• 717 Citations
  • 15 h-Index
1992 …2020

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Personal profile

Biography

Stephen joined The Business School in 2010 to take up a new post as Professor of Human Resource Management. Initially graduating in chemistry, he worked on a range of scientific and technical projects in water treatment and manufacturing before completing postgraduate qualifications in management. After moving into the university sector he was awarded a Ph.D (Leicester) for research on the organizational commitment of professional employees. Before moving to Huddersfield he was Director of the full time MBA programme at the University of Hull. As Director of Research in The Business School, Stephen led our successful REF2014 submission before taking on a lead role for School accreditation. He is an Academic Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Employee performance in the workplace 
  • Nature of organisational commitment 
  • Employee behaviour in teams 
  • Team performance 
  • Talent management strategies 
  • Islamic values on management practice 

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Employee Performance
  • Organisational Commitment
  • Team Employee Behaviour
  • Team Performance
  • Talent Management
  • Islamic Values on Management

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Research Output

HRM formality differences in Pakistani SMEs: a three sector comparative study

Burhan, M., Swailes, S., Hameed, Z. & Ali, I., 3 Jul 2020, In : Employee Relations. 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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  • Introduction

    Swailes, S., 2020, (Accepted/In press) Managing Talent: A Critical Appreciation. Swailes, S. (ed.). Emarald Group Publishing Ltd, p. 1-6 6 p. (Talent Management ).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Managing Talent: A Critical Appreciation

    Swailes, S. (ed.), 2020, (Accepted/In press) Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. 240 p. (Talent Management)

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • Organizational Change

    Senior, B., Swailes, S. & Carnall, C., 20 Mar 2020, 6th ed. Pearson, United Kingdom. 456 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • Responsible talent management: towards guiding principles

    Swailes, S., 30 Jun 2020, In : Journal of Organizational Effectiveness. 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
  • Activities

    • 8 PhD Examination
    • 2 Oral presentation

    PhD examination

    Stephen Swailes (Examiner)
    20 Jul 2018

    Activity: Examination typesPhD Examination

    PhD examination

    Stephen Swailes (Examiner)
    25 Jan 2018

    Activity: Examination typesPhD Examination

    PhD examination

    Stephen Swailes (Examiner)
    23 Nov 2017

    Activity: Examination typesPhD Examination

    PhD examination

    Stephen Swailes (Examiner)
    25 Sep 2017

    Activity: Examination typesPhD Examination

    DBA examination

    Stephen Swailes (Examiner)
    14 Dec 2016

    Activity: Examination typesPhD Examination