Professor Michael Dickmann

Professor of International Human Resource Management

Changing World of Work

Michael specialises in international and strategic human resource management, with particular emphasis on global career mobility.


  • International human resource management
  • Strategic human resource management
  • Managing people in hostile environments
  • Expatriate management
  • International mobility
  • Global careers
  • International business
  • Career development


Michael works with organisations to help them develop human resource strategies, structures and processes focused on international mobility and fostering global careers. He has worked for cutting-edge multinational corporations around the world, as well as for governments, humanitarian agencies, and the United Nations.

Michael is a frequent contributor to key academic and practitioner journals, and the lead author of several books on international human resource management and global careers.


  • United Nations
  • WorldVision
  • People in Aid
  • Government of Singapore
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • T-Three Consultants
  • Gemini Consulting
  • Oracle
  • Siemens
  • Henkel
  • Hexagon Metrology
  • GKN
  • Philips
  • Skoda
  • Pepsi
  • Iberdrola
  • Tesa
  • HSBC
  • PBZ
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Commerzbank

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