Pawan Budhwar

50th Anniversary Professor of International HRM

    Personal profile

    Contact Details

    Phone:  +44(0)121 204 3049
    Room:  SW8012

    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


    Head of School (September 2020 - Present)

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

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

    Professor, Aston Business School. (March 2006 - Present)

    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

    Head of School

    Associate Pro Vice Chancellor International (India)

    Research Interests

    I am responsible for developing institutional collaborations and partnerships.

    External positions

    Co-editor-in-Chief, Human Resource Management Journal

    1 Jan 202131 Dec 2023

    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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