Research News

  • “Long road ahead for gender equity among women executives”

    Posted on August 13, 2018

    In 2017, the percentage of women in executive positions in Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed companies was about 19%. “At this rate of improvement, it will take 200 years to reach gender equity.” This is according to Prof Jenny Hoobler, Professor of Human Resources at the...

  • Prof Stella Nkomo earns Academy of Management’s Distinguished Service Award

    Posted on August 13, 2018

    Prof Stella Nkomo, former deputy dean for Research and Postgraduate Studies in the University of Pretoria's (UP) Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, has earned the prestigious 2018 Award for Distinguished Service from the Academy of Management (AOM). The award was conferred on her at the...

  • EMS honours research and teaching excellence

    Posted on June 21, 2018

    Academic staff in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences were honoured for the excellence they achieved in teaching and learning, as well as research, at the prestigious annual EMS Awards Function, which was held on 6 June 2018.

  • Prof Carrim presents at gender conference in Portugal

    Posted on June 08, 2018

    Prof Nasima Carrim from the Department of Human Resource Management in UP’s Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences attended the 1st International Conference on Gender Research, which was held at the University of Porto, Portugal, from 12 to 13 April 2018. The conference was hosted by...

  • Prof Nasima Carrim delivers keynote address on diversity

    Posted on April 13, 2018

    Prof Nasima Carrim from the Department of Human Resource Management delivered a keynote address at the Doing Difference Differently (UP3D) ceremony on 20 March 2018.

  • Prof Meiring recognised for contributions to assessment centres in SA

    Posted on April 12, 2018

    Prof Deon Meiring from the Department of Human Resource Management received a special recognition award for his significant contributions to the science and practice of assessment centres in South Africa. The award was made at the 38th Annual South African Assessment Centre Study Group (ACSG)...

  • Occupational health & wellbeing: from burnout to engagement in the workplace

    Posted on November 14, 2017

    Despite its name, occupational health psychology is traditionally concerned with ill-health and unwell-being.

  • EMS academics inaugurated into prestigious science academies

    Posted on October 16, 2017

    The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) hosted its annual awards ceremony on 11 October 2017, where new members of ASSAf and the South African Young Academy of Science (SAYAS) were also inaugurated.

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