Elaine Farndale

Elaine Farndale

Director, School of Labor and Employment Relations
Professor, Human Resource Management
Center Director, Center for International Human Resource Studies
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(814) 867-3320

Curriculum Vitae

Elaine Farndale SP22


Ph.D.: Cranfield School of Management, UK, Human Resource Management

Research Interests

International/cross-cultural human resource management, Global talent management, Strategic human resource management (HRM) and firm performance, High performance work systems, HRM and employee well-being/engagement, HR as a department and as a profession

Professional Bio

Elaine Farndale (Ph.D.) is Professor of Human Resource Management and Director of the School of Labor and Employment Relations, Pennsylvania State University (USA), where she is also Founder and Director of the Center for International Human Resource Studies. Elaine’s research and teaching encompass the broad fields of international human resource management (HRM), strategic HRM, and HRM and performance. She has published widely from her international collaborations in leading journals such as Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of World Business, Human Resource Management, and Human Resource Management Journal, as well as publishing four books. She has also served as Co-Editor-in-Chief for Human Resource Management Journal, Co-Editor for Routledge’s Global HRM Series, Associate Editor for Human Resource Management and International Journal of Human Resource Management, as well as serving on several other editorial boards. She completed her Ph.D. at Cranfield School of Management (UK) and worked previously as an HR specialist for several years.

Strategy, HRM, and Performance: A Contextual Approach