BA (Hons) Government and Public Policy (CNAA)
Ian Has worked at Middlesex University since 1998. Prior to this he worked as research assistant at Northumbria University and as ESRC research student at Glasgow University. He worked for a number of years before this in the automotive industry. He was visiting research fellow at the University of Sydney in 2010.
Co-editor of "Contemporary Issues in HRM" (2010; CIPD)
From 2004 - 2013, Director of Programmes for HRM subject area.
Ehnert, I, Parsa, S., Roper, I., Wagner, M. and Muller-Camen, M. (2015) Reporting on Sustainability and HRM: A comparative study of sustainability reporting practices by the World's largest companies" International Journal of Human Resource Management (DOI: 10.1080/09585192.2015.1024157)
Klarsfeld, A., Booysen, L, Ng, E., Roper, I., Tatli, A. (2014), International Handbook of International Diversity Management at Work. (second edition) London, Edward Elgar
Roper, I., Prouska, R. and Chatrakul Na Ayudhya, U. (2010), Critical Issues in Human Resource Management. London, CIPD
Roper, I. and Tatli, A. (2014), UK Update: the Big Society Under Austerity in Klarsfeld, et al. (eds) Handbook of International Diversity Management at Work. (second edition) London, Edward Elgar
Klarsfeld, A., Booysen, L., Ng, E., Roper, I. and Tatli, A. (2014), 'Introduction: Equality and Diversity in 14 Countries – Analysis and Summary in Klarsfeld, et al. (eds) Handbook of International Diversity Management at Work. (second edition) London, Edward Elgar
Roper, I., Prouska, R. and Chatrakul Na Ayudhya, U. (2010), ''Introduction' (in) Roper, I., Prouska, R. and Chatrakul Na Ayudhya, U. 'Critical Issues in Human Resource Management. CIPD
James, P. and Roper, I. (2010), 'Politics, the Regulatory Environment and HRM' (in) Roper, I., Prouska, R. and Chatrakul Na Ayudhya, U. 'Critical Issues in Human Resource Management. CIPD
Leigh, S. and Roper, I. (2010), 'Critical Issues in Employee Relations (1) From Employee Consent to Employee Engagement (in)Roper, I., Prouska, R. and Chatrakul Na Ayudhya, U. 'Critical Issues in Human Resource Management. CIPD
Martinez-Lucio, M. and Roper, I. (2010). ''HRM in Public Services' (in) Roper, I., Prouska, R. and Chatrakul Na Ayudhya, U. 'Critical Issues in Human Resource Management. CIPD
Lewis, S. and Roper, I. (2008), 'Flexible Working Arrangements: From Work Life Balance to Gender Equity Policies' (in) Cartwright, S. and Cooper, C. (eds) The Oxford Handbook of Personnel Psychology. Oxford University Press
Roper, I and Lewis, S. (2008), 'The Flexible Organisation and Work-Life balance' (in) Muller-Camen, M., Croucher, R. and Leigh, S. (eds) Human Resource Management: A Case Study Approach. CIPD
Roper, Ian and Higgins, Paul (2016) What most makes HR a profession? The difference of views at national and organisational levels. In: CIPD Applied Research Conference 2015 The shifting landscape of work and working lives, 8 December 2015, Warwick University, The Shard.
Higgins, Paul and Roper, Ian and Gamwell, Sophie (2015) HRM as an emerging new managerial profession. In: Perspectives on Contemporary professional Work. Wilkinson, Adrian and Hislop, Donald and Coupland, Christine , eds. New Horizons in Management . Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, pp. 286-312. ISBN 9781783475575 (Accepted/In press)
Freeman, Tim and Kunter, Aylin and Douglas, Carlis and Roper, Ian (2015) Ethics and spirituality in the workplace: the growing role of the business case in reforms. Human Resource Management International Digest, 23 (5). pp. 43-44. ISSN 0967-0734
Roper, Ian and Parsa, Sepideh and Muller-Camen, Michael (2011) The social audit of labour standards: what can it tell us about employer motivation to disclose? In: Across Boundaries: An Interdisciplinary Conference on the Global Challenges Facing Workers and Employment Research. BJIR 50th Anniversary Conference, Dec 12 - 13 2011, London School of Economics.
Klarsfeld, Alain and Booysen, Lize A. E. and Ng, Eddy and Roper, Ian and Tatli, Ahu , eds. (2014) International handbook of diversity management at work. Country perspectives on diversity and equal treatment. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham. ISBN 978 0 85793 930 2
Ian Roper, Paul Higgins "The Professionalisation of Human Resource Management in Hong Kong and the UK" ESRC/Hong Kong RGC Bilateral grant (ES/J017299/1) £110,385. (Sept 2012 - Feb 2015)
*A study into the content and practice of HR as a professional project, particularly looking at the comparative development - and the East-West flows of influences - between the UK and Hong Kong. One day event held, "The Professionalisation of HRM" January 2015.
Sepideh Parsa (PI) with Ian Roper, Michael Muller-Camen and Eva Szigetvari "Labour and Human Rights Reporting Practices: a Comparative Study of British and German Companies" British Academy £9,985.64 (2013-2014)
Sepideh Parsa (PI) with Ian Roper and Michael Muller-Camen "Social Audit of Employment Relations Practices of the World's Largest Companies" British Academy (SG110640) £5,000 (2011-2012)
*Both of these are studies into the use of the GRI reporting standard for disclosing employment-related activity of multinational firms.
Editorial board member: Work, Employment and Society, 2010 - 2013
Editorial board member Community, Work and Family, 2009 -