High performance work systems in the global context: A commentary essay



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Journal of Business Research


The study by Shih, Chiang, and Hsu (2011) contributes substantially to the high performance work systems (HPWS) literature by sampling Chinese host country nationals (HCNs) of a Taiwanese firm and by introducing new mediating variables. A number of interesting issues follow from the study, including the use of perceived HPWS and the dimensionality of HPWS. This commentary essay briefly explores each of these areas.



High performance, Work systems, Taiwan, Mediating variables


Copyright 2011 Journal of Business Research. This is a post-print version of a published paper that is available at: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0148296310001827 Recommended citation: Werner, Steve. "High performance work systems in the global context: A commentary essay." Journal of Business Research 64, no. 8 (2011): 919-921. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbusres.2010.09.002 This item has been deposited in accordance with publisher copyright and licensing terms and with the author’s permission.