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Department of Human Resource Management

The Department of Human Resource Management at Nottingham Business School offers a wide range of academic and industry experience in the areas of Human Resource Management and Organisation Studies. The department provides academic leadership for a diverse portfolio of undergraduate, postgraduate and professional programmes through a cutting-edge learning environment.

Our programmes offer students a challenging and vibrant experience in gaining in-depth knowledge, skills and techniques in the field. Career development and achieving success are at the core of all our programmes with many students securing prominent HR roles in the public, private and third sector, following graduation.

Human Resource Management (HRM) students at Nottingham Business School are actively involved in the Student HR Society where we encourage members to share and learn more about relevant contemporary HRM topics, as well as enjoying social activities. It is highly active and has the full support of our academic staff who help the society attract guest speakers from industry and alumni of our courses. Our students also engage in a number of business-related conferences and events. These include the Annual Charted Institute of Personnel and Development conference (CIPD) and the professional body for HR Practitioners.

Our Subject Areas

Our Research Groups and Centres

Centre for Behavioural Sciences

Centre for Behavioural Sciences

The Behavioural Science Centre employs methods from various disciplines to gain deeper insights into human behaviour and decision making.

Centre for Economics, Policy and Public Management

Centre for Economics, Policy and Public Management

CEPPM brings together distinct, but mutually reinforcing, research interests in public policy, public management and applied economics research; economics consultancy, contract research and training; betting research; and political forecasting.

Centre for People, Work and Organizational Practice

Centre for People, Work and Organizational Practice

The Centre for People, Work and Organizational Practice is the research group within Nottingham Business School (NBS). The research within the Centre explores the ways in which leadership and HR practices influence employees’ attitudes and behaviours at work.

Responsible and Sustainable Business Lab (RSB Lab) Research Centre

Responsible and Sustainable Business Lab (RSB Lab) Research Centre

The Responsible and Sustainable Business Lab (RSB Lab) was founded in 2015, with the goal of supporting income generation, publication and business impact within the business school and across disciplines at NTU.

Innovation, Digitization, Entrepreneurship and Operations Research Group

Innovation, Digitization, Entrepreneurship and Operations Research Group

The Innovation, Digitization, Entrepreneurship and Operations Research Groups aim is to promote international, intersectoral and interdisciplinary research and collaboration, bringing together academia and practice in the areas of digital innovation; innovation, organization and strategy; operations and supply chain management; and entrepreneurship and small business management.

Work, Informalisation and Place Research Centre

Work, Informalisation and Place Research Centre

The Work, Informalisation and Place Research Centre (WIP) provides methodologically innovative interdisciplinary studies with a specific focus upon the spatial dimensions of contemporary work and employment in sectors such as hand car washes, nail bars, and small-scale garment manufacturing. Work in these sectors tends towards casualisation and informalisation where workers operate under business models that embed patterns of labour market exploitation. Exploitation includes wage theft, under payment of the national minimum wage through to modern slavery where employer coercion centres on work for favours, labour bondage and tied labour in unsafe workplaces.

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NTU is ranked 12th in the Guardian University Guide 2020–the national league table focuses on student satisfaction and graduate employment.

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We're ranked 11th for HR programmes in Business and Management in the Guardian University Guide 2020.

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Eduniversal ranked NBS’s MSc HRM full-time course in the top 30 out of 200 in Western Europe 2018

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