Human Resource Management in the BRICS countries: a comparative study


  • Luciana Campos Lima Professor na Fecap
  • Tatiani dos Santos Zuppani Centro Universitario Senac São Paulo
  • Maria Laura Ferranty Maclennan Professora do Centro Universitário FEI



BRICS, remuneration systems, recruitment and selection, training and development.


The objective of the study is to investigate the contextual characteristics of BRICS countries on Human Resource Management (HRM) policies and practices. For that we used secondary data analysis, such as reports, journals, and newspapers. Data is organized in order to provide logical support for the arguments presented. The main findings relate institutional environment characteristics from the education system and labour market with: (i) recruitment and selection practices; (ii) remuneration systems; (iii) training and development practices.

Biografia do Autor

Luciana Campos Lima, Professor na Fecap

Holds a PHD in Business Administration by University of São Paulo, and is a professora  at Fundação Escola de Comércio Álvares Penteado (Fecap).

Tatiani dos Santos Zuppani, Centro Universitario Senac São Paulo

Holds a PHD in Business Administration by FEA USP. Professora at Centro Universitário Senac São Paulo.

Maria Laura Ferranty Maclennan, Professora do Centro Universitário FEI

Holds a PhD in Business Administration by FEA USP, a Master’s degree in Administration by ESPM and graduated in Business Administration from FEA USP.


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Lima, L. C., Zuppani, T. dos S., & Maclennan, M. L. F. (2017). Human Resource Management in the BRICS countries: a comparative study. Interações (Campo Grande), 18(3), 69–82.