Show Summary Details

Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD HANDBOOKS ONLINE (www.oxfordhandbooks.com). © Oxford University Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in Oxford Handbooks Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 08 August 2020

Abstract and Keywords

This chapter examines cross-cultural recruitment practices. From a macro-perspective, cross-cultural recruitment is part of a bundle of human resource management (HRM) practices that exist in diverse cultures as a result of natural ecological forces, organizational strategies, multinational corporation (MNC) practices that are exported from headquarters (national business systems theory), forces for convergence between MNCs and their host environments (institutional theory), or some form of co-evolution between the two. The chapter also discusses research on cross-cultural values and their relationships to job choice, employer branding, social networks, word-of-mouth recruitment, and campus recruitment. Finally, the chapter examines ongoing debates about equal employment opportunity practices in MNCs from the standpoint of cultural relativism or cultural ethnocentrism. Implications for recruitment are provided after each section and directions for future research are provided at the end.

Keywords: campus recruitment, cross-cultural recruitment, employer branding, equal employment opportunity, human resource management, job choice, organizational strategies, social networks, word-of-mouth recruitment

Access to the complete content on Oxford Handbooks Online requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can''t find the answer there, please contact us.