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A retrospective and prospective analysis of HRM research in Chinese firms: implications and directions for future study

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human resource management, China, research

Abstract (summary)

Based on an extensive review and analysis of 182 articles published in the field of human resource management that focus on China since its economic reform, this article discusses the major reasons for the growth in this area of research. We identify five major categories spanning research and practice, ownership type, and research method. Further, we examine issues and deficiencies in the research literature. Based on our analysis of each research category, we present a substantial series of research questions and implications for future research on HRM in China.

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Zhu, Cherrie Jiuhua, S. Bruce Thomson, and Helen De Cieri. "A Retrospective and Prospective Analysis of HRM Research in China: Implications and Directions for Future Study." Human Resource Management 47, no. 1 (2008): 135-158. doi:10.1002/hrm.20201.


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