Professor Ashly Pinnington

Professor Ashly Pinnington


Dean of Research, Head of PhD in Business Management Programme
His most recent research work is on talent management, corporate social responsibility and leadership development; recent co-edited books include, HRM: Ethics & Employment published in January 2007 by Oxford University Press, and International Human Resource Management, published in January 2015 by Sage.

Contact details

+971 4 279 1400 Ext: 452
+971 4 279 1490
ashly.pinnington@buid.ac.ae

 

He is the Professor of HRM and Dean of Research at the British University in Dubai, and an Honorary Fellow, Manchester Business School, Faculty of Humanities, The University of Manchester. He is also a Visiting Professor, Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. He holds a PhD from Brunel University (UK). Professor Pinnington’s research focuses on the management of professional service firms. He has also published in Human Resource Management, International Human Resource Management, Ethics, Leadership Development, Talent Management and Corporate Social Responsibility.

He has collaborated with world-class researchers in the UK and Australia. He has worked on research projects funded by the European Commission, Leverhulme Trust, Australian Research Council and European Social Fund.

 

Current Position

Professor of Human Resource Management and Dean of Research, The British University in Dubai.
Honorary Fellow, Manchester Business School, Faculty of Humanities, The University of Manchester.
Visiting Professor, Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia.

 

Degrees / Professional Qualification’s

  • PhD in Management Brunel University (UK)
  • MSc Intelligent Knowledge Based Systems University of Sussex (UK)
  • Diploma in Educational Technology South Thames College (UK)
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) University of Manchester (UK)
  • BA (Hons) Philosophy, University of Kent (UK)
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Memberships 

  • Member, Editorial Board, Human Resource Management Journal, 2012-present.
  • Member, Editorial Board, Bosnia and Hercegovina, JECOSS- Journal of Economic and Social Studies, 2010-present.
  • Member, Editorial Board, Philosophy of Management, 2001-present.
  • Academic Fellow, CIPD - Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, Membership No. 22552816 2010-present.
  • Member, American Academy of Management, 2001-present.
  • Member, Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management, 2000-2004.
  • Member, British Academy of Management, 1992-2009.
  • Associate Member of Faculty, Henley Management College, 1989-1999.
  • Science and Engineering Research Council Postgraduate Fellowship, 1985-1989.

 

Previous Positions Held

  • 2004 – 2007    Professor of Human Resource Management, Aberdeen Business School, The Robert Gordon University
  • 1999 – 2004    Senior Lecturer, UQ Business School, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
  • 1996 – 1999    Lecturer and Programme Director Exeter MBA, School of Business and Economics, University of Exeter
  • 1994 – 1996    Lecturer, Coventry Business School, Coventry University
  • 1992 – 1994    Research Fellow, London Business School
  • 1989 – 1992    Associate Member of Faculty, Henley Management College

 

Awards/Visiting Positions

  • February 2012 - The Movers and Shakers in Talent Management in the UAE and Challenges for the 21st Century 411,000 AED (Highest Grant Funded Awarded to any Member of Staff in BUiD during the period 2004-2012.
  • April 2010 - RSA-1108-00671 ‘Developments in HRM in the UAE’, United Arab Emirates - National Research Foundation. One of 62/173 individual grant successful final round of applications ranked in the top category as ‘Highly Competitive’.
  • June 2009 - Visiting Professor, Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia (continuing)
  • April 2008-2011 - Honorary Professor, Aberdeen Business School, The Robert Gordon University.
  • February 2008 - Honorary Fellow, Manchester Business School, Faculty of Humanities, The University of Manchester (continuing).
  • May 2007 - Visiting Researcher, City University of Hong Kong - Department of Management, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
  • September 2006 - Visiting Researcher, Department of Business Studies, Uppsala Universitet, Uppsala, Sweden.
  • 2005-2007 - Project Manager, European Union, ESF Grant 1/N/MA/5/105384 Individual and Career Development £80,826.
  • 2005-2007 - Researcher, European Union, ESF Grant 4A.1/N/MA/4/103423 Evaluating Leadership Development in Scotland £79,000.
  • 2001-2004 - Chief Investigator, ARC SPIRT Grant C00107500 Organisation of Knowledge-Intensive Business Services during Internationalisation $66,884.
  • 2001-2004 - Chief Investigator, ARC SPIRT Grant C00107383 Managing Change in the Knowledge-Intensive Business Services Sector $105,000.
  • May-June 2003 - Visiting Research Fellow, Clifford Chance Centre, Said Business School, University of Oxford, Oxford.
  • February-April 2003 - Visiting Associate Professor, Thunderbird - The Garvin Graduate School of International Management, Glendale, Arizona USA.
  • 2003-2005 - Visiting Lecturer, Université Lumière de Lyon2, Lyon, France. 
  • 1996-1998 - Guest Lecturer, MBA in Legal Practice, Nottingham Law School, Nottingham UK.
  • 1993-1998 - Visiting Lecturer, ICPE, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
  • 1990 - Contract ASE (Assessment Services and Education), NFER-NELSON, 16PF and Belbin Team Roles Report Writer Software.
  • 1989 - Department of Trade and Industry, Small Firms Merit Award for Research in Technology.

