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Professor Geraint Harvey

Professor Geraint Harvey

Professor in People & Organisations, Business

Telephone number

+44 (0) 1792 513275

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Welsh language proficiency

Basic Welsh Speaker

Research Links

Office 327 - 327
Third Floor
School of Management
Bay Campus
Available For Postgraduate Supervision


Professor Geraint Harvey is Chair of People and Organisation, based in the Business Department at Swansea University’s School of Management. Harvey has a professional background in manufacturing management and the recruitment industry. Prior to joining Swansea University, he has taught at Cardiff University, the University of Bristol and the University of Birmingham.

The International Labour Organisation, ESRC, European Commission/European Transport Workers’ Federation and the International Transport Workers’ Federation have funded Harvey’s research that has featured in international events at the International Labour Organisation, European Parliament, European Commission Civil Aviation Social Dialogue Committee and the Dutch Ministry for Environment and Infrastructure. He has been awarded several prizes for research quality and was recently shortlisted for the 2018 Sage Prize for Innovation/Excellence for a paper published in the journal Work, Employment and Society. He has made numerous media appearances, for example, on BBC News 24, BBC Wales News and BBC Radio 4 Thinking Allowed, and his research has been covered in the popular media in continental Europe and the US.

Harvey has received nominations for a variety of teaching awards and received a Distinguished Teaching Award at Swansea University in 2012.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Human resource management
  • Employment/industrial relations
  • New forms of work, insecurity and precariousness
  • Gig economy
  • Civil aviation
  • Leisure industry

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests
  • Harvey currently delivers two core modules: MN-1006 Managing People is a first year undergraduate module for students of the BSc Business Management degree pathways, and MN-M012 Human Resource Management is a postgraduate module for students of the MSc Management.
  • He has previously taught a broad range of modules including Research Methods, Globalisation, Organisational Behaviour, Study Skills and Professional Development and International Perspectives on Industrial Relations.
  • Carl Rhodes (University of Technology, Sydney), Greg Bamber (Monash University), Andy Hodder and Daniel Wintersberger (University of Birmingham) and Professor Peter Turnbull and Sheena Vachhani (University of Bristol).