Personnel Review

Personnel Review

ISSN: 0048-3486

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2015 Impact Factor: 0.704 * 
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5 year Impact Factor (2014) - 1.406

Personnel Review (PR) publishes rigorous, well written articles from a range of theoretical and methodological traditions.

We value articles that have high originality and that engage with contemporary challenges to human resource management theory, policy and practice development. Research that highlights innovation and emerging issues in the field, and the medium- to long-term impact of HRM policy and practice, is especially welcome.

All articles are initially screened by our team of associate editors for blind peer reviewing.

Our journal publishes articles drawn broadly, but not exclusively, from the following areas:

  • Employee and Industrial relations
  • HRM policy and practice
  • Labor market analysis
  • Impact of gender, ethnicity, faith, disability and other areas of 'traditional disadvantage' on HRM policy and practice
  • Line management delivery of HRM
  • Employee experience and insights into HRM policy and practice
  • Interim and sub-contracted provision of HRM
  • International aspects of HRM, including developing and emerging economies
  • Mobilisation and migration
  • Under-researched contexts and countries
  • New theories of HRM, including the application of social science and management science thinking and empirical investigations to new theorizing

Recent Special Issues

Managing People and Organisations in Africa (Volume 44, Issue3) - Guest Editors: Ken Kamoche, Lisa Qixun Siebers, Aminu Mamman and Aloysius Newenham-Kahindi. One of the purposes of this special issue is to advance our understanding of the impact of culture on the effectiveness of business and management in Africa, drawing particular attention to various levels of a cultural perspective (i.e. the national level, the organisational level and the individual level) and their relationship to values, behaviours, attitudes and performance at work.

Why read Personnel Review?

By providing a specialized forum for the exchange of ideas and research programmes, the journal offers personnel professionals an international overview, and the opportunity to adapt successful initiatives to their own needs and situations.

This journal is indexed and abstracted in

Abstracts in Social Gerontology, Academic Research, Business Index, Business Source Alumni Edition/Complete/Government Edition/Corporate/Corporate Plus/Elite/Premier, Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities in Management and Marketing, Corporate Resource Net, Current Contents/Social & Behavioural Science, Education Research Complete, Education Source, Emerald Reviews (formerly Anbar), ESSEC Business School, European Index of Management Periodicals, Focus on: Industrial & Organizational Psychology, Genamics, Health Business Elite, Helecon, Human Resource Abstracts, ISI Alerting Services, Magazine Search, Management & Marketing Abstracts, Peace Research Abstracts, Personnel Management Abstracts, PsycINFO, ReadCube Discovery, Research Alert, SCIMA, Social Science Citation Index, Social SCISEARCH, Scopus, Studies in Women Abstracts, Technical Education & Training Abstracts, TOC Premier (EBSCO), Work Related Abstracts

This journal is ranked by 

Association of Business Schools (ABS) Academic Journal Quality Guide - 2 Ranking, AERES (France), Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC) Quality Journal List - A Ranking, BFI (Denmark), CNRS (France), ESSEC (France), FNEGE (France), JourQUAL 2.1 (Germany), NSD (Norway), Scopus, The Publication Forum (Finland), Thomson Reuters (ISI)

Personnel Review is available as part of an online subscription to the Emerald HR, Learning & Organization Studies eJournals Collection. For more information, please email or visit the Emerald HR, Learning & Organization Studies eJournals Collection page.

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* 2015 Journal Citation Reports® (Thomson Reuters, 2016)

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