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Dr Rita Fontinha

Associate Professor in Strategic Human Resource Management

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  • Alternative Work Arrangements, 
  • Flexibility, 
  • Job Insecurity and Perceived Employability, 
  • Expatriation, 
  • Human Resource Management within Multinational Enterprises


HBS 137, Whiteknights

Dr Rita Fontinha teaches Human Resource Management-related modules and has over 10 years research experience, specialising in alternative work arrangements.

Dr Rita Fontinha holds a joint PhD from the University of Leuven and the University of Lisbon. After her PhD, she was a Post Doctoral Research fellow at the University of Portsmouth. She joined Henley Business School as Lecturer in Strategic Human Resource Management in 2015. Her research has been published in journals such as Human Resource Management, Studies in Higher Education, Economic and Industrial Democracy and Research Evaluation and presented in multiple international research conferences. Her broad research interests focus on the way human resource management practices may potentially influence attitudes and behaviours in the organisation which may ultimately influence organisational performance.

International Human Resource Management

This module examines how practices of managing human resources could be different across countries and explores companies’ approaches to managing their human resources in an international business context....

Module code: MM340

Human Resource Management

This module examines the main concepts, principles and contemporary practices that are part of the management of work and people in organisations....

Module code: MM277

Managing key resources

The module aims to develop deeper knowledge and critical understanding of the strategic management of human resources. The learnes are encouraged to apply these skills as they scrutinise the way...

Module code: DM2002