 

 

Journal Articles:

Pinnington, A., H., & Sandberg, J. (2014). Competence Regimes in PSF Internationalization and Professional Careers, Group & Organization Management, vol. 39 (5), pp. 561-591. [Thomson ISI impact factor 1.489]. First published on-line 29th August 2014, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1059601114548273

Mir, F., A., & Pinnington, A., H. (2014). Exploring the Value of Project Management: Linking Project Management Performance and Project Success, International Journal of Project Management, vol. 32(2), pp. 202-217. ISSN: 0263-7863, [Thomson ISI impact factor 1.686], Article in Press published online 24th July 2013, Print version published online 12th December 2013, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijproman.2013.05.012  

Pinnington, A., H., & Sandberg, J. (2013). Lawyers’ Professional Careers:  Increasing Women’s Inclusion in the Partnership of the Firm, Gender, Work and Organization, vol. 20 (6), pp. 616-631. Print ISSN: 0968-6673; Online ISSN: 1468-0432, [Thomson ISI impact factor 1.194]. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-0432.2012.00610.x

Rees-Caldwell, K., & Pinnington, A., H. (2013). National Culture Differences in Project Management: Comparing British and Arab Project Managers’ Perceptions of Different Planning Areas, International Journal of Project Management, vol.31 (2), pp. 212-227. ISSN: 0263-7863, [Thomson ISI impact factor 1.686], published online 12th May 2012, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijproman.2012.04.003

Kamoche, K., & Pinnington, A., H. (2012). Managing people ‘spiritually’: a Bourdieusian critique, Work, Employment & Society, vol. 26 (3), pp. 497-513. Print ISSN: 0950-0170, Online ISSN: 1469-8722, [Thomson ISI impact factor 1.239] DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0950017012438573

Pinnington, A., H. (2011). Leadership Development in the Funded and Unfunded Sectors, Leadership, vol. 7 (3), pp. 335-365. ISSN: 1742-7150, [Thomson ISI impact factor 1.000].

Pinnington, A., H. (2011). Competence Development and Career Advancement in Professional Service Firms, Personnel Review, vol. 40 (4), pp. 443-465. ISSN: 0048-3486 [Thomson ISI impact factor 0.825] doi: 10.1108/00483481111133336.

 Sandberg, J., & Pinnington, A., H. (2009). Professional competence as ways of being: An ontological existential perspective, Journal of Management Studies, vol. 46 (7), pp. 1138-1170. ISSN 0022-2380 [Thomson ISI impact factor 2.558]. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-6486.2009.00845.x

 Pinnington, A., H., & Tourish, D., J. (2009). Evaluating Leadership Development – A Democratic Leadership Perspective, Philosophy of Management, vol. 8 (1), pp. 27-35.  ISSN 1740-3812. Access via: http://www.pdcnet.org/

Pinnington, A., H., Kamoche, K., & Suseno, Y. (2009). Property in Knowledge Work: An Appropriation-Learning Perspective, Employee Relations, vol. 31 (1), pp. 57-80. ISSN 0142-5455.

Pinnington, A., H., & Gray, J., T. (2007). The Global Restructuring of Legal Services Work? A Study of the Internationalisation of Australian Law Firms, International Journal of the Legal Profession, vol. 14 (2), pp. 147-172. ISSN 0969-5958.

Suseno, Y., Pinnington, A., H., & Gardner, J. (2007). Gender and the Network Structures of Social Capital in Professional-Client Relationships, Advancing Women in Leadership, vol. 24, Spring, Advancing Women Website,  http://www.advancingwomen.com/awl/spring2007/index.htm

Suseno, Y., Pinnington, A., H., Gardner, J., & Shulman, A., D. (2006). Social Capital and Knowledge Acquisition in Professional-Client Relationships, International Journal of the Legal Profession, vol. 13 (3), pp. 273-295. ISSN 0969-5958.

Pinnington, A., H. (2005). Learning in a Competitive Field: MBA Students’ improvised case studies of IHRM, International Journal of Human Resource Management, vol. 16 (4), pp. 615-631. ISSN 0958-5192. DOI:10.1080/09585190500051761

Pinnington, A., H. (2004). Fakes, Copies and Originals, Guest Editor Introduction Philosophy of Management, vol. 4(3), pp. 1-3.  ISSN 1740-3812. Access via: http://www.pdcnet.org/

Pinnington, A., H. & Lafferty, G., E. (2004). The Bush Myth: Internationalisation, Tradition and Community in the Australian Context, Philosophy of Management, vol. 4 (3), pp. 5-14.  ISSN 1740-3812. Access via: http://www.pdcnet.org/

Bakan, I., Suseno, Y., Pinnington, A., H., & Money, A., H. (2004). The influence of financial participation and participation in decision making on employee job attitudes, International Journal of Human Resource Management, vol. 15 (3), pp. 587-616. ISSN 0958-5192. DOI:10.1080/09585192.2004.10057654

Pinnington, A., H., Morris, T., J., & Pinnington, C., A. (2003). The relational structure of improvisation: A case illustration from corporate video production, International Studies in Management and Organization, vol. 33 (1), pp. 10-33. ISSN 0020-8825.

Pinnington, A., H. & Morris, T., J. (2003). Archetype change in professional organisations: Survey evidence from large law firms, British Journal of Management, vol. 14 (1), pp. 85-99.  ISSN 1045-3172.

Tourish, D., J., & Pinnington, A., H. (2002). Transformational leadership, corporate cultism and the spirituality paradigm: An unholy trinity in the workplace?, Human Relations, vol. 55 (2), pp. 147-172.  ISSN 0018-7267.

Pinnington, A., H. & Morris, T., J. (2002). Transforming the architect: ownership form and archetype change, Organization Studies, vol. 23 (2), pp. 189-210.  ISSN 0170-8406.

Pinnington, A., H. (2001). ‘Charles Handy: The exemplary guru’ Reason in Practice, vol. 1 (3), pp. 47-55.  ISSN 1473-589X. The journal title later changed to: Philosophy of Management; Access via: http://www.pdcnet.org/

Hammersley, G., C., & Pinnington, A., H. (1999). ‘Land Rover employees’ attitudes to continuous improvement groups, The TQM Magazine (now called The TQM Journal), vol. 11 (1), pp. 8-18. ISSN 1740-3812.

Morris, T., J., & Pinnington, A., H. (1998). Evaluating strategic fit in professional service firms, Human Resource Management Journal, Vol 8 (4), pp. 1-12. ISSN 0954-5395. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-8583.1998.tb00182.x

Morris, T., J. & Pinnington, A., H. (1998). Patterns of profit sharing in professional firms, British Journal of Management, vol. 9 (1), pp. 23-39.  ISSN 1045-3172. DOI: 10.1111/1467-8551.00073

Morris, T., J. & Pinnington, A., H. (1998). Promotion to partner in professional firms, Human Relations, vol. 51 (1), pp. 3-24. ISSN 0018-7267.

Pinnington, A., H. & Hammersley, G., C. (1997). Quality circles under the new deal at Land Rover, Employee Relations, vol. 19 (5), pp. 415-429.  ISSN 0142-5455.

Pinnington, A., H. & Woolcock, P., W. (1997). The role of vendor companies in IS/IT outsourcing, International Journal of Information Management, vol. 17 (2), pp. 199-210.  ISSN 0268-4012.

Pinnington, A., H., & Morris, T., J. (1996). Strategic management of partnership firms: law, accounting and architecture, Long Range Planning, vol. 29 (6), pp. 842-849.  ISSN 0024-6301.

Pinnington, A., H. & Woolcock, P., W. (1995). How far is IS/IT outsourcing enabling new organizational structure and competences?, International Journal of Information Management, vol. 15 (5), pp. 353-365.  ISSN 0268-4012.

Pinnington, A., H., & Haslop, D., A. (1995). Team leader autonomy in new product development, Management Decision, vol. 33 (9), pp. 5-11.  ISSN 0025-1747.

Pinnington, A., H. (1992). Managing technology partnerships,  Journal of General Management, vol. 17 (3), pp. 46-55.  ISSN 0306-3070.

Pinnington, A., H. (1989).  Needs analysis, instructional design and software programming - How should client and production organisations use their evaluation resources, Computers in Adult Education and Training, vol. 1 (3), pp. 49-61.  ISSN 0952 6315.

 

Books:

Harzing, A-W., & Pinnington, A.H. (eds.), Forthcoming 2015. International Human Resource Management, 4th Edition, London: Sage Publications ISBN-978-1-4462-6730-1; 978-1-4462-6731-8 (pbk).

Harzing, A-W., & Pinnington, A.H. (eds.), (2011). International Human Resource Management, 3rd Edition, London: Sage Publications ISBN-978-1-84787-283-8; 978-1-84787-293-7 (pbk).

Pinnington, A., H., Macklin, R., E., & Campbell, T. (eds.), (2007). Human Resource Management: Ethics and Employment, Oxford: Oxford University Press ISBN-13: 978-0-19-920379-9; ISBN-10: 0-19-920379-2.

Pinnington, A., H., & Lafferty, G., E. (2003). Human Resource Management in Australia Oxford: Oxford University Press ISBN 0-19-5514777.

Pinnington, A., H., & Edwards, T., E. (2000). Introduction to Human Resource Management Oxford: Oxford University Press ISBN 0-19-877543-1.

Pinnington, A., H. (1991). ‘Using Video in Training & Education’ 1991. Maidenhead: McGraw-Hill. ISBN 0077073843.

 

Book Chapters:

Pinnington, A., H., Debrah, Y., A., & Rees, C., J. (2015). ‘Training and Development: Developing Global Leaders and Expatriates,’ in A. W.Harzing, and A. H. Pinnington (eds). International Human Resource Management, 4th Edition, London: Sage Publications, pp.325-365. Ch. 10.

Al-Reyaysa, M., Pinnington, A., H., & Chiba, Z. (2014). ‘Corporate Social Responsibility in a Big 4 Accounting Firm: Employee Engagement in Blood Donation Drives in Developing Countries’, in M. Karatas-Ozkan, K. Nicolopoulou and M. Ozbilgin (eds). Corporate Social Responsibility and Human Resource Management: A Diversity Perspective, Cheltenham (UK): Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 238–249. Ch.13. Hardback ISBN: 978 1 84844 793 6; ebook 978 1 78347 636 7. http://www.e-elgar.co.uk/bookentry_main.lasso?id=13717&breadcrumlink=&breadcrum=&sub_values "

