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About the Editors

What Have We Learned? Ten Years On

ISBN: 978-1-78052-208-1, eISBN: 978-1-78052-209-8

Publication date: 29 July 2011


Charmine E. J. Härtel is management cluster leader and professor of human resource management and organizational development in the UQ Business School at The University of Queensland, Australia. She obtained her PhD in Industrial and Organizational Psychology in 1991 and is a registered organizational psychologist in Australia. Professor Härtel is a fellow and president-elect of the Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management. Her research and consulting focus on the individual, group, and organization-level qualities associated with positive work environments. Her work in the area of emotions includes development of a workgroup emotional climate scale, investigations of emotional experiences within diverse workgroups, examination of the role of emotions in moral and positive leadership, and studies of the affective dimension of organizational culture. Her pioneering work on the characteristics of positive work environments has identified a number of the drivers of unhealthy and toxic work environments along with the leadership and human resource management practices, organizational policies and strategies to turn such situations around. Professor Härtel's research has been awarded $2,996,000 in Australian Research Council funding, has appeared in over 70 journal articles, including leading peer-reviewed journals such as Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Leadership Quarterly, and Journal of Management. Professor Härtel is currently associate editor of the Academy of Management Learning and Education and Journal of Managerial Psychology. She is recipient of several awards including two postgraduate supervision awards, the Janet Chusmir Service Award from the US Academy of Management, and five awards for innovation in organizational practice. She has also published 10 edited volumes, is book series co-editor for Research on Emotion in Organizations (Emerald/JAI Press) and has authored two books including the textbook Human Resource Management (Pearson, 2010) which adopts a human well-being paradigm.


(2011), "About the Editors", Härtel, C.E.J., Ashkanasy, N.M. and Zerbe, W.J. (Ed.) What Have We Learned? Ten Years On (Research on Emotion in Organizations, Vol. 7), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Leeds, pp. xiii-xiv.



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