Henley Business School
Professor of Human Resources Management

Chris Brewster is Professor of International Human Resource Management at Henley Business School, University of Reading, in the UK; and at Nijmegen University in the Netherlands. He had substantial experience as a practitioner and gained his doctorate from the LSE before becoming an academic. He researches in the field of international and comparative HRM; and has published some twenty five books and more than one hundred and fifty articles. He has taught in many countries around the world. In 2006 Chris was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Vaasa, Finland. 

Teaches on MSc International Business, IHRM module, MBA, and MSc in International Human Resource Management. 


Dixon, S. E. A., Day, M. and Brewster, C. (2014) Changing HRM systems in two Russian oil companies: Western hegemony or Russian spetsifika? International Journal of Human Resource Management. ISSN 1466-4399 doi:10.1080/09585192.2014.919952 (In Press)

Walker, J. T., Brewster, C. and Wood, G. (2014) Diversity between and within varieties of capitalism: transnational survey evidence. Industrial and Corporate Change, 23 (2). pp. 493-533. ISSN 1464-3650 doi: 10.1093/icc/dtt014

Cerdin, J.-L. and Brewster, C. (2014) Talent management and expatriation: bridging two streams of research and practice. Journal of World Business, 49 (2). pp. 245-252. ISSN 1090-9516 doi: 10.1016/j.jwb.2013.11.008

Brewster, C., Bonache, J., Cerdin, J.-L. and Suutari, V. (2014) Exploring expatriate outcomes. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 25 (14). pp. 1921-1937. ISSN 1466-4399 doi: 10.1080/09585192.2013.870284

Mol, M. J. and Brewster, C. (2014) The outsourcing strategy of local and multinational firms: A supply base perspective. Global Strategy Journal, 4 (1). pp. 20-34. ISSN 2042-5805 doi: 10.1111/j.2042-5805.2013.01070.x

Brewster, C., Brookes, M., Johnson, P. and Wood, G. (2014) Direct involvement, partnership and setting: a study in bounded diversity. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 25 (6). pp. 795-809. ISSN 1466-4399 doi: 10.1080/09585192.2013.776615 (special Issue: Partnership, Collaboration and Mutual Gains )

Psychogios, A., Brewster, C., Missopoulos, F., Kohont, A., Vatchkova, E. and Slavic, A. (2014) Industrial relations in South-Eastern Europe: disaggregating the contexts. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 25 (11). pp. 1592-1612. ISSN 1466-4399 doi: 10.1080/09585192.2013.837090

Cerdin, J.-L., Diné, M. A. and Brewster, C. (2014) Qualified immigrants' success: exploring the motivation to migrate and to integrate. Journal of International Business Studies, 45 (2). pp. 151-168. ISSN 1478-6990 doi:10.1057/jibs.2013.45

Mäkelä, L., Suutari, V. and Brewster, C. (2014) The factors contributing to work/life conflicts and enrichment among Finnish global careerists. Journal of Finnish Studies, 17 (1/2). pp. 225-248. ISSN 1206-6516

Kohont, A. and Brewster, C. (2014) _The roles and competencies of HR managers in Slovenian multinational companies. _Baltic Journal of Management, 9 (3). pp. 294-313. ISSN 1746-5265 doi: 10.1108/BJM-07-2013-0112

Goergen, M., Brewster, C. and Wood, G. (2013) The effect of the national setting on employment practice: the case of downsizing. International Business Review, 22 (6). pp. 1051-1068. ISSN 0969-5931 doi:10.1016/j.ibusrev.2013.02.001

Brewster, C., Gollan, P. J. and Wright, P. M. (2013) Guest editors’ note: human resource management and the line.Human Resource Management, 52 (6). pp. 829-838. ISSN 1099-050X doi: 10.1002/hrm.21594

Oltra, V., Bonache, J. and Brewster, C. (2013) A new framework for understanding inequalities between expatriates and host country nationals. Journal of Business Ethics, 115 (2). pp. 291-310. ISSN 1573-0697 doi: 10.1007/s10551-012-1397-0

Haslberger, A., Brewster, C. and Hippler, T. (2013) The dimensions of expatriate adjustment. Human Resource Management, 52 (3). pp. 333-351. ISSN 1099-050X doi: 10.1002/hrm.21531

Brewster, C., Wood, G. and Goergen, M. (2013) Institutions, unionization and voice: the relative impact of context and actors on firm level practice. Economic and Industrial Democracy. ISSN 1461-7099 doi: 10.1177/0143831X13501004

