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Yehuda Baruch

Yehuda Baruch (DSc Technion, Israel, PostDoc at City University and London Business School) is a Professor of Management at Southampton Business School, the University of Southampton, UK, and Affiliated Professor, Audencia, Nantes France. His research covers a broad range of topics, with a particular focus on careers and global HRM. He has published over 175 refereed papers, including in Journal of Management, Academy of Management Annals, Human Resource Management, Organizational Dynamics, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Human Relations, Research Policy and Organization Studies, among other journals, and over 50 books and book chapters. His work is widely cited (over 30,000 Google Scholar citations, H-index of 83). Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences and BAM. Consulting Editor, Journal of International Business Studies. Formerly: Vice-president Research of EURAM. Associate Editor of Human Resource Management (US), Editor of Group & Organization Management and Career Development International; Chair, Careers Division, Academy of Management.  More details are available at:

Arup Varma 

Arup Varma is Professor and the Frank W Considine Chair in Applied Ethics at the Quinlan School of Business, Loyola University Chicago (USA).  He holds a PhD from Rutgers University, New Jersey (USA), a PGDPM in Personnel Management & Industrial Relations from XLRI, Jamshedpur (India), and a BSc (Hons) from St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata (India).

Dr. Varma’s research interests include performance appraisal, expatriate issues, and HRM issues in India. He has published over 100 articles in leading journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Human Resource Management (USA), Human Resource Management Review, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of International Management, Journal of Knowledge Management, Journal of World Business, Personnel Psychology, and Tourism Management Perspectives, etc.

He has also co-edited seven books, including such titles as Performance Management Systems: A Global Perspective – 2nd Ed. (forthcoming), Global HRM Series, London: Routledge (co-editors P. Budhwar & A. DeNisi); Performance Management: An Experiential Approach (2020), Sage, ISBN-13: 978-1473975743 (co-editor P. Budhwar), Spirituality in Management: Insights from India (2020), London: Palgrave MacMillan, ISBN 78-3-030-13984-1 (co-editor S. Mishra). Indian Business: Understanding a Rapidly Emerging Economy (2019), London: Routledge, ISBN 978-1315268422 (co-editors P. Budhwar & R. Kumar).

Dr. Varma has also presented over 125 papers at refereed conferences, such as the Academy of Management, the Academy of International Business, the American Psychological Association, the European Academy of Management, the Indian Academy of Management, and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.  He has guest-lectured in countries around the world, including Cuba, China, Germany, Guatemala, India, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Spain, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.

He has won multiple awards for teaching, research, and service, including the 2017 Alumnus Award for Academics from his alma mater, XLRI. He has also consulted with global organizations on human resources and strategic topics. Finally, he is co-founder and past President of the Indian Academy of Management (est. 2007).

In 2018, he spent 6 months in India, at IIM Lucknow, on a Fulbright scholarship, studying performance management of expatriates.