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Managing Human Resources in Asia-Pacific, 2nd Edition by Pawan S. Budhwar, Arup Varma

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Human Resource Management in Hong Kong

Andrew Chan and Derek Man

Introduction

To understand the current challenges and future prospects of HRM in Hong Kong, we take a historical perspective in this chapter and review Hong Kong’s wider cultural, social and economic context since the 1980s. We recount the unfolding of HR practices as the city evolved from an enclave economy to a metropolitan business and financial centre. According to recent statements by officials, the vision of Hong Kong is to re-position itself as the world’s most service-oriented, knowledge-based economy that capitalises on its strength in value-added producer services to complement the growth of the Chinese economy.

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