HRM group @ Human Resource Management Journal
The paper “The HR-Lady is on board: Untangling the link between HRM’s feminine image and HRM’s board representation” by Astrid Reichel, Isabella Scheibmayr and Julia Brandl (University of Innsbruck) was accepted for publication in the Human Resource Management Journal.
The article is already available online and will be published in a special issue.
(online since 10.12.2019)
HRM group @ 7th Annual Conference of the ÖGGF
The HRM group was represented by Isabella Scheibmayr at the 7th Annual Conference of the Gender Studies Association Austria (ÖGGF), where she organized the pre-conference of the AG Nachwuchs (young scholars) together with Elisabeth Günther (Vienna University of Business and Economics).
Over 340 conference participants met from 7th to 9th November, a record! We thank the University of Innsbruck for organizing this truly inspiring conference.
(online since 03.12.2019)
HRM group @ Dutch HRM Conference
The biannual Conference of the Dutch HRM Conference took place in Tilburg (Netherlands) from 14-15 November. The motto of this year’s conference was “The Societal Impact of HRM”. Inspired by this topic, the HRM group contributed with four presentations at this truly international conference:
Isabella Scheibmayr presented a paper co-authored with Astrid Reichel on “HRM and the professionalization project – a comparative analysis”.
Markus Ellmer presented 3 papers:
- “Increasing HR credibility through HR Analytics?” co-authored with Astrid Reichel
- “Crowd worker Voice on Digital Work Platforms” (together with Thomas Gegenhuber and Elke Schüssler) and
- “In/human resource management in digital transformations” (co-author Johann Gregeby and Mårten Hugosson).
Here you may find more information about the conference. Many thanks to the committee for this great event!
In addition, the CRANET Network celebrated its 30th birthday at the conference– we sincerely congratulate!
(online since 05.12.2019)
HRM group @ AKempor 2019
The HRM group was present at the annual conference of the Arbeitskreis für empirische Personal- und Organisationsforschung (AKempor) from 26-27th September in Hamburg.
Isabella Scheibmayr presented the paper “HRM, gender demography and the professional project” (Co-author: Astrid Reichel).
Copyright: “UHH/Anna Jablonski”
(online since 02.10.2019)
HRM group @ Autumn Workshop of WK Pers 2019
The HRM group contributed with three presentations to this year’s autumn workshop of the Scientific Committee Personnel (WK Pers) of the German Academic Association for Business Research (VHB) in Munich:
Markus Ellmer presented a paper co-authored with Astrid Reichel titled “Increasing HRM credibility through HR Analytics? – An epistemic practice approach”, Astrid Reichel presented a paper co-authored with Isabella Scheibmayr and Julia Brandl (Uni Innsbruck) titled “The HR-Lady is on board: Untangling the link between HRM’s feminine image and HRM’s board representation” and Isabella Scheibmayr presented a study co-authored with Astrid Reichel named “HRM, gender demography and the professional project – a comparative analysis”.
Thanks to Stephan Kaiser and his team for the great event at the Bundeswehr University Munich!
(online since 02.10.2019)
HRM group @ Academy of Management Annual Meeting
More than 11,000 attendants from around the globe participated in the biggest management conference in 2019. The HRM group, as well, was present at this year’s 79th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management taking place August 9-13 in Boston.
Markus Ellmer presented two papers in the track ‘HR and Talent Analytics’ of the HR Division: “An Affordable Approach to EHRM-Based Employee Outcomes”, a paper co-authored with Astrid Reichel and “Exploring crowdworker Participation on Digital Work Platform” together with Thomas Gegenhuber and Elke Schüssler (both JKU Linz).
Isabella Scheibmayr presented in the track ‘Gender Equality Strategies’ of the GDO Division a paper named “The Disappearing Act of Gender Equality: GE Legislation Traveling from Draft to Implementation”, a working paper co-authored with Astrid Reichel.
