Dr Tamer K Darwish
Reader in Human Resource Management
Tamer Darwish is a Reader in Human Resource Management (HRM), and the Head of HRM Research Centre in the Business School, University of Gloucestershire. He is also an Academic Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. His research interests include strategic HRM, international and comparative HRM, institutions, and organizational performance. He has published in these areas in leading management and HR journals including Human Resource Management, British Journal of Management, and the International Journal of Human Resource Management.
HRM, INSTITUTIONS, AND PERFORMANCE IN EMERGING MARKETS
This research centres on the relationship between Human Resource Management, institutional setting, and organisational performance in emerging markets, where institutional arrangements remain fragile and fluid. It aims to examine whether specific combinations of HR practices coalesce together in emerging economies in order to enhance organisational effectiveness, and draw out the broader theoretical and applied implications of this in terms of understanding the nature of institutional coverage and complementarity in developing-world settings. Examples of countries in this study are the UAE, KSA, Jordan, India, Pakistan, China, Brunei, among others.
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