Austrian Companies in the Western Balkans An Analysis of the Transfer of Human Resource Strategies and the Employment of Expatriates of Host Country Origin

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Titel
Austrian Companies in the Western Balkans
Untertitel
An Analysis of the Transfer of Human Resource Strategies and the Employment of Expatriates of Host Country Origin
Autor
Almina BeĆĄic
Ort
Graz
Datum
2014
Sprache
englisch
Abmessungen
21.0 x 29.7 cm
Seiten
234
Kategorien
Abschlussarbeiten
International

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Inhaltsverzeichnis

  1. Introduction 1
  2. Conceptual basis for the transfer of human resource strategies and the employment of expatriates of host country origin 10
    1. Theoretical framework 10
    2. The characteristics of the business systems in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia 18
      1. The state and the financial system 18
      2. Labour market and industrial relations and the education and training system 23
    3. Methodology 30
  3. Human resource strategy transfer in transition economies: The case of multinational companies in the WesternBalkans 45
    1. Introduction 46
    2. State of the art and research propositions 48
      1. Key concepts 48
      2. Multinational companies, business systems and the transfer of human resource strategies 49
    3. Findings 60
      1. Degrees of transfer of human resource strategies 61
      2. The Austrian way? 67
      3. European Union regulations and a ‘regional cooperation’ 68
      4. The influence of host country characteristics on the transfer of human resource strategies 71
      5. The investment strategies – a negligible factor 77
    4. Discussion 79
    5. Conclusions 81
  4. Expatriates of host country origin in the Western Balkans: An analysis of Austrian multinationals 84
    1. Introduction 85
    2. State of the art and research propositions 87
    3. Findings 93
      1. A strategic approach for the employment of expatriates of host country origin 93
      2. The influence of the host countries and the investment strategies 96
    4. Discussion and implications 106
    5. Conclusions 110
  5. Diversitymanagement across borders: The role of the national context 112
    1. Introduction 113
    2. Diversity management in different contexts: legal regulations and strategic choices 114
      1. Macro-level 116
      2. Meso-level 117
    3. Method 119
    4. Empirical findings 121
      1. The company 121
      2. Macro-level influence 122
      3. Meso-level influence 124
      4. Summary 127
    5. Discussion and conclusions 128
    6. Limitations and implications 130
  6. Job satisfaction of ethnic minorities: An analysis based on the socio-economic panel (SOEP) 132
    1. EinfĂŒhrung 134
    2. Stand der wissenschaftlichen Diskussion 135
      1. Theoretischer Bezugsrahmen 135
      2. Arbeitsplatzmerkmale als Einflussfaktor auf die Arbeitszufriedenheit und der Zusammenhang zu Migrant/innen 136
      3. Verwertbarkeit von Humankapital als Einflussfaktor auf Arbeitszufriedenheit und der Zusammenhang zu Migrant/innen 138
    3. Methodik 140
    4. Analyse 142
    5. Schlussfolgerungen und Diskussion 145
  7. Conclusion 148
  8. Bibliography 154
  9. A. Detailed interview guidelines for representatives from the management board in the headquarters and subsidiaries of Austrian MNCs 182
  10. B. Detailed interview guidelines for representatives from the human resource department in the headquarters and subsidiaries of Austrian MNCs 194
  11. C. Empirical Analysis: List of codes 206
  12. D. Exemplary interview guidelines for the headquarters and subsidiary of an Austrian MNC 209
  13. E. Descriptive statistics and linear regression analysis 218