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Globalising the international mobility function the role of emerging markets, flexibility and strategic delivery models

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Globalising the international mobility function the role of emerging markets, flexibility and strategic delivery models. / Sparrow, Paul.

In: The International Journal of Human Resource Management, Vol. 23, No. 12, 2012, p. 2404-2427.

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Sparrow, Paul. / Globalising the international mobility function the role of emerging markets, flexibility and strategic delivery models. In: The International Journal of Human Resource Management. 2012 ; Vol. 23, No. 12. pp. 2404-2427.

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