Dr Anthony Hesketh

Senior Lecturer

Research Interests

  • Critical Finance & Accounting Studies
  • Semiotic materialism, critical realism and related methodologies
  • Political economy of organizations

Architectures of value: moving leaders beyond big data and analytics
Hesketh, A.J. 10/2017 In: A Research Agenda for Human Resource Management. Cheltenham : Edward Elgar
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Intangible or Invisible?: On the Compossibility of the Human Capital Asset
Hesketh, A.J. 7/09/2017
Conference paper

Managing the value of your talent: a new framework for human capital management
Hesketh, A. 24/07/2014 London : CIPD Publishing. 92 p. Electronic ISBN: 9781843983798.
Book

Two’s company, three’s a crowd?: the executive social life of the HR director
Hesketh, A., Cleemann, C. 16/04/2013
Conference paper

Living in a material world: coming to terms with the realities of financial analysis in the HRM-performance link
Hesketh, A. 15/04/2013
Conference paper

Avoiding the predictive sins of our fathers
Hesketh, A. 4/08/2012
Speech

Explaining the Performance of Human Resource Management
Fleetwood, S., Hesketh, A.J. 2010 Cambridge : Cambridge University Press. ISBN: 9780521875998.
Book

Introduction: performance-led HR
Sparrow, P.R., Hesketh, A.J., Hird, M., Cooper, C.L. 2010 In: Leading HR. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan p. 1-22. 22 p. ISBN: 9780230222595.
Chapter

Leading HR
Sparrow, P.R., Hird, M., Hesketh, A.J., Cooper, C.L. 2010 Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan. 278 p. ISBN: 9780230222595.
Book

The future scenario for leading HR 2020
Hesketh, A.J., Sparrow, P.R., Hird, M. 2010 In: Leading HR. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan p. 253-278. 26 p. ISBN: 9780230222595.
Chapter

The golden triangle: how relationships between leaders can leverage more value from people
Hesketh, A.J., Hird, M. 2010 In: Leading HR. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan p. 103-135. 33 p. ISBN: 9780230222595.
Chapter

Using Business Model Change to Tie HR into Strategy: Reversing the Arrow
Sparrow, P.R., Hesketh, A.J., Hird, M., Marsh, C., Balain, S. 2010 In: Leading HR. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan p. 68-89. 22 p. ISBN: 9780230222595.
Chapter

Should it stay or should it go?: Examining the shared services or outsourcing decision
Hesketh, A.J. 2008 In: Strategic Outsourcing: An International Journal. 1, 2, p. 154-172. 19 p.
Journal article

Theorising under-theorisation in research on the HRM-performance link
Hesketh, A.J., Fleetwood, S. 2008 In: Personnel Review Select. 37, 2, p. 126-144. 19 p.
Journal article

Beyond measuring the human resources management- organizational performance link: applying Critical Realist meta-theory
Hesketh, A.J., Fleetwood, S. 2006 In: Organization. 13, 5, p. 677-699. 23 p.
Journal article

HRM-performance research: under-theorized and lacking explanatory power
Fleetwood, S., Hesketh, A.J. 2006 In: The International Journal of Human Resource Management. 17, 12, p. 1977-1993. 17 p.
Journal article

How to get the best graduate job: insider strategies for success in the graduate job market
Williams, D., Brown, P., Hesketh, A.J. 2006 London : Prentice Hall. 160 p. ISBN: 0273703552.
Book

Outsourcing the HR Function: Possibilities and Pitfalls
Hesketh, A.J. 2006 London : Accenture. 71 p. ISBN: 0-9553273-0-X.
Book

Prediction in Social Science: the case of research on the Human Resource Management-organisational performance link
Fleetwood, S., Hesketh, A.J. 2006 In: Journal of Critical Realism. 5, 2, p. 228-250. 23 p.
Journal article

Theorising under-theorisation in research on the HRM - performance link
Fleetwood, S., Hesketh, A.J. 2006 Lancaster University : The Department of Organisation, Work and Technology
Working paper

I say tomato, you say tamayto: critical realism and the labour market process
Hesketh, A.J. 2004 In: Critical Realist Applications in Organisation and Management Studies. London and New York : Routledge p. 337-366. 30 p. ISBN: 0-415-34510-3.
Chapter

The MisManagement of Talent: Employability and the Competition for Jobs in the Knowledge Economy
Hesketh, A.J., Brown, P. 2004 Oxford : Oxford University Press. 288 p. ISBN: 0-19-926954-8.
Book

Employability in a knowledge-driven economy
Williams, S., Hesketh, A.J., Brown, P. 2003 In: Journal of Education and Work. 16, 2, p. 107-126. 20 p.
Journal article

Employability in the knowledge economy: living the fulfilled life or policy chimera?
Hesketh, A.J. 2003 Lancaster University : The Department of Management Learning and Leadership
Working paper

Transforming work experience in higher education
Blackwell, A., Bowes, L., Harvey, L., Hesketh, A.J., Knight, P.T. 06/2001 In: British Educational Research Journal. 27, 3, p. 269-286. 18 p.
Journal article

Recruiting a graduate elite? Employer perceptions of graduate employment
Hesketh, A.J. 2000 In: Journal of Education and Work. 13, 3, p. 245-271. 27 p.
Journal article

Postgraduates choice of programme: helping universities to market and postgraduates to choose
Knight, P., Hesketh, A.J. 1999 In: Studies in Higher Education. 24, 2, p. 151-163. 13 p.
Journal article

Surfing to school: the electronic reconstruction of institutional identities
Selwyn, N., Hesketh, A.J. 1999 In: Oxford Review of Education. 25, 4, p. 501 - 520. 20 p.
Journal article

Towards an economic sociology of the student financial experience of higher education
Hesketh, A.J. 1999 In: Journal of Education Policy. 14, 4, p. 385-410. 26 p.
Journal article

Graduate Employment and Training Towards the New Millennium
Hesketh, A.J. 1998 Cambridge : Hobsons.
Book

Secondary school prospectuses and educational markets
Knight, P., Hesketh, A.J. 1998 In: Cambridge Journal of Education. 28, 1, p. 21-36. 16 p.
Journal article

Constructing choice in contiguous and parallel markets: young people’s responses to the new post-16 market place
Foskett, N.H., Hesketh, A.J. 1997 In: Oxford Review of Education. 23, 3, p. 299-319. 21 p.
Journal article

Performativity Research Group
28/06/2007 → 28/06/2012
Projects

Institutional Investor Conference
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Institutional Investor Conference
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Institutional Investor Conference
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Institutional Investor Conference
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The Return on Investment to Talent
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The HR Directors Forum
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Human Resources Outsourcing Association, Annual Conference
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Strategic Outsourcing
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Strategic Outsourcing
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Taking Talent into the Boardroom
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London Chamber of Commerce
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Eversheds HR Conference
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Eversheds Conference HR in Tough Times
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Shared Services and Outsourcing Network Conference
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Human Resources Outsourcing Association (HROA)
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