Thomas, B., &Pinnington, A., H. (2014). ‘Corporate Social Responsibility in the UAE: A comparison of two different industry sectors‒Construction and Education’, Chapter 15, in M. Karatas-Ozkan, K. Nicolopoulou and M. Ozbilgin (eds). Corporate Social Responsibility and Human Resource Management: A Diversity Perspective, Cheltenham (UK): Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 267–288. Ch.15. Hardback ISBN: 978 1 84844 793 6; ebook 978 1 78347 636 7. http://www.elgar.co.uk/bookentry_main.lasso?id=13717&breadcrumlink=&breadcrum=&sub_values=

Abdalla, H., G., & Pinnington, A., H. (2012). ‘Transformational Leadership in a Public Sector Agency’, in T. Dundon and A. Wilkinson (eds). Case Studies in Global Management: Strategy Innovation and People. Sydney, Australia: Tilde University Press, pp.184-194. Ch.21. ISBN: 9780734611130 / 978-0-7346-1113-0.

Pinnington, A., H. (2011). ‘Strategic management and IHRM’, in A-W Harzing and A.H. Pinnington (eds.) International Human Resource Management, 3rd Edition, London: Sage Publications, pp. 13-46.

Pinnington, A., H. & Woolcock, P., W.(2009). Republished Journal Article. Pinnington, A.H. and Woolcock, P.W. 1997. ‘The role of vendor companies in IS/IT outsourcing’ International Journal of Information Management, vol. 17 (2), pp. 199-210. ISSN 0268-4012: Reprinted in: Leslie Willcocks and Mary Lacity (eds.), Outsourcing Information Systems (3 volumes), Volume 2: Managing Outsourcing Relationships, Section 2.3: Supplier Capabilities and Perspectives. London: Sage, pp. 199-212. Hardcover ISBN: 9781848604452.

Tourish, D., J., & Pinnington, A., H. (2009). ‘Learning from current trends in leadership development in Scotland’, in Z. Zwanenberg (ed.), Leadership in Social Care, London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, pp. 198–216. Ch.12. ISBN: 978-1-84310-969-3.

Pinnington, A, .H. & Suseno, Y. (2008). ‘Developments in the Jurisdictions of In-House Legal Advisors: Researching Australian Experience’, in D. Muzio, S. Ackroyd and J. Chanlet (eds). Redirections in the Study of Expert Labour: Established Professions and New Expert Occupations. Basingstoke: Palgrave, Macmillan, pp. 75–97. ISBN: 1403998701; ISBN: 978-1403998705.

Pinnington, A., H. & Bayraktaroglu, S. (2007). ‘Ethical Leadership in Employee Development’ in A.H. Pinnington, R.E. Macklin and T. Campbell, (eds). Human Resource Management: Ethics and Employment, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 190–208. ISBN: 978-0-19-920378-9.

Campbell, T., Pinnington, A., H., Macklin, R., & Smith, S. (2007). ‘Conclusion’ in A.H. Pinnington, R.E. Macklin and T. Campbell, (eds). Human Resource Management: Ethics and Employment, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 282–291. ISBN: 978-0-19-920378-9.

Pinnington, A., H., Macklin, R., & Campbell, T. (2007). ‘Introduction: Ethical Human Resource Management’ in A.H. Pinnington, R.E. Macklin and T. Campbell, (eds). Human Resource Management: Ethics and Employment, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 1–20. ISBN: 978-0-19-920378-9.

Pinnington, A., H., (2004). ‘Organizational culture: Liberation or entrapment?’ in Dennis Tourish and Owen Hargie (eds). Key Issues in Organizational Communication, London: Routledge, pp. 205–219. Ch. 13. ISBN 0-415-26094-9 (hbk), ISSN 0-415-26093-0 (pbk).

Morris, T., J., & Pinnington, A., H. (2002). ‘Beyond the ‘war-for-talent’ hype: occupational and organizational change in the business professions.’ in S. Clegg, (ed.). Management and Organization Paradoxes. Advances in Organization Studies 9, Amsterdam, Netherlands: John Benjamins, pp. 185–198. ISBN 90 272 33063.

Morris, T., J., & Pinnington, A., H. (1999). ‘Continuity and change in professional organizations: the evidence from law firms’ in D. Brock, M. Powell and C.R. Hinings (eds). Restructuring the Professional Organization: Accounting, Health Care and Law. London: Routledge, pp. 200–214. ISBN 0-415 19217-X.

Hammersley, G., C., & Pinnington, A., H. (1996). ‘Employee involvement in the automotive industry: an evaluation of discussion groups in Land Rover’ in I. Beardwell  (ed.). Contemporary developments in HRM, Paris: Editions ESKA, pp. 405–418. ISBN 9 782869 114272.

 

Conference Papers:

Al-Reyaysa, M., Pinnington, A., H., Karatas-Ozkan, M., Nicolopoulou, K. (2015). Engaged and Transforming Projects and Programmes: CSR in Organisations in the UAE. The 2015 Corporate Responsibility Research Conference, KEDGE Business School. Marseille, France. 16 - 18 September.

Pinnington, A.H., Alshamsi, A., Karatas-Ozkan, Nicolopoulou, K., Ozbilgin, M., Tatli, A., and Vassilopoulou, J. 2015. ‘Early organizational diffusion of contemporary policies: Narratives of sustainability and talent management, 20th International Scientific Conference Economics and Management - 2015 (ICEM-2015), Kaunas University of Technology, Kaunas, Lithuania, 7th-8th May 2015.

