Janet Walsh, Professor of Human Resource Management, King’s College London
Janet Walsh is Professor of Human Resource Management and Vice-Dean (Staffing) in the King’s Business School, King’s College London. She has a B.A. (Hons) from the University of Leeds and a Masters and PhD from the University of Warwick. She has held academic appointments at the Universities of Cambridge, Leeds, Melbourne and Royal Holloway.
Her principal research activities relate to the changing nature of employment and careers. She is currently working on a research study concerned with organisational responses to the UK gender pay gap reporting regulations in collaboration with Mercer Consulting. Previously she has undertaken research on female lawyers’ attitudes to their careers and work-life balance in professional law firms. This work was sponsored by the Association of Women Solicitors. Her research has also examined the use and consequences of flexible work practices, including part-time and compressed hours arrangements; gender, the work-life interface and employee wellbeing, and the phenomenon of presenteeism.
She has published in leading journals including Human Resource Management (US), Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Applied Psychology, Work, Employment & Society and Gender, Work & Organization.