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  • Nine types of ‘remote-work personalities’ to look out for in your colleagues

    Posted on June 24, 2020

    Working remotely is not every employee’s cup of tea. Some employees cope well, while others feel overwhelmed engaging with remote technology to get their work done. A wide range of employees with diverse ‘remote-work personalities’ have emerged during the lockdown.

  • TAKE 5 with TIFFANY

    Posted on June 17, 2020

    Academic Achievers Profile: Tiffany Webster Award: Best achievement for MCom Industrial Psychology, sponsored by the South African Board for People Practices

  • Textbook co-edited by UP academic reveals slow pace of transformation in South African workplace

    Posted on June 08, 2020

    The first ever university and industry textbook on diversity management in the South African workplace reveals that race and gender representation remains largely elusive, in both the public and private sectors.

  • ‘A recipe for success’ – Dean Elsabé Loots discusses 100 years of UP Economic & Management Sciences achievements

    Posted on June 02, 2020

    Faculty Dean Professor Elsabé Loots leads the team responsible for guiding [email protected] into a future that she sees as continuing the culture of excellence that has become synonymous with the Faculty.

  • TAKE 5 with HESTI

    Posted on May 29, 2020

    Academic Achievers Profile: Hesti Groenewald Award: Best Community Project for BCom Honours in Industrial Psychology, sponsored by the Department of Human Resource Management, University of Pretoria

  • Five things you must do to get ready to work at the office again

    Posted on May 26, 2020

    Yes, lockdown will end eventually. Follow these simple tips to physically and mentally prepare to get back to business as usual. Those fortunate enough to weather the storm will pack up their laptops and return to the office. But, what’s that? You’ve let yourself go a wee bit? And...

  • TAKE 5 with SUNÉ

    Posted on May 22, 2020

    Academic Achievers Profile: Suné van Huyssteen Award: Best achievement for research honours modules, sponsored by the Institute for People Management Suné van Huyssteen completed her honours degree in Industrial Psychology at the University of Pretoria and is currently busy with her first...

  • HR in a post-COVID-19 world: UP expert on embedding a ‘people over profit’ culture

    Posted on May 21, 2020

    Every crisis in history has resulted in change, and this crisis will be no different. Overnight, HR functions across industries and company sizes experienced what it really means to operate in a VUCA (volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity) world.

  • TAKE 5 with TEAGAN

    Posted on May 15, 2020

    Academic Achievers Profile: Teagan Routledge Award: Best Community Project for BCom Honours in Industrial Psychology, sponsored by the Department of Human Resource Management, University of Pretoria

  • Will working from home boost gender equality?

    Posted on May 12, 2020

    My friend (I’ll call him Jon) shared with me an incident that happened to him last week. He was on a video call at home when his daughter ran in (on screen), howling, with a bloodied elbow. While tears from a seven-year-old aren’t remarkable, what is remarkable is how Jon’s team...

  • TAKE 5 with TAYLOR

    Posted on May 08, 2020

    Academic Achievers Profile: Taylor Montgomery

  • Five types of horrible (remote) bosses and how to handle them – UP expert

    Posted on April 29, 2020

    Like it or not, dealing with bosses is never easy, and it’s not going to get any easier, even from the safety of your home, but, hey, you coped then, you can cope now.

  • Human Resource Management celebrates academic achievers

    Posted on April 17, 2020

    The Department of Human Resource Management wishes to congratulate graduates that received their degrees in absentia on 6 April 2020.

  • Congratulations to autumn 2020 EMS graduates

    Posted on April 15, 2020

    The Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences (EMS) wishes to congratulate all the graduates who received their qualifications in absentia during the recent virtual graduation ceremony presided over by UP Vice-Chancellor and Principal Professor Tawana Kupe.

  • Prof Nkomo receives 2020 AFAM Trailblazer Award

    Posted on March 24, 2020

    Prof Stella Nkomo, who holds a strategic appointment in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences’ Department of Human Resource Management, has become the third recipient of the African Academy of Management (AFAM) Trailblazer Award.

  • Alumnus profile: Francis Wilkinson

    Posted on March 02, 2020

    The foundation of any successful business is the right people. “Once you have attracted the right ones, you need to invest heavily in their development,” stresses alumnus Francis ‘Frank’ Wilkinson, currently operational consultant in the UK whose ultimate dream is to build...

  • Prof Carrim co-edits pioneering book on diversity management

    Posted on February 18, 2020

    The Department of Human Resource Management congratulates Prof Nasima Carrim for her indispensable contribution to the publication of the first ever textbook on diversity management in South Africa. Prof Carrim is the leading co-editor of Managing diversity in the South African workplace, a...

  • Commercii committee closes their term with a big bang

    Posted on October 15, 2019

    The 2018/19 Executive Committee (EC) of Commercii, the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences’ faculty house, attended the UP Student Development Awards on 7 October 2019 at the Groenkloof Campus.

  • Prof Hoobler joins editorial board of Applied Psychology

    Posted on September 06, 2019

    Prof Jenny Hoobler from the Department of Human Resource Management in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences will join the editorial board of the Journal of Applied Psychology in January 2020.

  • UP awarded for excellent human resource standards

    Posted on September 06, 2019

    The Department of Human Resource Management in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences earned the University of Pretoria the award for the Best University in Human Resource (HR) Standards at the South African Board for People Practices’ (SABPP’s) gala event, hosted at the...

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