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Corporate Finance and Human Resource Management in Japan 1

Masahiro Abe and Takeo Hoshi

in Corporate Governance in Japan: Institutional Change and Organizational Diversity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199284511
eISBN:
9780191713705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284511.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Corporate governance can be defined as a system that constitutes an institution that constrains relations between corporate managers and various stakeholders, including shareholders, creditors, ... More


Human Resource Management

John Child, David Faulkner, and Robert Pitkethly

in The Management of International Acquisitions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199267101
eISBN:
9780191716706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267101.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter focuses on human resource management (HRM) practices and communications — areas likely to be particularly sensitive to cultural influences. Convergence across nationalities in HRM ... More


What It All Means

Judy B. Rosener

in America’s Competitive Secret: Women Managers

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195119145
eISBN:
9780199854882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195119145.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Although American women are not without attributes that may bring improvements for today’s organizations, these attributes are still subject to underutilization and being undervalued. This concluding ... More


Work and Pay in the United States and Japan

Clair Brown, Michael Reich, Lloyd Ulman, and Yoshifumi Nakata

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195115215
eISBN:
9780199854820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195115215.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This book provides an integrated and detailed analysis of the components of firm human resources systems in the U.S. and Japan. It examines the relationship between company practices and national ... More


How Does Consumer Behavior Affect Marketing Policy?

Sharan Jagpal

in Fusion for Profit: How Marketing and Finance Can Work Together to Create Value

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195371055
eISBN:
9780199870745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371055.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Marketing

This chapter compares different models of consumer behavior including standard economic theory and alternative behavioral theories such as prospect theory and assimilation-contrast theory. It shows ... More


Introduction

Lynda Gratton, Veronica Hope Hailey, Philip Stiles, and Catherine Truss

in Strategic Human Resource Management: Corporate Rhetoric and Human Reality

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198782049
eISBN:
9780191695421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198782049.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Strategy

This introductory chapter discusses the research project presented in the book. The book represents the culmination of a collaboration between academics and senior managers to study, analyze, ... More


A Strategic Framework for Action

David W. DeLong

in Lost Knowledge: Confronting the Threat of an Aging Workforce

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195170979
eISBN:
9780199789719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170979.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter describes three different types of situations in organizations where knowledge retention strategies are needed. It then provides an overview of an integrated knowledge retention ... More


The Human Resource

Mario Amendola and Jean‐Luc Gaffard

in Out of Equilibrium

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293804
eISBN:
9780191595851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293801.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Together with financial resources, and its dynamic interactions with them, human resources play a central role in out‐of‐equilibrium processes of change. The concept of human resource differs both ... More


An Introduction to Health Planning for Developing Health Systems

Andrew Green

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198571346
eISBN:
9780191724138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198571346.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This text, the latest edition, explains the importance of health planning in both developing regions such as Africa, and those in transition, such as Central and Eastern Europe. It stresses the ... More


Multinationals and National Business Systems: A ‘Power and Institutions’ Perspective

Anthony Ferner and Anne Tempel

in American Multinationals in Europe: Managing Employment Relations Across National Borders

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199274635
eISBN:
9780191706530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274635.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter presents a conceptual framework for understanding the cross-national transfer of human resource management and employment relations policies in US multinationals. The framework draws on ... More


Soft and Hard Models of Human Resource Management

Catherine Truss

in Strategic Human Resource Management: Corporate Rhetoric and Human Reality

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198782049
eISBN:
9780191695421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198782049.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Strategy

Human resource management (HRM) has frequently been described as a concept with two distinct forms: soft and hard. The soft model emphasizes individuals and their self-direction and places ... More


Planning human resources

Andrew Green

in An Introduction to Health Planning for Developing Health Systems

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198571346
eISBN:
9780191724138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198571346.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter introduces human resource planning and looks at its role in, and relationship to, the broader function of health planning. The two elements of supply and demand for staff are discussed ... More


HRM Policies and Management Practices

McGovern Patrick

in Strategic Human Resource Management: Corporate Rhetoric and Human Reality

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198782049
eISBN:
9780191695421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198782049.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Strategy

This chapter focuses on two related issues concerning the viability of HRM in practice. The first of these concerns the existing state of line management practice. It provides evidence of the ... More


Information Technology Human Resource Strategies

Ephraim R. McLean and Scott L. Schneberger

in Competing in the Information Age: Align in the Sand

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195159530
eISBN:
9780199834983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195159535.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Competitive advantage in future business environments will come from applying the right human capital to information technology. This human capital includes all IT professionals as well as corporate ... More


Human resource management

John Child, David Faulkner, and Stephen B. Tallman

in Cooperative Strategy: Managing Alliances, Networks, and Joint Ventures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199266241
eISBN:
9780191699139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199266241.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Organization Studies

Although human resource management (HRM) is not often viewed as a priority for strategic alliance managers, it still proves to play no small part in achieving alliance success since the people who ... More


American Multinationals in Europe: Managing Employment Relations Across National Borders

Phil Almond and Anthony Ferner (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199274635
eISBN:
9780191706530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274635.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This book addresses some of the major contemporary issues in comparative business and employment relations. At its core are the findings of a four-year international exploration of the management of ... More


Managing in the Global Auction

Phillip Brown, Hugh Lauder, and David Ashton

in The Global Auction: The Broken Promises of Education, Jobs, and Incomes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199731688
eISBN:
9780199944125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731688.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter studies the growing importance connected to the way companies are restructuring their global division of labor. It starts with a section on the human resources of a company, who are ... More


International Organizations as a Profession: Professional Mobility and Power Distribution *

Jean‐Marc Coicaud

in The International Mobility of Talent: Types, Causes, and Development Impact

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199532605
eISBN:
9780191714627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532605.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The role of international organizations grows with the acceleration of globalization and the increasing importance of global governance. However, thus far, only limited and rather narrow research has ... More


Human resources and the health sector

Barbara McPake

in Health Systems in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: An economic and policy perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199566761
eISBN:
9780191731181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566761.003.0052
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The health workforce is the component of the health sector that determines the efficiency with which all others function. Conceived broadly to include all those who are ‘primarily engaged in actions ... More


Developing human resources for the HIV pandemic

Norbert Dreesch, Mario R Dal Poz, Gulin Gedik, Orvill Adams, and Timothy Evans

in The HIV Pandemic: Local and Global Implications

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199237401
eISBN:
9780191723957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237401.003.0046
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

At the beginning of the 21st century, health systems in both industrialized and developing countries are becoming increasingly pluralistic, with diversified public, private, non-governmental ... More


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