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Alumni Awards 2024

Human resources

Our HR degrees provide our graduates with key subject and employability skills along with an appreciation of the fast paced changing sector of Human Resource Management.

The HR Subject Group is involved in teaching, research and related activities in HR and associated subject areas. Broadly these are subjects that have a people/human dimension to them in the context of work and employment, including HRM, Training and Development, Organisational Behaviour, Psychology and Sociology of Work, Employee Relations Leadership and Management and International HRM.

Research interests encompass comparative HRM, crossing the academic/practitioner divide in HRM, public sector leadership and management, diversity, industrial relations and trade union studies.

Subject leads

The group is led by Subject Group Head, Kerry McKay.

Our courses

HR and management professions offers some of the most diverse, interesting and fast paced careers. With ever changing legislation in the work place, this career can be interest and different nearly every day.




Our research interests draw on an inter-disciplinary perspective for critically examining contemporary developments in work and employment in the global economy. Our researchers are affiliated with the Global Work and Employment (GWE) Research Group.

Find out more about our research in Hertfordshire Business School