Le, H., Brewster, C., Demirbag, M. and Wood, G. (2013) Management compensation systems in MNCs and domestic firms. Cross-national empirical evidence. Management International Review, 54 (5). pp. 741-762. ISSN 1861-8901 doi:10.1007/s11575-013-0175-2

Suutari, V., Brewster, C., Riusala, K. and Syrjakari, S. (2013) Managing non-standard international experience: evidence from a Finnish company. Journal of Global Mobility, 1 (2). pp. 118-138. ISSN 2049-8799 doi: 10.1108/JGM-10-2012-0014

Vernon, G. and Brewster, C. (2013) Structural spoilers or structural supports? Unionism and the strategic integration of HR functions. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 24 (6). pp. 1113-1129. ISSN 1466-4399 doi: 10.1080/09585192.2012.703416

Vernon, G. and Brewster, C. (2013) Structural spoilers or structural supports? Unions and the strategic integration of HR functions. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 24 (6). pp. 1113-1130. ISSN 1466-4399 doi:10.1080/09585192.2012.703416

Croucher, R., Wood, G., Brewster, C. and Brookes, M. (2012) Employee turnover, HRM and institutional contexts.Economic and Industrial Democracy, 33 (4). pp. 605-620. ISSN 1461-7099 doi: 10.1177/0143831X11424768

Goergen, M., Brewster, C., Wood, G. and Wilkinson, A. (2012) Varieties of capitalism and investments in human capital. Industrial Relations, 51 (S1). pp. 501-527. ISSN 1468-232X

Goergen, M., Chahine, S., Brewster, C. and Wood, G. (2012) Trust, owner rights, employees and firm performance.Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 40 (5-6). pp. 589-619. ISSN 1468-5957

Richbell , S., Brookes, M., Brewster, C. and Wood, G. (2011) Non-standard working time: an international and comparative analysis. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 22 (4). pp. 945-962. ISSN 1466-4399 doi: 10.1080/09585192.2011.555135

Brewster, C. (2011) De Store Linjer frem for Detailstrying. Personalchefen, 1 (August). pp. 30-32.

Mayrhofer, W., Brewster, C., Morley, M.J. and Ledolter, J. (2011) Hearing a different drummer? Convergence of human resource management in Europe — a longitudinal analysis. Human Resource Management Review, 21 (1). pp. 50-67. ISSN 1053-4822 doi: 10.1016/j.hrmr.2010.09.011

Brewster, C., Mayrhofer, W. and Reichel, A. (2011) Riding the tiger? Going along with Cranet for two decades – a relational perspective. Human Resource Management Review, 21 (1). pp. 5-15. ISSN 1053-4822 doi:10.1016/j.hrmr.2010.09.007

Bonache, J., Brewster, C. J., Suutari, V. and De Saá, P. (2010) Expatriation: traditional criticisms and international careers: introducing the special issue. Thunderbird International Business Review, 52 (4). pp. 263-274. ISSN 1520-6874 doi: 10.1002/tie.20349

Brewster, C. J. (2010) Change and continuity in human resource management. Personalchefen , 3. pp. 44-46.

Croucher, R., Brookes, M., Wood, G. and Brewster, C. J. (2010) Context, strategy and financial participation: a comparative analysis. Human Relations, 63 (6). pp. 835-855. ISSN 1741-282X doi: 10.1177/0018726709343654

Stavrou, E., Brewster, C. J. and Charalambous, C. (2010) Human resource management and firm performance in Europe through the lens of business systems: best fit, best practice or both? The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 21 (7). pp. 933-962. ISSN 1466-4399 doi: 10.1080/09585191003783371

Brewster, C. J. and Viegas Bennett, C. (2010) Perceptions of business cultures in eastern Europe and their implications for international HRM. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 21 (14). pp. 2568-2588. ISSN 1466-4399 doi: 10.1080/09585192.2010.523575

Brewster, C. J., Morley, M. and Buciuniene, I. (2010) The reality of human resource management in Central and Eastern Europe. Baltic Journal of Management, 5 (2). pp. 145-155. ISSN 1746-5265 doi:10.1108/17465261011045098

Goergen, M., Brewster, C. J. and Wood, G. (2009) Corporate governance and training. Journal of Industrial Relations, 51 (4). pp. 459-487. ISSN 1472-9296 doi: 10.1177/0022185609339513

