Elaine Farndale, PhD, FCIPD, AHEA

 

International HRM Research, Teaching & Consultancy

 

Dr Elaine Farndale is Assistant Professor at the department of Labour Studies and Employment Relations at the Pennsylvania State University in the USA (http://lser.la.psu.edu/people/facultyprofiles/e_farndale.html), and part-time Assistant Professor in the Department of Human Resource Studies at Tilburg University in the Netherlands (http://www.tilburguniversity.edu/webwijs/show/?uid=farndale).

 

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Elaine is a graduate of the University of Hull (French and Modern Dutch Studies), Kingston University (Personnel Management) and Cranfield School of Management (PhD in HRM) in the UK. Elaine’s PhD explored the intra-organisational power of the human resources department in universities. She has worked previously as an HR specialist in HRM for several years.

 

In 1998, Elaine joined Cranfield School of Management as a Research Officer in the Research Centre for European Human Resource Management, headed by Professor Chris Brewster. Her main role was as researcher in the CRANET international comparative HRM research project.

 

In 2004, after completing her PhD she joined Erasmus University Rotterdam in the Netherlands where she was the lead researcher on the international HR Excellence project: The Global HR Research Alliance. This project was aimed at establishing the practices and mechanisms which generate/improve HRM effectiveness in multinational companies. The research project was sponsored by the Sanyo Corporation, and involved in-depth case-studies among selected multinational companies in Asia, USA, UK and mainland Europe, along with a global web-based survey.

 

In 2006, Elaine took up her position as Assistant Professor in Tilburg University, working with Professor Jaap Paauwe. Elaine was responsible for an International HRM module on the Masters in Human Resource Studies. She was also involved in numerous research projects, publications and executive development activities. Elaine was the organiser of the 2007 5th International Conference Dutch HRM Network held at Tilburg University (www.hrm-network.nl).

 

From 2004-2009, Elaine also worked in a research capacity with Professor Veronica Hope-Hailey and colleagues in the Change Management Consortium (http://www.cass.city.ac.uk/research-and-faculty/centres/centre-for-leadership,-learning-and-change/change-management-consortium).

 

In 2009, Elaine joined the Labor Studies and Employment Relations department at Pennsylvania State University, and is working under Professor Paul Clark, responsible for running IHRM modules on both undergraduate and professional Masters programs. She is also involved in conducting research (such as a SHRM Foundation funded project looking at employee engagement: (http://www.shrm.org/about/foundation/research/Pages/SHRMFoundationFarndale.aspx), and writing for academic and practitioner publications.

 

Elaine’s specialist areas of interest and research include:

-        international and comparative HRM;

-        the power, professionalism and roles of the HR department;

-        HRM and firm performance;

-        change management and HRM;

-        eHRM and new HR delivery mechanisms;

-        and organisational justice, trust, commitment and engagement.

Elaine has presented numerous papers at international conferences and has published articles and chapters in both the practitioner and academic press. Elaine has also been a tutor on various Bachelors, Masters, MBA and executive training courses focusing primarily on International HRM.

 

Elaine is Associate Editor of the journal, Human Resource Management (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1002/(ISSN)1099-050X).

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

Refereed journal articles

 

Stahl, G. K., Björkman, I., Farndale, E., Morris, S. S., Paauwe, J., Stiles, P., Trevor, J., & Wright, P. M. (2012). Six principles of effective global talent management. Sloan Management Review. 53(2), 25-42.

 

Paauwe, J., Farndale, E., & Biron, M. (2011). De effectiviteit van performance management: Lessen vanuit de praktijk. [Performance management effectiveness: lessons from practice.]. Maandblad voor Accountancy en Bedrijfseconomie.

 

Scullion, H., Sparrow, P., & Farndale, E. (2011). Global talent management: New challenges for the corporate HR role in the global recession. Zarządzanie Zasobami Ludzkimi [Polish Journal of Human Resource Management].

 

Kelliher, C., Clarke, C., Hope Hailey, V., & Farndale, E. (2011). Going global, feeling small: an examination of managers’ reactions to global re-structuring in a multi-national organization. International Journal of Human Resource Management.

 

Farndale, E., Hope Hailey, V., & Kelliher, C. (2011). High commitment performance management: the roles of justice and trust. Personnel Review. 40(1), 5-23.

