People

Dr Dennis Pepple

Associate Professor

Profile

I am an Associate Professor in HRM and Director for Employability at the School of Business. Prior to this I was a Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management at the University of Hertfordshire. I hold PhD in Business and Management Studies at the University of Huddersfield. I am member of the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development (MCIPD) a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA) and a Certified Management and Business Educator (CMBE). My research interest is in the areas of diversity management employment relations and work psychology. I have published my research in quality peer reviewed journals and I have won awards for best paper at different internationally recognised conferences.

Research

Journal articles

  • Pepple D. G., Akinsowon, P, and Oyelere M (2021) Employee Commitment and Turnover intention: Perspectives from Nigeria. Public Organization Review doi.org/10.1007/s11115-021-00577-7
  • Zahoor, N, Pepple, D and Choudrie. J (2021) Entrepreneurial competence and alliance success: the role of external knowledge absorption and mutual trust. Journal of Business Research. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2021.07.057
  • Pepple, D. G. and K Olowookere (2020). Towards an understanding of the dynamics of work and employment relations during austerity. Public Organization Review, DOI: 10.1007/s11115-020-00488-z
  • Pepple, D. G., and Davies. E. (2019). Co-worker Social Support and Organisational Identification: does ethnic self-identification matter? Journal of Managerial Psychology. 38(8), pp. 573-586.
  • Pepple, D. G., and Davies. E., (2019). Perceived environment of ethnic diversity as a determinant of organisational identification in the public sector: A moderated-mediation analysis. Personnel Review. 49(5), pp. 1106-1120.

 

  • Pepple, D.G. (2018). Linking Ethnic Identification to Organisational Solidarity. Public Organization Review, 20, 113–128

     

  • Pepple, D. G. (2016). Managing diversity and inclusion: An international perspective. Jawad Syed and Mustafa Özbilgin, (eds), London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015, pp. 356, ISBN: 9781446294642. European Management Review. 14(2), 115-117.
  •  Pepple, D. G., Davies. E., Davies. J., (2017). Mirror Organisation: Towards Establishing a Link between Representative Bureaucracy and Employee Ownership Perception. Journal of Organisational Psychology. 17(4). 67-77

 

Books

  • Pepple, D. G. and Zhang. C. (Eds.) (2021). Managerial and Financial Aspects in HRM: A Practical Guide (1st Edition). Lead editor. A CIPD mapped text for level 4 and 5. Emerald Publishing Group.

Book chapters

  • Pepple D.G, Zhang. C and Ofoma. C. Managing Redundancy in Pepple, D. G. and Zhang. C. (Eds.) (2021). Managerial and Financial Aspects in HRM: A Practical Guide (1st Edition). Lead editor. A CIPD mapped text for level 4 and 5. Emerald Publishing Group.  DOI: 10.1108/978-1-83909-612-920211008
  • Pepple D.G and Ejiogu. C. Income Statement and Balance sheet in Pepple, D. G. and Zhang. C. (Eds.) (2021). Managerial and Financial Aspects in HRM: A Practical Guide (1st Edition). Lead editor. A CIPD mapped text for level 4 and 5. Emerald Publishing Group.  DOI: 10.1108/978-1-83909-612-920211003
  • Pepple D.G and Adeleye. N. Managing Disciplinary and Grievance Cost in Pepple, D. G. and Zhang. C. (Eds.) (2021). Managerial and Financial Aspects in HRM: A Practical Guide (1st Edition). Lead editor. A CIPD mapped text for level 4 and 5. Emerald Publishing Group.  DOI: 10.1108/978-1-83909-612-920211009
  •  Pepple, D. G., Davies. E., Davies. J., (2017). Bureaucracy and Personality: Does Employee Ethnicity Matter? In A. Farazmand (ed.), Global Encyclopaedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-31816-5_3403-1

 

