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Dr Peter Hamilton

Associate Professor in Human Resource Management

MA (Hons), MSc, PhD


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Associate Professor in Human Resource Management in the Business SchoolMHL 508+44 (0) 191 33 45381
Fellow of the Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing  

Biography

Peter's main research interests focus around the issue of discourse and rhetoric within the processes of employment relations and human resource management. Current activities include work on corporate social responsibility reports, language and industrial relations, and the interview as a research method. Peter's previous appointments include Imperial College Management School and the University of Central Lancashire. Prior to that he worked in the National Health Service.
Mini Biography

Peter's main research interests focus around the issue of discourse and rhetoric within the processes of employment relations and human resource management.

Research interests

  • Employment relations
  • rhetoric
  • language and persuasion in the workplace
  • equality and diversity

Publications

Chapter in book

  • Hamilton, P.M. (2018). Ethics of Persuasion. In The SAGE Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society. Kolb, R.T. Sage. 1261-1264.
  • Hamilton, P.M. (2018). Uses of Rhetoric. In The SAGE Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society. Kolb, R.T. Sage. 2951-2953.
  • Hamilton, P.M. (2018). Synecdoche: Another Ubiquitous and Everyday Trope. In Handbook of Organizational Rhetoric and Communication: Foundations of Dialogue, Discourse, Narrative and Engagement. Ihlen, O. & Heath, R.L. Wiley-Blackwell. 257-268.
  • Hamilton, P. (2018). Rhetoric. In The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Business and Management Research Methods: Methods and Challenges. Cassell, C., Cunliffe, A. & Grandy, G. London: Sage. 2: 47-62.
  • Hamilton, P. (2011). Human Resource Management. In The Essential MBA. Miller, S. London: Sage. 59-80.
  • Hamilton, P.M. (2005). The mission statement as epideictic rhetoric. In Organization and Identity. Pullen, A. and Linstead, S. Routledge. 162-181.

Journal Article

Supervision students

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