Haslberger, A. and Brewster, C. (2009) Capital gains: expatriate adjustment and the psychological contract in international careers. Human Resource Management, 48 (3). pp. 379-397. ISSN 1099-050X doi: 10.1002/hrm.20286

Wood, G., Croucher, R., Brewster, C., Collings, D. G. and Brookes, M. (2009) Varieties of firm: complementarity and bounded diversity. Journal of Economic Issues, 43 (1). pp. 239-258. ISSN 0974-603X doi: 10.2753/JEI0021-3624430111

Johnson, P., Wood , G. T., Brewster, C. J. and Brookes, M. (2009) The rise of post-bureaucracy: theorists' fancy of organizational praxis? International Sociology, 24 (1). pp. 37-61. ISSN 1461-7242 doi: 10.1177/0268580908100246

Goergen, M., Brewster, C. J. and Wood, G. (2009) Corporate governance regimes and employment relations in Europe.Relations industrielles/Industrial Relations , 64 (4). pp. 620-640.

Brewster, C. (2009) Current topics and prospects for international human resource management: focus on the influence of the recent recession. Japanese Journal of Administrative Science, 22 (1). pp. 87-98. ISSN 1884-6432

Boselie, P., Brewster, C. and Paauwe, J. (2009) In search of balance - managing the dualities of HRM: an overview of the issues. Personnel Review, 38 (5). pp. 461-471. ISSN 0048-3486 doi: 10.1108/00483480910977992

Makela, K. and Brewster, C. (2009) Interunit interaction contexts, interpersonal social capital and the differing levels of knowledge sharing. Human Resource Management, 48 (4). pp. 591-613. ISSN 1099-050X doi: 10.1002/hrm.20300

Mäkelä, K. and Brewster, C. (2009) Interunit interaction contexts, interpersonal social capital, and the differing levels of knowledge sharing. Human Resource Management, 48 (4). pp. 591-613. ISSN 1099-050X doi: 10.1002/hrm.20300

Dempsey, M. and Brewster, C. (2009) On leaving the nunnery: management in trade unions. Employee Relations, 31 (4). pp. 347-362. ISSN 0142-5455 doi: 10.1108/01425450910965414

Brewster, C. (2009) The future of expatriate management. The HR Director, Spring (56). ISSN 1754-0224

Jokinen, T., Brewster, C. and Suutari, V. (2008) Career capital during international work experiences: contrasting self-initiated expatriate experiences and assigned expatriation. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 19 (6). pp. 979-998. ISSN 1466-4399 doi: 10.1080/09585190802051279

Farndale, E., Brewster, C. and Poutsma, E. (2008) Co-ordinated vs liberal market HRM: the impact of institutionalisation on multinational firms. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 19 (11). pp. 2004-2023. ISSN 1466-4399 doi: 10.1080/09585190802404247

Apospori, E., Nikandrou, I., Brewster, C. and Papalexandris, N. (2008) HRM and organisational performance in northern and southern Europe. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 19 (7). pp. 1187-1207. ISSN 1466-4399 doi: 10.1080/09585190802109788

Brewster, C. (2008) New developments in research on international assignments: a European perspective. Japanese Journal of Administrative Science, 21 (1). pp. 67-76. ISSN 1884-6432

Brewster, C., Wood, G. and Brookes, M. (2008) Similarity, isomorphism or duality? Recent survey evidence on the Human Resource Management policies of multinational corporations. British Journal of Management, 19 (4). pp. 320-342. ISSN 1467-8551 doi: 10.1111/j.1467-8551.2007.00546.x

Dickmann, M., Doherty, N., Mills, T. and Brewster, C. (2008) Why do they go? Individual and corporate perspectives on the factors influencing the decision to accept an international assignment. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 19 (4). pp. 731-751. ISSN 1466-4399 doi: 10.1080/09585190801953749

Haslberger, A. and Brewster, C. (2008) The expatriate family: an international perspective. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 23 (3). pp. 324-346. ISSN 0268-3946 doi: 10.1108/02683940810861400

Vidal, M. E. S., Valle, R. S., Aragón, M. I. B. and Brewster, C. (2007) Repatriation adjustment process of business employees: Evidence from Spanish workers. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 31 (3). pp. 317-337. ISSN 0147-1767 doi: 10.1016/j.ijintrel.2006.07.004

