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Title: ADAPTING HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT PRACTICES IN THE CONTEXT OF GLOBALIZATION IN SOUTH ASIA
Authors: Sivalogathasan, Vasthiyampillai
Keywords: Strategic Human Resource Management
HRM Challenges
Issue Date: 30-Jan-2014
Series/Report no.: ;EMG/11
Abstract: The current economic crisis (Fuel and foods), which is one of the most pressing challenges facing countries and businesses in today's global business environment. Globalization represents the structural making of the world characterized by the free flow of technology and human resources across national boundaries as well as the spread of Information Technology and mass media presenting challenges in dynamic competitive business environment. This paper is an attempt to present a conceptual framework for effective management of human resources in response to the growing interaction of globalization and business performance. Two central arguments are made in this paper. (1) That changes taking place in the global business environment often are not accompanied by complementary changes in human resource management practices leading to a situation whereby the failure of some firms. (2) That the organizations have achieved relatively low levels effectiveness in implementing Strategic Human Resource Management (SHRM) practices especially in emerging economies of South Asia that are exposed to the challenges and opportunities of globalization. This paper will propose implications for the strategic management of human resources to prepare for the challenges of globalization.
Description: The paper has been presented at Vavuniya campus annual research session 2008 (VCRS08), Vavuniya Campus of the University of Jaffna
URI: http://digital.lib.ou.ac.lk/docs/handle/701300122/629
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