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Rona Beattie


  • 70 Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow Caledonian University

    G4 0BA Glasgow

    United Kingdom


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Research interests

My current research and teaching interests link two main bodies of theory, knowledge and practice: Human Resource Management/Development and Public Service Management (which includes the public and 3rd sectors).  A common theme throughout my research is the role and behaviours of leaders; most recently in the fields of nursing and the changing roles of public service professionals.  I am fortunate to have a strong and wide network of international colleagues which enables me to collaborate on comparitive international research. 

A particular area of strength relates to People Security or Mitigating Insider Threat where colleagues and I research the interaction between organisational culture, leadership, line managers and HRM professionals in reducing the risk of 'employees' presenting a risk to the organisation ranging from accidental data breaches to fraud to acts of terrrorism.  This research is particularly timely given the complexity of today's socio-economic and technological enviroment.



  • Human Resources Management
  • Human Resource Development
  • Leadership & management development
  • Public Sector HRM
  • People Security/Insider Threat
  • Coaching
  • Mentoring
  • Nursing Administration
  • Nursing education
  • Nursing Leadership
  • Nursing in Bangladesh
  • Nursing in Scotland
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Occupational Psychology
  • Positive Psychology
  • Defense and Security Studies
  • People Security
  • Insider Threat
  • Public Administration
  • Public Service HRM
  • Public Service Leadership
  • Work, Economy and Organizations


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