After reading this chapter you should be able to:

Understand what international human resource management is.

Know the basic human resource management functions, such as recruitment, selection, training and development, performance appraisal and compensation, and how they apply to international workers with a specific focus on emerging markets.

Appreciate the various labor and union relations in emerging markets.

Understand expatriates and how international human resource management applies to expatriates.

Understand the growth of non-traditional and women expatriates in the future.