Brewster, C., Wood, G., Croucher, R. and Brookes, M. (2007) Are works councils and joint consultative committees a threat to trade unions? A comparative analysis. Economic and Industrial Democracy, 28 (1). pp. 49-77. ISSN 1461-7099 doi: 10.1177/0143831X07073027

Brewster, C., Croucher, R., Wood, G. and Brookes, M. (2007) Collective and individual voice: convergence in Europe?The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 18 (7). pp. 1246-1262. ISSN 1466-4399 doi:10.1080/09585190701393582

Brewster, C. (2007) Comparative HRM: European views and perspectives. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 18 (5). pp. 769-787. ISSN 1466-4399 doi: 10.1080/09585190701248182

Brewster, C. (2007) A European perspective on HRM. European Journal of International Management, 1 (3). pp. 239-259. ISSN 1751-6765 doi: 10.1504/EJIM.2007.014696

Brewster, C. (2007) The HRM performance link: the effects of geography. Developing HR Strategy, 14. pp. 5-9. ISSN 1745-9966

Bonache, J., Brewster, C. and Suutari, V. (2007) Preface: knowledge, international mobility, and careers. International Studies of Management and Organization, 37 (3). pp. 3-15. ISSN 0020-8825 doi: 10.2753/IMO0020-8825370300

Brewster, C. (2006) HRM policies and practices: comparison across geographical borders. Review of International Comparative Management, 7. ISSN 1582-3458

Brewster, C., Wood, G., Brookes , M. and van Ommeren, J. (2006) What determines the size of the HR function? A cross-national analysis. Human Resource Management, 45 (1). pp. 3-21. ISSN 1099-050X doi: 10.1002/hrm.20093

Brookes, M., Brewster, C. and Wood, G. (2005) Social relations, firms and societies: a study of institutional embeddedness. International Sociology, 20 (4). pp. 403-426. ISSN 1461-7242 doi: 10.1177/0268580905058322

Wood, G. and Brewster, C. (2005) Trust, intrafirm, and supplier relations. Business and Society Review, 110 (4). pp. 459-484. ISSN 1467-8594 doi: 10.1111/j.0045-3609.2005.00025.x

Brewster, C. and Farndale, E. (2005) In search of legitimacy: personnel management associations worldwide. Human Resource Management Journal, 15 (3). pp. 33-48. ISSN 1748-8583 doi: 10.1111/j.1748-8583.2005.tb00152.x

Mayrhofer, W. and Brewster, C. (2005) European human resource management: researching developments over time.Management Revue, 16 (1). pp. 36-62. ISSN 0935-9915 (special issue 'Diffusion of HRM to Europe and the role of US MNCs')

Brewster, C. and Suutari, V. (2005) Global HRM: aspects of a research agenda. Personnel Review, 34 (1). pp. 5-21. ISSN 0048-3486 doi: 10.1108/00483480510571851 (special issue 'International experience and international development')

Brewster, C., Sparrow, P. and Harris, H. (2005) Towards a new model of globalizing HRM. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 16 (6). pp. 949-970. ISSN 1466-4399 doi: 10.1080/09585190500120590 (special issue 'New models of strategic HRM in a global context ')

Stavrou, E. and Brewster, C. (2005) The configurational approach to linking strategic human resource management bundles with business performance: myth or reality? Management Revue, 16 (2). pp. 186-201. ISSN 0935-9915

Brewster, C. (2004) Developing managers in Europe. Advances in Developing Human Resources, 6 (4). pp. 399-403. ISSN 1552-3055 doi: 10.1177/1523422304268379

Gooderham, P. and Brewster, C. (2003) Convergence, stasis or divergence? Personnel management in Europe. Beta, 2003 (1). pp. 6-18. ISSN 1504-3134

Wright, P. and Brewster, C. (2003) Editorial: Learning from diversity: HRM is not Lycra. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 14 (8). pp. 1299-1307. ISSN 1466-4399 doi: 10.1080/0958519032000145765 (special issue 'Developments in comparative human resource management')

Larsen, H. and Brewster, C. (2003) Line management responsibility for HRM: what is happening in Europe? Employee Relations, 25 (3). pp. 228-244. ISSN 0142-5455 doi: 10.1108/01425450310475838

Cunha, R., Cunha-Kintana, M., Morgado, A. and Brewster, C. (2003) Market forces, strategic management, human resource management practices and organizational performance: a model based on a European sample. Management Research, 1 (1). pp. 79-91. ISSN 1536-5433 doi: 10.1108/15365430380000519

Brewster, C. (2003) Miedzynarodowe i porownawcze zzl (Arguments in international and comparative HRM).Zarzadzanie Zasobami Ludzkimi, 6 (3). pp. 9-26.

