Human resources and work


Our researchers in the areas of human resource management and work are investigating issues of national and international significance. These include areas like minimum pay rates, creating and maintaining a healthy work environment and diversity in the workplace.


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Big Issues in Employment

This book examines the important issues within both human resources management (HRM) and employment relations (ER) in Australasia. Co-authored and edited by Massey University's Jane Parker, it actively seeks to raise academic, policy-maker and practitioner awareness of the key debates that need to be addressed to help New Zealand and Australian organisations to adopt more cutting-edge approaches to HRM and Employment Relations.

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Managing workplace bullying complaints

While it’s tempting to dismiss workplace bullying as “harmless fun” or “tough management”, the individual and organisational costs are real, and significant. New Zealand employees who experience workplace bullying report lower wellbeing and higher stress levels than other employees. Witnesses to workplace bullying report similar negative outcomes too. This article gives advice on handling workplace bullying, based on research by Massey's Healthy Work Group.

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Departments and staff

Find out more about the departments and staff involved in human resources and work at Massey.

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