Human Resources Management in China

Human Resources Management in China

Cases in HR Practice

1st Edition - April 18, 2011

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  • Editors: Doug Davies, Liang Wei
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780081017142
  • eBook ISBN: 9781780632223

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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

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

Product details

  • No. of pages: 226
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Chandos Publishing 2011
  • Published: April 18, 2011
  • Imprint: Chandos Publishing
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780081017142
  • eBook ISBN: 9781780632223

About the Editors

Doug Davies

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

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

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