Suutari, V. and Brewster, C. (2003) Repatriation: empirical evidence from a longitudinal study of careers and expectations among Finnish expatriates. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 14 (7). pp. 1132-1151. ISSN 1466-4399

Wood, G. and Brewster, C. (2002) Decline and renewal in the British labour movement: trends, practices and lessons for South Africa. Society in Transition: Journal of the South African Sociological Association , 33 (2). pp. 241-257.

Pendleton, A., Poutsma, E., Brewster, C. and van Ommeren, J. (2002) Employee share ownership and profit-sharing in the European Union: incidence, company characteristics, and union representation. Transfer, 8 (1). pp. 47-62. ISSN 1996-7284 doi: 10.1177/102425890200800108

Brewster, C. and Scullion, C. (2001) The management of expatriates: messages from Europe? Journal of World Business, 36 (4). pp. 346-365. ISSN 1090-9516 doi: 10.1016/S1090-9516(01)00060-800060-8)

Book or Report Section

Brewster, C. and Wood, G. T. (2014) Comparative HRM and international HRM. In: Collings, D. G., Wood, G. T. andCaligiuri, P. M. (eds.) The Routledge Companion to International Human Resource Management. Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting. Routledge , London. ISBN 9780415636049

Brewster, C., Goergen, M. and Wood, G. (2014) Ownership rights and employment relations. In: Wilkinson, A., Wood, G. and Deeg, R. (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Employment Relations: Comparative Employment Systems. Oxford Handbooks in Business and Management. Oxford University Press , Oxford, pp. 173-189. ISBN 9780199695096

Heikkilä, J.-P., Brewster, C. and Mattila, J. (2014) Micro-political conflicts and institutional issues during e-HRM implementation in MNCs: A vendor's view. In: Machado, C. and Davim, J. P. (eds.) Human Resources Management and the Technological Challenge. Management and industrial engineering. Springer, Cham, pp. 1-22. ISBN 9783319026176

Farndale, E., Brewster, C. and Poutsma, E. (2013) Co-ordinated vs liberal market HRM: the impact of institutionalisation on multinationals. In: Lazarova, M. B., Morley, M. J. and Tyson, S. (eds.) International Human Resource Management; policy and practice. Routledge, London, pp. 10-29. ISBN 9780415679367

Brewster, C. (2013) European model of human resource management. In: Kessler, E.H. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Management Theory. Sage, London. ISBN 9781412997829

Brewster, C., Wood, G. and Brookes, M. (2013) Institutions and supra-national players: MNCs, country of domicile institutions and the diversity of work and employment relations. In: Ales, E. and Sentatori, I. (eds.) The Transnational Dimensions of Labour Relations : a new order in the making? : atti dell'XI Convegno internazionale in ricordo di Marco Biagi. G. Giappichelli Editore , Torino, pp. 165-182. ISBN 9788834827918

Lazarova, M., Mayrhofer, W. and Brewster, C. (2013) 'Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose'. A longitudinal analysis of HRM work and the profile of senior HR Managers. In: Parry, E., Stavrou, E. and Lazarova, M. (eds.) Global Trends in Human Resource Management. Palgrave Macmillan, London. ISBN 9780230354838

Ehnert, I., Harry, W. and Brewster, C. J. (2013) Sustainable HRM in Europe: diverse contexts and multiple bottom lines.In: Ehnert, I., Harry, W. and Zink, K. J. (eds.) Sustainability and Human Resource Management: Developing sustainable business organizations. Springer, Heidelberg, pp. 339-358. ISBN 9783642375231

Suutari, V., Brewster, C. and Tornikoski, C. (2013) The careers of self-initiated expatriates. In: Vaiman, V. andHaslberger, H. (eds.) Talent Management of Self-initiated Expatriates. Palgrave Macmillan, London, pp. 159-180. ISBN 9780230392793

Poutsma, E., Ligthart, P.E.M., Pendleton, A. and Brewster, C. (2013) The development of employee financial participation in Europe. In: Parry, E., Stavrou, E. and Lazarova, M. (eds.) Global Trends in Human Resource Management. Palgrave Macmillan, London. ISBN 9780230354838

