Dr Sarah Pass has been lecturing for over 10 years, teaching at Cardiff University (Business School), University of Manchester (Business School), and University Of Nottingham (School of Sociology and Social Policy). Prior to her role at Nottingham Business School, she was working at the University Of Nottingham as a Research Fellow in Organisation Studies at the Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC NDL). During her time at the University of Nottingham she ran a module on HRM for the Masters in Public Administration course. Previously, she was employed by the University of Manchester, as a Lecturer in Comparative HRM/Employment Relations. The post involved lecturing on a variety of courses, including undergraduate (organisation and employment, and HRM modules), postgraduate (MSc HRM modules), and Executive MBA (HRM module). As part of her role, she was course coordinator for the MSc HRM and Executive MBA modules. Sarah was previously employed by the CIPD as a HR Advisor in their Research and Policy Unit. Her role was predominantly associated with the CIPD focus on sustainable high performance and she was involved in projects covering sustainable high performance, innovation, diversity, and international issues of HRM.
Sarah's PhD was sponsored by the EPSRC and focused on employee motivation and high performance work systems, and was completed at Cardiff University. She then went on to do an ESRC Post-Doctoral Fellowship. Sarah has an MSc in HRM, a Diploma in Social Science research methods, and a BA(Hons) in Psychology and Sociology. In addition, she has been awarded PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner status, and hold an ILM in Leadership and Management.