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  • Doctoral students welcomed

    Posted on March 12, 2015

    The Department of Human Resource Management welcomed six new doctoral students at the end of February. This year's doctoral programme will include a year-long classroom seminar series in the literature and theory of organisational behaviour, industrial-organisational psychology and human resource...

  • Research on SADC transnational labour relations furthered in Germany

    Posted on February 16, 2015

    Two MCom students from the Department of Human Resource Management will visit the Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany from 22 to 29 March 2015. Helena du Preez and Leani van Zyl are both busy with their mini dissertations regarding different aspects of a larger research project on...

  • Best Professor in Human Resource Management

    Posted on November 14, 2014

    Recommendations regarding suitable candidates for the awards are made by experts from across the world. The criteria are based on personal information, students’ perception, graduated students’ opinion and the positions that candidates occupy in their organisation.

  • UP's Dr Paul Smit invited to deliver papers at prestigious universities

    Posted on May 09, 2014

    The 1st Multi-disciplinary Summit of Global and International Research Associations will be held at the Lomonosov Moscow State University in Russia during May 2014. Dr Paul Smit, of the Department of Human Resource Management, has been invited to present

  • Researcher receives the 2013 Emerald African Management Research Fund Award

    Posted on March 14, 2014

    Dr Nasima Carrim of the Department of Human Resource Management has been commended an award for a research project that she is doing in the field of management.

  • Top international researcher visits the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences

    Posted on March 13, 2014

    Prof Manfred Weiss from the Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany visited and presented lectures at the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences.

  • Research project on transnational labour relations

    Posted on February 25, 2014

    Prof Manfred Weiss from the Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany is mentoring Dr Paul Smit of UP

  • HR students powering possibility in the South African workplace

    Posted on January 21, 2014

    Madele Nelson, an Industrial Psychology master

  • Doctoral student wins prestigious international award

    Posted on October 16, 2013

    A study on how managers in information technology (IT) companies in South Africa perceive and manage virtual workers, awarded Dr Karen Luyt the prestigious Emerald Best International Dissertation Award. Dr Karen Luyt received a PhD in Organisation Behavio

  • Presentation on career advancement

    Posted on July 23, 2013

    During May 2013, Dr Nasima Carrim of the Department of Human Resource Management attended the 16th Congress of the European Association of Work and Organisational Psychology (EAWOP) in M

  • PhD

    Posted on June 03, 2013

    Two students of the Department of Human Resource Management received a PhD degree in Organisational Behaviour and one in Industrial and Organisational Psychology during the April 2013 graduation ceremony of the University of Pretoria.

  • Research on the establishment of regional labour standards for the SADC

    Posted on May 27, 2013

    Dr Paul Smit, an academic in the Department of Human Resource Management, attended and delivered a paper at the 11th International Conference in Commemoration of Prof Marco Biagi, held in Modena, Italy. The title of Conference was

  • 1st World conference on Personality

    Posted on April 09, 2013

    When one mentions the word

  • Vice-Chancellor

    Posted on February 18, 2013

    Dr Velichko Valchev joined the Department of Human Resource Management in January 2013 after being awarded the Vice-Chancellor

  • Students strive to become leading industrial and organisational psychologists

    Posted on February 12, 2013

    The Department of Human Resource Management started the 2013 MCom programme with an orientation week for selected postgraduate students, which included a team building session.

  • Commissioner visits UP as guest speaker

    Posted on November 09, 2012

    Commissioner Elsabe Maree of the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) recently visited the Department of Human Resource Management as guest speaker for the Labour Relations third-year students.

  • One of South Africa

    Posted on September 26, 2012

    Prof Shirley Zinn, an extraordinary professor in the Department of Human Resource Management, has been designated as one of South Africa

  • Graduation celebrations in the Department of Human Resource Management

    Posted on September 26, 2012

    Thirteen MCom (Industrial Psychology) students from the Department of Human Resource Management graduated at the Spring Graduation Ceremony of the University of Pretoria in September 2012.

  • Prominent leader acts as mentor

    Posted on September 20, 2012

    Prof Manfred Weiss has agreed to act as mentor and leader for Dr Paul Smit from the Department of Human Resource Management.

  • Staff member elected as President

    Posted on September 20, 2012

    Prof Karel Stanz, Head of the Department of Human Resource Management, is the new President of the Society for Industrial and Organisational Psychology in South Africa (SIOPSA) for the term 2012/2013.

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