Yaghfouri, Y., and Pinnington, A.H. (2014). Relational Leadership in Global Multi-Stakeholder Groups, Sustainability and Social Issues in Management Stream, Thursday 4th December 3:50pm-5:30pm, 28th ANZAM Conference 2014: Reshaping Management for Impact, UTS, Sydney, Australia. 3rd ̶ 5th December.

Yaghfouri, Y., & Pinnington, A., H. (2014). Relational Leadership in a Global Multi-Stakeholder Group: An Ethnographic Study within the ISO 26000 Working Group on Social Responsibility, Parallel Sessions 1, Monday 17th November 3:15-5:15pm, ELLTA 2014, 3rd International Conference on Leadership & Learning in the Asian Century, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia. 17-19 November.

Vassilopoulou, J., Ozbilgin, M., Tatli, A., & Pinnington, A., H. (2013). Competition for Talent Between the Public and the Private Sectors through Emiratization Quotas, Program Session 1513,Human Capital Management in Emerging Markets: HRM in Emerging Markets, 73rd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, (Theme: Capitalism in Question), Lake Buena Vista (Orlando), Florida. 9-13 August.

Pinnington, A., H. (2012). Viva Voce: External and Internal Examiners’ Perspectives, Invited presentation for 2nd Interreg Conference, Doctoral Colloquium Programme, Southampton Management School, University of Southampton, 26th October.

Pinnington, A., H. (2012).Graduates who find jobs difficult to obtain, Paper submitted for DEHEMS Second International Conference, “Employability of Graduates & Higher Education Management Systems”, at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. 27th ̶ 28th September.

Pinnington, A., H. (2012). How to Educate People to Make Better Moral Decisions, Invited Speaker for Interactive Discussion Session, Track 1 Education, The Fifth ISBEE World Congress 2012 - Tradition and New Horizons: Towards the Virtue of Responsibility, Kozminski University, Warsaw.11th – 14th July.

Pinnington, A.H. (2012). Project Management and Knowledge Management within Total Quality Management Contexts, Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University. HBMeU Annual Congress 2012, Innovation based Competitiveness, Concurrent Session 12, Atlantis Hotel, Dubai. 30th January – 2nd February.

Thomas, B., & Pinnington, A., H. (2011). Corporate Social Responsibility in the UAE: Developments in the Construction and Higher Education Sector, International Conference in Entrepreneurship, Innovation and SMEs, EM Normandie (Caen, France) 3rd – 4th November.

Malik, N., Pinnington, A.,H., Nicolopoulou, K., & Karatas-Ozkan, M. (2011). Developments in CSR in Multinational Enterprises in Dubai, 18th International Conference Promoting Business Ethics, ‘Sustainability: The Legacy of Business Ethics’ Conference, St. John’s University, New York. 26th – 28th October.

Pinnington, A., H., & Bhanu, N. (2011). Early career exploration in the context of thwarted career ambition, International Conference: Employability of Graduates & Higher Education Management Systems (DEHEMS), WU University of Economics and Business, Vienna, Austria. 22nd – 23rd September.

Pinnington, A., H., & Sommerlad, H. (2009). Competence Development and Participation in Transient Knowledge Communities’, Development of Competencies in the World of Work and Education, Decowe Conference 2009, Fakulteta za družbene vede, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia. 24th – 26th September.

Pinnington, A., H., & Sandberg, J. (2009). Employee Perspectives on Organisational Professionalism: Participation in the Firm’s Business Strategies and Transient Knowledge Communities, 25th EGOS Colloquium “Barcelona 2009 Passion for creativity and innovation: Energizing the study of organizations and organizing”, Sub-theme 46: Energizing the study of organizations and organizing II, ESADE Business School, Barcelona, Spain. 2nd–4th July.

Pinnington, A., H., Kamoche, K., & Sandberg, J. (2008). Property in Knowledge Work during the Internationalisation of Legal Services: An Appropriation-Learning Perspective, Practice, Profession and Ethics Subject Section, The Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference 2008, London School of Economics, London. 15th–18th September.

Pinnington, A., H. (2008). Practice Development Workshop Chair, Ethics Expertise in Global Teams, Renewable Energy Sources & Professional Occupational Groups, Academy of Management Conference, The questions we ask, Anaheim, California. 8th–14th August.

Pinnington, A., H., Kamoche, K., & Flood, J. (2008). Track Chair, Track 14: Expertise in Ethics in Organisations, EURAM 2008 8th  Conference: Managing Diversity: European destiny and hope, Ljubljana and Bled, Slovenia. 14th–17th May.

Pinnington, A., H., Kamoche, K., & Suseno, Y. (2008). Property in Knowledge Work during the Internationalisation of Legal Services: An Appropriation-Learning Perspective, EURAM 2008 8th Conference: Managing Diversity: European destiny and hope,  Ljubljana and Bled, Slovenia. 14th–17th May.

Pinnington, A., H., Kamoche, K., & Suseno, Y. (2008). Property in Knowledge Work during the Internationalisation of Legal Services: An Appropriation-Learning Perspective, University of St Andrews School of Management Research Seminar Series  Candlemas Semester (January 2008 – May 2008). Wednesday, 13th February.

