Here is a list (alphabetized) of recommended Intl. HR/OB readings I have
received in response to my request recently distributed through this mail

THANK YOU Everyone for your suggestions.


·         Brewster, C., Sparrow, P.,Vernon, G. & Houldworth, L. (2011).
International Human Resources Management (3rd ed.). London: Chartered
Institute of Personnel and Development

·         Dean McFarlin and Paul.D. Sweeney, International Management:
Strategic Opportunities & Cultural Challenges, (Jul 29, 2010)

·         Dennis Briscoe, Randall Schuler and Ibraiz Tarique, International
Human Resource Management: Policies and Practices for Multinational

·         Evans, P., Pucik, V. and Björkman, I. (2011). The Global
Challenge: International Human Resource Management (2nd edition). New York:
McGraw-Hill Irwin.

·         Francesco & Gold's *International Organizational Behavior, *published
by Pearson

·         Fred Luthans, Jonathan Doh,  International Management: Culture,
Strategy, and Behavior, 8th Edition

·         Harzing, A.-W. and Pinnington, A. H. (2011). International Human
Resource Management (3rd edition). London: Sage.

·         Helen Deresky, International Management: Managing Across Borders
and Cultures

·         M.E. Sharpe, International Perspectives on OB & HR

·         Nancy J. Adler and Allison Gundersen, International Dimensions of
Organizational Behavior by

·         Paula Caliguiri, Cultural Agility:  Building a Pipeline of
Successful Global Professionals

·         Paula Caliguiri, Managing the Global Workforce

·         Peter J. Dowling, Marion Festing, Allen D. Engle, International
Human Resource Management: Managing People in a Multinational Context, 5th

·         Rick Molz,R.,Ratiu, C. and Taleb, A. (2010). *The Multinational
Enterprise in Developing Countries: Local Versus Global Logic*. London:
Routledge Steers, Sanchez-Runde, Nardon: Managemetn Across Cultures:
Challenges and Strategies

·         Tony Edwards and Chris Rees, International Human Resource
Management: Globalization, National Systems & Multinational Companies

*Other books: *

·         R. William Ayres, Bruce Alan Johnson,  Carry a Chicken in Your
Lap: Or Whatever It Takes to Globalize Your Business,

·         Lewis, P.C. (2005). *How the East was won.* New-York:


·         Randall S. Schuler and Ibraiz Tarique (2007). International human
resource management: a North American perspective, a thematic update and
suggestions for future research. *International. Journal  of Human Resource
Management*, 18 (5) pp. 717–744

·         Caratan, B.(2009): The European Union, South-Eastern Europe and
the Europeanization of Croatia. *Business and Politics*, Vol. 46, 5, pp.

·         Cieslik, A. (2005). Location of Foreign Firms and National Border
Effects: The Case of Poland. *Economic and Social Geography Journal*, Vol.
96, 3, pp. 287–297.

·         Dragos, C., Beju, D. and Dragos, S. (2010). Public and Financial
Institutions in Transition Economies: An Overview and Recent Evidences from
Central and Eastern Europe. *Managing Global Transitions *7 (2):

·         Jonathan Wilson, Ross Brennan, (2010). Doing business in China:
is the importance of guanxi diminishing? *European Business Review*, Vol.
22  6, pp.652 – 665.

·         Luthans,F. and Patrick, R.
*Doing* *business* in Central and *Eastern* *Europe*: Political, economic,
and cultural diversity. *Business Horizons*,  Vol. 38, 5, p9.

·         Poór, J., Engle,A. and Gross,A. (2010), Human Resource Management
Practices of Large Multinational Firms in Hungary, 1988-2005, *Acta
Oeconomica, *Vol. 60 (4) pp. 427–460*.*

·         Srholec, M. (2009). Does foreign ownership facilitate cooperation
on innovation? Firm-level evidence from the enlarged European Union. *European
Journal of Development Research,* 21, pp. 47–62.

Textbooks by Harzing, Adler, and Caliguiri have been recommended most

Thank you!
Vas Taras

Vas Taras, PhD

Department of Business Administration
Bryan School of Business and Economics
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
349 Bryan
POB 26165, Greensboro, NC 27402-6165
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*From:* Vasyl Taras [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
*Sent:* Thursday, February 16, 2012 9:55 AM
*Subject:* Good textbooks for an Intl. HR/OB course?

Dear Colleagues,

Can anyone suggest a good textbook for an undergraduate International
Management course, something that revolves around International HR/OB?

It’d be nice if in addition to the usual topics it also had a chapter (or
perhaps you could suggest a separate text/article) that deals with legal
and other issues of employing and managing immigrants, as well as working
overseas (not only expatriate management perspective, but also you taking a
job overseas, what will be the issues you’ll have to deal with, from legal
to cultural)?

Links to any other resources that could be used in an International
Management course would be also much appreciated.

Thank you!



Vas Taras, PhD

Department of Business Administration
Bryan School of Business and Economics
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
349 Bryan
POB 26165, Greensboro, NC 27402-6165
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