Human Resource Management

Organisational unit: Department

Organisation profile

The Department has an established reputation for research which is theory-led and policy relevant. Our main area of activity is in employment studies which was named as one of the main areas of the Strathclyde Business School's strengths in the UK-wide 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF). The Business School was rated 10th best in the UK for business and management research with a joint 1st rating for ‘research environment’ and 3rd highest for research impact.

We aim to make our research relevant to a number of different stakeholders, including government, employers, trade unions, the third sector and professional bodies such as the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). Our staff hold prominent editorships of international journals; we take a lead in the organisation of international conferences; and work with international institutions and organisations in collaborative research networks and projects.

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  1. Work, Employment and Society (Journal)

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workTo be assigned

  2. International Labour Process Conference

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

  3. Innovation in many guises

    Activity: OtherTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Public lecture/debate/seminar

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  1. Non-educational barriers to financial services professions

    Impact: Impact - for External PortalEconomic and commerce, Education, Policy and legislation, Professional practice, training and standards, Quality of life and safety

  2. Flexible But Not Precarious: Towards a Sustainable Social Contract

    Impact: Impact - for External PortalPolicy and legislation, Public understanding, information and debate

  3. Balancing shiftwork, safety and employee wellbeing in the NHS and police

    Impact: Impact - for External PortalEconomic and commerce, Health and welfare - new products, guidelines and services, Quality of life and safety, Policy and legislation

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  1. Advanced Apprenticeships in Scotland, Filling the Middle skills Gap?

    Project: Research - StudentshipResearch Studentship

  2. Workplace Innovation Masterclasses

    Project: Knowledge Exchange (Services/Consultancy)Knowledge Exchange (Services / Consultancy)

  3. Legal and General, European HR Management

    Project: Consultancy by University

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