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Human Resources Management in China

Book 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.

  • 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

Table of Contents

  1. Cover image
  2. Title page
  3. Table of Contents
  4. Copyright
  5. About the authors
  6. Acknowledgements
  7. List of figures and tables
  8. Chapter 1: Introduction
    1. Method used
    2. Literature review
    3. Issues discussed in the studies
  9. Chapter 2: Succession planning in the Chinese subsidiary of a multinational enterprise
    1. Introduction
    2. Literature review
    3. The organisation
    4. The vision
    5. OEO in China
    6. Demographics
    7. Succession planning
    8. Candidate selection
    9. Learning needs
    10. Programme results
    11. The competencies
    12. Measurement of the competencies
    13. What was learnt?
    14. Conclusion
  10. Chapter 3: Staffing issues in a furniture exporting organisation in Ningbo
    1. Introduction
    2. Literature review
    3. The organisation
    4. The problems
    5. Staff satisfaction
    6. Supply problems
    7. Recruitment of staff
    8. Alternative supplier and delivery problems
    9. Conclusion
  11. Chapter 4: Human resource problems at the US Vehicles motor factory in central China
    1. Introduction
    2. Literature review
    3. The organisation
    4. The problems
    5. Resolution of the problems – conflict management
    6. Training
    7. Compensation and performance
    8. Cross-cultural conflict
    9. Expatriates
    10. Conclusion
  12. Chapter 5: Management and staffing at a start-up regional airlines company
    1. Introduction
    2. Literature review
    3. The organisation
    4. The problems
    5. The solution
    6. The structure
    7. Conclusion
  13. Chapter 6: Human resource problems during a merger and acquisition
    1. Introduction
    2. Literature review
    3. The organisation
    4. The problems
    5. Mergers and takeovers
    6. Student recruitment issues
    7. Expatriate leadership
    8. Industrial relations issues
    9. Conclusion
  14. Chapter 7: The compensation system reform of the multi-purpose workgroup in a heat-treatment workshop
    1. Introduction
    2. The organisation
    3. The problems
    4. The solution
    5. The implementation
    6. Conclusion
  15. Chapter 8: The balanced scorecard in the Credit Card Association of China
    1. Introduction
    2. Literature review
    3. The organisation
    4. Company mission and responsibilities
    5. The problems
    6. To boost the inter-departmental communication – the horizontal committee system
    7. To align corporate goals with departmental activities – the balanced scorecard
    8. The establishment of a strategy map
    9. Five criteria to evaluate the effectiveness of the measures
    10. Six criteria for screening initiatives
    11. Sample matching grid of initiatives
    12. Conclusion
    13. Appendix: The organisational structure of CCAC
  16. Chapter 9: Staff turnover in a pharmaceutical and healthcare company
    1. Introduction
    2. Literature review
    3. The organisation
    4. The problems
    5. The solution
    6. The results
    7. Conclusion
  17. Chapter 10: Staff retention in the hotel industry
    1. Introduction
    2. Literature review
    3. The organisation
    4. The problems
    5. Remuneration and motivation
    6. Culture within the hotel
    7. Promotion and retention
    8. Staff turnover
    9. Other incentives
    10. Conclusion
  18. Chapter 11: Human resource problems in a high-tech business incubator
    1. Introduction
    2. Literature review
    3. The organisation
    4. The problems
    5. The solution
    6. Conclusion
  19. Chapter 12: Staff retention, motivation and commitment at the China Electrical Components organisation
    1. Introduction
    2. Literature review
    3. The organisation
    4. The problems
    5. The solutions
    6. The morale and motivation of staff
    7. Other operational improvements
    8. Conclusion
  20. Chapter 13: Remuneration and retention in a privately-owned technology company
    1. Introduction
    2. Literature review
    3. The organisation
    4. The problems
    5. The solutions
    6. ‘Flow-back’
    7. Core employee plan
    8. Government assistance
    9. Conclusion
  21. Chapter 14: Organisational change at a multinational gas corporation in Shanghai
    1. Introduction
    2. Literature review
    3. The organisation
    4. Areas of change/challenge
    5. Authorisation policy
    6. The objective
    7. Conclusion
  22. Chapter 15: Compensation strategies as a motivational and retention tool
    1. Introduction
    2. Literature review
    3. The organisation
    4. The problem
    5. Continuing changes
    6. Organisational changes and the compensation problems
    7. Stock option plan
    8. The benefits and problems of the stock option plan
    9. Further organisational changes
    10. Conclusion
  23. Chapter 16: Performance management at International Air Transport
    1. Introduction
    2. Literature review
    3. The organisation
    4. The problem
    5. The solution
    6. The result of the changes
    7. Conclusion
  24. Chapter 17: Conclusion
  25. Index