Organisation Studies and Human Resource Management

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Anna Syrigou

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  • Role Title: PhD student
  • Address: Richmond Building Portland Street Portsmouth PO1 3DE
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  • Department: Organisation Studies and Human Resource Management
  • Faculty: Portsmouth Business School


Nationality: Greek - Director of studies: Dr Sarah Gilmore - Year of graduation: N/A

Exploring how HR practitioners fulfill the professional status assigned to the role

Thesis summary

The overall aim of this research is to investigate the relationship between the HR role and professional identity. More particularly, the research will explore the professional identity of human resource practitioners, drawing on their own personal perspectives. It will aim to conceptualise the nature of their professional identity and better understand their role for the organisation taking into consideration the influence of the British HR institute (CIPD) in promoting this professional status