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Personnel Review: A Journal of People, Work, and Organisations (PR) publishes rigorous, well written articles from a range of theoretical and methodological traditions.

ISSN: 0048-3486
eISSN: 0048-3486

Aims and scope

Personnel Review: A Journal of People, Work, and Organisations (PR) values 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

PR is also seeking submissions of research related to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, in particular, research that has a specific, actionable connection to challenges and opportunities in practice. The SDGs most aligned with the journal's topical coverage suggested above are SDG 3 (good health and well-being), SDG 5 (gender equality), SDG 8 (decent work and economic growth) and SDG 10 (reduced inequalities).

This journal is aligned with our responsible management goal

We aim to champion researchers, practitioners, policymakers and organisations who share our goals of contributing to a more ethical, responsible and sustainable way of working.

SDG 8 Decent work & economic growth
SDG 9 Industry, innovation & infrastructure
SDG 10 Reduced inequalities
SDG 11 Sustainable cities & communities
SDG 12 Responsible consumption & production
SDG 13 Climate action
Find out about our responsible management goal