Human Resource Management with ‘Asian’ Characteristics

The concept of Human Resource Management (HRM) was developed initially in the U.S. in the 1960s and 1970s (Brewster, 1995). However, the formation of this concept was influenced by the increasing competition of manufacturing production predominately in East Asia, including Japan and the so-called ‘Four Asian Tigers’, namely Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan. By adopting new management initiatives, such as HRM, the U.S. firms might develop certain competitive advantages in order to ...

Last Published: June 28, 2012 by Ann

Category: Human Resources