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William Harvey

William Harvey

BA(Hons) Durham; MPhil; Ph.D Cambridge
Honorary Senior Lecturer


Will Harvey's research focuses on three areas. First, on how reputation is built and sustained within professional service firms. In particular, he is analysing how stakeholders judge quality and reputation within professional service firms in multiple country contexts. Second, on the mobility, economic impact and social networks of highly skilled migrants. Specifically, he is focusing on British, Indian and Chinese professionals working in a range of economic sectors across different countries. Third, on some of the methodological, fieldwork and practical challenges with interviewing elite business professionals.

Will has published in a range of journals in business and management, sociology, geography and industrial relations including: Journal of Management Development, Work and Occupations, Employee Relations, Population, Space and Place, Qualitative Research, Global Networks, Asian Population Studies and Geoforum.

Will is an Associate Fellow in the Centre for Corporate Reputation at the Said Business School, University of Oxford.

Research Expertise

  • Corporate reputation
  • Skilled migration
  • Social networks
  • Business elites
  • Talent management
  • Leadership

Publications

2015

2
Book Section/s

Mitchell V and Harvey WS 2015 'Corporate Brand: Professional service firms' in Corporate Branding: Areas, arenas and approaches, ed. TC Melewar and SF Syed Alwi, Routledge, Abingdon, United Kingdom, pp. 130-48

Harvey WS and Mitchell V 2015 Forthcoming 'Marketing and reputation management in professional service firms' in Oxford Handbook of Professional Service Firms, Oxford University Press, Oxford, United Kingdom

4
Journal Article/s

Harvey WS and Groutsis D 2015 'Reputation and talent mobility in the Asia Pacific', Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources, vol.53:1, pp. 22-40 Link

2014

2
Book Section/s

Ozbilgin MF, Groutsis D and Harvey WS 2014 'Introduction: A Multilevel Approach to International Human Resource Management' in International Human Resources Management, ed. MF Ozbilgin, D Groutsis & WS Harvey, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom, pp. 1-5 Link

Ozbilgin MF, Groutsis D and Harvey WS 2014 'Conclusion' in International Human Resources Management, ed. MF Ozbilgin, D Groutsis & WS Harvey, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom, pp. 236-43 Link

Harvey WS 2014 'Defining and connecting CSR, reputation, image, identity, brand, legitimacy, status and diversity' in Corporate Social Responsibility and Human Resource Management: A Diversity Perspective, ed. M. Karatas-Ozkan, K. Nicolopoulou and M.F. Ozbilgin, Edward Elgar, London, United Kingdom, pp. 31-50

Harvey WS 2014 'Reputation in the international context' in International Human Resources Management, ed. Özbilgin, M.F., Groutsis, D. and Harvey, W.S., Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom, pp. 165-78 Link

3
Edited Book/s

Ozbilgin MF, Groutsis D and Harvey WS 2014 'International Human Resources Management', ed. MF Ozbilgin, D Groutsis & WS Harvey, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom Link

4
Journal Article/s

Harvey WS, Parry S and Vorbach P 2014 'Managing Leadership and Cultural Change at Beak and Johnston: A Work in Progress', Global Business and Organizational Excellence, vol.33:6, pp. 43-50

Harvey WS 2014 'Winning the global talent war: A policy perspective', Journal of Chinese Human Resource Management, vol.5:1, pp. 62-74

5
Conference Paper/s

Harvey WS, Morris T and Mueller M 2014 'Exploring how different forms of reputation interact in a global management consulting firm', 30th European Group for Organizational Studies EGOS 2014, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 5th July 2014

Harvey WS 2014 'Social Networks and Switching Jobs: Skilled British Migrants in Vancouver, Canada', 14th Annual Conference of the European Academy of Management EURAM 2014, Valencia, Spain, 7th June 2014

2013

2
Book Section/s

Harvey WS, Morris T and Smets M 2013 'Corporate reputation: definitions and dimensions' in Law Firm Strategies for the 21st Century, ed. Christoph H. Vaagt, Globe Law and Business, London, United Kingdom, pp. 223-234 Link

4
Journal Article/s

Harvey WS 2013 'Victory can be yours in the global war for talent: Social factors and lifestyle help to attract top employees', Human Resource Management: International Digest, vol.21:1, pp. 37-40 Link

5
Conference Paper/s

Harvey WS and Spee AP 2013 'Managing qualitative fieldwork practices: opportunities and challenges', 73rd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management AoM 2013, Lake Buena Vista, United States, 13th August 2013

Harvey WS, Morris T and Mueller M 2013 'Learning to build global reputations: the case of an emerging strategy consultancy firm', Academy of Marketing Science 16th World Marketing Congress 2013, Melbourne, Australia, 20th July 2013

Harvey WS and Groutsis D 2013 'Reputation and talent mobility in the Asia Pacific', 13th European Academy of Management EURAM Annual Conference on Democratising Management, Istanbul, Turkey, 29th June 2013

Groutsis D, van den Broek D and Harvey WS 2013 'Conceptualising Migration Intermediaries: Network governance and skilled migration', 13th European Academy of Management EURAM Annual Conference on Democratising Management, Istanbul, Turkey, 29th June 2013

Harvey WS and Spee AP 2013 'Promoting transparent fieldwork practices', Asia-Pacific Researchers in Organisation Studies APROS – “Re-covering Organizations”, Tokyo, Japan, 17th February 2013

Groutsis D, Harvey WS and van den Broek D 2013 'Lost Pieces of the Puzzle: Migration Intermediaries and skilled migration', 27th Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand AIRAANZ 2013 - "Work, Employment and Employment Relations in an Uneven Patchwork World", Freemantle, Australia, 8th February 2013

