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  • SABPP visits Human Resource Management

    Posted on May 21, 2018

    The South African Board for People Practices (SABPP) management team, under leadership of CEO Mr Marius Meyer, visited the Department of Human Resource Management in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences during April 2018. The SABPP is recognised by the South African Qualifications...

  • Human Resource Management awards excellence

    Posted on May 17, 2018

    On 10 May 2018, the Department of Human Resource Management’s Annual Prize Giving Ceremony was held at the spectacular Villa Sterne Guesthouse in Pretoria.

  • 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)...

  • MCom students camp for team building

    Posted on April 06, 2018

    The Department of Human Resource Management welcomed its MCom Industrial and Organisational Psychology 2018 group at a weekend team building session held at Matlapeng, a farm located in a tranquil valley approximately 90km from Pretoria.

  • 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.

  • Dr Paul Smit lectures at three Russian universities

    Posted on September 22, 2017

    Dr Paul Smit from the Department of Human Resource Management recently visited Russia, where he presented lectures at three different Russian universities and chaired a session at an international Brics conference.

  • Gaining confidence for job interviews

    Posted on September 15, 2017

    As part of the UP Careers Campaign, Ms Suzanne Gericke, a part-time lecturer in the Department of Human Resource Management was interviewed on Tuks FM.

  • Effects of sexual harassment in the workplace

    Posted on September 12, 2017

    Sexual harassment in the workplace is a global phenomenon that has varying consequences and repercussions for victims.

  • Dr Nasima Carrim wins best paper award

    Posted on August 15, 2017

    Dr Nasima Carrim from the Department of Human Resource Management at the University of Pretoria received the best paper award in the management/talent and knowledge management track the Eighth Academic Research Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences, which took...

  • UP academics attend South African Personality Inventory research project workshop

    Posted on August 04, 2017

    Academics from the Department of Human Resource Management, Profs Deon Meiring and Alewyn Nel, participated in a workshop held on 10 and 11 July 2017 at the Touch of Class Guesthouse in Pretoria. The workshop focused on the South African Personality Inventory (SAPI), a research project where...

  • A new indigenous personality test for South Africa

    Posted on July 25, 2017

    Researchers at UP, along with colleagues from other universities, have been developing a more representative indigenous personality measure that can be used by prospective employers for a multi-cultural workforce.

  • Research and teaching excellence celebrated at EMS Awards

    Posted on June 28, 2017

    The Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences celebrated the excellent research and teaching and learning achievements of academic staff members at the prestigious annual EMS Awards Function, which was held on 21 June 2017.

  • Ties with Russia strengthened further

    Posted on June 14, 2017

    Dr Paul Smit from the Department of Human Resource Management was invited by the embassy of the Russian Federation in South Africa to attend the celebration of Russian Day in Pretoria on 8 June 2017.

  • EMS Autumn 2017 Graduations

    Posted on June 06, 2017

    The Autumn 2017 Graduation Ceremonies of UP’s Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences were recently held at the Rembrandt Hall at the LC de Villiers Sports Campus.

  • EMS academics celebrated at UP Academic Achievers Awards

    Posted on May 15, 2017

    A number of academics from the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences were celebrated when the University of Pretoria hosted its annual Academic Achievers Awards on 9 May 2017.

  • GIBS graduate receives 2016 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Award

    Posted on April 13, 2017

    Philip Maxton, who recently graduated with a Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) from the University of Pretoria's Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS), has been presented with the 2016 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Award.

  • Appointment of new Deputy Dean: Research and Postgraduate Studies in EMS

    Posted on March 24, 2017

    The University of Pretoria is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Jenny Hoobler as Deputy Dean: Research and Postgraduate Studies in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, with effect from 1 April 2017.

  • EMS spring graduation ceremony

    Posted on September 22, 2016

    The beginning of spring marked a time of celebration when the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences held its graduation ceremony in the Rembrandt Hall at the LC de Villiers Sports Campus on 2 September 2016.

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