Alexandra Stroleny

Dr Alexandra Stroleny PhD, MSc, BA (Hons)

Lecturer in Human Resources and Organisational Behaviour

Key details

Dr Alexandra A.E.S. Stroleny

Lecturer in Human Resources and Organisational Behaviour

Alexandra Stroleny joined the University of Greenwich in November 2018. Prior to this, she worked as Researcher at the National Centre for Social Research (NatCen).

She obtained her PhD at King's College London in 2018. Her doctoral thesis examined the impact of distinct national institutional contexts on the human resource management (HRM) practice of performance appraisal, with a focus on public sector hospitals and nurses.

Before and during her PhD, she was involved in a range of research projects, most notably two EU-funded comparative research projects on the impact of austerity and the role of service users in shaping HRM practice.

As a Graduate Teaching Assistant, she also taught a variety of undergraduate modules at King's College London.


  • 2013: Departmental PhD scholarship by King's College London
  • 2012: Award of a bursary by BUIRA (British Universities' Industrial Relations
  • Association) to attend the International Labour and Employment Relations Association (ILERA) Congress 2012 in Philadelphia
  • 2011: 'Best Overall Full Time Student' on the MSc Human Resource Management & Organisational Analysis, King's College London
  • 2010: 'University Recognition Award for Academic Excellence', London Metropolitan University


Associate Fellow of Advance HE (The Higher Education Academy)

Research / Scholarly interests

  • HRM in the public sector
  • Comparative and international HRM
  • Comparative employment relations

Recent publications

Stroleny, A. (2018). Assessing approaches to appraisal: A comparison of performance appraisal practices and consequences for hospital nurses in the Czech Republic and Germany, PhD Thesis, available at: <> [Accessed 13 November 2018]

Bach, S. and Stroleny, A. (2017). A Tale of Two Cities: Employer and Trade Union Responses to Local Government Retrenchment in Britain, Sociologie du travail, 59 (1).

Bach, S. and Stroleny, A. (2014). Restructuring UK local government employment relations: pay determination and employee participation in tough times, Transfer: European Review of Labour and Research, 20 (3): 343-356.

Bach, S. and Stroleny, A. (2013). Public Service Employment Restructuring in Britain and Ireland: Social Partnership or Concession Bargaining?, European Journal of Industrial Relations, 19 (4), 341-357Dvorakova, Z. and Stroleny, A. (2013) Social dialogue and the public services in the aftermath of the economic crisis: strengthening partnership in an era of austerity in the Czech Republic, National report,European Commission project

: Industrial Relations and Social Dialogue, VP/2011/001.