 

Biron, M., Farndale, E., & Paauwe, J. (2011). Performance management: Lessons from world-leading firms. International Journal of Human Resource Management. 22(6), 1294-1311.

 

Farndale, E., Van Ruiten, J., Kelliher, C., & Hope Hailey, V. (2011). The influence of employee voice on organizational commitment in times of organizational change: an exchange perspective. Human Resource Management. 50(1), 1-17.

 

Farndale, E., Paauwe, J., & Boselie, P. (2010). An exploratory study of governance in the intra-firm Human Resources supply chain. Human Resource Management. 49(5), 849-868.

 

Farndale, E., Paauwe, J., Morris, S. S., Stahl, G. K., Stiles, P., Trevor, J., & Wright, P. M. (2010). Context-bound configurations of corporate HR functions in multinational corporations around the globe. Human Resource Management. 49(1), 45-66.

 

Farndale, E., Scullion, H., & Sparrow, P. (2010). The role of the corporate HR function in Global Talent Management. Journal of World Business. 45(2), 161-168.

 

Farndale, E. (2010). What is really driving differences and similarities in HRM across national boundaries in Europe. European Journal of International Management. 4(4), 362-381.

 

Morris, S. S., Wright, P. M., Trevor, J., Stiles, P., Stahl, G. K., Snell, S. A., Paauwe, J., & Farndale, E. (2009). Global challenges to replicating HR: The role of people, processes, and systems. Human Resource Management. 48(6), 973– 995.

 

Farndale, E., Paauwe, J., & Hoeksma, L. (2009). In-sourcing HR: shared service centers in the Netherlands. International Journal of Human Resource Management. 20(3), 544-561.

 

Farndale, E., & Hope Hailey, V. (2009). Personnel departmental power: realities from the UK higher education sector. Management Revue. 20(4), 392-412.

 

Farndale, E., Brewster, C. J., & Poutsma, E. (2008). Coordinated vs. liberal market HRM: the impact of institutionalization on multinational firms. International Journal of Human Resource Management. 19(11), 2004-2023.

 

Paauwe, J., & Farndale, E. (2008). De HR-functie in internationale ondernemingen: de bijdrage aan een high performance theorie. [The HR function in international firms: contribution to a high performance theory.]. Tijdschrift voor HRM. 11(3), 5-23.

 

Paauwe, J., & Farndale, E. (2008). De Nederlandse HR-Functie voor het voetlicht. Een vergelijking tussen Nederlandse en Amerikaanse/Britse HR-rollen. [The Dutch HR function under the spotlight. A comparison of Dutch and American/British HR roles.]. Maandblad voor Accountancy en Bedrijfseconomie. 82(7-8), 345-356.

 

Paauwe, J., & Farndale, E. (2007). HR shared service centers in Nederland. Ervaringen, verwachtingen en lessen voor de toekomst. [HR shared service centres in the Netherlands. Experiences, expectations, and lessons for the future.]. Tijdschrift voor HRM. 10(3), 7-31.

 

Farndale, E., & Paauwe, J. (2007). Uncovering competitive and institutional drivers of HRM practices in multinational corporations. Human Resource Management Journal. 17(4), 355-375.

 

Paauwe, J., & Farndale, E. (2006). Vakbonden en ondernemingsraden staan innovatie in de weg. [Trade unions and works councils hinder innovation.]. Zeggenschap. Tijdschrift over Arbeidsverhoudingen. 17(1), 6-7.

 

Farndale, E. (2005). HR department professionalism: a comparison between the UK and other European countries. International Journal of Human Resource Management. 16(5), 660-675.

 

Farndale, E., & Brewster, C. J. (2005). In search of legitimacy: personnel management associations worldwide. Human Resource Management Journal. 15(3), 33-48.

 

Hope Hailey, V., Farndale, E., & Truss, K. (2005). The HR department’s role in organizational performance. Human Resource Management Journal. 15(3), 49-66.

 

Jackson, S., Farndale, E., & Kakabadse, A. (2003). Executive development: meeting the needs of top teams and boards. Journal of Management Development. 22(3), 185-265.

