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Department of Management and Marketing

Teaching Plan - Human Resource Management in China (MM4121)

Jan. 2012


On completion of this subject, students will:

* Be able to explain and analyse the characteristics of the Chinese workforce;

* Be able to identify and evaluate the prevailing HRM policies and practices in various kinds of enterprises in the Chinese Mainland;

* Be able to apply the learned HRM principles and make sound recommendations on key people management decisions in foreign-invested enterprises in China.

Lecture plan

Date Topics

1 13/1 Introduction to HRM in China; Overview of the Contextual Forces

2 20/1 Labour Laws in China

3 3/2 Employment Contract; Recruitment of Employees in China

4 10/2 Selection of Employees; Employing Expatriates

5 17/2

Remuneration: Pay, Benefits and Social Insurances

6 24/2

7 2/3 Employee Performance and Work Motivation

8 9/3 Mid-term test /

9 16/3 Characteristics of Chinese Employees

10 23/3 Training and Development and Localization

11 30/3 Labour Unions and Related Legislation in China

Workplace Conflict & Labour Disputes in China

12 13/4 Future challenges of HRM in China


13 --- Additional lecture if necessary

Subject Lecturer: Andy W. Chan (Dr.)

(Room M939; Tel. no. 27667395; E-mail: )

Tutor: Sunny Yung

(Room M910; Tel. no. 34003649; E-mail: )


Cooke, F.L. (2012) Human Resource Management in China: New Trends and Practices. Routledge.

Other Useful Readings

Blackman, C. (2000) China Business: The Rules of the Game. Allen & Unwin.

Bond, M.H. (ed) (1996) The Handbook of Chinese Psychology.

Chan, C.K. (2010) The Challenge of Labour in China: Strikes and the Changing Labour Regime in Global Factories. Routledge.

Chai B & Liu L (2002) "People's Republic of China", at Zanko M (ed) The Handbook of Human Resource Management Policies & Practices in Asia-Pacific Economies, Edward Elgar Publishing.

Chen, F. (2009) Union Power in China: Source, Operation and Constraints. Modern China, 35: 662-89.

Chow, I. et al (2009) Strategic HRM in China: Configurations and Competitive Advantage, Human Resource Management, 47(4): 687-706.

Cooke, F.L. (2005) HRM, Work and Employment in China, Routledge.

Ding, D. & Akhtar S (2001). "The Organizational Choice of Human Resource Management Practices: A Study of Chinese Enterprises in Three Cities in the PRC" Int'l J. of HRM, 12(6).

*Economist Intelligence Unit, "Human Resources", in China Hand, (various years to 2011).

(You may download from PolyU Library Website: August 2011 Main Report, China Hand)

Fan, YA (2000) Classification of Chinese Culture, Cross Cultural Management: An International J., 7(2).

Fernandex, JA & Underwood L (2006) China CEO: Voices of Experience from 20 International Business Leaders, John Wiley & Sons.

Fremova, E. et al (2008) The China Human Resources Paradox. CH-ina (Shanghai) Ltd.

Kidd, John B. et al (2001) Advances in Human Resource Management in Asia, Palgrave.

Leung K et al (2001) Job Attitudes and Organizational Justice in JV hotels in China, Int'l J of HRM 12(6).

Li, J.T. et al (2000) Management and Organizations in the Chinese Context, Macmillan Press.

Li, M. (2010) Union Organizing in China: Still a Monolithic Labor Movement. Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 64(1).

Livermore, A. (2010) Human Resources in China. Asia Briefing Publications.

Nankervis A & Lee N (2007) "Managing global integration, national values and local development in China", in Chatterjee, S R & Nankervis A R (eds) Asian Management in Transition: Emerging Themes, Palgrave Macmillan.

Tsui, A.S. & Lau C.M. (eds) (2002) The Management of Enterprises in the PRC, Kluwer Academic.

Wang, K. (2008) A Changing of Industrial Relations in China. Personnel Review, 30: 190-216.

Warner, M. (2000) Changing Workplace Relations in the Chinese Economy, Macmillan, 2000.

Warner, M. (2009) Human Resource Management with Chinese Characteristics: Facing the Challenges of Globalization. Routledge.

Wei L.Q. & Lau C.M. (2005) Market orientation, HRM importance and competency: determinants of strategic HRM in Chinese firms. International Journal of HRM, 16(10).

Wei L.Q. et al (2008) The Role of Corporate Culture in the Process of Strategic HRM: Evidence from Chinese Enterprises. Human Resource Management, 47(4): 777-94.

Westwood, R.I. (ed) (1992) Organisational Behaviour: Southeast Asian Perspectives, Longman.

Whiteley, A et al (2000) Human Resource Strategies in China, World Scientific.

Zhang, L. et al (2010) Social Capital and Career Outcomes: A Study of Chinese Employees. International Journal of



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