Christina Niforou is currently a Lecturer in Human Resource Management at Birmingham Business School, UK. She holds a BSc in Economics from University of Piraeus, Greece and a Master and PhD from Warwick Business School, University of Warwick. She is interested in comparative employment relations and HRM, corporate social responsibility and global labour governance. She has received funding from the ESRC, the Onassis Public Benefit Foundation, Warwick Business School and ‘Trade Union related Research Institutes’ (TURI – a joint initiative of the European Trade Union Institute and the Hans Böckler Foundation). Her work has been published in highly regarded journals including the British Journal of Industrial Relations, Human Resource Management and Economic and Industrial Democracy.