Professor Peter Turnbull

Professor Peter Turnbull

Professor Peter Turnbull
Professor of Management

3.02 (Howard House),
Howard House, Queen's Avenue, Bristol
BS8 1SN
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peter.turnbull@bristol.ac.uk

Telephone Number (0117) 39 40518

Department of Management

Personal profile

Professor Peter Turnbull joined the Department of Management in 2015 after 18 years as Professor of Human Resource Management & Labour Relations at Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University.

He previously held posts at the Universities of Leeds, Warwick and London School of Economics, and visiting professorships and fellowships at Queen’s University (Belfast), La Trobe, Monash, Melbourne and Sydney (Australia) and Cornell (USA). In 2011, Professor Turnbull was Visiting Academic Fellow at the International Labour Organization (Geneva).

Professor Turnbull is a graduate of the University of Leeds (BA Econ), Warwick University (MA Industrial Relations), and Cardiff University (PhD, Conflict on the Waterfront). He is an Academic Fellow, Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and a member of the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) Arbitration Panel.

Research

Professor Turnbull's current research projects are:

  • the working time and wellbeing of British police inspectors;
  • low cost competition and Human Resource Management in the civil aviation industry;
  • decent work in global supply chains;
  • single European skies, technological change and a ‘just safety culture’ in air traffic control;
  • an ‘impact assessment’ of EU port reform;
  • fair pricing in the EU haulage market.

Teaching

Undergraduate

EFIM1001 Management

EFIM30024 International Human Resource Management

Postgraduate

MGRCM2011 Strategic Human Resource Management

PhD Supervision

Currently supervising three ESRC-funded students (i) media reporting of business and finance news (ii) decent work in global supply chains, and (iii) skills ecosystems and the training of professional engineers.




Latest publications

  1. Thomas, R & Turnbull, P, 2017, ‘Talking up a storm? Using language to activate adherents and demobilize detractors of European Commission policy frames’. Journal of European Public Policy, vol 24., pp. 931-950
  2. Thomas, H & Turnbull, P, 2017, ‘From horizontal to vertical labour governance: The International Labour Organization (ILO) and decent work in global supply chains’. Human Relations.
  3. Turnbull, P, Wass, V & Firman, K, 2016, ‘Managing the Increasing Workloads of the Inspecting Ranks in Cambridgeshire: Findings from a survey of Inspectors undertaken by Cambridgeshire IBB, April 2016’. Police Federation of England & Wales
  4. Turnbull, P, Wass, V & Jones, M, 2016, ‘Managing the Increasing Workloads of the Inspecting Ranks in Avon & Somerset: Findings from a survey of Inspectors undertaken by Avon & Somerset IBB, December 2015’. Police Federation of England & Wales
  5. Turnbull, P, Wass, V, Middleton, I & Peters, M, 2016, ‘Managing the Increasing Workloads of the Inspecting Ranks in Bedfordshire: Findings from a survey of Inspectors April 2016’. Police Federation of England & Wales
  6. Turnbull, P, Wass, V & Clark, P, 2016, ‘Managing the Increasing Workloads of the Inspecting Ranks in Lincolnshire: Findings from a survey of Inspectors undertaken by Lincolnshire IBB, April 2016’. Police Federation of England & Wales
  7. Turnbull, P, Wass, V & Partington, J, 2016, ‘Managing the Increasing Workloads of the Inspecting Ranks in MPS: Findings from a survey of Inspectors April 2016’. Police Federation of England & Wales
  8. Turnbull, P & Harvey, G, 2016, ‘Employee Relations’. in: Adrian Wilkinson, Tom Redman, Tony Dundon (eds) Contemporary Human Resource Management. Pearson Ed, Harlow, pp. 211-231
  9. Turnbull, P & Harvey, G, 2016, ‘Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations’. in: Lucy Budd, Stephen Ison (eds) Air Transport Management: An International Perspective. Routledge, London, pp. 307-319
  10. Turnbull, P, Wass, V & Cliff, J, 2015, ‘Managing the Increasing Workloads of the Inspecting Ranks in Humberside: Findings from a survey of Inspectors undertaken by Humberside IBB 2015’. Police Federation of England & Wales
  11. Turnbull, P, Wass, V & Ainsworth, L, 2015, ‘Managing the Increasing Workloads of the Inspecting Ranks in Lancashire: Findings from a survey of Inspectors undertaken by Lancashire IBB 2015’. Police Federation of England & Wales
  12. Turnbull, P & Wass, V, 2015, ‘From ‘Exacting’ to ‘Extreme’ Jobs in the British Police: Exploiting and Exhausting the Inspecting Ranks’. Organization, vol 22.
  13. Turnbull, P & Harvey, G, 2015, ‘Can Labor Arrest the “Sky Pirates”? International Trade Unionism in the European Civil Aviation Industry’. Labor History, vol 56.
  14. Thomas, H & Turnbull, P, 2013, ‘Mapping the Situation of the Ferry Trades in the Western Mediterranean Sea’. European Transport Workers' Federation (ETF)

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