2012

2
Book Section/s

Harvey WS and Morris T 2012 'A Labor of Love? Understanding the Influence of Corporate Reputation in the Labor Market' in The Oxford Handbook of Corporate Reputation, ed. Michael L. Barnett and Timothy G. Pollock, Oxford University Press, Oxford, United Kingdom, pp. 341-60

4
Journal Article/s

Harvey WS and Groutsis D 2012 'Skilled migrants in the Middle East: definitions, mobility and integration', International Journal of Business and Globalisation, vol.8:4, pp. 438-53

Harvey WS 2012 'Brain circulation to the UK? Knowledge and investment flows from highly skilled British expatriates in Vancouver', Journal of Management Development, vol.31:2, pp. 173-86 Link

Harvey WS 2012 'Labour market experiences of skilled British migrants in Vancouver', Employee Relations, vol.34:6 (Special Issue: Employee Relations, Migration and Geographical Mobility), pp. 658-69 Link

5
Conference Paper/s

Groutsis D, van den Broek D and Harvey WS 2012 'Strategic Alliances Enabling the Migration and Integration Process: Conceptualising Migration Intermediaries, Skilled Migration and Transitions and Agents', Managing Global Migration Research Group Annual Symposium, Sydney, Australia, 22nd November 2012

Harvey WS, van den Broek D and Groutsis D 2012 'An introduction to intermediaries in the skilled migration labour market', 28th European Group for Organizational Studies EGOS Colloquium 2012 - "Design!?", Helsinki, Finland, 7th July 2012

Harvey WS 2012 'Managing Fieldwork Challenges within a Professional Service Firm', Academy of International Business AIB 2012 Annual Meeting - "Rethinking the Roles of Business, Government and NGOs in the Global Economy", Washington D.C., United States, 3rd July 2012

van den Broek D, Groutsis D and Harvey WS 2012 'Crossing Borders: Gender, Migration and the Role of Intermediaries in Career Outcomes', Gender, Work and Organization: 7th International Interdisciplinary Conference, Keele, United Kingdom, 27th June 2012

2011

2
Book Section/s

Harvey WS 2011 'Immigration and emigration decisions among highly skilled British expatriates in Vancouver' in Global Knowledge Work: Diversity and Relational Perspectives, ed. Katerina Nicolopoulou, Mine Karatas-Ozkan, Ahu Tatli and John Taylor, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, United Kingdom, pp. 33-56

4
Journal Article/s

Harvey WS 2011 'British and Indian Scientists Moving to the United States', Work and Occupations, vol.38:1, pp. 68-100

Harvey WS 2011 'Strategies for conducting elite interviews', Qualitative Research, vol.11:4, pp. 431-41

5
Conference Paper/s

Harvey WS and Morris T 2011 'How are Reputation and Quality Built Within Management Consultancy Firms?', 71st Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management AoM 2011 - "West meets East: Enlightening, Balancing, and Transcending", San Antonio, United States, 16th August 2011

Harvey WS and Morris T 2011 'Single reputation or multiple reputations? The case of a global management consultancy organization', 27th European Group for Organizational Studies EGOS Colloquium 2011 - "Reassembling Organizations", Gothenburg, Sweden, 9th July 2011

8
Magazine Article/s

Harvey WS 2011 'How do University of Oxford students form reputations of companies?', Regional Insights, vol.2, pp. 12-13

2010

4
Journal Article/s

Harvey WS 2010 'Methods for junior researchers interviewing elites: an interdisciplinary approach', Geography Compass, vol.4:3, pp. 193-205

5
Conference Paper/s

Harvey WS and Morris T 2010 'A Labour of love? Understanding reputation formation within the labour market', Centre for Corporate Reputation Annual Conference, Oxford, United Kingdom, 1st January 2010-31st December 2010

Harvey WS 2010 'Immigration and emigration decisions among highly skilled British expatriates in Vancouver, Canada', 7th Pan-European SGIR Conference, Stockholm, Sweden, 1st January 2010-31st December 2010

2009

4
Journal Article/s

Harvey WS 2009 'British and Indian scientists in the U.S. considering returning to their home countries', Population, Space and Place, vol.15:6, pp. 493-508

5
Conference Paper/s

Harvey WS 2009 'Highly skilled British expatriates moving to and finding work around Vancouver', National Metropolis Conference, Calgary, Canada, 1st January 2009-31st December 2009

Harvey WS 2009 'Highly skilled British expatriates moving to Vancouver', RGS-IBG Annual Conference, Manchester, United Kingdom, 1st January 2009-31st December 2009

2008

4
Journal Article/s

Harvey WS 2008 'Brain circulation? British and Indian scientists in Boston, Massachusetts, USA', Asian Population Studies, vol.4:3, pp. 293-309

Harvey WS 2008 'British and Indian expatriate scientists finding jobs in Boston', Global Networks, vol.8:4, pp. 453-73

Harvey WS 2008 'The social networks of British and Indian expatriate scientists in Boston', Geoforum, vol.39:5, pp. 1756-65

2007

5
Conference Paper/s

Harvey WS 2007 'The importance of social networks for regional economic development', RGS-IBG Annual Conference, London, United Kingdom, 1st January 2007-31st December 2007

Harvey WS 2007 'The social networks of British expatriate scientists in Boston', Association of American Geographers Annual Conference, San Francisco, United States, 1st January 2007-31st December 2007

2006

5
Conference Paper/s

Harvey WS 2006 'British and Indian exodus from Boston: the biopharmaceutical industry's future?', Regional Studies Annual Conference, London, United Kingdom, 1st January 2006-31st December 2006

Harvey WS 2006 'Getting jobs: British experiences in biopharmaceutical companies', RGS-IBG Annual Conference, London, United Kingdom, 1st January 2006-31st December 2006