Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/11787
Appears in Collections:Management, Work and Organisation Journal Articles
Peer Review Status: Refereed
Title: Dilemmas and outcomes of professional identity construction among students of human resource management
Authors: Hallier, Jerry
Summers, Juliette
Contact Email: j.p.hallier@stir.ac.uk
Issue Date: Apr-2011
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing
Citation: Hallier J & Summers J (2011) Dilemmas and outcomes of professional identity construction among students of human resource management, Human Resource Management Journal, 21 (2), pp. 204-219.
Abstract: Using a sample of final year undergraduates, this article examines how HRM students construct a sense of professional identity over the course of their degree. While students' original decision to enter HR rarely altered at university, their expectations of what 'doing HRM' constituted sometimes changed radically from the need to fit their core values with their occupational expectations and learning experiences. The emergence of different ways of achieving this fit yielded several types of HRM identity. The implications of this fragmenting of student identities for the HR profession and HRM teaching are evaluated.
Type: Journal Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/11787
DOI Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1748-8583.2010.00132.x
Rights: The publisher does not allow this work to be made publicly available in this Repository. Please use the Request a Copy feature at the foot of the Repository record to request a copy directly from the author. You can only request a copy if you wish to use this work for your own research or private study.
Affiliation: Socio-Management
Socio-Management

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
Hallier_2011_Dilemmas_and_outcomes_of_professional_identity.pdf129.2 kBAdobe PDFUnder Embargo until 31/12/2999     Request a copy

Note: If any of the files in this item are currently embargoed, you can request a copy directly from the author by clicking the padlock icon above. However, this facility is dependant on the depositor still being contactable at their original email address.

This item is protected by original copyright



Items in the Repository are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

If you believe that any material held in STORRE infringes copyright, please contact library@stir.ac.uk providing details and we will remove the Work from public display in STORRE and investigate your claim.