'This book is timely, thorough, and useful. With geographic national borders being replaced by global firms, thr authors unravel both the HR implications of a global strategy and the HR implications of working in different countries. By reading and using the book, line managers and HR professionals committed to globalization will define and create the capabilities needed for success. An exceptional work.'
Dave Ulrich, University of Michigan Business School, USA
'This the latest and the best book providing an in-depth analysis and understanding of the essence of globalizing the management of human resources. Written by three of the most well-known experts in the field, the thirteen chapters describe, with excellent examples, the latest trends and insights in human resource management and the implications of managing a global organization effectively. This is a "must" book for all HR professionals, faculty and students who really want to know what is happening in the field and what is likely to unfold in the coming years!'
Randall S. Schuler, Rutgers University, USA
'Sparrow and his colleagues have provided much more than just another international HRM text. This book hinges on a deep research-based appreciation of the complexity of managing human resources in transnational firms in turbulent times. The authors offer a robust analysis of the possibilities, practicalities and pitfalls of strategic integration in a multi-polar world.'
Peter Scott, University of Portsmouth, UK
'This text is a welcomed and timely contribution in the area of global HRM. It has the appropriate balance of theory, empirical studies and real-life cases. Having a global focus, it is imperative that a book of such standing represents the diverse global community in the use of studies and real-case examples. It will arm students, particularly undergraduate and postgraduate, with the knowledge of contemporary and challenging issues facing companies today. It is a must-have for anyone involved in the area of globalisation and HRM.'
Azam Ali, Regent's Business School London, UK