Publications

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Pepple D. G. Akinsowon P and Oyelere M (2021) Employee Commitment and Turnover intention: Perspectives from Nigeria. Public Organization Review doi.org/10.1007/s11115-021-00577-7 -Zahoor N Pepple D and Choudrie. J (2021) Entrepreneurial compete

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Supervision

PhD/DBA Completions/submissions

The Role of Societal Quality of Life in National Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: A Cross National Analysis

Investigating the role of Knowledge Management in the Development of Asset Management Practice in Selected Public Sector Organisations in Nigeria

Indigenous Knowledge Management Practices: An Enabler framework for Developing Knowledge Management Practices between Indigenous and Contemporary Produces of Palm Oil Extraction in Ologbo Ikpoba-Okha of Edo State of Nigeria.

Teaching

Strategic Human Resource Management- Level 6

Managing People and Organisations- Level 7

Press and media

Employment relations -work psychology- diversity management

Activities

External Examiner- University of Liverpool: Evaluation of MSc International Human Resource Management assessments

External Examiner- London Metropolitan University: MSc Psychology 

Parent Governor- 2020-2024- Alderman’s Greene Community Primary school

Awards

Western Academy of Management Conference 2017. Best paper in organisational behaviour and human resource management track.

Southwestern Academy of Management Conference 2017. Best paper in organisational development and conflict management track. 

Conferences

Zahoor, N, Pepple, D and Choudrie. J (2021) Entrepreneurial competence and alliance success: the role of external knowledge absorption and mutual trust. Academy of Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Knowledge conference 2021.

Pepple, D. G. (2020). Covid-19: what have we learned? The rise of innovation as a necessary practice. Conference: A webinar organised by the Institute for Leadership and Management UK

Pepple, D. G (2020). Work from Home, employee wellbeing and productivity: lessons from United Kingdom Universities” HBS Research conference

  • Pepple, D. G. and K Olowookere (2019). Austerity policies: A systematic review of organisational responses to work and employment relations. Paper accepted for 2019 British Academy of Management Conference

Pepple, D. G. (2017). Mirror organisation: Towards Establishing a Link between Representative Bureaucracy and Employee Ownership Perception. Western Academy of Management.

Pepple, D. G. (2017). Towards Establishing a Link between Ethnic Diversity and Public-Sector Employees’ Ownership Perception: A Relational Perspective. South Western Academy of Management.

Pepple, D. G. (2016). The Mirror Organisation: Implications of Ethnic and Religious Diversity for Employee Ownership Perception. British Academy of Management.

Pepple, D. G. (2016). The Mirror Organisation: A balance Ethnic and Religious Diversity Perspective of Public Sector Employees in Nigeria. University Forum for Human Resource Development.

Pepple, D. G. (2016). Theoretical Triangulation: Perceived Balanced Ethnic and Religious Representation and Organizational Ownership. University of Huddersfield Post Graduate Researchers Conference

Pepple, D. G. (2016). Ethnic Diversity and Public-Sector Organisations’ performance in Nigeria. University of Huddersfield Business School Post Graduate Researchers Conference

Pepple, D. G. (2016). The Mirror Organisation: Balanced Ethnic and Religious Representation and Organisational Ownership perception.  Talent, Diversity and Development Research Group Seminar

Media coverage

Pepple D. G. (2020). Covid-19: what have we learned? The rise of innovation as a necessary practice. Conference: A webinar organised by the Institute for Leadership and Management UK

Qualifications

Qualifications

PG Cert Academic Practice in Higher Education -Coventry University -2020

PhD Business and Management Studies- University of Huddersfield – 2018

PG Cert Research Methods -University of Huddersfield - 2016                     

MSc Human Resources Management- Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu, Nigeria - 2014

BSc Accounting- Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt, Nigeria - 2007 

Professional body membership 

Higher Education Academy- Senior Fellow

Certified Management and Business Educator - CMBE

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development- Academic MCIPD

British Academy of Management- Member

Western Academy of Management - Member 

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