Dear colleagues (apologies for cross-posting)


Please visit for details of the call for proposals for Special Issues of Human Resource Management Journal (HRMJ). Proposals should be submitted to [log in to unmask] by Monday 9th January 2017.


Human Resource Management Journal is a scholarly journal that seeks to promote the understanding of HRM to academics and practising managers. HRMJ aims to promote the theory and practice of HRM, to provide an international forum for discussion and debate, and to stress the critical importance of people management to a wide range of economic, political and social concerns. Since 2006, HRMJ has broadened its editorial scope to become more globally orientated and has strengthened the international character of its Editorial Team and Board.


Journal Reputation & Rankings:

HRMJ is ranked 4 in The Chartered Association of Business Schools' Academic Journal Guide 2016, and 'A' in the Australian Business Deans Council Journal Rankings List. According to the ISI Journal Citation Reports, HRMJ is ranked 6/26 in Industrial Relations and Labor and 71/192 in Management. The current impact factor is 1.845.



Elaine Farndale, Pennsylvania State University, USA / Tilburg University, The Netherlands

Anthony McDonnell, Queen’s University (soon to move University College Cork, Ireland)

Dora Scholarios, University of Strathclyde, UK

Adrian Wilkinson, Griffith University, Australia


Associate Editors:

Katie Bailey, University of Sussex, UK

Edel Conway, Dublin City University, Ireland

Anders Dysvik, BI Norwegian Business School, Norway

Martin Edwards, King's College London, UK

Kaifeng Jiang, Mendoza College of Business at University of Notre Dame, USA

Gill Kirton, Queen Mary University of London, UK

Mila Lazarova, Simon Fraser University, Canada

Helen Liu, Pennsylvania State University, USA

Ashly H. Pinnington, The British University in Dubai, UAE

Amanda Pyman, Monash University, Australia

B. Sebastian Reiche, IESE Business School, Spain

Juani Swart, Bath University, UK

Andrew Timming, University of St Andrews, UK


Current Calls for Papers:

Special Issue: Employers’ Organizations and Employer Collective Action

Guest Editors: Edmund Heery and Marco Hauptmeier

Submission deadline: 16 December 2016

Call for papers:


Special Issue: Exploring trade-offs between employee well-being and organizational performance: The role of Human Resource Management

Guest Editors: Karina Van De Voorde, Marc Van Veldhoven and Riccardo Peccei

Submission deadline: 1 March 2017

Call for papers:


Special Issue: New Avenues in International Careers Research

Guest Editors: Adam Smale, Jon Briscoe, Michael Dickman, Wolfgang Mayrhofer and Emma Parry

Submission deadline: 3 April 2017

Call for papers:


Warm regards,

Elaine Farndale, Anthony McDonnell, Dora Scholarios, and Adrian Wilkinson



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