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Human Relations has had a long tradition of bringing social science disciplines together in order to understand the character and complexity of human problems. We publish incisive investigations from an international network of leading scholars in management, psychology, sociology, politics, anthropology and economics.
Human Relations seeks high quality research papers that extend our knowledge of social relationships at work and organizational forms, practices and processes that affect the nature, structure, and conditions of work and work organizations. It welcomes manuscripts that seek to cross disciplinary boundaries in order to develop new perspectives and insights into social relationships and relationships between people and organizations.
Human Relations encourages strong empirical contributions that develop and extend theory as well as more conceptual papers that integrate, critique and expand existing theory.The journal welcomes critical reviews that genuinely advance our understanding of the connections between management, organizations and interdisciplinary social sciences.
Human Relations encourages the uses of methods that are appropriate to both the research context and research questions and therefore welcomes both qualitative and quantitative methods and innovative methods of investigation and analysis.
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A Fast Track to Publication and Innovative Review Process
- Human Relations offers a fast-track to publication with an average 72 days between submission and first decision after peer review.
- Human Relations also boasts an innovative "reviewer school". Each manuscript reviewer receives the anonymous copies of other reviews in an attempt to offer exposure to the excellent refereeing practice that informs future reviewing work.
Human Relations is an international peer-reviewed journal which publishes the highest quality original research to advance our understanding of social relationships at and around work through theoretical development and empirical investigation.
The Journal seeks high-quality research papers that extend our knowledge of social relationships at work and organizational forms, practices and processes that affect the nature, structure and conditions of work and work organizations. It welcomes manuscripts that seek to cross disciplinary boundaries in order to develop new perspectives and insights into social relationships and relationships between people and organizations.
Human Relations encourages strong empirical contributions that develop and extend theory as well as more conceptual papers that integrate, critique and expand existing theory. It encourages research that relates social theory to social practice and translates knowledge about Human Relations into prospects for social action and policy-making that aims to improve working lives.
The journal encourages the uses of methods that are appropriate to both the research context and research questions and therefore welcomes both qualitative and quantitative methods and innovative methods of investigation and analysis. It welcomes papers that combine different empirical methods and which explore different levels of analysis.
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|Christopher Warhurst||University of Warwick, UK|
|Mats Alvesson||Lund University, Sweden|
|John Arnold||University of Loughborough, UK|
|Karen Lee Ashcraft||University of Colorado at Boulder|
|Blake Ashworth||Arizona State University, USA|
|Nick Bacon||City University, UK|
|David C. Baldridge||Oregon State University, USA|
|J. Kevin Barge||Texas A & M University, USA|
|Michelle Barton||Boston University, USA|
|Yehuda Baruch||University of Southampton, UK|
|Terry Beehr||Central Michigan University, USA|
|Jacques Bélanger||Université Laval, Canada|
|Emma Bell||University of Keele, UK|
|Michal Biron||University of Haifa, Israel|
|Jonathan Booth||London School of Economics, UK|
|Andrew Brown||University of Bath, UK|
|Lieke Ten Brummelhuis||Simon Fraser University, USA|
|Patrice M Buzzanell||Purdue University, USA|
|Andy Charlwood||Loughborough University, UK|
|George Cheney||University of Colorado, USA|
|Aichia Chuang||National Taiwan University, Taiwan|
|Ian Colville||University of Bath, UK|
|Cecily Cooper||University of Miami, USA|
|François Cooren||University of Montreal, Canada|
|Kevin Daniels||University of East Anglia, United Kingdom|
|Stephen Deery||King's College London, UK|
|Penny Dick||University of Sheffield, UK|
|Jackie Ford||University of Bradford, UK|
|Daniel G Gallagher||James Madison University, USA|
|Joseph G. Grzywacz, Ph.D.||Oklahoma State University, USA|
|David Guest||King's College London, United Kingdom|
|Nancy Harding||University of Bradford, UK|
|Charmine Härtel||University of Queensland , Australia|
|Paul Harvey||University of New Hampshire, USA|
|Loizos Heracleous||University of Warwick, UK|
|Sandy Hershcovis||Haskayne School of Business, Canada|
|David Holman||Manchester Business School, UK|
|Xu Huang||Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong|
|John M Jermier||University of South Florida|
|Gary Johns||Concordia University, Canada|
|Dan Kärreman||Copenhagen Business School, Denmark|
|Simon Kelly||Bradford University, UK|
|Michael W. Kramer||University of Oklahoma, USA|
|Timothy Kuhn||University of Colorado, USA|
|Brenda A. Lautsch||Simon Fraser University, Canada|
|Jaesub Lee||University of Houston, USA|
|Dirk Lindebaum||University of Liverpool, UK|
|Elizabeth Maitland||University of New South Wales, Australia|
|Gerry McGivern||University of Warwick, UK|
|Jake G. Messersmith||University of Nebraska at Kearney, USA|
|Iain Munro||Newcastle University, UK|
|Daniel Muzio||Newcastle University, UK|
|Thomas Ng||The University of Hong Kong|
|Karina M. Nielsen||University of East Anglia, UK|
|Karen Niven||University of Manchester, UK|
|Emmanuel Ogbonna||Cardiff University, UK|
|Clifford Oswick||City University London, United Kingdom|
|Ajnesh Prasad||EGADE Business School, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico|
|Linda L Putnam||University of California, Santa Barbara|
|Erin Reid||Boston University Questrom School of Business, USA|
|Christian Resick||Drexel University, USA|
|Sandra Robinson||University of British Columbia, Canada|
|Graham Sewell||University of Melbourne, Australia|
|Amanda Shantz||IESEG School of Management, France|
|Edward J Snape||Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong|
|Dean Tjosvold||Lingnan University, Hong Kong|
|Dennis Tourish||Royal Holloway, University of London, UK|
|William H. Turnley||Kansas State University, USA|
|Bart van den Hooff||VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands|
|Linn Van Dyne||Michigan State University, USA|
|Christian Vandenberghe||HEC Montréal, Canada|
|Marc van Veldhoven||Tilburg University, Netherlands|
|Heather Vough||University of Cincinnati, USA|
|Fred Walumbwa||Florida International University, USA|
|Tony J. Watson||Nottingham Trent University|
|Patrick Wright||Cornell University, USA|
|Chia-Huei Wu||London School of Economics and Political Science, UK|
|Hao Zhao||Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA|
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