This document is a good reference for SIHRM practice.
Type of Material:
Providing students with a background on the history and development of strategic international human resource management.
Identify Major Learning Goals:
International HRM is a rapidly growing field as most organizations are operating in a global arena. This document will provide a lot of insights into this emerging area of study.
Target Student Population:
International/global managers specializing in HRM. The target population is more likely to be at the graduate level.
Prerequisite Knowledge or Skills:
Basic understanding of / familiarity with organizational theory from a organizational behavior framework.
Evaluation and Observation
The article contains a comprehensive framework of the area of strategic international human resource management. The article also provides a clear linkage to key literature up to the date of publication.
The article, although enjoying a strong citation history, is rather dated and misses many of the more recent development in talent management.
Potential Effectiveness as a Teaching Tool
The article can serve as a foundation in a suggested or required readings supplement. The article is also cited extensively in several texts providing historical linkage to the subject area.
The age of the article means that several recent developments in global talent management are not incorporated.
Ease of Use for Both Students and Faculty
Good summary of literature and concepts to date.
The article is very academic in nature. It may not be a good source for students not at the masters or expert level.
Other Issues and Comments:
Printing of the article from the website provided is cumbersome.