Pinnington, A., H., & Tourish, D., J. (2007). Evaluating Leadership Development - A Democratic Leadership Perspective, Fourth International Conference, Philosophy of Management 07, St Johns College, University of Oxford. 8th–11th July.

Pinnington, A., H., & Winroth, K. (2007). Competing Identities of "Managed Professionalism’: Lawyers’ Attitudes to Management in Law Firms, Stream title: New perspectives in the study of professionalism: Reconnecting professional organizations with professional occupations, Reconnecting Critical Management. The 5th International Critical Management Studies Conference, Manchester Business School. 11th–13th July.

Pinnington, A., H. (2007). Evaluating Leadership Development Practices, Visiting Researcher Seminar Presentation, Department of Management, Hong Kong City University, Hong Kong, 23rd May.

Pinnington, A., H., & Suseno, Y. (2006). The Internationalization of Australian Organizations and Developments in the Legal Jurisdictions of their In-House Legal Advisors, Guest Researcher Seminar Presentation to the I-Sector Forum, Företagsekonomiska Institutionen, Uppsala Universitet. 28th September.

Pinnington, A., H., & Sandberg, J. (2006). Professional work and business strategies of law firms: A case study of Minter Ellison lawyers, Session: Lawyering and the Legal Profession in Late Modernity (Chair: David Sugarman), Professions in the Knowledge Based Economy Workshop, Lancaster University (Workshop Organisers: Daniel Muzio and Stephen Ackroyd). 20th–21st September.

Pinnington, A., H., & Sandberg, J. (2006). Professional work and business strategies of law firms: A case study of Minter Ellison lawyers, Guest Researcher Seminar Presentation to the Organization Forum, Företagsekonomiska Institutionen, Uppsala Universitet. 11th September.

Suseno, Y., Pinnington, A., H. & Gardner, J. (2006). Networks, Clients' Trust, and Professional Service Firms' Knowledge: Internationalization Challenges, American Academy of Management Conference, Atlanta, Georgia. 11th–16th August.

Sandberg, J., & Pinnington, A., H. (2006). Professional competence understood as ways of being: An existential ontology, The Second Organization Studies Summer Workshop: European Group for Organization Studies (EGOS) Re-Turn to Practice: Understanding Organization As It Happens, Mykonos, Greece. 15–16 June.

Suseno, Y., & Pinnington, A., H. (2006). Which ties matter? Understanding clients’ perspectives on external professional service provision, INSNA XXVI International Sunbelt Social Networks Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. 25th–30th April.

Suseno, Y., Pinnington, A., H., Gardner, J., & Shulman, A. (2005). An analysis of social capital outcomes in professional-client networks. Business Policy and Strategy Division – Interorganizational Networks, A New Vision of Management in the 21st Century, American Academy of Management Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii. 5–10 August.

Pinnington,  A., H.(2005) The internationalisation of corporate companies and developments in the legal jurisdictions of their in-house advisors, Professions and Knowledge-Based Organisations Stream, The 4th International Critical Management Studies Conference, University of Cambridge, Cambridge. 4th–6th July.

Trevor-Roberts, E., Sandberg, J., & Pinnington, A., H. (2005). ‘Understanding narrative: A metatheoretical review of the narrative field,’ Sub-Theme 6: Unlocking Multiple Organizational Narratives, 21st EGOS Colloquium “Unlocking Organizations” Conference, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany. 30th June–2nd July.

Suseno, Y., Pinnington, A., Gardner, J., & Shulman, A. (2005). A framework of research on social capital, knowledge acquisition, and professional-client relationship outcomes. INSNA XXV International Sunbelt Social Network Conference, Redondo Beach, California. 16th–20th February.

Suseno, Y., Pinnington, A., Gardner, J., & Shulman, A. (2004). The structural configurations of social capital: An analysis of professional-client networks. 18th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Annual Conference, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. 8th–11th December.

Suseno, Y., Pinnington, A., Gardner, J., & Shulman, A. (2004). Gender and the network structures of social capital in professional-client relationships. Workshop on Female Managers, Entrepreneurs and the Social Capital of the Firm, organised by the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management, Brussels, Belgium. 16th–19th November.

Pinnington, A., H. & Kamoche, K. (2004). SHRM and knowledge management: Innovative organisation, ANZIBA 4th Annual Conference, University of Canberra, Canberra, Australia. 5th–6th November.

Kamoche, K., & Pinnington, A., H. (2004). SHRM and knowledge management: An agenda for the innovative organisation, CIMOC Inaugural Symposium, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. 2nd–5th June.

Pinnington, A.H. (2004). A field theory of business advice giving Special Track: Professions in Travail? EURAM 4th Annual Conference, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Scotland. 5th–8th May.

Suseno, Y., Pinnington, A., H., & Gardner, J. (2003). A framework for research on social capital, knowledge acquisition, and satisfaction OMT – Social Capital in Organizations, Democracy in a Knowledge Economy, American Academy of Management Conference, Seattle, WA. 1-6 August.

Czislowski, P., Pinnington, A., H., Boyle, M., & Smith, P. (2002). Internationalization of the legal profession Session 1, RC52, Sociology of Professional Groups, International Sociological Association (ISA), XV World Congress of Sociology, Brisbane, 7th–13th July.

