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Peter Prowse

Prof Peter Prowse

Professor Of Human Resource Management And Employment Relations

Summary

Peter Prowse is the Professor of Human Resource Management and Employment Relations.  He holds a BA (Hons) Industrial Relations and Law from the University of Kent, an MSc Industrial Relations and Personnel Management from London School of Economics and a Ph.D. from Leeds University. He has significant business experience in both human resource management (HRM) and employment relations having worked for the Advisory Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS), and roles in Training and Development and a Recruitment Specialist. He is a Fellow of Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. His interests are human resource management, global employment relations, global negotiation and management, the living wage and public sector management. He has published widely and his articles have appeared in Work, Employment and Society, Industrial Relations Journal, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Journal of Business Research, Personnel Review, International Journal of Public Sector Management, International Journal of Performance and Productivity and Managing Business Excellence.

 

  • About

    Qualifications

    • 2016: Professional Qualification, Non business related,
    • 2000: PhD The Changing Character of Industrial Relations Institutions and Employment Status, University of Leeds
    • 1990: Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development , CIPD, United Kingdom
    • 1986: MSc Industrial Relations and Personnel Management, London School of Economics and Political Science
    • 1981: BA (Hons) Industrial Relations (Law), University of Kent

    Consultancy

    Learning and Development

    • 1999: Self Development and Appraisal Skills, Medical Protection Society, United Kingdom

    Marketing strategy

    • 1995: SME Needs in Coalfield Regions, Wakefield TEC, United Kingdom
    • 1994: SME Needs, Barnsley & Doncaster TEC, United Kingdom

    Project

    • 1996: Regional SME Survey for Art and Design Centre, Sheffield Technopole, United Kingdom

    Strategy

    • 2007: Commisioning Improvement Negotiating and Influencing Skills, London Maternity Services, United Kingdom
    • 2004: Developing Partnership, Barnsley NHS Foundation Trust, United Kingdom
    • 1997: Flexible Shiftworking, Northern Food PLC, United Kingdom
    • 1995: Future of Continuing Education in Specialist Adult Education, Northern College for Adult Education, Barnsley, United Kingdom
    • 1995: Negotiating Skills for CIS Trade Unions, Yedinyedne, Russia

    CPD/ Attendance at annual conferences

    HEA fellow

    • 2000: Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, Higher Education Academy (HEA)

    Other

    • 1990: Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)

    Member of professional body

    Membership

    • 2013: Member of the British Academy of Management, British Academy of Management (BAM), United Kingdom
    • 1996: Member of The British University Industrial Relations Association (BUIRA), British University Industrial Relations Association (BUIRA), United Kingdom

    PG External Examiner

    Subject

    • 2015: External Academic on Validation Panel for MSc Human Resource Management and revalidation of MBA, University of Sussex, United Kingdom
    • 2013: External Quality Assurance Reviewer. Reviewed Postgraduate Programmes, University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom
    • 2009 to 2013: External Examiner MSc in Human Resource Management and MBA Research, University of Derby, United Kingdom
    • 2000 to 2006: External Examiner MSc Human Resource Development-Personnel Policy and Practice, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
    • 2000 to 2006: External Examiner Postgraduate Diploma in Management (Thomas Cook Programme), Loughborough University, United Kingdom

    UG External Examiner

    • 2013: External Examiner for BA (Hons) Business Studies, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
    • 1997 to 2000: External Examiner Malaysia Telekom Certificate in Management Development, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
    • 1997 to 2000: External Examiner Malaysia Telekom Certificate in Management Development, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
    • 1991 to 1995: External Examiner BA (Hons), University of Teeside, United Kingdom

    Professor of Human Resource Management and Employment Relations

    Teaching expertise

    • -Comparative Approaches to International Employment Relations(CAIER)

    Research

    • His Current Research includes research on Development of the Living Wage, Work Life Balance for Midwives in Healthcare, Negotiation skills in International Business and Leadership and Mentorship of senior women leaders in trade unions

  • Teaching

    Sheffield Business School

    OBHRM

    2016 to present: Contemporary Developments in Employee Relations and Employment Law, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

    2015 to present: Lecturer - International and Contemporary Issues in Employment Relations; Human Resource Management, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

    2015 to present: Resource Management in Context; Managing People & International HRM, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

  • Publications

    PROWSE, Peter and DOBBINS, Tony (2017). English Footballs Richest Clubs fail to pay staff a real Living. In: Play the Game 2017-Riding the Waves of Change, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, 26-30 November 2017.

