Karin Sanders

AGSM Scholar, Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour

School of Management - PhD, University of Groningen, the Netherlands | BA, MA, Psychology (Personality Theory) and Research Methods, University of Groningen, the Netherlands


Karin Sanders' research focuses on the Human Resource (HR) process approach, in particular the impact of employees’ perceptions, understanding and attributions of HR on their attitudes and behaviours, such as their informal learning activities. Karin published on this topic in journals like HRM (Wiley, including a Special Issue in 2014), Academy of Management Learning & Educational, Human Resource Management Journal and International Journal of HRM. In addition, she published articles on other and related topics in Organization Studies, Organization Science, British Journal of Management, and Journal of Vocational Education. Together with Prof David Guest and Dr Ricardo Rodrigues Karin is editing a Special Issue on the attribution theory in Human Resource Management Journal. Together with Dr Huadong Yang and dr Charmi Patel she is editing a book on the HR Process Research (Edward Elgar). Karin is Editor for the Special Issues International Journal of HRM, and Associate Editor for Human Resource Management, and Frontiers of Business Research in China. In addition, she is on the Editorial Board of six HRM and management journals. She was Head of School Management between 2015 and 2019 served as a member of the Executive Committee HR Division Academy of Management from 2013 to 2018.

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