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HRM Reform in the Public Sector: Is it Enough?
(Edward Elgar, 2009)
Our objective here is to describe and discuss changes in HRM practice as they have emerged in public organizations undertaking new management reforms. In the first section, we present a conceptual framework that will allow ...
Workforce localization and HRM practices in the Gulf countries: a literature review
(European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (EIASM), 2015-04)
As members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), the states of Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates pursue localization as a government policy aimed at increasing the participation of ...
Expatriate time to proficiency: individual antecedents and the moderating effect of home country
(Emerald Insight, 2019-09-09)
The purpose of this paper is to examine the direct impact of individual variables (cultural openness, social orientation, willingness to communicate, confidence in own technical abilities, active stress resistance, prior ...
Outcomes and Key Factors of Success for ISO 14001 Certification: Evidence from an Emerging Arab Gulf Country
The objectives of this research were: (1) To examine the outcomes and key factors of success (KFS) related to ISO 14001 certification, (2) to compare and contrast these in private organizations (PRIVOs) and public organizations ...
Workforce Localization in the Arab Gulf Countries: How Do Organizations Socialize the Members of a Powerful Minority?
This paper addresses a key social–cultural aspect of sustainability in the Gulf region: Workforce localization (WL). Our research objective is to empirically explore organizational socialization (OS) practices in the context ...
The Recruitment, Selection and Preparation of Expatriates
(Cambridge University Press, 2020)
For organisations and for individuals, effective recruitment, selection and preparation of new employees or employees in new circumstances are always important. This issue is exacerbated in the case of international ...