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Research Interests

Strategic Human Resource Management & Performance


Employee-Employer Relations

Emerging Markets

Teaching Activity

BHM378, Strategic Human Resource Management in a Global Context

BHM354, Strategic and International HRM

BHMPROJ, Masters Project

BUP100, Undergraduate Placement Assessment

DISS1, Dissertation Part 1

DISS2, Dissertation Part 2

DR1SUP, Doctoral Supervision 1

DR2SUP, Doctoral Supervision 2

DR3SUP, Doctoral Supervision 3

MBAPROJ, Project Part B


Associate Pro Vice Chancellor International (India) (2018 - Present)

Associate Dean, Research, Aston Business School. (October 2009 - 2013)

Professor, Aston Business School. (March 2006 - September 2009)

Reader, Aston Business School. (September 2003 - February 2006)

Senior Lecturer, Cardiff Business School. (September 2002 - September 2003)

Lecturer, Cardiff Business School. (April 1997 - September 2002)

Lecturer, Institute of Management Studies and Research, M.D. University, Rohtak, India. (1997)


Ph D, Manchester University Business School, 1998. Subject: Comparative Human Resource Management - India and Britain

MPhil, M.D. University, 1990. Subject: Industrial Sociology

MA, M.D. University, 1988. Subject: Industrial Sociology

MBA, M.D. University, 1986

BA, M.D. University, 1984

Membership of Professional Bodies

Chartered Member, Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. (February 2011 - Present)

Member, Asia Academy of Management. (2000 - 2016)

Member, Academy of International Business. (1996 - Present)

Member, Academy of Management (USA). (1996 - Present)

Member, British Academy of Management. (1995 - Present)

Fellow, Higher Education Academy. (2002 - Present)

Fellow, Academy of Social Science. (2012 - Present)

Fellow, Indian Academy of Management. (2015 - Present)

Administrative Roles

Associate Pro Vice Chancellor International (India)

Research Interests

I am responsible for developing institutional collaborations and partnerships.

Contact Details

Phone:  +44(0)121 204 3049
Email: p.s.budhwar@aston.ac.uk 
Room:  SW8012

External positions

Governing Board Member, Centre for Responsible Business, New Delhi, India

2016 → …

Co-Editor-in-Chief, British Journal of Management


Member of Scientific Committe for CABS Journal Ranking List

2013 → …

BAM Council Member

2011 → …


  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Employee-Employer Relations
  • Emerging Markets
  • Expatriation
  • Cross-Cultural Management

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Research Output 2001 2019

Sectoral analysis

Effectiveness of Performance Appraisal: Evidence on the Utilization Criteria

Budhwar, P. S., 1 Aug 2019, In : Journal of Business Research. 101, p. 285-299 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Performance appraisal
Questionnaire survey
Structural equation modeling

Governance Through Voluntary Sustainability Standards: An Introduction

Arora, B., Budhwar, P. S. & Jyoti, D., 30 Jun 2019, Business Responsibility and Sustainability in India : Sectoral Analysis of Voluntary Governance Initiatives. 1 ed. UK: Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., p. 1-32

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

social responsibility

HR Outsourcing: Achieving Standardization in Terms of Harmonization of HR Activities Post Outsourcing

Patel, C., Budhwar, P. S., Witzemann, A. & Katou, A. A., 1 Jun 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Business Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

HR function
Job Satisfaction


Antecedents and consequences of perceived effective managerial coaching: an individual, team-level and cross-level examination

Author: Nyfoudi, M., 17 Sep 2015

Supervisor: Theodorakopoulos, N. (Supervisor), Budhwar, P. S. (Supervisor) & Shipton, H. J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy


A sustainable supply chain study of the Indian bioenergy sector

Author: Eswarlal, V., 20 Feb 2014

Supervisor: Budhwar, P. S. (Supervisor) & Dey, P. K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy


At work ... but are we really working: development, extension and validation of presenteeism within Indian call centre context

Author: Patel, C., 14 May 2012

Supervisor: Budhwar, P. S. (Supervisor) & Aryee, S. N. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

Effect of support and cultural intelligence on the adjustment and performance of expatriates and their family members in Malaysia

Author: Malek, M. A., Jun 2011

Supervisor: Guillaume, Y. R. (Supervisor), Budhwar, P. S. (Supervisor) & Aryee, S. N. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy


Emotional capability and its impact on strategic transformation : a case study of an Indian telecom firm

Author: Shankar, K., 5 Nov 2018

Supervisor: Budhwar, P. S. (Supervisor) & Butler, M. J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Business Administration


Activities 1996 2013

European Academic Journal Guide Scientific Committee (External organisation)

Pawan Budhwar (Member)
18 Sep 2013

Activity: Membership typesMembership of network

27th annual British Academy of Management conference 2013

Pawan Budhwar (Participant)
10 Sep 201312 Sep 2013

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Human Resource Management (Journal)

Pawan Budhwar (Editorial board member)
2011 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activity

2nd Indian Academy of Management Conference, Indian Institute of Management

Pawan Budhwar (Organiser)
18 Dec 201121 Dec 2012

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

British Academy of Management Annual Conference

Pawan Budhwar (Member of programme committee)
Sep 2011

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference