Cases on Sustainable Human Resources Management in the Middle East and Asia

Cases on Sustainable Human Resources Management in the Middle East and Asia

Stephanie Jones (Maastricht School of Management, The Netherlands) and Sheena Graham (Graham Reid Associates, Hong Kong)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: February, 2015|Copyright: © 2015 |Pages: 374
ISBN13: 9781466681675|ISBN10: 1466681675|EISBN13: 9781466681682|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-8167-5


In today’s diverse workforce, managers and administrators are challenged with maintaining an equal and harmonious work environment. Despite the efforts of companies and organizations, training and maintaining employees of diverse cultural backgrounds in one setting continues to present challenges.

Cases on Sustainable Human Resources Management in the Middle East and Asia presents a collection of teaching cases intended to examine the experience of modern executives implementing sustainable human resources practices in diverse corporations. Through highlighting practical examples of implementation in real-world settings, this book is an essential reference source for professionals and researchers working in the field of Human Resources Management interested in proven practices and effective strategies for managing diverse work environments, especially across Asia and the Middle East.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Business Culture
  • Employee Relations
  • Employee Training
  • Growth Economy
  • Leadership Development
  • Multicultural Workforce
  • Risk Management

Reviews and Testimonials

Editors Jones and Graham present students, academics, researchers, and professionals working in a variety of contexts with an examination of case studies in sustainable human resource management in Asia and the Middle East. The editors have organized the twelve contributions that make up the main body of the text in two sections devoted to case studies in human resource management in Asia, and case studies in human resource management in the Middle East.

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Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Stephanie Jones was previously based in Kuwait, Dubai, Australia, and China. The author of over 30 books in business and management, she now teaches MBA students across Asia, the Middle East, and South America, after a career in HR consulting, recruitment, training, and journalism in Hong Kong, China, Australia, India, UK, and the Gulf. She has taught at universities in UK, Dubai, and Australia, and is a graduate of the London School of Economics and University College, London.
Sheena Graham is the Director of her own HR consultancy, which she has operated from London and Hong Kong. Her assignments in Asia have included Husky Oil, International Finance Corporation (IFC) (part of the World Bank Group), Right Management, and more recently, an entrepreneurial group in the tourism sector in Vietnam. A graduate of the National University of Ireland in Dublin, Ms. Graham focused on HR in her career in Asia with HSBC and strategic human capital consultancy Drake Beam Morin (DBM).