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Reviewing the Literature on Local Isomorphism and Multi-National Enterprisesí Human Resource Management Practices


Ayentimi, DT and Burgess, J and Dayaram, K, Reviewing the Literature on Local Isomorphism and Multi-National Enterprises' Human Resource Management Practices, Australian & New Zealand Academy of Management Conference, 5-8 December 2017, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 1. (2017) [Conference Extract]

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Local isomorphism constitutes the regulatory, cognitive and normative profile of a host country. The regulatory institutional setting reflects the rules and legislation governing collective bargaining agreements, trade unions, local content laws and employment relationships. The cultural or cognitive dimension supports the widely held cultural and social knowledge and the normative profile acknowledges the influences of social groups and organizations on acceptable normative behaviour. The prior literature lends support to the importance of institutional profile and its influence in the design and implementation of multinational enterprise (MNEs) Human Resource Management (HRM) policies and practices. Local isomorphism encompasses the constraints and opportunities on the configurations of MNEs HRM practices, among these constraints, the institutional profile of the host country remain significant.

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Item Type:Conference Extract
Keywords:local isomorphism, MNEs, HRM
Research Division:Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
Research Group:Human resources and industrial relations
Research Field:Human resources management
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in commerce, management, tourism and services
UTAS Author:Ayentimi, DT (Dr Desmond Ayentimi)
ID Code:124005
Year Published:2017
Deposited By:TSBE
Deposited On:2018-02-06
Last Modified:2018-02-08

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