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Professor Rob Briner named one of the ‘100 Most Influential People in HR’

Rob Briner, Professor of Organisational Psychology, has been named one of the ‘100 Most Influential People in HR’ by HR Weekly.

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Rob Briner is Professor of Organizational Psychology in the School of Business and Management. He conducts research into several areas of organizational psychology and HR, such as work and well-being, the psychological contract, work-nonwork relationships and ethnicity. In addition, he is very active in developing evidence-based practice in management, HR and organizational psychology.

He was also a founding member, Vice-Chair and now Scientific Director of the Centre for Evidence-Based Management which, through its teaching, training and dissemination activities aims to help managers make better decisions by adopting the principles of evidence-based practice.

The ’100 Most Influential People in HR’ award shines a spotlight on individuals who are helping to build, design, and promote HR strategies to new heights. The list has been compiled by HR Weekly, a weekly newsletter helping readers to keep up to date on what's happening in HR.

About this achievement, Professor Briner said: “I am delighted that my attempts to champion evidence-based management and HR have been recognized as in some way influential.  I think the effectiveness of HR and every other profession can be enhanced enormously through making better-informed decisions.”