Human resource management in Japan and South Korea

Fabian Jintae Froese, Tomoki Sekiguchi, Mohan Pyari Maharjan

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India and the Philippines are currently at the forefront of economic development. Both countries are heavily influenced by Western management approaches. This chapter discusses human resource management (HRM) within each country to identify areas of convergence and distinction. Generally, HR practices in India were heavily influenced by the liberalization of the Indian economy. The Indian government introduced economic reforms in 1991 after decades of protectionism, extensive regulation, and state ownership of large monopolies. The political reforms in the Philippines took place after the 1986 People Power Revolution against the dictatorship of former president Ferdinand Marcos. The chapter focuses on three HRM areas, namely: recruitment and selection, performance management, and training and development. Human resource management in both India and the Philippines has evolved from the traditional personnel administration to having a strategic role in organizations. Both the Philippines and India are beset with problems related to migration and increasing employee expectations.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRoutledge Handbook of Human Resource Management in Asia
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages20
ISBN (Electronic)9781317422846
ISBN (Print)9781138917477
Publication statusPublished - 2017 Sept 11

Bibliographical note

Publisher Copyright:
© 2018 selection and editorial matter, fang lee cooke and sunghoon kim; individual chapters, the contributors.

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Economics,Econometrics and Finance
  • General Business,Management and Accounting
  • General Social Sciences


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