 

Parts of Books

 

Boselie, P., Farndale, E., & Paauwe, J. (2012). Comparative performance management. In C. J. Brewster and W. Mayrhofer (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Comparative Human Resource Management Practice (pp. Chp 16). Edward Elgar Publishing. Peer-reviewed/refereed.

 

Farndale, E., Brewster, C. J., & Poutsma, E. (2012). Coordinated vs. liberal market HRM: the impact of institutionalization on multinational firms. In M. B. Lazarova, M. J. Morley, and S. Tyson (Eds.), International Human Resource Management. Policy and Practice (pp. 10-29). Routledge. Peer-reviewed/refereed.

 

Sparrow, P., Scullion, H., & Farndale, E. (2010). Global talent management: new roles for the corporate HR function?. In D. G. Collings and H. Scullion (Eds.), Global Talent Management (pp. 39-55). Routledge. Peer-reviewed/refereed.

 

Hope Hailey, V., Farndale, E., & Kelliher, C. (2010). Trust in turbulent times: the human cost of transformation and the consequences for intra-organizational trust. In M. N. K. Saunders, D. Skinner, N. Gillespie, G. Dietz, and R. J. Lewicki (Eds.), Organizational Trust: A Cultural Perspective (pp. 336-357). Cambridge University Press. Peer-reviewed/refereed.

 

Farndale, E., & Paauwe, J. (2008). Restructuring the HR function: HR shared service centers in the Netherlands. In G. Martin, M. Reddington and H. Alexander (Eds.), Technology, Outsourcing and HR Transformation (pp. 105-135). Butterworth Heinemann. Peer-reviewed/refereed.

 

Paauwe, J., & Farndale, E. (2006). International HRM and performance. In G. K. Stahl and I. Björkman (Eds.), Handbook of Research in International Human Resource Management (2nd ed.) (pp. 91-112). Edward Elgar Publishing. Peer-reviewed/refereed.

 

Paauwe, J., Farndale, E., & Williams, R. (2005). Web-based organizing in traditional brick-and-mortar companies: the impact on HR. E-Human Resources Management. In T. Torres-Coronas and M. Arias-Oliva (Eds.), E-Human Resources Management: Managing the Knowledge People (pp. 1-30). Hershey, PA: Idea Group, Inc.. Peer-reviewed/refereed.

 

Presentations Given

 

Farndale, E., Ligthart, P., Brewster, C. J., Poutsma, E., 1st Israeli GHRM Conference, ORT Braude College, Israel, "Institutional frameworks and HRM practices in Europe: The Market Economy effect over time," Paper, peer-reviewed/refereed. (November 25, 2011).

 

Farndale, E., Paauwe, J. (Author Only, Tilburg University, The Netherlands), Boselie, P. (Author Only, Utrecht University, The Netherlands), Academy of Management, San Antonio TX, "Corporate Crisis: Professional Identity (R)evolution?," Paper, peer-reviewed/refereed. (August 16, 2011).

 

Farndale, E., Kelliher, C. (Presenter & Author, Cranfield School of Management, UK), Academy of Management, San Antonio TX, "Employee experiences of performance appraisal: A multilevel investigation," Paper, peer-reviewed/refereed. (August 15, 2011).

 

Farndale, E., Suijkerbuijk, S. (Author Only, Tilburg University), Kelliher, C. (Author Only, Cranfield School of Management), Hope Hailey, V. (Author Only, Cass Business School), Workshop on Research Advances in Organizational Behavior and Human Resources Management, University of Paris Dauphine, Paris, France, "Organizational justice in the new public sector: mediating the LMX and organizational commitment relationship," Paper, peer-reviewed/refereed. (May 18, 2011).

 

Farndale, E., Murrer, I. (Author Only, Tilburg University), VIIIth International Workshop on Human Resource Management, Seville, Spain, "Employee engagement: a cross-national investigation of the impact of job resources," Paper, peer-reviewed/refereed. (May 12, 2011).

 

Farndale, E., Kelliher, C., Hope Hailey, V., Van Veldhoven, M., ESRC-Funded Seminar Series RES-451-26-0807, Kent, UK, "Employee Engagement in Multi-National Companies: a comparison of antecedents and definitions," Invited Paper or Presentation, 80 in attendance. (February 8, 2011).

