Dr Rebecca Hewett

Rebecca Hewett

Assistant Professor
Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam

Profile

Bex Hewett is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Organisation and Personnel Management of Rotterdam School of Management. Her research focuses on the interface between HR practices and people's everyday experiences at work and she is interested in how HR practices can enhance value for the organisation whilst benefiting the wellbeing of employees.

Bex teaches HR-related courses to executives, and students at all levels, and works with organisations to apply research to practice. She also manages the Erasmus Centre for HR Excellence.

Bex was awarded her PhD from Royal Holloway, University of London. Prior to this she worked for 10 years as an HR professional, finally as Head of HR Operations at a UK public body. 

Professional experience

Assistant Professor

Erasmus University Rotterdam
RSM - Rotterdam School of Management
Department of Organisation and Personnel Management

Publications

Key Publications (7)

Scholarly Publications (11)

Recognitions

Editorial positions (8)

  • Human Relations

    Editorial Board

  • Human Resource Management Journal

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Human Resource Management Journal

    Associate Editor

  • Journal of Organizational Behavior

    Editorial Board

  • Human Resource Management

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Human Resource Management Review

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Journal of Occupational Health Psychology

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

Organization Memberships (2)

Side positions

  • University of Greenwich

    Associate - Leadership & Organisational Behaviour Research Group

Media

Media items

  • Want to motivate staff? Scrap formal bonus procedures

    Research done my Rebecca Hewett, Assistant Professor at the Department of Organisation and Personnel Management, and Hannes Leroy, Associate Professor at the Department of Organisation and Personnel Management at RSM has been...

  • Want to motivate staff? Scrap formal bonus procedures

    Research done my Rebecca Hewett, Assistant Professor at the Department of Organisation and Personnel Management, and Hannes Leroy, Associate Professor at the Department of Organisation and Personnel Management at RSM has been...

  • Why giving staff bonuses is riskier than you think

    Research done my Rebecca Hewett, Assistant Professor at the Department of Organisation and Personnel Management, and Hannes Leroy, Associate Professor at the Department of Organisation and Personnel Management at RSM has been...

  • Why giving staff bonuses is riskier than you think

    Research done my Rebecca Hewett, Assistant Professor at the Department of Organisation and Personnel Management, and Hannes Leroy, Associate Professor at the Department of Organisation and Personnel Management at RSM has been...

  • Formal bonuses overrated in motivating staff

    Research done my Rebecca Hewett, Assistant Professor at the Department of Organisation and Personnel Management, and Hannes Leroy, Associate Professor at the Department of Organisation and Personnel Management at RSM has been...

  • ‘Laat manager zelf beslissen wie welke bonus krijgt’

    An article that mentions research done by Rebecca Hewett and Hannes Leroy of RSM. The research shows that if managers are allowed to make their own decisions about performance bonuses to be awarded, employees are generally more...

Discovery item

Are formal bonus procedures actually motivating your staff?

If the goal is to motivate the better performers, then allowing managers’ space to use their discretion is a good thing.

Courses

Human resource management

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BKB1022
  • Level: Bachelor 3, Pre-master

Strategic and International HRM

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BM03HRM
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Past courses

Behaviour in organisations

  • Study year: 2018/2019
  • Code: BKB010
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Bachelor 1

Human Resource Management

  • Study year: 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BAD11
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Bachelor 3, Bachelor 3, Pre-master

Leading People, Teams, and Organisations for Excellence

  • Study year: 2017/2018
  • Code: BKBMIN004
  • ECTS: 15 Level: Bachelor 3