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Dr HIGGINS, Paul
保羅‧希金斯
BA Bedfordshire, MA, PGCertHE, PhD Middlesex
Associate Professor
Paul Higgins joined City University in September 2008. He teaches in the areas of public sector management, human resource management and research methods. His current research focuses on three main areas: quality of life in an East-West context, the workplace relevance of professional standards to practitioners and the changing role and impact of regulatory bodies monitoring the outcomes of public services. Paul is currently engaged in a collaborative ESRC/RGC (bilateral) research project examining the professionalization of human resource management in Hong Kong and the United Kingdom.
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Office: AC1-B7408
Phone: +852 3442 9211
Fax: +852 3442 0413
Email: phiggins@cityu.edu.hk
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Higgins (2016) HRM as an emerging new managerial profession in Wilkinson, A., Hislop, D. and Coupland, C. (2016) Perspectives on Contemporary Professional Work, Edward Elgar (With Roper, I. and Gamwell, S.)
 
Higgins (2016) Workplace Relevance of Professional Standards to Practitioners in Ali Farazmand (ed) Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy, Springer
 
Higgins, P. (2014) The New Professionalism: Mapping the Roles of HR Practitioners in Hong Kong and the United Kingdom, Worldlink (Journal of the World Federation of People Management Associations) (with Roper, I. Yang, N. and Gamwell, S.)
 
Higgins, P. (2014). Modulating the person–environment relationship through local government intervention in England. Applied Geography, 47, 20-32. (with Campanera, J.  and Nobajas, A. )

The relationship between residential quality of life and socio-economic status in England, Urban Affairs Review, 2013 (with Campanera, J.)

From sustainable development to carbon control: urban transformation in Hong Kong and London, Journal of cleaner production, 50, 2013, 56-67

Controlling Local Environmental Performance: an analysis of three national environmental management programs in the context of regional disparities in China Journal of Contemporary China, 22, 81, 2013, 409-427 (with Li W.)

Irrationality, Bricolage, Quality and Performance Measurement: Unpacking the Conundrum in A Comparative East West Context in Wu Wei, Yu Wenxuan, Goh Nguen Wah, Hao Xiaoming, Lan Zhiyong (eds) (2013) Forging Service-Oriented Government—Challenges and Prospects, Singapore: World Scientific Publishing Company Limited

Quality of life and spatial inequality in London, European Urban and Regional Studies, April 2012 (with Campanera, J. and Nobajas, A.)

Urban and Rural based Quality of Life, Environment and Planning A, 43, 3, 2011, 683-702 (with Campanera, J.)

(Sustainable) quality of life in English city locations, Cities, 28, 4, 2011, 290-299 (with Campanera, J.)