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Professor Paul Blyton

Emeritus Professor

Cardiff Business School


From 1995 to 2013 Paul Blyton was Professor of Industrial Relations and Industrial Sociology at Cardiff Business School.

During that period he also held Visiting Professorships at the Universities of Melbourne and Deakin University in Australia, and the University of Victoria, BC Canada. From 2004 -2012 he was a Research Associate in the ESRC Centre for Business Relationships, Accountability, Sustainability and Society (BRASS) at Cardiff University. He has also acted as an expert Advisor to the OECD, the ILO and the International Metalworkers’ Federation. He is now an Emeritus Professor at Cardiff University.

Member of the Employment Research Unit, Cardiff Business School.


  • Working time
  • Work-life Balance
  • Human Resources 'Climates'
  • Garment Industry



  • BA (Soc Sci) 2:1, Leicester University, 1975
  • PhD (Industrial Relations) Sheffield University, 1980