This article examines the strategic role of the Chinese state in influencing human resource management (HRM) practices. It outlines the relationships between the state and other institutional actors and how the state promotes its HRM ideas by targeting actors in different ways on different HRM issues. It reveals the bargaining powers of actors and the dynamic interactions amongst them in shaping HRM practices. The role of educational institutes and business schools in management development is analysed. The article contributes to the understanding of the role of the developmental state in shaping a?? or even in parts transforming a?? HRM practices through institutional isomorphic changes in emerging economies to support their national development goals.
|Pages (from-to)||3830 - 3848|
|Number of pages||19|
|Journal||The International Journal of Human Resource Management|
|Publication status||Published - 2011|