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University of Gothenburg

Centre for Global Human Resource Management

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The Centre for Global HRM aims to strengthen research on HRM by constituting a meeting place and a knowledge bank for HRM-related topics.

Through broad research collaborations, CGHRM wishes to initiate, develop and drive relevant HRM research in a continuous dialogue with public and private sectors, and also to disseminate research results.

The overarching aim is to strengthen Swedish competitiveness by contributing to research and development in work policy and a sustainable and balanced working life.  

The Centre has a national mission; shall establish both national and international collaborations; and constitute a meeting place for researchers and professionals in the field of HRM.

In order to fulfil its vision, the Centre conduct a range of different activities. One important cornerstone is the Centre’s public seminars on HRM-relevant topics which have become highly appreciated among both scholars and HRM-professionals. In order to strengthen HRM-research, the Centre advertise seed money; organises biannual international conference on HRM; and research networks and seminars. The Centre has also established Sweden’s first ever professorship in HRM.

The Centre has the following partner organisations: AstraZeneca, City of Gothenburg, Essity, IKEA, City of Malmö, Research Institutes of Sweden (RISE), The Swedish Association of HRM, Swedish Migration Agency, Swedish Transport Administration, Region Västra Götaland, Volvo Cars, Volvo Group, Wise Group.