 

Farndale, E., 11th International Human Resource Management Conference, Birmingham, UK, "Performance appraisal and employee engagement: Evidence from the UK, India and China." (June 9, 2010).

 

Farndale, E., Beijer, S., Van Veldhoven, M., Eastern Academy of Management, Portland, ME, "The meaning of employee engagement: Towards an integrative typology for HR research." (May 12, 2010).

 

Farndale, E., Murrer, I., Academy of Management Meeting, Chicago IL, "Job resources as antecedents of employee engagement: a cross-national investigation." (August 10, 2009).

 

Farndale, E., Scullion, H., Sparrow, P., Academy of Management Meeting, Chicago, IL, "The Role of the Corporate HR Function in the Global War for Talent." (August 10, 2009).

 

Farndale, E., Scullion, H., Sparrow, P., 10th International Human Resource Management Conference, Santa Fe, NM, "The role of the corporate HR function in global talent management." (June 21, 2009).

 

Biron, M., Farndale, E., Paauwe, J., VIIth International Workshop on Human Resource Management, Murcia, Spain, "Performance measurement to performance management: Lessons from world-leading firms." (May 21, 2009).

 

Farndale, E., Paauwe, J., HRM Global 2008, Turku, Finland, "Context-bound modeling of the role of corporate HR functions in MNCs." (August 27, 2008).

 

Farndale, E., Paauwe, J., HRM Global 2008, Turku, Finland, "The HR function in international organizations: contribution to a high performance theory." (August 27, 2008).

 

Farndale, E., Hope Hailey, V., Kelliher, C., Academy of Management Meeting, Anaheim, CA, "High commitment performance management." (August 11, 2008).

 

Farndale, E., Suijkerbuijk, S., Hope Hailey, V., Kelliher, C., Academy of Management Meeting, Anaheim, CA, "Organizational justice as a mediator between LMX and organizational outcomes in the public sector." (August 11, 2008).

 

Farndale, E., CRANET HR Conference 2008, Pecs, Hungary, "What is really driving HRM convergence or divergence across national boundaries in Europe?." (June 13, 2008).

 

Farndale, E., Van Ruiten, J., Hope Hailey, V., Kelliher, C., 8th EURAM Conference, Ljubljana, Slovenia, "The influence of employee voice on organizational commitment in times of organizational change: an exchange perspective," Paper and Presentation. (May 14, 2008).

 

Farndale, E., National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland, "Context-bound configurations of corporate HR functions in multinational companies," Invited Paper or Presentation. (February 2008).

 

Farndale, E., Aston Business School, UK, "Context-bound configurations of corporate HR functions in multinational companies," Invited Paper or Presentation. (December 2007).

 

Hope Hailey, V., Farndale, E., Kelliher, C., 5th Dutch HRM Network Conference, Tilburg, The Netherlands, "Achieving fairness: a broader perspective on the HRM and performance debate." (November 9, 2007).

 

Farndale, E., Poutsma, E., Brewster, C., 5th Dutch HRM Network Conference, Tilburg, The Netherlands, "Changing Dualities: Institutional Frameworks and HRM practices in Multinationals and Domestic Firms in European Countries." (November 9, 2007).

 

Kelliher, C., Farndale, E., Hope Hailey, V., IIRA Europe, Manchester, UK, "A lean response to modernizing the public sector?." (September 3, 2007).

 

Farndale, E., Paauwe, J., Wright, P. M., Stiles, P., Academy of Management Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, "The multi-dimensional challenges and opportunities of undertaking international HRM research." (August 6, 2007).

 

Kelliher, C., Farndale, E., Hope Hailey, V., Clarke, C., Academy of Management Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, "Going global, feeling small: an examination of managers’ reactions to globalization in a multi-national organization." (August 4, 2007).

 

Farndale, E., Brewster, C. J., Poutsma, E., 9th International Human Resource Management Conference, Tallinn, Estonia, "Co-ordinated vs. liberal market HRM: the impact of institutionalization on multinational firms." (June 12, 2007).

 

Farndale, E., Paauwe, J., 6th International Workshop on HRM, Cadiz, Spain, "The HR function in perspective: comparing the Dutch experience with American/UK models." (May 17, 2007).

