Professor Peter Turnbull

Professor of Human Resource Management Labour Relations
F09a, Aberconway Building, Colum Drive, Cardiff, CF10 3EU
+44 (0)29 208 75582

Research interests

  • Civil Aviation (airlines)
  • Deregulation and the management of employee relations in the civil aviation industry
  • Economic Performance
  • Human resource management and labour relations
  • Industrial Conflict
  • Industrial Relations
  • Industrial relations and labour productivity in the port transport industry (Europe and Asia-Pacific)
  • International trade unionism
  • Management of redundancy
  • Social dialogue

Research projects

Peter leads the following projects

Women in ports

Duration: 1st January 2008 to 31st December 2008
Sponsored by International Transport Federation
Led by Professor Peter Turnbull with Professor Edmund Heery, Professor P Fairbrother (Cardiff School of Social Sciences)
Award type: Research

Peter contributes to the following projects

Working time and wellbeing in the Police service: Practical steps to monitor, manage and balance the working hours/working lives of police inspectors

Duration: 1st February 2013 to 31st January 2014
Sponsored by Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)
Award type: ESRC Knowledge Exchange Opportunity

Related news stories

Thursday 6th March 2014

A book written and edited by Cardiff Business School academics has been reviewed by Brian Harney of Dublin City University Business School.

Thursday 13th February 2014

A recent study written for the International Labour Organisation (ILO) by Professor Pete Turnbull focuses on working conditions and the HR policies of transport companies designed to mainstream gender, the opportunities for success and career advancement, and the barriers faced by women who work in the sector.

Cardiff Students take Decent Work to Geneva

Thursday 25th April 2013

A group of Cardiff Business School undergraduate students were invited to the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in Geneva last week, to present the findings of a research study into decent work.


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