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An ecosystems perspective on international human resource development (IHRD): a meta-synthesis of the literature.

  There has been significant growth of interest in both international human resource development (IHRD) and ecosystems research. Both literatures highlight important characteristics of each concept; however, to date, they have not yet been linked. We propose an ecosystem perspective as an important framework to understand IHRD. Ecosystems emphasize interdependencies, actor centrality, bargaining power and relationships between actors as important in shaping IHRD. We utilize a meta-synthesis of the IHRD literature to identify content and process dimensions of an IHRD ecosystem. We conclude with a discussion of implications for IHRD research. ABSTRACT There has been significant growth of interest in both international human resource

  • Type:

    Article

  • Date:

    27 February 2019

  • Publication Status:

    Published

  • DOI:

    10.1177/1534484319828865

  • ISSN:

    1534-4843

  • Library of Congress:

    HD28 Management. Industrial Management

  • Dewey Decimal Classification:

    658 General management

  • Funders:

    Edinburgh Napier Funded

Citation

Garavan, T., McCarthy, A., & Carbery, R. (2019). An ecosystems perspective on international human resource development (IHRD): a meta-synthesis of the literature. Human Resource Development Review, 18(2), 248-288. https://doi.org/10.1177/1534484319828865

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Keywords

International HRD; eco-systems theory; theory building,

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