Inaugural Professorial Lecture – Professor Fiona Edgar
People, Performance, and Pluralism
Fiona’s research connects human resource management (HRM) to performance, wellbeing, and sustainability. Concerned with a lack of employee voice in HRM research, Fiona aimed to ensure employees views were heard and her early research was among the first to recognise employees as important organisational stakeholders.
Her research has informed understanding of the role played by HRM in delivering a variety of performance outcomes and more recently, encouraged by the introduction of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, she has worked with colleagues to link sustainability and HRM. Key to this agenda has been the bridging of the academic-practitioner nexus so that HRM practitioners can be supported in their sustainable HRM endeavours.
As Fiona’s research area spans both theory and practice, it is not simply aimed at contributing to the scholarly community; it is also intended to directly benefit practitioners and, as well as educating students, help in preparing them for the workplace.
Streaming information for Professor Fiona Edgar's IPL
This event will be live-streamed, from 5:25pm, Tuesday 3 October 2023, at the following web address: