Dr Vijay Pereira, (PhD), is Associate Professor at Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi, UAE. He was Associate Dean of Research and Associate Professor of Strategic and International HRM at the Australian University of Wollongong in Dubai, UAE. He is the Associate Editor (Strategic Management and Organization Behavior), Journal of Business Research. Dr. Pereira is also currently an adjunct and visiting scholar at Manchester Metropolitan and Portsmouth Universities, UK and Adjunct Full Professor at the University of South Pacific (USP) Fiji. He has experience and expertise in consulting, industry and academia, globally. He has a track record of attracting funding and has published widely, in over 100 outlets, including in leading international journals such as the HRM US, Journal of World Business, British Journal of Management, International Journal of HRM, Journal of Business Research, HRM Review, Journal of International Management, International Journal of Production Research, International Marketing Review, International Business Review and Journal of Knowledge Management among others. Dr Pereira has also published eight books and guest edited over 20 special issues on topical areas in top tier journals. He is currently on the editorial and advisory board for the journals Production and Operations Management (Listed in Financial Times), International Journal of HRM, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Asian Business & Management Journal and South Asian History and Culture.