Spotlight On: Stéphane Renaud

August 13, 2020 by CIRHR Communications

Graduated: 1996 
ThesisUnion membership, total compensation, and job satisfaction in Canada 
Research areas: union activity; compensation; working conditions, Human Resource Management, recruitment and retention 
NowProfessor, School of Industrial Relations, University of Montreal  

Dr. Stéphane Renaud’s research interests focus on human resource management in general and compensation management in particular. His work on salaries, benefits, and other working conditions has been published in both French and English. 

Selected English-language publications 

  • Renaud, S., Morin, L., & Béchard, A. (2017). Traditional benefits versus perquisites: A longitudinal test of their differential impact on employee turnover. Journal of Personnel Psychology, 16(2), 91-103. doi:  
  • Renaud, S., Morin, L., & Fray, A. M. (2016). What most attracts potential candidates? innovative perks, training, or ethics? Career Development International, 21(6), 634-655. doi: 
  • Renaud, S., Morin, L., Jean-Yves Saulquin, & Abraham, J. (2015). What are the best HRM practices for retaining experts? A longitudinal study in the canadian information technology sector. International Journal of Manpower, 36(3), 416-432. doi:  
  • Renaud, S., St‐onge, S. and Magnan, . M. (2004), The Impact of Stock Purchase Plan Participation on Workers’ Individual Cash Compensation. Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, 43: 120-147. doi:10.1111/j.0019-8676.2004.00321.x 
  • Renaud, S., Lakhdari, M., & Morin, L. (2004). The determinants of participation in non-mandatory training/Les determinants de la participation a la formation continue volontaire. Relations Industrielles/Industrial Relations, 59(4), 724+. Retrieved from 

Following his doctoral studies at the Centre, Renaud joined the School of Industrial Relations, University of Montreal, where he is now Full Professor.