Run and Hide from Our Group Identities?

In my last blog post I wrote about identity politics and how they lead to further division of society based on emphasizing diversity. Speaking bluntly, in our efforts to notice and embrace diversity, and eradicate inequality and intolerance, we may have created a climate in which everyone feels that the group they identify with is unnoticed…

What if the tale of diversity and inclusion has gone wrong?

Modern technology, international business, cooperation through cross-cultural projects, a steady increase in the number of international travelers – shouldn’t it all bring people together and create more cosmopolitanism? Paradoxically, while having all these opportunities to connect, we seem to be moving further away from this ‘togetherness’, and, as current political trends indicate, towards separation and…

Out now: International Human Resource Management, 5th Edition

Dear regular reader and guest to my blog, whether you are student, a fellow scholar or a practitioner in the field of international human resource management, I would like to draw your attention to the latest edition of the bestselling International Human Resource Management, published by SAGE. Together with my colleagues Anne-Wil Harzing and Helene…

AI: Robots against Humans, or For Humans?

Automation of jobs is an unfolding phenomenon at the moment. As discussed in one of my previous blog posts, there is some sense of worry and anxiety concerning this. There are industry reports, statistical estimates and numerous media articles, which all suggest the possibility of robots replacing humans across many jobs, of robots ‘taking over’… For example, drivers…
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