Lancashire School of Business and Enterprise
Greenbank Building, GR144
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Subject Areas: Business and Management, HRM, Management and organisation History
Ruth teaches on HRM programmes and am interested in the development of organisational work practices, and particularly those concerning the management and development of people at work. I am also interested in organisational history and the development of professions and occupations.
Ruth is research active within the area of Business and Management and is a member of the Institute for Research into Organisations, Work and Employment.
Ruth Slater is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and holds a PhD from the Department of Organisation, Work and Technology, Lancaster University. Additionally she holds two master's degrees: in Strategic Human Resource Management and in HR and Knowledge Management. She is a seasoned HR professional and has worked in several organisations within HRM prior to working in higher education.
Ruth is Course Leader on the full time MSc in HRM and HRD, a programme accredited with the CIPD, the professional body for HR and HRD practitioners. She is also a module tutor on other CIPD accredited programmes at diploma, post-graduate diploma and Master’s level, teaching modules on Contemporary HRD, Employee Resourcing, Learning and Talent Development and Leadership and Management Development. She also supervises both undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations and work based projects, and doctoral candidates
Ruth researches management and work practices, and organisational history. She is a member of the Institute for Research into Organisations, Work and Employment (iROWE). She has undertaken historical research to set the formation and development of the former Institute of Personnel Management (IPM) into a broader context. Ruth is interested in helping practitioner-researchers use participatory and collaborative methods of research in their own organisations
… Slater, Ruth Elizabeth ORCID: 0000-0003-0302-5919 (2017) The entrepreneurial self [Book Review]. Management Learning, 48 (4). pp. 487-490. ISSN 1350-5076
… Slater, Ruth Elizabeth Book review: Handbook of research on management ideas and panaceas: adaptation and contextOrtenbladAnders (ed.), Handbook of research on management ideas and panaceas: adaptation and context, Edward Elgar Publishing: Cheltenham, 2015. 508 pp., ISBN 9781783475599 (hbk). Management Learning 2018-06 | journal-article DOI: 10.1177/1350507618780416 https://doi.org/10.1177/1350507618780416 ISSN: 1350-5076