    PROWSE, Peter, FELLS, Ray and LOPES, Ana (2017). Community and union-led living wage campaigns. Employee Relations, 39 (6), 825-839.

    PROWSE, Peter, FELLS, Ray, ARROWSMITH, James, PARKER, Jane and LOPES, Ana (2017). Low pay and the living wage. Employee Relations, 39 (6), 778-784.

    PROWSE, Peter, PROWSE, Julie and SNOOK, Jereme (2017). Austerity and the Living Wage: the Case of Care Workers in England. In: International Labour Process Conference, Sheffield University, Sheffield University, Sheffield, 4-6 April 2017. (Unpublished)

    FELLS, Ray and PROWSE, Peter (2016). Negotiations in the workplace : overcoming the problem of asymmetry. In: ELGOIBAR, Patricia, EUWEMA, Martin and MUNDUATE, Lourdes, (eds.) Building Trust and Constructive Conflict Management in Organizations. Industrial Relations & Conflict Management . Switzerland, Springer, 75-92.

    OTT, Ursula, PROWSE, Peter, FELLS, Ray and ROGERS, Helen (2016). The DNA of negotiations as a set theoretic concept : a theoretical and empirical analysis. Journal of Business Research, 69 (9), 3561-3587.

    PROWSE, Peter and FELLS, Ray (2016). The living wage : policy and practice. Industrial Relations Journal, 47 (2), 144-162. (In Press)

    PROWSE, Peter and FELLS, Ray (2016). The living wage in the UK – an analysis of the GMB campaign in local government. Labour & Industry, 26 (1), 58-73.

    PARKER, Jane, ARROWSMITH, Jim, FELLS, Ray and PROWSE, Peter (2016). The living wage: concepts, contexts and future concerns. Labour & Industry, 26 (1), 1-7.

    PROWSE, Julie and PROWSE, Peter (2015). Flexible working and work-life balance: Midwives’ experiences and views. Work, Employment and Society, 29 (5), 757-774.

    FELLS, Ray, ROGERS, Helen, PROWSE, Peter and OTT, Ursula (2015). Unravelling business negotiations: understanding how to achieve satisfactory outcomes. Negotiation Conflict Management Resarch, 8 (2), 119-136.

    Journal article: PROWSE, P. Lopes, A. Fells, R. (2017), 'Community and union-led Living Wage campaigns', Employee Relations: The International Journal, vol 39, no 6, pp. 825-839

    Journal article: PROWSE, P. Fells, R. (2016), 'The living wage in the UK – an analysis of the GMB campaign in local government', vol 26, no 1, pp. 58-73

    Journal article: PROWSE, P. (2010), 'Bookshelf 2010', Industrial Relations Journal, vol 41, no 6, pp. 639-642

    Journal article: PROWSE, P. Taticchi, P. Prowse, J. (2010), 'Whatever happened to human resource management performance?', International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, vol 59, no 2, pp. 145-162

    Journal article: PROWSE, P. Prowse, J. (2009), 'The dilemma of performance appraisal', Measuring Business Excellence, vol 13, no 4, pp. 69-77

    Book chapter: PROWSE, P. PROWSE, J. (2010), 'The Dilemma of Performance Appraisal' Business Performance Measurement and Management: New Contexts, Themes and Challenges, Paulo Taticchi eds, Springer, New York, pp. 195-206