Astrid Reichel‘s research appeared in two additional sessions: In the track ‘New Directions in Career Success’ (Career Division) the paper “Still Relevant? An Updated Meta-Analysis of Classic Career Success Predictors” (co-authors: Peter Heslin, Wolfgang Mayrhofer, Michael Schiffinger, Petra Eggenhofer-Rehart, Markus Latzke, Johannes Steyrer and Dominik Zellhofer) was presented and in the Symposium ‘Comparing Careers Across Countries: New Scholarship and Directions’ (Career and HR Division) her paper on “The Disabling Effect of Enabling Social Policies on Organizational Career Management” (together with Fida Afiouni, Eleni Apospori, Janine Bosak, Mila Lazarova, Emma Parry and Pamela Suzanne) was discussed.
(online since 01.10.2019)
HRM group @ Best International Symposium Award AoM 2019
The paper “The disabling effect of enabling social policies on organizational career management” authored by Astrid Reichel et al. is part of the symposium “Comparing Careers Across Countries: New Scholarship and Directions” organized by Maike Andresen, Eleni Apospori und Jon Briscoe. This symposium was selected as the winner of Emerald Best International Symposium Award at Academy of Management Meeting 2019, the biggest and most important management conference worldwide!
(online since 22.08.2019)
HRM group @ Hans-Böckler-Stiftung
In a literature study for the Hans-Böckler-Stiftung, Markus Ellmer, together with Dominik Klaus, Benjamin Herr (both University of Vienna) and Thomas Gegenhuber (Leuphana University Lüneburg) summarized some recent debates and approaches for improving the conditions of platforms workers in Europe.
The study can be downloaded here for free.
(online since 05.08.2019)
HRM group @ 35th EGOS Colloquium
The HRM group attended the 35th Colloquium of the European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS) at the University of Edinburgh Business School from 4th to 6th of July.
Isabella Scheibmayr presented a paper, co-written with Astrid Reichel, on ‘HRM, gender demography and the professional project’ in the SWG8 track: Occupational Membership, Careers and Resources in Flux.
(online since 17.07.2019)
HRM group @ PLUS Report
The current PLUS Report is portraying Prof. Astrid Reichel and Prof. Eva Traut-Mattausch from the Doctorate School Plus “Bestehen in modernen Arbeitswelten (BimA 4.0)” and mentions our PhD students Markus Ellmer and Isabella Scheibmayr.
Check out the new PLUS Report 2019 (pp. 28-33)!
(online seit 02.07.2019)
HRM group @ Cranet Workshop Luzern
From 24th to 25th of June the Cranet Network on Global HRM (Cranet) organized a Workshop and Meeting at the University of Luzern.
Astrid Reichel, as member of the Cranet Advisory Board, moderated the Workshop that engaged with future research projects and the empirical development of Cranet.
(online since 26.06.2019)
HRM group @ Austrian Early Scholars Workshop in Management
From May 6-7, 2019 the WU Wien, together with JKU Linz, hosted the 7th Austrian Early Scholars Workshop in Management. Markus Ellmer and Isabella Scheibmayr represented the HRM group with two contributions and had the opportunity to discuss their papers with distinguished international scholars in roundtable sessions.
A dinner at WUK, an autonomously organised culture space in the heart of Vienna, perfectly completed this very productive and interesting workshop’s focus on organization theory.
(online since 06.06.2019)
HRM group @ Workshop Data – Practices – Professions
From May 24-26, 2019 Markus Ellmer attended the interdisciplinary workshop “data – professions – practices” at the University of Lucerne.
The guiding question of the workshop was how data-driven work practices change professional profiles in various knowledge-intensive occupations. During the workshop, the perspectives of participating researchers across various disciplines (sociology of knowledge, sociology of work, media and management research) led to very interesting, yet productive discussions about the submitted papers.
We thank the department of sociology at the University of Lucerne for organising this great workshop!
