Jaap Paauwe is a full professor of Organization and Human Resource Management. His research focuses on the relationship between HRM, performance and well-being, HR functional excellence, HRM and the institutional context, HR analytics and Talent Management. He is the founder and board member of the People Management Center, a Center for Work, Well-being and Performance, which focuses on building bridges between academia and practitioners. Next to his affiliation with Tilburg University, he is also involved in the supervising of a number of PhD students in the area of HRM and Performance in health care settings at Erasmus University Rotterdam. Jaap holds an honorary chair at Pablo de Olavide University in Sevilla (Spain) and an honorary chair at North-West University in Potchefstroom, (South-Africa). He has published widely on the aforementioned topics in international refereed journals and is also involved in executive training for TIAS School for Business and Society.