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Human Relations

2014 Impact Factor: 2.398
2014 Ranking: 35/185 in Management | 5/95 in Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary
Source: 2014 Journal Citation Reports ® (Thomson Reuters, 2015)

Editor-in-Chief
Paul Edwards University of Birmingham , UK
Managing Editor
Claire Castle The Tavistock Institute, London, UK
Associate Editors
Sam Aryee King's College, London, UK
Catherine Connelly McMaster University, Canada
Neil Conway Royal Holloway University, UK
John L Cordery Curtin University, Australia
Gail Fairhurst University of Cincinnati, USA
Kim Hoque University of Warwick, UK
Dennis K. Mumby The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Mathew L. Sheep Illinois State University, USA
Nick Turner University of Calgary, Canada

eISSN: 1741282X| ISSN: 00187267|Current volume: 68|Current issue: 9 Frequency: Monthly


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Human Relations has had a long tradition of bringing social science disciplines together in order to understand the character and complexity of human problems. We publish incisive investigations from an international network of leading scholars in management, psychology, sociology, politics, anthropology and economics.

Human Relations seeks high quality research papers that extend our knowledge of social relationships at work and organizational forms, practices and processes that affect the nature, structure, and conditions of work and work organizations. It welcomes manuscripts that seek to cross disciplinary boundaries in order to develop new perspectives and insights into social relationships and relationships between people and organizations.

Human Relations encourages strong empirical contributions that develop and extend theory as well as more conceptual papers that integrate, critique and expand existing theory.The journal welcomes critical reviews that genuinely advance our understanding of the connections between management, organizations and interdisciplinary social sciences.

Human Relations encourages the uses of methods that are appropriate to both the research context and research questions and therefore welcomes both qualitative and quantitative methods and innovative methods of investigation and analysis.

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A Fast Track to Publication and Innovative Review Process

  • Human Relations offers a fast-track to publication with an average 72 days between submission and first decision after peer review.
  • Human Relations also boasts an innovative "reviewer school". Each manuscript reviewer receives the anonymous copies of other reviews in an attempt to offer exposure to the excellent refereeing practice that informs future reviewing work.

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Human Relations is available electronically on SAGE Journals Online at http://hum.sagepub.com


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Human Relations
is an international peer-reviewed journal which publishes the highest quality original research to advance our understanding of social relationships at and around work through theoretical development and empirical investigation.

The Journal seeks high-quality research papers that extend our knowledge of social relationships at work and organizational forms, practices and processes that affect the nature, structure and conditions of work and work organizations. It welcomes manuscripts that seek to cross disciplinary boundaries in order to develop new perspectives and insights into social relationships and relationships between people and organizations.

Human Relations encourages strong empirical contributions that develop and extend theory as well as more conceptual papers that integrate, critique and expand existing theory. It encourages research that relates social theory to social practice and translates knowledge about Human Relations into prospects for social action and policy-making that aims to improve working lives.

The journal encourages the uses of methods that are appropriate to both the research context and research questions and therefore welcomes both qualitative and quantitative methods and innovative methods of investigation and analysis. It welcomes papers that combine different empirical methods and which explore different levels of analysis.

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Chairperson, Human Relations Editorial Management Committee
Riccardo Peccei King's College London, UK
Editorial Board
Mats Alvesson University of Lund, Sweden
John Arnold University of Loughborough, UK
Karen Lee Ashcraft University of Colorado at Boulder
Blake Ashworth Arizona State University, USA
Nick Bacon City University, UK
David C. Baldridge Oregon State University, USA
Peter A. Bamberger Tel Aviv University, Israel
J. Kevin Barge Texas A & M University, USA
Michelle Barton Boston University, USA
Yehuda Baruch University of Southampton, UK
Terry Beehr Central Michigan University, USA
Jacques Bélanger Université Laval, Canada
Emma Bell University of Keele, UK
Michal Biron University of Haifa, Israel
Jonathan Booth London School of Economics, UK
Andrew Brown University of Bath, UK
Patrice M Buzzanell Purdue University
Andy Charlwood Loughborough University, UK
George Cheney University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, USA
Aichia Chuang National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Ian Colville University of Bath, UK
Cecily Cooper University of Miami, USA
François Cooren University of Montreal, Canada
Kevin Daniels University of East Anglia
Stephen Deery King's College London, UK
Evangelia Demerouti Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Penny Dick University of Sheffield, UK
Jackie Ford University of Bradford, UK
Daniel G Gallagher James Madison University, USA
Joseph G. Grzywacz, Ph.D. Oklahoma State University, USA
David Guest King's College London, UK
Nancy Harding University of Bradford, UK
Charmine Härtel University of Queensland , Australia
Loizos Heracleous University of Warwick, UK
Sandy Hershcovis Haskayne School of Business, Canada
David Holman Manchester Business School, UK
Xu Huang Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
John M Jermier University of South Florida
Gary Johns Concordia University, Canada
Dan Kärreman Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
Simon Kelly Bradford University, UK
Michael W. Kramer University of Oklahoma, USA
Timothy Kuhn University of Colorado - Boulder
Brenda A. Lautsch Simon Fraser University
Jaesub Lee University of Houston, USA
Dirk Lindebaum University of Liverpool, UK
Elizabeth Maitland University of New South Wales, Australia
Gerry McGivern University of Warwick, UK
Jake G. Messersmith University of Nebraska at Kearney, USA
Iain Munro Newcastle University, UK
Daniel Muzio Newcastle University, UK
Thomas Ng The University of Hong Kong
Karina M. Nielsen University of East Anglia, UK
Karen Niven University of Manchester, UK
Emmanuel Ogbonna Cardiff University, UK
Clifford Oswick City University London, UK
Gayle Porter Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA
Ajnesh Prasad EGADE Business School, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico
Linda L Putnam University of California, Santa Barbara
Christian Resick Drexel University, USA
Sandra Robinson University of British Columbia, Canada
Graham Sewell University of Melbourne, Australia
Amanda Shantz IESEG School of Management, France
Edward J Snape Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
Dean Tjosvold Lingnan University, Hong Kong
Dennis Tourish Royal Holloway, University of London, UK
William H. Turnley Kansas State University, USA
Bart van den Hooff VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Linn Van Dyne Michigan State University, USA
Christian Vandenberghe HEC Montréal, Canada
Marc van Veldhoven Tilburg University, Netherlands
Heather Vough University of Cincinnati, USA
Fred Walumbwa Florida International University, USA
Tony J. Watson Nottingham Trent University
Patrick Wright Cornell University, USA
Chia-Huei Wu London School of Economics and Political Science, UK
Hao Zhao Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
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