Raymond J. Stone, BA, BCom, DipSocStud. (Melb), MA (Ottawa), PhD (Hong Kong), CMAHRI, has more than 40 years’ experience in international HRM and has held senior positions in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan and Korea. His work experience covers compensation and benefits, recruitment and selection, psychological appraisal, industrial relations, HRM research, training and development, and strategic human resource planning and policy development. He has taught at Australian, Japanese, Hong Kong and British universities. His articles about negotiation and international HRM have been published in leading academic and business journals in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, the United Kingdom and the United States.
Chapter 18 in this edition has been updated by Anne Cox. Anne is the Senior Lecturer at the School of Management and Marketing, Faculty of Commerce, University of Wollongong. After completing her studies at Newcastle, Australia, Anne started her doctoral study at Leicester Business School, De Montfort University, United Kingdom. She wrote a thesis on the transfer of HR/IR policies and practices across borders. She was awarded a doctoral degree in 2004. Anne now researches and publishes in four main areas: multinational companies’ HRM/IR policies, the transformation of HRM/IR systems in developing countries, psychological contracts of non-traditional employees, and gender equity.
Chapter 4 in this edition has been updated by John Lunny. John is the Principal of Workplace Resolve Pty Ltd, a Brisbane-based incorporated legal practice, specialising in workplace relations and employment law. Prior to establishing Workplace Resolve, John was a partner at DLA Phillips Fox, Clayton Utz and Dunhill Madden Butler. He was also the principal of his own successful niche practice in Melbourne. John is a Queensland Law Society accredited specialist in workplace relations and employment law and is an Adjunct Professor in the Business School of Griffith University. He is a Chartered Fellow of the UK’s Institute of Personnel and Development and a Fellow and former State President of the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI).