Dr Rea Prouska
Associate Professor of Human Resource Management
School/Division:Business / Management, Marketing and People
Dr Rea Prouska is Associate Professor of Human Resource Management. Rea’s research focus is on developing theoretical and practical approaches to improving work relationships (employee voice/silence) and working life (quality of working life, working conditions) and, subsequently, to use these approaches to better understand these concepts in a variety of economic contexts (e.g. emerging, transition, crisis economies) and organisational settings (e.g. SMEs, project-based organisations). She has co-edited books, published academic papers in various journals in the HRM field and authored/co-authored numerous book chapters. Her work has been presented in a variety of internationally reputed academic conferences and events.
Rea has extensive experience of teaching a variety of undergraduate, postgraduate and executive courses in the areas of HRM, Organisational Behaviour and Qualitative Research Methods. Rea is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA), an Academic Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), an Affiliate Member of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and a Member of the British Academy of Management (BAM).
Rea's teaching areas cover:
- Human Resource Management
- Organisational Behaviour
- Qualitative Research Methods
Psychogios, A., Prouska, R., Brewster, C. and Szamosi, T.L. (2019): ‘Varieties of crisis and working conditions: A comparative study between Greece and Serbia’, European Journal of Industrial Relations, first published March 21, 2019.
Prouska, R. and Psychogios, A. (2019): ‘Should I say something? A framework for understanding silence from a line manager’s perspective during an economic crisis’, Economic and Industrial Democracy, 40(3): 611-635.
Psychogios, A. and Prouska, R. (2019): Managing People in Small and Medium Enterprises in Turbulent Contexts, London: Routledge.
Roper, I., Prouska, R., and Chatrakul Na Ayudhya, E. (eds). (2019): Critical Issues in Human Resource Management, 2nd ed., London: Palgrave Macmillan.
Psychogios, A., Theodorakopoulos, N., Nyfoudi, M., Szamosi, T.L. and Prouska, R. (2017): ‘Many hands lighter work? Deciphering the relationship between Adverse Working Conditions and Organisational Citizenship Behaviour in SMEs during an economic crisis’, British Journal of Management, 30(3): 519-537.
Chatrakul Na Ayudhya, U., Prouska, R. and Beauregard, A. (2017): ‘The impact of global economic crisis and austerity on quality of working life and work-life balance: A capabilities perspective’, European Management Review, Early View 17 July 2017.
Baruch, Y., Prouska, R., Ollier-Malaterre, A. and Bunk, J. (2017): ‘Swearing at work: The mixed outcomes of profanity’, Journal of Managerial Psychology, 32(2): 149-162.
Prouska, R. and Psychogios, A. (2016): ‘Do not say a word! Conceptualizing employee silence in a long-term crisis context’, The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 29(5): 885-914.
Psychogios, A., Szamosi, T.L., Prouska, R. and Brewster, C. (2016): ‘A three-fold framework for understanding HRM practices in south-eastern European SMEs’, Employee Relations, 38(3): 310-331.
Prouska, R., Psychogios, A. and Rexhepi, Y. (2016): ‘Rewarding employees in economies under crisis and transition: The application of the total reward model in south-eastern European SMEs’, Personnel Review, 45(6): 1259-1280.
Chatrakul Na Ayudhya, U., Prouska, R. and Lewis, S. (2015): ‘Work-life balance can benefit business during financial crisis and austerity’, Human Resource Management International Digest, 23(5): 25-28.
Prouska, R. and Kapsali, M. (eds.) (2011): Business and Management Practices in Greece: A Comparative Context, London: Palgrave Macmillan.
Rea is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA), an Academic Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), an Affiliate Member of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and a Member of the British Academy of Management (BAM).
Rea is an Editorial Advisory Board Member in Employee Relations: The International Journal and a regular reviewer in a range of management and HRM journals.