Part 1. The context for international HRM. 1, Globalization, national systems and multinational companies. 2, National employment systems and international HRM. 3, The European Union: a case of advanced regional integration -- Part 2. MNCs and international HRM. 4, International structure and strategy. 5, Global integration. 6, The transfer of HR practices in MNCs. 7, Cross-border mergers and acquisitions -- Part 3. The management of international HRM. 8, Outsourcing and human resource management. 9, International leadership development. 10, Recruitment and selection of international managers. 11, International pay and compensatoin. 12, International and comparative employee voice. 13, International corporate social responsibility. 14, International migration and HRM.