Juani Swart

Associate Dean Faculty, Prof

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Research interests

I am a Professor in Human Capital Management and specialize in the management of People and Knowledge in contemporary contexts. This is particularly relevant to the Future of Work. My research is focused on human capital as a strategic resource, innovation and employee attitudes and behaviours. This research aims to understand the transfer of human capital into intellectual capital, thereby linking the intellectual capital, HRM and performance debates.


My teaching is focused on managing knowledge. At the MBA level I teach People Management and lead an MBA elective on Knowledge Leadership in a Global Economy where I work closely with the United Nations Capital Develoment Fund (UNCDF). Here my work has impact on the poorest nations in the world by understanding knowledge sharing better.



My current research projects focus on (i) contemporary forms of working across boundaries; (ii) complexity and managerial resilience and (iii) Artificial Intelligence in Professional Services Firms


As a Chartered Psychologist, my executive development expertise is in the areas of strategic knowledge management, leadership styles, personal effectiveness in the context of people management and the management of professionals.


I have published widely in the area of people management in knowledge intensive firms, intellectual capital structures, innovation and knowledge sharing.

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Bath

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Projects 2009 2016

Development of a professions map

Swart, J.

1/09/15 → …

Project: Research-related fundingPublic Engagement

P2D: Point to Delivery (P2D)

Swart, J.

Project: Research-related funding

Human Capital: State-of-the-art management and measurement

Swart, J., Kinnie, N. & Van Rossenberg, Y.

Project: Research-related fundingResearch

Research Output 2003 2018

A knowledge-based perspective of formal staff mentoring in higher education: context, process and outcomes.

Connolly, M., 8 May 2018, 228 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

Open Access

Conflict in commitment: What do professionals experience?

Swart, J., 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Cross-boundary working in the gig-economy: Implications for HRM theory, method and practice

Swart, J. & Kinnie, N., 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

From professional to artificial knowledge – digitalization and the professional service firm

Swart, J., Werr, A., Premer, F., Skjolsvik, T. & Joachim, C., Apr 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper