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Dr Jennifer O'Neil

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Jennifer O'Neil

Lecturer

Biography Having worked for several years in industry in both line management and HRM, Jennifer moved into academia joining Edinburgh Napier as a full time lecturer in 2013. Her areas of work specialisation in industry include: recruitment & selection; employee relations and project management.

Her PhD is entitled: Developing middle managers in the Hong Kong public sector: a critique of leadership development form a labour process perspective - and was completed in September 2016.

As an early career researcher, she is currently working on a number of projects and research interests are focused on the area of skills development in challenging or declining industries and environments.
Research Interests Learning and Development
Middle managers challenges and development
Up-skilling, re-skilling, de-skilling
International HRM (Hong Kong, China)
Labour process theory