 

Farndale, E., Paauwe, J., 1st European Academic Workshop for eHRM, Twente, The Netherlands, "HR Shared Service Centers in the Netherlands: restructuring the HRM function." (October 25, 2006).

 

Farndale, E., Paauwe, J., 14th IIRA World Conference, Lima, Peru, "Best practice versus best fit HRM: within and across MNC comparisons." (September 14, 2006).

 

Farndale, E., Paauwe, J., 14th IIRA World Conference, Lima, Peru, "Drivers of variation in HR practices in MNCs." (September 14, 2006).

 

Farndale, E., Paauwe, J., Academy of Management Meeting, Atlanta, GA, "Context-bound modeling of the role of corporate HR functions in MNCs." (August 14, 2006).

 

Farndale, E., Hope Hailey, V., Kelliher, C., Academy of Management Meeting, Atlanta, GA, "Opening the Black Box in HRM and Firm Performance: Trust as a Mediator of Employee Commitment." (August 14, 2006).

 

Farndale, E., Paauwe, J., 4th Dutch HRM Network Conference, Twente, The Netherlands, "HRM practices and firm performance in multinational settings." (November 4, 2005).

 

Farndale, E., Hope Hailey, V., Kelliher, C., 4th Dutch HRM Network Conference, Twente, The Netherlands, "The linkage between HRM and firm performance: employee-level empirics." (November 4, 2005).

 

Hope Hailey, V., Kelliher, C., Farndale, E., Moore, C., 21st EGOS Colloquium, Berlin, Germany, "Going global, feeling small: the impact of globalizing upon a national subunit’s managerial identity and culture." (July 1, 2005).

 

Farndale, E., Brewster, C. J., ACREW, Melbourne, Australia, "In search of legitimacy: national professional associations and the professionalism of HR practitioners." (June 24, 2005).

 

Farndale, E., Paauwe, J., 5th International Workshop on HRM, Seville, Spain, "The strategic role of corporate HR functions in MNCs." (May 19, 2005).

 

Farndale, E., Academy of Management Meeting, New Orleans, LA, "Information systems and Personnel department power: an institutional perspective." (August 9, 2004).

 

Farndale, E., Hope Hailey, V., 20th EGOS Colloquium, Ljubljana, Slovenia, "Personnel department power: sealed in an institutional vacuum?." (July 1, 2004).

 

Farndale, E., 3rd HRM Network NL Conference, Twente, The Netherlands, "Personnel department professionalism in Higher Education in the UK." (November 7, 2003).

 

Farndale, E., 7th International Human Resource Management Conference, Limerick, Ireland, "Institutionalization and HR department power in Higher Education." (June 4, 2003).

 

Farndale, E., ANZAM/IFSAM, Gold Coast, Australia, "HR departments: contributing to professionalism?." (July 10, 2002).

 

Farndale, E., 18th EGOS Colloquium, Barcelona, Spain, "Sourcing departmental power: the case of HR and the impact of IS." (July 4, 2002).

 

Farndale, E., 2nd Dutch HRM Network Conference, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, "The intra-organizational power of the human resources department: the impact of information systems." (November 15, 2001).

 

Farndale, E., Universities Personnel Administrators Conference, Exeter, UK, "Improving leadership and management skills in universities." (November 14, 2001).

 

Farndale, E., Brewster, C. J., Academy of Management Meeting, Washington, DC, "International professionalisation of HR." (August 6, 2001).

 

Farndale, E., CIPD Professional Standards Conference, Keele, UK, "A global model of HR competencies." (July 2, 2001).

 

Farndale, E., Global HRM Conference, Barcelona, Spain, "HR professionalism: UK/European comparisons." (June 20, 2001).

 

Farndale, E., Brewster, C. J., AGRH 11th Annual Conference, Paris, France, "The professionalisation of HR through global standards." (November 16, 2000).

 

Farndale, E., British Academy of Management, Edinburgh, UK, "The impact of national context on the IT-related activities of the HR function." (September 13, 2000).

 

Whittaker, J., Brewster, C. J., Farndale, E., 8th World Congress of Human Resource Management, Paris, France, "Global trends and perspectives of HR competencies and professional standards." (May 28, 2000).

 

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