Ning Wu

Ning Wu

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

Nottingham Business School

Staff Group(s)
Department of Human Resource Management

Role

Ning is involved in aspects of teaching, supervising and researching Human Resource Management (HRM).

Career overview

Ning read a degree in Economics in China, an MA in Human Resource Management in Bradford, and a PhD in Human Resource Management in Nottingham.

She started her higher education career as a university lecturer in Economics in Peking University China, then conducted research in Labour Economics at Oxford as a senior member. Before joining Nottingham Business School, Ning was a lecturer in HRM at the University of Buckingham.

Research areas

Ning researches in to high performance work practices (HPWPs), antecedents of HPWPs, the HRM-performance link in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

Sponsors and collaborators

Ning works with academics from Cass Business School, Warwick and Universitat Jaume.

Publications

Journal articles:

    Wu, N., Hoque, K., Bacon, N. , Bou Llusar, J. C. (2015).High-performance work systems and workplace performance in small, medium-sized and large firms. Human Resource Management Journal, 25(4), p.408-423.

  • Wu N, Bacon, N. and Hoque, K. (2014), 'The adoption of high performance work practices in small businesses: the influence of markets, business characteristics and HR expertise', The International Journal of Human Resource Management; Published online: 16 Jul 2013.

Conference papers (2012 onwards)

  • Wu, N. “Work-life balance practices in small businesses: what matters?”, BSA Work, Employment and Society Conference 2013- States of Work: and the interpretations of work, employment, society and the state. Warwick, 3-5 September 2013.
  • Wu, N. “Firm size effect on high performance work practices in British workplaces” Global Symposium for Human Resource Management, Los Angeles, 21-22 June 2013.
  • Wu, N. “Does firm size matter? The uptake of high performance work practices”, PERA conference, Queensland, Australia, 19-22 November 2012.
  • Wu, N., Bacon, N. & Hoque, K. The adoption of High Performance Work Practices in small businesses: the influence of market characteristics, business structure and HR expertise, BAM HRM interest group conference, Cranfield, 17-18 May 2012.

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