Pawan Budhwar

Pawan Budhwar

Pawan is a member of the Work and Organisational Psychology Group, Joint Director of the Aston India Centre for Applied Research and Joint Co-Editor-in-Chief of British Journal of Management, Pawan is globally renowned for his research into the international aspects of HRM, and has held many visiting professorships worldwide. He has examined HRM systems in emerging markets and established links with social, cultural, political and legal contexts, and this is increasingly being referenced by other researchers.

Pawan has received funding from a variety of funders such as the ESRC, Society for HRM (USA), British Academy, and ERDF to investigate a variety of HR aspects in different set-ups. Pawan regularly delivers keynotes at international and national events. He has received numerous awards for his research achievements.

Research Interests:

  • Managing Human Resources in Emerging Markets
  • Expatriate Management
  • Employer-Employee Relationships
  • HRM and Performance
  • International and Strategic HRM


Work and Organisational Psychology Department