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

Details

No. of pages:
226
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Chandos Publishing
Electronic ISBN:
9781780632223
Print ISBN:
9781843345527
Print ISBN:
9780081017142

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.

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.