HR, learning &
organisation studies

Explore our HR, learning & organisation studies journals, books & case studies

Welcome to our home for HR, learning & organisation studies research. This page is designed to help authors find a home for their work and to help librarians identify suitable eJournal and eBook collections for their researchers.

Our research covers all aspects of HR, learning & organisation studies such as human resources, corporate communications, CSR, employee benefits, learning and development, organisational behaviour, performance management, talent management, workplace diversity, and more.

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Our goals

This subject area is aligned with Responsible management, one of our interdisciplinary goals, each of which is aligned to multiple SDGs so we can ensure that the research we publish can fully play its part in solving significant global challenges.

If you want to find out more about we support the UN Sustainable Development Goals, take a look at our goals page.

For authors & researchers

If you're a researcher and/or a published or prospective author, here's where you'll find details of our HR, learning & organisation studies journals, books and case studies.

Calls for papers

Browse by subject and UN SDG on our dedicated Calls for papers page.


Browse open access journal issues

Here we have some sample journal issues, that are open access, for you to browse. You can search for more issues on individual journal homepages that can be found via our Find a journal page.


Recent books

You can search for more HR, learning & organisation studies books on our Bookstore.

If you want to speak to us about writing a book in this subject area, you can contact us below.

Calls for book proposals

EDI, Policy and Politics

We are seeking short-form Emerald Points proposals that investigate, examine and challenge Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) topics in the social sciences and policy and politics. DEI topics are becoming increasingly prevalent in all aspects of the social sciences, as well as policy and politics. 

Intersectional by nature, DEI issues and research areas continue to grow, expand and shed light on various inequalities that have been ingrained in society. Topics include gender, class, health, disability, and race to name a few.

If you are interested in submitting a book proposal please contact Iram Satti

Case studies

Publish your case studies in one of two dedicated journals: Emerging Markets Case Studies and The CASE Journal.

In partnership with several organisations from around the world, we offer a range of case writing competitions.

Expert opinion

We've selected some opinion pieces and blogs by our authors.

The whiteboard: ethnic diversity in corporate Australia

Dr Claire Wright and Associate Professor Corinne Cortese, Dr Abdullah Al-Mamun and Dr Searat Ali ask why gender diversity has progressed while ethnic diversity has been left behind among the corporate elite of Australia.…

  • Acculturation
  • Career development
  • Corporate communication
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Cross cultural employment
  • Emotion in organisations
  • Employee benefits
  • Empowerment
  • Gender and organisations
  • Leadership
  • Learning and development
  • Organisational behaviour
  • Performance management
  • Personal branding
  • Psychometrics
  • Remote working
  • Retirement
  • Talent management
  • Team management
  • The future of work
  • The impact of Brexit on the labour force
  • Work engagement
  • Work/life balance
  • Workforce demographics
  • Workplace bullying
  • Workplace diversity

For librarians

If you're a librarian, here's where you'll find details of how to access our eJournal and eBook collections on Emerald Insight. 

Access our eJournal & eBook collections on Emerald Insight 

Journal and book content on Emerald Insight can be accessed through a range of flexible subscription and purchase options. Match content collections to user needs by choosing from comprehensive subject collections or flexible ‘select’ models.

Find out more about eJournal collections and eBook collections.

HR, Learning & Organisational Studies eJournal Collection

A 2023 subscription includes access to 25 journals. In 2021, this collection had 4.3 million downloads. 


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Open access content

Responsible management open access content

Explore freely available research to read, download and share, that champions thought leadership by being both a critic and supporter of responsible management research, knowledge exchange and education.

Publish your article or book with us

If you want to publish an article in any of the journals listed on this page, you can find all the information you need – and submit your paper – on each journal's homepage.

If you're interested in authoring a book in this subject area, please visit our Get ready to publish a book page where you'll find contact details for individual publishers.

If you want to speak to one of the team about publishing your work, please fill in this form and one of the team will get back to you.

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