Brewster, C. (2012) Comparing HRM policies and practices across geographical borders. In: Stahl, G. K., Björkman, I.and Morris, S. (eds.) Handbook of Research in International Human Resource. 2nd edition. Elgar original reference. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, pp. 76-96. ISBN 9781849809184

Sparrow, P. and Brewster, C. (2012) Reuters: HRM in global perspective. In: Dundon, T. and Wilkinson, A. (eds.) Case Studies in Global Management: Strategy, Innovation and People Management. Tilde University Press, Victoria, Australia, pp. 261-270. ISBN 9780734611130

Brewster, C. J., Goergan, M. and Wood, G. (2011) Corporate governance systems and employment relations. In:Townsend, K. and Wilkinson, A. (eds.) The future of employment relations: new paradigms, new developments. Palgrave Macmillan, London, UK, pp. 279-295. ISBN 9780230240940

Brewster, C. J. and Mayrhofer, W. (2010) Comparative human resource management. In: Harzing, A.-W. andPinnington, A. (eds.) International human resource management. 3rd edition. Sage, London, UK. ISBN 9781847872838

Brewster, C. J., Goergen, M. and Wood, G. (2010) Corporate governance: non-equity stakeholders. In: Baker , H. K. andAnderson, R. (eds.) Corporate governance: a synthesis of theory, research and practice. Robert W. Kolb series in finance. Wiley, Hoboken, USA, pp. 469-495. ISBN 9780470499139

Higgs, M., Dulewicz, V. and Brewster, C. J. (2010) Emotionally intelligent leadership at the top. In: Bournois, F., Duval-Hamel, J., Roussillon, S. and Scaringella, J.-L. (eds.) Handbook of top management teams. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK, pp. 307-316. ISBN 9780230218598

Suutari, V. and Brewster, C. (2009) Beyond expatriation: different forms of international employment. In: Sparrow, P.(ed.) Handbook of international human resource management: integrating people, process and context. Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, pp. 131-150. ISBN 9781405167406

Sparrow, P., Brewster, C. and Lightart, P. (2009) Globalising human resource management: examining the role of networks. In: Sparrow, P. (ed.) Handbook of international human resource management: integrating people, process and context. Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, pp. 363-388. ISBN 9781405167406

Brewster, C. and Mayrhofer, W. (2009) Comparative HRM: the debates and the evidence. In: Collings, D. G. and Wood, G. (eds.) Human resource management: a critical approach. Routledge, London, pp. 278-295. ISBN 9780415462464

Johnson, P., Wood, G., Brewster, C. and Brookes, M. (2009) The rise of post-bureaucracy: theorists' fancy or organizational praxis? In: Clegg, S. R. (ed.) Directions in Organization Studies. Sage Publications, London. ISBN 9781848608689

Brewster, C., Wilson, F. and Holley, N. (2008) HRM in the UK: between North America and continental Europe. In:Scholz, C. and Böhm, H. (eds.) Human resource management in Europe: comparative analysis and contextual understanding. Routledge, pp. 391-428. ISBN 9780415447614

Brewster, C., Dickmann, M. and Sparrow, P. (2008) A European perspective on IHRM: an introduction. In: Dickmann, M.,Sparrow, P. and Brewster, C. (eds.) International human resource management: a European perspective, 2nd edition. Routledge, London, pp. 3-18. ISBN 9780415423939

Ehnert, I. and Brewster, C. (2008) An integrative framework for expatriate preparation and training. In: Dickmann, M.,Sparrow, P. and Brewster, C. (eds.) International human resource management: a European perspective, 2nd edition. Routledge, London, pp. 107-129. ISBN 9780415423939

Brewster, C. (2008) Changing roles in HRM. In: Muller-Camen, M., Croucher, R. and Leigh, S. (eds.) Human resource management: a case study approach. Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, London. ISBN 9781843981657

Brewster, C. and Mayrhofer, M. (2008) Comparative human resource management policies and practices. In: Smith, P. B., Peterson, M. F. and Thomas, D. C. (eds.) Handbook of cross cultural management research. Sage, pp. 353-366. ISBN 9781412940269

Gooderham, P. and Brewster, C. (2008) Convergence stasis or divergence? The case of personal management in Europe. In: Festing, M. and Royer, S. (eds.) Current issues in international human resource management and strategy research. Rainer Hampp Verlag, Mering, pp. 141-156.

