The distinctive features are:
It locates the discipline of human resource management in a philosophical, theoretical and vocational context.
It considers critically a range of key practices in the field of HRM and contextualises these within wider economic and social circumstances.
It enables the students to develop key interpersonal skills inherent in the practice of HRM, e.g. team-working, negotiation.
His specialization is on Organisational Behaviour, Leadership & Complexity, Human Resources Management and International Human Resource Management, and Total Quality Management. His publication record focuses on a variety of OB/HR issues in different, but rather challenging, contexts like economies in transition, SMEs in crisis, the public sector, etc. Dr. Psychogios has published several articles in journals like the International Journal of Human Resource Management, Journal of Human Resource Management, Emergence: Complexity & Organisation, TQM & Business Excellence, Employee Relations, the International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management, etc.
Dr. Psychogios has a wide-range experience of participating in various consultancy and research projects on issues like leadership, human resource management, total quality management, performance management and reward systems. He participated in many professional training courses offered in both private and public organisations. Moreover, he has been invited in many professional and academic conferences as an expert speaker on issues like leadership, complexity, and performance management.
Prior to his current position, he was a Senior Lecturer and Research Director in the Department of Business Administration& Economics in City College, International Faculty of the University of Sheffield. He was also a Research Track Leader (Enterprise, Innovation and Regional Development) of South Eastern European Research Centre (SEERC). Furthermore, he was adjunct lecturer at the Hellenic Open University and an Instructor in The Greek National School of Public Administration.
Dr. Psychogios’ research interests can be grouped in three pillars:
- Organisational Dynamics & Leadership
Change Dynamics; Organisational Routines; Complexity leadership; Temporary Organising; Ageing, Generations & Organisations; Crisis & Organisational Practices; Trust & Crisis; Sense Making & Crisis.
- International Human Resource Management& Employee Relations
HR/ER Practices in Emerging Economies; Expatriates Management; Extreme Working Conditions; HRM in SMEs
- Management & Performance Practices
Quality Management & Organizational/National Culture; Application of Lean Six Sigma; Performance & Reward Systems; Application of Management Practices in Public Sector
1. Teaching sessions
|Wednesday 25th of May, ’16
14:00 – 22:00
|Introduction to the module and assessment
Nature & Context of HRM
Paradigms of HRM
Strategic Human Resource Management
|Thursday 26th of May, ’16
11:00 – 19:00
|Staffing the Organisation
|Friday 27th of May, ’16
09:00 – 19:00
|Human Resource Development
Conflict & Communication
The Dark Side of HRM: Downsizing
|Saturday 28th of May, ’16
09:00 – 19:00
IHRM Case Study
Conclusion, tutorials, and assignment advice