Greetings! The latest issue of Human Resource Management is now available (see below). I also want to take this opportunity to thank Ryan Zimmerman and his team for their oustanding work and introduce the new editorial team:

Co Editors-in-Chief

Howard J. Klein, The Ohio State University, USA

Fang Lee Cooke, Monash University, Australia

Executive Editor

Janet H. Marler, University at Albany, USA

Associate Editors

Brian Harney, Dublin City University, Ireland

Crystal M. Harold, Temple University, USA

Brad Harris, Texas Christian University, USA

Wei He, Nanjing University, China

Sunghoon Kim, University of Sydney, Australia

Shaun Pichler, California State University-Fullerton, USA

Caitlin Porter, University of Memphis, USA

Karin Sanders, UNSW Sydney, Australia

Maria del Carmen Triana, Vanderbilt University, USA

Karina Van De Voorde, Tilburg University, Netherlands

Kang Yang Trevor Yu, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore


We have updated HRM’s aims and scope, expanded the editorial board, and will have more news to share soon. Please look at the great articles in the most recent issue and consider submitting your work to HRM ( HRM is a Financial Times Top 50 Business Journal, strives to be author friendly, and has a 2020 Impact Factor of 5.078


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Human Resource Management
Volume 61, Issue 2

Pages: 133-277

March/April 2022



The treatment of disabled individuals in small, mediumsized, and large firms

Nick Bacon, Kim Hoque


The performance impact of gender diversity in the top management team and board of directors: A multiteam systems approach

Jie Wu, Orlando C. Richard, María del Carmen Triana, Xinhe Zhang


Unraveling the relationship between highperformance work systems and firm performance: A mediation analysis

Peng Wang, Xiaoping Chen, John J. Lawler


The dark side of leader–member exchange: Observers' reactions when leaders target their teammates for abuse

Jia (Jasmine) Hu, Xiaoming Zheng, Benett J. Tepper, Ning Li, Xin Liu, Jia Yu


It takes two to tango: Knowledge transfer between expatriates and host country nationals

Yu-Shan Hsu, Yu-Ping Chen, Flora F. T. Chiang, Margaret A. Shaffer


The road taken and the path forward for HR devolution research: An evolutionary review

Hussein Kurdi-Nakra, Xuan Kou, Jongwook Pak


The dynamics of diplomatic careers: The shift from traditional to contemporary careers

Dan Hart, Yehuda Baruch



Howard J. Klein, Ph.D. 

Professor of Management and Human Resources 

Co Editor-in-Chief, Human Resource Management

2100 Neil Avenue, Columbus, OH  43210-1144 

Office: (614) 292-0719 / Fax: (614) 292-7062

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