging from personal electronic notebooks to pattern marketing and knowledge management. Originally trained as a cognitive psychologist at the University of California, San Diego, he spent five years at a startup company, nine years at Apple Research, and finally joined IBM in 1997 as a research staff member. His primary aim is to study and design systems that support network mediated group interaction.
Kavita Krishnamurthi graduated and post-graduated (Psychology) from Annamalai University in 1986. She took her M.B.A. degree from the University of Madras. An well-known author, Krishnamurthi has visited several times abroad for attending international seminar and conferences. Presently, she is working as a senior consultant in many institutions and companies. Her prominent publications are Global Encyclopaedia of Business Management, Human Resource Management: Concept and Planning and Advertising Management.