Distinguished Research Environment Professor, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick
Prof Allen is Professor of Human Resource Management and Employment Relations at Warwick Business School and Distinguished Professor of Management at the University of Memphis. He earned his Ph.D. from the Beebe Institute of Personnel and Employment Relations at Georgia State University.
Prof Allen's primary research interests include the flow of people into and out of organizations and global talent management. His research on these topics has been published in Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Perspectives, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Personnel Psychology, Organizational Research Methods, Human Relations, Human Resource Management Review, Human Resource Management, and other outlets.
It has long been recognised that all work and no play is likely to lead to less productive, dissatisfied workers. As far back as the 1930s, management researchers such as Elton Mayo and Mary Parker Follett noted that...