Toomey, E. and Brewster, C. (2008) HRM and international organisations. In: Dickmann, M., Sparrow, P. and Brewster, C. (eds.) International human resource management: a European perspective. 2nd edition. Routledge, London, pp. 289-306. ISBN 9780415423939

Brewster, C. and Muller-Camen, M. (2008) International human resource management. In: Muller-Camen, M.,Croucher, R. and Leigh, S. (eds.) Human resource management: a case study approach. The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, London. ISBN 9781843981657

Brewster, C. and Sparrow, P. (2008) Les defis et les noveaux roles de la fonction GRHi. In: Waxin, M.-F. and Barmeyer, C. (eds.) Gestion des ressources humaines internationales. Editions Liaisons Rueil-Malmaison, pp. 507-546. ISBN 9782878806144

Doherty, N., Brewster, C., Suutari, V. and Dickmann, M. (2008) Repatriation: the end or the middle? In: Dickmann, M.,Sparrow, P. and Brewster, C. (eds.) International human resource management: a European perspective, 2nd edition. Routledge, London, pp. 174-191. ISBN 9780415423939

Brewster, C., Sparrow, P. and Harris, H. (2008) Towards a new model of globalizing HRM. In: Andersen, N. (ed.) Fundamentals of HRM. Sage. ISBN 9781412930802

Brewster, C. (2007) HRM: the comparative dimension. In: Storey, J. (ed.) Human resources management: a critical text. 3rd edition. Cengage Learning EMEA, pp. 197-214. ISBN 9781844806157

Higgs, M., Dulewicz, V. and Brewster, C. (2007) Leadership: l'excellence par l'intelligence emotionelle. In: Bournois, F.,Duval-Hamel, J., Roussillon, S. and Scaringella, J.-L. (eds.) Comités exécutifs: voyage au coeur de la dirigeance. Eyrolles, Paris, pp. 339-348. ISBN 9782212538014

Brewster, C., Wood, G. and Brookes, C. (2006) Varieties of capitalism and varieties of firm. In: Wood, G. and James, P.(eds.) Institutions, production, and working life. Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp. 217-234. ISBN 9780199291786

Brewster, C. and Lee, S. (2006) HRM in not-for-profit international organisations: different, but also alike. In: Larsen, H.and Mayrhofer, W. (eds.) Managing human resources in Europe: a thematic approach. Routledge, London, pp. 131-148. ISBN 9780415351010

Lee, S. and Brewster, C. (2006) Managing not for profit organizations. In: Larsen, H. and Mayrhofer, W. (eds.) Managing human resources in Europe: a thematic approach. Routledge, London, pp. 131-148. ISBN 9780415351010

Brewster, C. (2006) Comparing HRM policies and practices across geographical borders. In: Stahl, G. and Björkman, I.(eds.) Handbook of research in international human resource management. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, pp. 68-90. ISBN 9781847202581

Brewster, C. (2006) Le gestion de Recursos Humanos en Europa. In: Bonache, J., Cabrera, A. and Beham, B. (eds.) Direccio´n de personas : evidencias y perspectivas para el siglo XXI. Pearson Educacio´n, Madrid. ISBN 9788420550374

Harris, H., Brewster, C. and Erten, C. (2005) Auslandseinsatz, aber Wie? Klassisch oder alternative Formen: neueste empirische Erkenntnisse aus Europa und den USA. In: Stahl, G., Mayrhofer, W. and Kuhlmann, T. (eds.) Internationales Personalmanagement: Neue Aufgaben, neue Lösungen. Rainer Hampp, Mering, pp. 271-292. ISBN 9783879889051

Flynn, M., Smith, R., Rigby, M. and Brewster, C. (2004) Trade union democracy: the dynamics of different forms. In:Harcourt, M. and Wood, G. (eds.) Trade unions and democracy: strategies and perspectives. Manchester University Press, Manchester. ISBN 9780719069789

Rigby, M., Smith, R. and Brewster, C. (2004) The changing impact and strength of the labour movement in advanced societies. In: Harcourt, M. and Wood, G. (eds.) Trade unions and democracy: strategies and perspectives. Manchester University Press, Manchester. ISBN 9780719069789

Kabst, R. and Brewster, C. (2004) International komparatives Personalmanagement. In: Gaugler, E., Weber, W. andOechsler, W. (eds.) Handwörterbuch des Personalwesens. Enzyklopädie der Betriebswirtschaftslehre (5). Schäffer-Poeschel, Stuttgart. ISBN 9783791080499

