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  • Department of Human Resources celebrates its students’ academic excellence

    Posted on May 03, 2024

    On 17 April 2024, the Department of Human Resource Management (HRM) in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences at the University of Pretoria hosted its Annual Prestige Academic Prizegiving ceremony held at Adler’s on the Hatfield Campus to honour its top-achieving students.

  • Creating career pathways for student through HRM networking event

    Posted on April 25, 2024

    On 09 April 2024, the Department of Human Resource Management (HRM) at the University of Pretoria, together with its student association, HR Tuks hosted a networking event for students pursuing careers in human resource management, labour relations and industrial psychology.

  • Outstanding academics shine at EMS Awards

    Posted on October 04, 2023

    The Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences (EMS) recently hosted its annual EMS Awards to celebrate the excellence of outstanding academic staff. The awards, which were held at the EMS Research Hub on the Hatfield Campus, honoured the academic excellence of staff in three categories, namely...

  • Alumna Profile: Angela Qithi

    Posted on August 23, 2023

    Angela Qithi, a University of Pretoria (UP) alumna and a talented human resource professional, skilled in managing human resources, talent management, employer branding and diversity, as well as equity and inclusion, is proud to be associated with one of the top institutions in Africa.

  • UP alumna a Miss SA finalist

    Posted on August 10, 2023

    UP graduate Lebohang Raputsoe, a human resources professional who graduated earlier this year with an MCom in Human Resource Management, made it to the top 12 of the 2023 Miss SA beauty pageant.

  • UP EXPERT OPINION: Hybrid work models and work/ family balance – UP human resources lecturers on what it means to be a family-supportive supervisor

    Posted on May 29, 2023

    Numerous studies have shown that having a family-supportive supervisor can aid in reducing and managing work/ family conflict and stress, and boost employee morale, say UP academics Prof Eileen Koekemoer and Dr Martha Harunavamwe.

  • HRM celebrates academic excellence

    Posted on May 02, 2023

    The Department of Human Resource Management (HRM) in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences celebrated the academic excellence of its students during a prize-giving ceremony held on Thursday, 20 April 2023 at Adlers Restaurant.

  • Identifying various forms of discrimination

    Posted on March 01, 2023

    The United Nations observes 1 March as Zero Discrimination Day. This annual celebration seeks to promote equality, inclusion and peace in an effort to bring an end to discrimination. Prof Nasima Carrim of the Department of Human Resource Management explains the various types of discrimination.

  • EMS celebrates its shining stars

    Posted on November 18, 2022

    Academics in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences were recently honoured at the annual EMS awards ceremony, which recognises excellence in teaching and learning, research and media engagements.

  • 67 minutes on Nelson Mandela Day @HRM

    Posted on September 17, 2022

    The 18th of July has been declared internationally as Nelson Mandela Day by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in 2009. The celebration of this day gives recognition to South Africa’s former president, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, for his commitment to human rights, conflict...

  • Women's Day Commemoration

    Posted on September 17, 2022

    The Department of Human Resource Management, an event was hosted to celebrate Women’s Day in honour of the women colleagues in the department. This was done for the remarkable women in the department to acknowledge their hard work and impact they have on their students, fellow colleagues,...

  • Prof Eileen Koekemoer scoops SIOPSA’s best Academic IOP Award

    Posted on September 07, 2022

    The Society for Industrial and Organisational Psychology South Africa (SIOPSA) awarded Professor Eileen Koememoer the 2021/2022 Presidential Award for Excellence in Industrial and Organisational Psychology (IOP). S

  • UP EXPERT OPINION: The impact of ambiguity on work quality in a hybrid work model

    Posted on June 09, 2022

    Recent research has indicated that, in addition to the anxiety induced by health fears and the uncertainty and disruption caused by the pandemic, the newly adopted hybrid workplaces can also increase the risk of mental health problems due to its complexity and interruption of the new normal.

  • #UPGraduation2022: Vodacom Bulls coach graduates with degree in industrial psychology from UP

    Posted on May 25, 2022

    Vodacom Bulls rugby defence coach Joey Mongalo has added another string to his bow after graduating from UP with an MCom in Industrial Psychology.

  • HR Fulbright student jets off to Vanderbilt University, US

    Posted on May 11, 2022

    Lonwabo Makapela, a PhD fellow in the Department of Human Resource Management, will join Vanderbilt University in the US for 10 months as a visiting student researcher in gender studies under the US Fulbright Foreign Student Program.

  • Three more NRF A-rated researchers for the University of Pretoria

    Posted on April 11, 2022

    The University of Pretoria is proud to add a hat trick of three new National Research Foundation A-rated researchers to its rapidly growing list of NRF-rated researchers, now at 595, which is the highest nationally.

  • UP’s Prof Stella Nkomo’s management scholarship honoured

    Posted on April 04, 2022

    The Critical Management Studies (CMS) Division of the Academy of Management conferred the Rosa Luxemburg Award to Professor Stella Nkomo, of the Department of Human Resources Management, for her distinguished contributions to critical management scholarship.

  • UP academic awarded AAP funding for diversity management research

    Posted on March 25, 2022

    UP Associate Professor Nasima Carrim has received seed funding from the Michigan State University-founded Alliance for African Partnership, for her research into diversity management.

  • EXPERT OPINION: The future was supposed to be female – so why the bias against women leaders?

    Posted on March 08, 2022

    Today’s biases against women in the workplace are subtler and harder to detect than in the past. Yet they impact women’s careers in real, detrimental ways. They strengthen the glass ceiling that constrains women from leadership roles.

  • UP’s women and work expert elected fellow of premier organisational psychology association

    Posted on February 14, 2022

    Professor Jenny Hoobler of the Department of Human Resource Management in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences at UP has been elected as Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP).

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