The Center for Human Resource Management (CEHRM) provides a platform for innovative research, outstanding teaching and an intense dialog between science and practice in the area of human resource management. The purpose of the Center is to explore and address current and future human resource management challenges and secure knowledge transfer to the current and next generation of leaders and decision-makers.

The Center for Human Resource Management (CEHRM) engages in collaborations in well-recognized Swiss and global research platforms and networks. As a scientific partner for companies and public institutions, the Center provides the community of practice with relevant and applied research and promotes evidence-based practices.

In research, the Center is committed to investigate and address current and future challenges in human resource management. In teaching, the Center for Human Resource Management (CEHRM) strives to combine problem-based learning with critical thinking, practical application with scientific evidence and academic excellence with moral responsibility. In services, the Center seeks to build and maintain bridges between practice and research and to contribute to the academic self-management of the University.

Visiting Faculty

Susan E. Jackson, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c.

Distinguished Professor of Human Resource Management in the School of Management and Labor Relations

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Randall Schuler, Prof. Dr.

Distinguished Professor of International Human Resource Management  and Human Resource Strategy and Past Director of the Center for Global Strategic Human Resource Management in the Department of Human Resource Management

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Paul Sparrow , Prof. Dr.

Director Centre for Performance Led HRM

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Chris Brewster, Prof. Dr.

Professor of International Human Resource Management at Henley Business School, University of Reading, in the UK; and at Nijmegen University in the Netherlands

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Cooperations

Institutional Cooperations

Schweizer HR-Barometer®

Purpose

A regular investigation of the human relations, working conditions, workplace behavior and work attitudes among employees in Switzerland.

Contacts

Prof. Dr. Gudela Grote
Prof. Dr. Bruno Staffelbach
Dr. Anja Feierabend

European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (EIASM)

Purpose

Annual execution of the “Workshop on Strategic Human Resource Management".

Contacts

Prof. Dr. Bruno Staffelbach
Dr. Lea Rutishauser

Cranfield Network on International Human Resource Management (CRANET)

Purpose

Regular study of HRM practices in 40 different countries.

Contacts

Prof. Dr. Bruno Staffelbach
Dr. Anna Sender

Global Leadership and Organizational Behavior
Effectiveness Research Project (GLOBE)

Purpose

Regular study of the conditions, forms and effects of leadership behavior in 61 different countries.

Contacts

Prof. Dr. Peter Dorfman
Prof. Dr. Jürgen Weibler
Prof. Dr. Bruno Staffelbach

Personal Cooperations

Prof. Dr. Susan Jackson
Prof. Dr. Randall Schuler

University

School of Management and Labor Relations, The State University of New Jersey

Cooperation purpose

Seminars on a regular basis with the PhD students of the Center in HRM

Dr. Hubert Annen

University

Military academy of the ETH Zurich

Cooperation purpose

Research exchange on a regular basis on organizational and personnel psychological questions

Network Cooperations

Zürcher Gesellschaft für Personalmanagement

Cooperation purpose

Research cooperations on a regular basis

International HRM-Group

Cooperation purpose

Experience exchange

International Center for Corporate Governance

Cooperation purpose

Experience exchange and development of best practices

Circle for Chief Human Resource Officers

Cooperation purpose

Experience exchange

Business Cooperations

Avenir Group AG

Representative

Dr. Silvan Winkler

Cooperation purpose

Research projects on organizational and personnel psychology

Great Place to Work

Representative

Michael Hermann

Cooperation purpose

Research projects on organizational psychology

Ammann AG

Representative

Patrick Kilchmann

Cooperation purpose

Research projects on HRM and guest lectures