Pinnington, A., H. (2002). Pierre Bourdieu’s theory of practice: potential for management research and its sense of reason in practice, Developing Philosophy of Management Conference, St Anne’s College, Oxford, 26th–29th June.

Brathwaite, T., & Pinnington, A., H. (2002). The carnival as a healing art: community-based alternatives to individualist stress management strategies, Developing Philosophy of Management Conference, St Anne’s College, Oxford, 26th–29th June.

Pinnington, A., H., & Suseno, Y. (2001). Under house arrest: the internationalisation of the Australian legal profession, Asia Pacific Researchers in Organization Studies (APROS) Conference, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, 3rd–5th December.

Pinnington, A., H., & Sandberg, J. (2001). Knowledge workers and their work: a relational theory of competence. Third Oxford Conference on Knowledge Intensive Firms, Christ Church, University of Oxford, 13th–14th September.

Malhotra, N., & Pinnington, A., H. (2001). Co-organisers of All-Academy Symposium (one of four accepted), accepted jointly by the Organization and Management Theory and Organization Development and Change Divisions, Interaction between professional service organizations and governments.  American Academy of Management Conference, Washington D.C.

Morris, T., J., Pinnington, A., H., & Malhotra, N. (2001). Changing dynamics between governments and professional service organizations. All Academy Symposium, American Academy of Management Conference, Washington D.C. 5th–8th August.

Pinnington, A., H., Morris, T., J., Malhotra, N., & Gray, J., T.(2001). The production of dominant and dominated narratives of strategising in an elite competitive field. 2nd Critical Management Studies Conference, Manchester, UMIST, 11th–13th July.

Pinnington, A., H., Gray, J., T., & Malhotra, N. (2001). Make way for high performance HRM? Organizing knowledge-based firms for competitive advantage. EGOS Conference, Lyons, France, 5th–7th July.

Pinnington, A., H., & Morris, T., J. (2001). Sophisticated Human Resource Management. Ist International Symposium on Organizational Improvisation, Lisbon, Portugal Departamento de Gestão; Faculdade de Economia; Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 14th–15th June.

Morris, T., & Pinnington, A., H. (2000). Beyond the 'war-for-talent' hype: occupational and organisational change in the business professions, APROS Conference, UTS, Sydney, 14th–17th December.

Malhotra, N., Pinnington, A., H., & Gray, J., T. (2000). The distinctive features of Australian law firm internationalisation, APROS Conference, UTS, Sydney, 14th–17th December.

Pinnington, A., H., and Morris, T., J. (2000). Constraints on corporatising second tier accounting and business advisory firms, ANZAM2000 Conference, Macquarie Graduate School of Management, Sydney, 3rd–6th December.

Kilotat, A., Pinnington, A., H., and Gray, J., T. (2000). The evidence for high performance HRM systems in professional service firms, Transcending boundaries: integrating people, processes and systems.  Second International Conference, School of Management, Griffith University, Nathan, 6th–8th September.

Pinnington, A., H., & Bassett, M. (2000). MBA Knowledge: Institutionalizing Business Relevance.  Second International Conference on Connecting Learning and Critique, Lancaster University 19th–21st July.

Pinnington, A., H., & Bayraktaroglu, S. (1999). Technologies for employee development: corporate culturalism or communication overload? In: C. Fraser, M. Barker and A. Martin (Eds.) Organisations Looking Ahead: Challenges and Directions, Conference Proceedings, pp. 265-271, Griffith University Logan Campus, Queensland, Australia, 22nd–23rd November.

Pinnington, A., H., & Bayraktaroglu, S. (1998). Management agendas for technology-based learning: four exempla, British Academy of Management Conference, working paper track, University of Nottingham, 14th–16th September.

Pinnington, A., H., Bakan, I., & Money, A., H. (1998). Financial participation: research towards a new model based on Long (1978) and Florkowski (1989), British Academy of Management Conference, working paper track, University of Nottingham, 14th–16th September.

Pinnington, A., H., & Bayraktaroglu, S. (1998). Management agendas for employee development, Third International Conference on Organizational Discourse: Pretexts, Subtexts and Contexts, King’s College, London, 29th–31st July.

Pinnington, A., H., & Bayraktaroglu, S. (1997). Management prerogative and employee-initiated development, British Academy of Management Conference, working paper track, London Business School, 8th–10th September.

Pinnington, A.H., Bakan, I., & Money, A., H. (1997). The effect of profit sharing and employee share ownership schemes in large organizations, British Academy of Management Conference, working paper track, London Business School, 8th–10th September.

Pinnington, A., H. (1997). Exempla in management: narrative, authority and power, Discussion paper, Modes of organising: power, knowledge shifts. University of Warwick (pp. 203-211), 3rd–4th April. ISBN 0-902610-48-1.

Pinnington, A., H., & Tasliyan, M. (1997). Planning EDI in purchasing, Refereed paper, Ischia, Naples: 6th International Annual IPSERA Conference (pp. T4/1-T4/10), 24th–26th March, 1997.

Pinnington, A., H., & Bayraktaroglu, S. (1996). Multiple agendas for automated learning: distribution and development of technology based training (TBT) in large companies,  British Academy of Management Conference, working paper, University of Aston, 16th–18th September.

Pinnington, A., H. (1996). The meta-narrative of performativity, Second International Conference on Organizational Discourse: Talk, Text and Tropes. King’s College, London, 24th–26th July.  ISBN 1 900089 01 7.