(picture: Maximilian Heimstätt)
(online since 06.06.2019)
HRM group @ 34th EIASM Workshop on Strategic Human Resource Management
From 25th to 26th of April, 2019 the EIASM organized their annual Workshop on Strategic Human Resource Management at the Vienna University of Economics and Business. The HRM group was represented twice:
Astrid Reichel presented a paper in collaboration with Markus Ellmer intitled “An affordance approach to EHRM-based employee voice” and Isabella Scheibmayr presented “The HR Lady is on board: reconsidering the link between HRM’s feminine image and HRM’s board represenation”, a current joint project of the HRM group of the PLUS (represented by Professor Astrid Reichel and Isabella Scheibmayr) together with the Human Resource Management Unit (Professor Julia Brandl) of the University of Innsbruck.
We thank the EIASM for organizing this constructive and truly international workshop!
Further information to the workshop can be found here!
(online since 02.05.2019)
HRM group @ Emerald Best International Symposium Award at AOM 2019
As part of the symposium “Comparing Careers Across Countries: New Scholarship and Directions” (Organizers: Andresen, Maike/Apospori, Eleni/Briscoe, Jon), Astrid Reichel’s paper “The disabling effect of enabling social policies on organizational career management” has been nominated for the Emerald Best International Symposium Award at the AOM (Academy of Management) 2019 Annual Meeting, the world’s largest and most important conference on management issues.
The article is dealing with the phenomenon that socio-political measures (period of rest, maternity protection) may severely decrease the willingness of organizations of investing into women’s careers.
(online since 25.4.2019)
HRM group @ Ö1 Mittagsjournal
The HRM group was invited to the radio program Ö1 Mittagsjournal on the 7th of March. Astrid Reichel talked about a research project that she is currently undertaking in cooperation with Julia Brandl from the University of Innsbruck and Isabella Scheibmayr from the HRM group.
We investigated how institutional pressure on organizations to integrate women in top management is translated in organizations.
The radio segment is online available for seven days (research project from the University of Salzburg ca. 12:44).
(online since 12.03.2019)
HRM group @ 5c Blog
Based on the working paper “What do MNCs promise to their (future) employees? An analysis of employer branding messages of 30 major MNCs on Facebook” of Markus Ellmer, Astrid Reichel, as well as Sebastian Naderer (Datrion, Target Agent), Astrid Reichel has authored an input to the blog of 5C (Cross Cultural Collaboration on Contemporary Careers), dealing with the employer-employee relationship.
Read more on Blog “We are expecting“.
(online since 26.2.2019)
HRM group @ Best Paper Award HR Division International Conference
The paper “Power increase despite passivity? HR professionalization and the legal context” by Isabella Scheibmayr and Astrid Reichel presented at the 3rd HR Division International Conference (Academy of Management) was awarded best paper of the conference.
We thank the committee for selecting our work for the David P. Lepak Best Conference Paper Award sponsored by the International Journal of HRM.
(online since 24.01.2019)
HRM group @ 3rd HR Division International Conference
The 3rd International Conference of the HR Division of the Academy of Management took place from 9th-11th of January at the DCU in Dublin. The HRM group was represented by Astrid Reichel and Isabella Scheibmayr.
In the track “HRM, Agency and Institutions” they presented their papers “The HR-Lady is on board” and “Power increase despite passivity? HR professionalization and the legal context”.
Newsworthy the second paper won the David P. Lepak Best Paper Award!
We thank the organizers of the HRIC 2019 in Dublin and the IJHRM for this great honor and an amazing conference!
(online since 22.01.2019)
HRM group @ 5c Meeting and Workshop
From January 7-8 Astrid Reichel attended the biannual Meeting and Workshop of 5C (cross cultural collaboration on contemporary careers) held at the Dublin City University, Irland.
Upon presenting the status quo of 5C research about the socio-political influence on organizational career practices, she was also dealing with future scenarios for the 5C project.
(online since 15.1.2019)