Professor Paul Edwards FBA

Sociology of work and employment; employment relations in multinational companies; employment in small firms

Elected 1998

UK Fellow
1998
Business and management, Sociology

Current research interests: small and ethnic minority businesses and their employment practices; critical realism; labour process analysis. Past interests: employment practices of multinational companies; workplace employment relations; managerial careers. Senior Fellow of the Advanced Institute of Management Research 2004-8. Editor-in-Chief, Human Relations since 2012. Men,her of RAE 2008 and REF 2014 sub-panels for Business and Management.

Current post

Professor of Employment Relations, Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham

Past appointments

University of Birmingham Professor of Employment Relations, Birmingham Business School

Jan 2016 -

Birmingham Business School Part-time Professor of Employment Relations

Jan 2011 -

Warwick Business School, University of Warwick Associate Dean

Jan 2007 - Jan 2010

University of Warwick Professor of Industrial Relations, University of Warwick

Jan 2002 - May 2011

University of Warwick Director, Industrial Relations Research Unit

Jan 1998 - Jan 2002

Warwick Business School, University of Warwick Associate Dean

Jan 1998 - Jan 2002

University of Warwick Deputy Director, Industrial Relations Research Unit

Jan 1988 - Jan 1998

Publications

The social organisation of industrial conflict 1982

Conflict at work 1986

Industrial relations 1995, 2003

The politics of working life 2005

The context-dependent nature of small firms' relations with support agencies International Small Business Journal Vol 28 2010

Human resource management practices in the multinational company Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol 66 2013

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