Human Resources Management in China - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781843345527, 9781780632223

Human Resources Management in China

1st Edition

Cases in HR Practice

Editors: Doug Davies Liang Wei
eBook ISBN: 9781780632223
Hardcover ISBN: 9781843345527
Paperback ISBN: 9780081017142
Imprint: Chandos Publishing
Published Date: 18th April 2011
Page Count: 226
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Table of Contents

About the authors

Acknowledgements

List of figures and tables

Chapter 1: Introduction

Method used

Literature review

Issues discussed in the studies

Chapter 2: Succession planning in the Chinese subsidiary of a multinational enterprise

Introduction

Literature review

The organisation

The vision

OEO in China

Demographics

Succession planning

Candidate selection

Learning needs

Programme results

The competencies

Measurement of the competencies

What was learnt?

Conclusion

Chapter 3: Staffing issues in a furniture exporting organisation in Ningbo

Introduction

Literature review

The organisation

The problems

Staff satisfaction

Supply problems

Recruitment of staff

Alternative supplier and delivery problems

Conclusion

Chapter 4: Human resource problems at the US Vehicles motor factory in central China

Introduction

Literature review

The organisation

The problems

Resolution of the problems – conflict management

Training

Compensation and performance

Cross-cultural conflict

Expatriates

Conclusion

Chapter 5: Management and staffing at a start-up regional airlines company

Introduction

Literature review

The organisation

The problems

The solution

The structure

Conclusion

Chapter 6: Human resource problems during a merger and acquisition

Introduction

Literature review

The organisation

The problems

Mergers and takeovers

Student recruitment issues

Expatriate leadership

Industrial relations issues

Conclusion

Chapter 7: The compensation system reform of the multi-purpose workgroup in a heat-treatment workshop

Introduction

The organisation

The problems

The solution

The implementation

Conclusion

Chapter 8: The balanced scorecard in the Credit Card Association of China

Introduction

Literature review

The organisation

Company mission and responsibilities

The problems

To boost the inter-departmental communication – the horizontal committee system

To align corporate goals with departmental activities – the balanced scorecard

The establishment of a strategy map

Five criteria to evaluate the effectiveness of the measures

Six criteria for screening initiatives

Sample matching grid of initiatives

Conclusion

Appendix: The organisational structure of CCAC

Chapter 9: Staff turnover in a pharmaceutical and healthcare company

Introduction

Literature review

The organisation

The problems

The solution

The results

Conclusion

Chapter 10: Staff retention in the hotel industry

Introduction

Literature review

The organisation

The problems

Remuneration and motivation

Culture within the hotel

Promotion and retention

Staff turnover

Other incentives

Conclusion

Chapter 11: Human resource problems in a high-tech business incubator

Introduction

Literature review

The organisation

The problems

The solution

Conclusion

Chapter 12: Staff retention, motivation and commitment at the China Electrical Components organisation

Introduction

Literature review

The organisation

The problems

The solutions

The morale and motivation of staff

Other operational improvements

Conclusion

Chapter 13: Remuneration and retention in a privately-owned technology company

Introduction

Literature review

The organisation

The problems

The solutions

‘Flow-back’

Core employee plan

Government assistance

Conclusion

Chapter 14: Organisational change at a multinational gas corporation in Shanghai

Introduction

Literature review

The organisation

Areas of change/challenge

Authorisation policy

The objective

Conclusion

Chapter 15: Compensation strategies as a motivational and retention tool

Introduction

Literature review

The organisation

The problem

Continuing changes

Organisational changes and the compensation problems

Stock option plan

The benefits and problems of the stock option plan

Further organisational changes

Conclusion

Chapter 16: Performance management at International Air Transport

Introduction

Literature review

The organisation

The problem

The solution

The result of the changes

Conclusion

Chapter 17: Conclusion

Index


Description

Aimed at people interested in management and Human Resources in China, this book is a collection of original and researched case studies on a variety of HR issues occurring in Chinese organisations, both privately-owned and part of multi-national enterprises, and how these issues are resolved by management. The impacts of the solutions in the organisations are also discussed. Preceded by a brief review of the Chinese and Western literature on this problem, the case is then presented and concluded by an analysis of the situations and solutions implemented.

Key Features

  • Based on original research, conducted in-the-field
  • Provides actual case-studies based on actual organisations
  • Integrates a theoretical perspective and analysis of the cases to assist in a broad understanding of the issues discussed

Readership

People interested in management and Human Resources (HR) in China


Details

No. of pages:
226
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Chandos Publishing 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Chandos Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9781780632223
Hardcover ISBN:
9781843345527
Paperback ISBN:
9780081017142

About the Editors

Doug Davies Editor

Dr. Doug Davies is a Senior Lecturer in Human Resources Management and Industrial Relations at the University of Canberra, Australia. He has lectured extensively in China and has visited many parts of China during his research. He has also taught in Singapore and Hong Kong and has been the International coordinator for HR and Business programs at Curtin University in Perth and at the University of Canberra. Davies has written papers on HR and IR practices in Australia, Singapore and China, and currently serves on the Editorial Board of three journals while undertaking research on staff engagement issues in Australia and China. Ms. Liang Wei is a Lecturer in the School of Business at the East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, China. She has lectured at MBA level for many years and is familiar with Chinese enterprise operations. She has translated several books concerning the field of business practices into Mandarin.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Canberra, Australia

Liang Wei Editor

Ms. Liang Wei is a Lecturer in the School of Business at the East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, China. She has lectured at MBA level for many years and is familiar with Chinese enterprise operations. She has translated several books concerning the field of business practices into Mandarin.

Affiliations and Expertise

East China University of Science and Technology, China