Dr Marco Hauptmeier

Dr Marco Hauptmeier

Reader in International Human Resource Management

Cardiff Business School

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S34, Aberconway Building, Colum Road, Cathays, Cardiff, CF10 3EU


  • PhD Cornell University
  • MA University of Bonn
  • BA University of M√ľnster

Honours and awards

Co-winner of the Thomas A. Kochan & Stephen R. Sleigh Best Dissertation Award in 2009, which recognizes the best PhD thesis in employment relations in the USA.

Professional memberships

  • Academic Member Chartered Institute of Personal and Development
  • British Academy of Management
  • British Universities Industrial Relations Associations
  • German Industrial Relations Association
  • International Labor and Employment Relations Association
  • Labor and Employment Relations Association (USA)
  • Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics

Teaching commitments

  • Employment Relations (MSc HRM)
  • International Human Resource Management (undergraduate)
  • Qualitative Research Methods (PhD)

Research interests

  • Comparative Employment Relations/HRM/ Political Economy
  • Employment relations and HRM in the auto industry
  • Institutional theory and institutional change
  • The role of ideas and constructivism in employment relations
  • Transnational employment relations in MNCs

PhD supervision research interests

  • Comparative employment relations/HRM
  • Employee representation and voice in multinational companies
  • Labour unions and collective bargaining
  • Sociology of markets