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Strategic Human Resource Issues in International Joint Ventures

  • Randall S. Schuler
  • Susan E. Jackson

Abstract

Partnerships, alliances and international joint ventures among two or more firms are becoming increasingly common.

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  • Randall S. Schuler
  • Susan E. Jackson

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