Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources
© The Australian Human Resources Institute
Editors Timothy Bartram and Fang Lee Cooke
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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 7/26 (Industrial Relations & Labor); 102/185 (Management)
Online ISSN: 1744-7941
Recently Published Articles
- Exploring motivations in Chinese corporate expatriation through the lens of Confucianism
Christian Yao, James Arrowsmith and Kaye Thorn
Article first published online: 16 NOV 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7941.12097
- Understanding expatriates’ social needs are important to improve the effectiveness of international human resource management practices.
- Confucian values influence Chinese expatriates’ international assignment decisions.
- The study emphasises the relevance of perceived collective obligations (to the family, the organisation and the society) in the Chinese context.
- When East meets West: comparing the utilization of high-performance work systems in Chinese and Irish professional service firms
Na Fu, Qinhai Ma, Patrick C Flood, Janine Bosak, Yang Liu and Yang Zhang
Article first published online: 12 NOV 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7941.12094
- There were some differences and some similarities in the utilization of high-performance work systems (HPWS) in Chinese and Irish professional service firms (PSFs).
- Chinese PSFs demonstrated higher scores in selective recruitment and contingent remuneration while Irish PSFs showed higher scores in performance management and training.
- Chinese and Irish PSFs had similar scores in information sharing and participation as well as in an overall HPWS index.
- Despite the different utilization of HPWS elements, a positive relationship between HPWS and organizational performance was found in both Chinese and Irish PSFs.
- The race without a finishing line: legislative means for confronting bullying in the Australian workplace
Glennis M Hanley and Anne O'Rourke
Article first published online: 5 NOV 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7941.12093
- Available legal redress for targets of workplace bullying is insufficient.
- Legislation is ineffective in counterbalancing workplace bullying behaviours.
- Despite increased public awareness of workplace bullying, it appears that in the absence of comprehensive ‘stand-alone’ legislation, current approaches appear impotent in stemming the tide.
- Employer perceptions of migrant candidates’ suitability: the influence of decision-maker and organisational characteristics
Mario Fernando, Shamika Almeida and Shyamali C Dharmage
Article first published online: 5 NOV 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7941.12091
- Organisational decision-makers are faced with rapidly changing workforce demographics during the recruitment and selection process.
- Decision-makers’ personal characteristics and organisational characteristics can influence suitability of ethnic minority migrant candidates.
- When suitability concerns decrease, decision-makers are more willing to employ ethnic migrant candidates.
- Decision-makers’ extent of training and development on cultural diversity and equal employment opportunities are important factors in determining migrant employment outcomes.