Bungart, S., J., & Pinnington, A., H. (1996). Interpersonal and interfunctional cooperation under EDI in purchasing, Technische Universiteit, Eindhoven: 5th International Annual IPSERA Conference, (pp. 452-460), 1st–3rd April.

Hammersley, G., C., & Pinnington, A., H. (1995). Land Rover employees’ understanding of the new deal: a study of participation and enactment in quality circles, City University Business School, London, 14th–15th December.

Hammersley, G., C., & Pinnington, A., H. (1995). Land Rover shopfloor employees’ managerial and worker understandings of quality circles, Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University, 13th–14th December.

Hammersley, G., C., & Pinnington, A., H. (1995). Employee involvement in the automotive industry: an evaluation of discussion groups in Land Rover, Colloquium on Human Resource Management at Sup de Co., Montpelier. 9th –13th October.

Pinnington, A., H., & Woolcock, P., W. (1995). New organisational structure and competences under IS/IT outsourcing: the role and contribution of vendor companies, 3rd SISnet conferences, Universität Bern, 18th–20th September.

Pinnington, A., H., & Morris, T., J. (1995). Ownership form and strategic decision making in the professional service firm: a comparison of architectural practices, British Academy of Management Conference, working paper track, University of Sheffield, 11th–13th September.

Pinnington, A., H., & Woolcock, P., W. (1994). How far is IT outsourcing enabling new organisational structure and competences? 2nd SISnet Conference, IESE, Barcelona, 26th–28th September.

Morris, T., J., & Pinnington, A., H. (1994). International management of professional partnership firms, British Academy of Management Conference, working paper track, University of Lancaster, 12th–14th September.

Morris, T., J., & Pinnington, A., H. (1994). Managing the professional service firm: comparisons across the law and accountancy professions, Law Society Annual Research Conference,  The Law Society, London, 1st July.

Morris, T., J., & Pinnington, A., H. (1994). Are professional partnership firms developing into Tomorrow’s Company?  RSA Inquiry “Tomorrow’s Company” Conference, Leeds Business School, Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds, 17th March.

Morris, T., J., & Pinnington, A., H. (1993). Managing professional partnership firms, British Academy of Management Conference, working paper track, Milton Keynes, 20th–22nd September.

Pinnington, A., H., & Birchall, D. (1992). Round the clock learner support and just-in-time training, 9th International Conference on Technology and Education, Paris, vol 3.

 

Postgraduate (PhD, DBA, MBA, MSc, MBus, MA, Dip)

  • PhD, DBA, Masters and Diploma Supervision (1990-Present)
  • MSc Human Resource Management / Diploma in Personnel Management (1994-Present)
  • MSc in Human Resource Management  – Strategy & HRM, Comparative and International Employment Systems, Organisational Change, Organisational Behaviour & Business Leadership (2007-Present)
  • MSc/Diploma in Human Resource Management – Managing HR in a Business Context, The Legal Framework of HRM (2005-2007 The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen)
  • Diploma in Personnel Management – Managing People (1994-1996 Coventry University, Coventry)

 

MBA / MSc in International Business

  • MBA – Human Resource Management (2005-2007 The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen)
  • MSc in International Business – International HRM (2005-2007 The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen)
  • MBA – Sonatrach MBA Programme (Algeria) Human Resource Management (2004-2007 The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen)
  • MBA – Human Resource Management (1999-2004 University of Queensland, Brisbane)
  • MBA – Competing Through People (2003 Thunderbird - The Garvin School of International Management, Glendale, Arizona USA)
  • MBA – Human Resource Management (1996-1999 University of Exeter, Exeter)
  • MBA – International HRM (1996-1999 University of Exeter, Exeter)
  • MBA – Human Resource Management (1994-1996 Coventry University, Coventry)
  • MBA – Organisational Behaviour (1993-1998; 2006 ICPE, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia)
  • MBA – Integrated Case Study MBA Workshops (1988-1992 Henley Management College, Henley)

 

PhD in Management / PhD in Project Management

  • PhD in Project Management – Qualitative Research Methods (2012-Present)
  • Qualitative Research Methods - Doctoral Research Students (2006-2007 The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen)
  • First Supervisor for 9 doctoral student completions; 6 PhD and 3 DBA.

 

MSc in Project Management

  • MSc in Project Management – Strategy, Organisation, Qualitative Research Methods (2007-Present)
  • MBA (Strategic Management) / MBus (Principles of Strategic Management)
  • MBA - Strategic Management (2004 University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia)
  • MBus - Principles of Strategic Management (2003-2004 University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia)

 

Diploma in Management

  • Qualitative Research Methods (1995-1997 University of Exeter, Exeter)

 

Undergraduate

  • Honours Thesis Supervision (2004-2007 The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen)
  • Internationalisation of Law Firms (Companies in Global Society, Företagsekonomi, Uppsala Universitet, 22nd September 2006)
  • Business Policy and Strategic Management (2002-2004 University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia)
  • The International Company (2003-2005 Université Lumière de Lyon2, Lyon, France)
  • Strategic Human Resource Management (2000-2003 University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia)
  • Managing People (1994-1996 Coventry University, Coventry)
  • Introduction to Personnel Management (1994-1996 Coventry University, Coventry)

 

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