Business Scholars Lecture - Susan Jackson
Managing Human Resources for Environmental Sustainability: Challenges and Prospects
The topic of environmental sustainability is attracting increased attention among management scholars. Susan Jackson will discuss a new conceptual framework for HRM scholarship that addresses the unique challenges that arise for organisations and HR professionals seeking to address the pressures associated with simultaneous pursuit of goals for achieving profitability, environmental sustainability and social responsibility.
- From: Wednesday 16 May 2018, 6 pm
- To: Wednesday 16 May 2018, 7.30 pm
- Registration: 5.30 pm
- Location: Nottingham Conference Centre, Nottingham Trent University, Burton Street, Nottingham, NG1 4BU
- Booking deadline: Wednesday 16 May 2018, 9.00 am
Nottingham Business School’s Centre of People, Work and Organisational Practice, together with the Responsible and Sustainable Business Lab, are delighted to invite you to a Business Scholars Lecture by Susan Jackson on Wednesday 16 May 2018.
The topic of environmental sustainability is attracting increased attention among management scholars.Despite its importance to managers, employees, customers and other stakeholders, however, only recently have human resource management (HRM) scholars sought to investigate the role of HRM systems in organisations striving to achieve environmental sustainability. This presentation will begin with a brief summary of so-called “Green HRM” scholarship, including Susan's own ongoing research.
Susan will then discuss a new conceptual framework for HRM scholarship that addresses the unique challenges that arise for organisations and HR professionals seeking to address the pressures associated with simultaneous pursuit of goals for achieving profitability, environmental sustainability and social responsibility.
Finally, guests can share their ideas for how to (a) improve the framework presented, and (b) use ideas from the presentation in their own work.
Susan E. Jackson, Ph.D., is a Distinguished Professor of Human Resource Management at the School of Management and Labor Relations, Rutgers University, USA. Since completing her graduate studies at the University of California—Berkeley and before joining Rutgers, she held faculty positions at the University of Maryland, New York University, and University of Michigan.
Her primary areas of expertise are managing for environmental sustainability, work team diversity, and strategic human resource management. Her publications include more than 150 scholarly articles and chapters on these and related topics, as well as books such as Managing Human Resources, 12th edition (with R. Schuler and S. Werner), Managing Human Resources for Environmental Sustainability (with D. Ones and S. Dilchert), and the Oxford Handbook for Strategy Implementation (with M. Hitt and colleagues).
An elected Fellow in several professional organisations, she is most actively involved in the Academy of Management, where she has served as President and Editor of the Academy of Management Review.
Wednesday 16 May 2018
5.30 pm - Registration with welcome drinks
6.00 pm - Lecture commences
6.50 pm - Questions to Susan
7.00 pm - Refreshments, wine and canapés
7.30 pm - Close