    Conference Paper: PROWSE, P. PROWSE, J. SNOOK, J. (2017), 'The Living wage and the Social care sector - the case of social care homes'. Paper presented at International Labour Process Conference, Sheffield, UK

    Conference Paper: PROWSE, P. PROWSE, J. SNOOK, J. (2016), 'Austerity and the Living Wage: the Case of Care Homes in Britain'. Paper presented at BUIRA Conference, 'Living Wage Stream', Leeds, UK

    Conference Paper: PROWSE, P. (2015), 'The End of Consultation and Engagement? Whitleyism in the UK Civil Service'. Paper presented at New Public Management in Historical Perspective - BUIRA Conference, Special Seminar, University of Westminster Business School

    Conference Paper: PROWSE, P. PROWSE, J. PERRETT, R. (2015), 'Women take care and men take charge: Leadership and the Public and Commercial Union'. Paper presented at International Labour Process Conference, Athens

    Conference Paper: PROWSE, P. FELLS, R. (2015), 'The UK Living Wage Regional Campaigns - An Analysis'. Paper presented at The Association of Industrial Relations Academics in Australia and New Zealand (AIRAANZ) Conference, University of Aukland

    Conference Paper: PROWSE, P. FELLS, R. (2014), 'The Living Wage: Policy and Practice'. Paper presented at The Association of Industrial Relations Academics in Australia and New Zealand (AIRAANZ) Conference, University of Melbourne

    Conference Paper: PROWSE, P. FELLS, R. (2013), 'International Business Negotiations Research'. Paper presented at International Practitioners Workshop on Negotiation, Herriot Watt University, Edinburgh

    Conference Paper: PROWSE, P. FELLS, R. ROGERS, H. OTT, U. (2013), 'Unravelling business negotiations - insights from an international survey'. Paper presented at British Academy of Management (BAM) Conference, Liverpool

    Conference Paper: PROWSE, P. FELLS, R. (2012), 'Do We Need to Understand Negotiation Processes or How we Resolve the Processes of Negotiation? A Plea for More Empiricism in Industrial Relations Studies'. Paper presented at BUIRA Conference, University of Bradford

    Conference Paper: PROWSE, P. PROWSE, J. (2011), 'Midwives' experiences of collaborative working'. Paper presented at 30th International Labour Process Conference, Leeds University Business School

    Conference Paper: PROWSE, P. PROWSE, J. (2010), 'The Rhetoric and Reality of Flexible working: Midwives' Experience of Flexible Working'. Paper presented at International Labour Process Conference, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, USA

    Conference Paper: PROWSE, P. PROWSE, J. (2009), 'Whatever Happened to HRM Performance?'. Paper presented at Perspectives on Business Performance Conference, Pace University, New York

    Conference Paper: PROWSE, P. PROWSE, J. (2009), 'The Dilemma of Performance Appraisal'. Paper presented at Perspectives on Business Performance Conference, Pace University, New York

    Conference Speaker: PROWSE, P. ARROWSMITH, J. PARKER, J. FELLS, R. (2015), 'Low Pay and Living Wage', in The Association of Industrial Relations Academics in Australia and New Zealand (AIRAANZ) Conference, University of Aukland, The Association of Industrial Relations Academics in Australia and New Zealand (AIRAANZ) Conference

  • Other activities

    HEA fellow or senior fellow

    • 2000: Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA), Higher Education Academy (HEA), United Kingdom
    • 1990: Fellow of Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), United Kingdom

    Other

    • 2013: Member British Academy of Management, British Academy of Management (BAM), United Kingdom
    • 1996: Member British University Industrial Relations Association (BUIRA), British University Industrial Relations Association (BUIRA), United Kingdom

  • Postgraduate supervision

    Completed supervisions

    • 2011:Supervision Andreas Chronopoulos (2 students)
    • 2000:Ph.D Full Supervision - Mrs Neeru Malhotra (Bradford University) (1 student)

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