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Dr Na Fu

Associate Professor in Human Resource Management

Room 221
funa@tcd.ie
01 896 1994


Na Fu is an associate professor of human resource management at Trinity Business School, Fellow at Trinity College Dublin, and an Academic Fellow of CIPD. She is the Founder of MSc Human Resource Management, a triple-accredited program and Lead for Digital Workplace at the Trinity Centre for Digital Business. Dr Fu champions for improved work experience and wellbeing for workers. Her work has received international acclaim via publications, research grants, multiple prestigious awards and nominations, and international collaborations. She is the author of over 100 peer-reviewed journal and conference papers in international conferences.

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Na Fu is an associate professor of human resource management at Trinity Business School, Fellow at Trinity College Dublin, and an Academic Fellow of CIPD. She is the Founder of MSc Human Resource Management, a triple-accredited program and Lead for Digital Workplace at the Trinity Centre for Digital Business.

Dr Fu is a social scientist renowned in the people management discipline who has real impact in Ireland, UK and Internationally. She champions for improved work experience and wellbeing for workers. Her work has received international acclaim via publications, research grants, multiple prestigious awards and nominations, and international collaborations. She is the author of over 100 peer-reviewed journal and conference papers in international conferences where she has published her work in international leading journals, including Journal of Management, Human Resource Management, Human Resource Management Journal , Human Relations, Journal of Business Ethics and Journal of Business Research among others.

Dr Fu’s work benefits to the economy and society beyond academia. Insights derived from her research have been directly applied by professional bodies including the Great Place to Work and the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). Dr Fu is a respected and sought-after speaker, giving keynote talks at industry events, serving as a judge for industry awards, and publishing industry reports to inform policy makers. Her work has been recognised by primary national and international media outlets including RTE (Six O’Clock News), the Irish Times, and Global Voice.



  • Strategic HRM and HRM implementation
  • HR digitalisation & HR Analytics
  • Knowledge transfer and innovation in professional service firms

 

1. ‘Line Managers as Paradox Navigators in HRM Implementation: Balancing Consistency and Individual Responsiveness’.
Fu, N., Flood, P.C., Rousseau, D., & Morris, T. (2020), Journal of Management,46(2): 203 – 233.

2.‘Rational counterattack: The impact of workplace bullying on unethical pro-organizational and pro-family behaviors’
Yao, Z.*, Luo, J., Fu, N., Zhang, X., & Wan, Q. (2022), Journal of Business Ethics. (ABS3, FT50), Read here.

3. ‘Promise versus reality: Ongoing debates in people analytics’.
McCartney, S.*, & Fu, N. (2022) , Journal of Organizational Effectiveness: People and Performance.

4. ‘How high performance work systems operate in professional service firms: Examining the HPWS-resources-uses-performance linking mechanisms’.
Fu, N., Flood, P.C., Bosak, J., Rousseau, D., Morris, T., & O’Regan, P. (2017), Human Resource Management, 56(2): 329–352.

5. The role of relational resources in the knowledge management capability and innovation of professional service firms
Fu, N. (2015). Human Relations, 68(5): 731-764.

6. Balancing Tensions: Buffering the Impact of Organisational Restructuring and Downsizing on Employee Well-being
Harney, B., Fu, N., & Freeney, Y. (2017). Balancing Tensions: Buffering the Impact of Organisational Restructuring and Downsizing on Employee Well-being, Human Resource Management Journal

7. Protocol for a Realist Review of Workplace Learning in Postgraduate Medical Education and Training
Wiese, A., Kilty, C., Bergin, C., Flood, C., Fu, N., Horgan, M., Higgins, A., Maher, B., O'Kane, G., Prihodova, L., Slattery, D., Bennett, D. (2017). Protocol for a Realist Review of Workplace Learning in Postgraduate Medical Education and Training, Systematic Reviews, 6-10.

8. How High Performance Work Systems Operate in Professional Service Firms: Examining the HPWS-Resources-Uses-Performance Linking Mechanisms
Fu, N., Flood, P.C., Bosak, J., Rousseau, D., Morris, T., & O’Regan, P. (2017). How High Performance Work Systems Operate in Professional Service Firms: Examining the HPWS-Resources-Uses-Performance Linking Mechanisms, Human Resource Management, 56(2): 329–352.

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    1. Generation A: Research on Autism in the Workplace
    Molloy, A., O’Donoghue, A., & Fu, N. (2022) Enabling Neurodiversity at Workplace via Inclusive Human Resource Practices. In Giannantonio, C. & Hurley-Hanson, A. (Eds). Emerald Publishing: Howard House, UK (pages 85-111).

    2. Technology and Women's Empowerment
    Barrientos, J.H., Fu, N., Millán, J.M, & van Stel, A. (2021) ICT usage at work as a way to reduce the gender earnings gap among European entrepreneurs. In Lechman, E. (Ed), Routledge: London, UK (pages 101-118).

    3. Handbook of Teaching with Technology in Management, Leadership, and Business
    Chiong, N. & Fu, N. (2020) Exploring the Drivers and Barriers for E-learning System Impact in the Higher Education Sector. In Allen, S. Gower, K. and Allen, D. (eds), Edward Elgar Publishing, Inc.: Cheltenham, UK & Massachusetts, USA. (page 364-376)

    4. Recalling the Celtic Tiger
    Fu, N. (2019). Human Resource Management. In Lucey, B., Maher, E. and O’Brien, E (Eds). Peter Lang AG: Dublin.

    5. Recalling the Celtic Tiger
    Fu, N. (2019). Professional Service Firms. In Lucey, B., Maher, E. and O’Brien, E (Eds). Peter Lang AG: Dublin.

    6. Recalling the Celtic Tiger
    Fu, N. (2019). Trade Unions. In Lucey, B., Maher, E. and O’Brien, E (Eds). Peter Lang AG: Dublin.

    7. High Performance Work Systems in Professional Service Firms: A Practices-Resources-Uses-Performance Approach.
    Fu, N. (2012). High Performance Work Systems in Professional Service Firms: A Practices-Resources-Uses-Performance Approach. Saarbrücken: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. KG (ISBN 978-3-8454-3887-0).

    8. SHRM in Knowledge Intensive Firms.
    Monks, K., Conway, E., Kelly, G., & Fu, N. (2014). SHRM in Knowledge Intensive Firms. In Harney, B. and Monks, K. (Eds). Strategic HRM: Irish Research and Practice. Open Press: Dublin. pp.175-190.

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  • BU7471 HR Digitalisation and Analytics
  • BU7571 Human Resource Management
  • BU8008 Causal Inferential & Structural Equation Modelling