Communal, C. and Brewster, C. (2004) HRM in Europe. In: Harzing, A.-W. and Van Ruysseveldt, J. (eds.) International human resource management. 2nd edition. Sage, London. ISBN 0761940405

Brewster, C. and Tregaskis, O. (2003) Convergence or divergence of contingent employment practices? Evidence of the role of MNCs in Europe. In: Cooke, W. (ed.) Multinational companies and global human resource strategies. Praeger Publishers, Greenwood, pp. 143-166. ISBN 9781567205831

Pendleton, A., Poutsma, E., Van Ommeren, J. and Brewster, C. (2003) The incidence and determinants of employee share ownership and profit sharing in Europe. In: Kato, T. and Pliskin, J. (eds.) The determinants of the incidence and the effects of participatory organizations: theory and international comparisons. Advances in the Economic Analysis of Participatory & Labor-managed Firms (7). Emerald / JAI Press, Greenwich. ISBN 9780762310005

Brewster, C. (2003) Human resource management in Europe. In: Warner, M. (ed.) International encyclopedia of business and management. 3rd edition. Thomson Learning, London.

Harris, H. and Brewster, C. (2003) The coffee-machine system: how global selection really works. In: Redding, G. andStening, B. (eds.) Cross-Cultural Management. The International Library of Critical Writings on Business and Management series. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham. ISBN 9781840644609

Brewster, C. (2002) Consulting in human resource management. In: Kubr, M. (ed.) Management consulting: a guide to the profession. 4th edition. International Labour Office, Geneva, pp. 381-414. ISBN 9789221095194

Brewster, C. (2001) Human resource practices in multinational companies. In: Gannon, M. and Newman, K. (eds.) The Blackwell handbook of cross-cultural management. Blackwells, Oxford, pp. 126-141. ISBN 9780631214304


Goergen, M., Brewster, C. and Wood, G., (2007) Corporate governance regimes, investments in human capital and economic growth. Working Paper Series in Finance. 188/2007. Working Paper. ECGI

Bennett, C. and Brewster, C., (2001) Can Portuguese management compete? A survey of senior expatriate managers in Portugal. Report. Ad Capita pp32.

Conference or Workshop Item

Bruggeman, S., Tovstiga, G. and Brewster, C. (2008) Innovation and intellectual capital – the role of the globally mobile professional. In: International Forum on Knowledge Asset Dynamics (IFKAD) , Matera, Italy. (Unpublished)


Haslberger, A., Brewster, C. and Hippler, T. (2014) Managing performance abroad: a new model for understanding expatriate adjustment. Routledge, London, pp208. ISBN 9780415536479

Brewster, C. and Mayrhofer, W. (2012) Handbook of research on comparative human resource management practice.Edward Elgar, pp704. ISBN 9781847207265

Bothma, C., Brewster, C., Carey, L., Holland, P. and Warnich, S. (2012) Contemporary issues in Human Resource management. 4th edition. Oxford University Press , Cape Town. ISBN 9780195998306

Brewster, C., Sparrow, P., Vernon, G. and Houldsworth, L. (2011) International human resource management. 3rd edition. CIPD, London, pp480. ISBN 9781843982661

Brewster, C., Carey, L., Holland., P., Grobler, P. and Warnisch, S. (2008) Contemporary issues in human resource management: gaining a competitive advantage. 3rd edition. Oxford University Press, Cape Town, pp352. ISBN 9780195768046

Brewster, C., Carey, L., Grobler, P., Holland, P. and Warnich, S. (2008) Contemporary issues in HRM: gaining a competitive advantage. 3rd edition. Oxford University Press (Southern Africa), Cape Town, pp359. ISBN 9780195768046

Dickmann, M., Sparrow, P. and Brewster, C. (2008) International human resource management: a European perspective. 2nd edition. Routledge, London, pp344. ISBN 9780415423939

Wood, G. and Brewster, C., eds. (2007) Industrial relations in Africa. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, pp264. ISBN 9780230013667

Brewster, C., Sparrow, P. and Vernon, G. (2007) International human resource management. 2nd edition. Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, London, pp332. ISBN 9781843981596

Brewster, C., Mayrhofer, W. and Morley, M., eds. (2004) HRM in Europe: evidence of convergence? Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford, pp496. ISBN 9780750647175

Sparrow, P., Brewster, C. and Harris, H. (2004) Globalizing human resource management. Routledge, London, pp248. ISBN 9780415305532

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