Dr Judith Pate
- Senior Lecturer (Management)
Dr Pate is Senior Lecturer in Management and Director of the MSc Management Programmes at the University of Glasgow. She has conducted research on the employee-employer relationship publishing extensively on the psychological contract. She has secured a number of grants from public, private and charitable organisations. Recognition of her research contribution is evidenced by: the award of Advanced Institute of Management Research (AIM) Scholar; membership of a research team at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and, she has recently won a collaborative ESRC studentship with the Scottish Executive.
Areas of expertise:
- Knowledge management
- Human Resource Management
- Trust within organisations
- Graduate Attributes
Reputation Management and Employer Branding, with Prof Graeme Martin, £80,000, NHS Scotland, March 2008
Improving Population in Glasgow: Managing Partnership for Health Improvement, Dr Moira Fischbacher, Dr Judy Pate and Prof. Phillip Beaumont, £95, 000 from Glasgow Centre for Population Health, Extension of project, November 2007
An Assessment of Organisational Culture within Northern Lighthouse Board, Dr Judy Pate, £7,000, November 2007 (longitudinal study)
Improving Population in Glasgow: Managing Partnership for Health Improvement, Dr Moira Fischbacher, Dr Judy Pate and Prof. Phillip Beaumont, £90, 000 from Glasgow Centre for Population Health, September 2005
An Assessment of Organisational Culture within Northern Lighthouse Board, Dr Judy Pate and Prof Phillip Beaumont, £9,400, November 2004
An Assessment of Employee Identification with their Employer, funded by Scottish Environment Protection Agency, Dr Judy Pate* and Prof Phillip Beaumont, £9,791, November 2003
Current PhD students
Thesis title: Investigating the Impact of the Ageing Workforce on Public Sector Organizations in Scotland.
Co-supervisor: Prof. Graeme Martin
I teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, details of the courses are below:
People and Resources – core HRM course on the MBA; Contemporary issues in HRM – core course for joint programmes between management and professions (e.g. engineering); HRM: theory and practice – core class for the MSc in Management with human resource.
Knowledge management – undergraduate honours level; Research methods – undergraduate honours level.
Current research projects
- The employment relationship within the European low cost airline industry (with Prof. Phillip Beaumont): this project, as part of the Sloan School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T) global airline programme, examines the nature of employment within the growing sector of low cost airlines.
- Trust and professional identity within networks (with Dr Moira Fischbacher and Prof Phillip Beaumont): this longitudinal study is conducted within the health and analyses the formation of Community Health and Care Partnerships (CHCP). The impact of trust among actors and influence of professional identity on the success of the network is of particular importance within this project.
- Psychological contract of expatriates (with Prof Hugh Scullion, National University of Ireland, Galway): this study examines the relationship between expatriates (both traditional and ‘non traditional forms’ of expatriates) and their employers in the banking and manufacturing sectors.
- Organisational identification in the voluntary sector (with Prof Phillip Beaumont, University of Glasgow): the aim of this piece of research examines the nature of organisational identification within the voluntary sector with particular emphasis on the impact of strong value driven mission statements.
Recent professional involvement
Academic: Reviewer for a number of journals including Human Resource Management (US) and Employee Relations and also reviews for the British Academy of Management Conference.
Practitioner: A half day CIPD sponsored workshop is anticipated based on the organisational identification in the voluntary sector project in autumn 2007