Anthony Ferner is Principal Research Fellow at the Centre for International Employment Research at the University of Warwick. He has researched and published widely in the field of international and comparative industrial relations and employment. His areas of interest have included public enterprises, privatized utilities, and the management of employment relations in multinational companies. Among his publications are Government, Managers and Industrial Relations and New Frontiers in European Industrial Relations, both published by Blackwell. Richard Hyman is Professor of Industrial Relations at the Industrial Relations Institute, University of Warwick.