The purpose of this study is to investigate the role of expatriates in the diffusion of HRM practices across the MNC by adopting an agency perspective. The study proposes a typology of forms of adoption Empirical results are presented on the basis of an ongoing case study of the transfer of a group-wide HRM practice from the headquarters of a French MNC to its foreign subsidiaries.
CERDIN, J.L., FRENTON-O'CREEVY, M. and GOODERHAM, P. (2007). The Role of Expatriates in Diffusing HRM Practices across the MNC: An Agency Perspective. In: Proceedings of the 9th International Human Resource Management Conference: Bringing the Country Back in: The Importance of Local Knowledge in a Global Economy. Academy of International Business.
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