|Title||Comparing Human Resource Management in China and Vietnam: An Overview|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2014|
|Journal||Human Systems Management|
|Keywords||China, culture, HRM, human resource management, management, unions, Vietnam|
This paper attempts to compare human resource management (HRM) in China and Vietnam. The main thrust of the paper is broadly interpretative, as well as analytical. First, it sets out seven dimensions relating to the evolution of people-management there, namely, historical, cultural, political, legal, economic, demographic and management. Next, it deals with a number of contemporary issues relating to the implementation of HRM in the two countries. Last, it presents a set of conclusions regarding the national differentiation of HRM models and the implications for management in Asia.