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Nicholas Kinnie Emeritus Professor in Human Resource Management

Nicholas researches the links between HR practices and business performance.


My principal research interests lie in exploring the links between HR practices and business performance in a variety of organisations including professional service firms and outsourced telephone call centres. This has involved extensive empirical research in private and public sector organisations on a series of projects mostly sponsored by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. Most recently this has involved a two year research project examining the links between managing people and managing knowledge in a series of professional service firms in the UK and the US. This research has been published in a variety of academic and practitioner publications and presented at various international conferences.