Organisation Studies and Human Resource Management

Potential supervisors

Please click on the name to get an overview of the research interests of the staff member.

HRM, Global HRM and Leadership

Valerie Anderson

  • Standards and Standardisation in HRM
  • Talent Management
  • Managerial coaching and mentoring
  • International Human Resource Development
  • Qualitative research methods

Cheryl Brook

  •  Human Resource Development

Emma Brown

  • Managerial behavior and management of people
  • PhD student satisfaction

Hamid Foroughi

  • Leadership storytelling

Liza Howe-Walsh

  • Women in leadership and global leadership competencies
  • Expatriation (self-initiated, repatriation)
  • Global HR policy development
  • Women’s development in the Middle East

Karen Johnston

  • Leadership
  • Public management
  • Public sector and public-private-voluntary sector partnership
  • Gender and equalities

Foteini Kravariti

  • Human Resource Management and Practices
  • Human Resource Development
  • National culture and its impact on business procedures
  • Talent management

Yi-Ling Lai

  • Evidence-based coaching
  • Leadership development
  • Talent Management 

James McCalman

  •  Leadership, Governance and Regulation in the Banking and Finance Sectors
  • Leadership challenges and the politics of change
  • Leading large-scale organizational change
  • Leadership development and coaching

Michele Towell

  •  Performance Management 
  • Coaching, mentoring and Employee Development
  • Management Development
  • Leadership

Alex Tymon

  • Leadership development

Rui Yang

  • Gender and equality at workplace

Workplace Learning and Development

Valerie Anderson

  •  Professional / Business Education and Pedagogy
  • Learning gain and employability
  • Technology Enhanced Learning and e-Learning
  • Qualitative research methods

Cheryl Brook

  • Learning and development at the workplace
  • Action Learning

Foteini Kraraviti

  •  Research collaboration in higher education and its driving factors

Michele Towell

  • Learning and Development

Alex Tymon

  • `Significant learning`
  •   Graduate Employability and proactive personality
  • Career management teaching
  • Leadership development
  • Reflective learning
  • Giving and receiving feedback

Business Ethics and CSR

Matthew Anderson

  • Business ethics and corporate citizenship
  • Corporate social responsibility and sustainability
  • Civil society campaigns and social regulation
  • Fair Trade movement and stakeholder networks

Wenjin Dai

  • Corporate Sustainability
  • CSR in China
  • CSR communication
  • Ethnography, interview, visual methods

Rui Yang

  • Corporate non-market strateg
  • corporate Political Activity
  • CSR

Employment Relations and International Comparative Employment Relations

Iona Byford

  •  Trade unions
  • Trade union organizing
  • Young workers

Yvonne Rueckert

  • International comparative employment relations
  • Global trade union organizations
  • International Framework Agreements

Peter Scott

  • Employment relations
  • Disability and work
  • Technological change, work and employment
  • Regional devolution and employment relations

Stephen Williams

  • Employment relations
  • Work and employment relationships
  • Trade unions and labour politics
  • Sociology of work and employment
  • Comparative employment relations

Organisation Studies and Organisational Behaviour

Wenjin Dai

  • Organization theories and organizing
  • Sociology of translation, materiality
  • ‘Eastern’ philosophies

Hamid Foroughi

  • Change, resistance and politics in organizations (using ethnographic and narrative approaches)
  • Social memory, collective forgetting and identity
  • Corporate irresponsibility

Foteini Kravariti

  • Organisational culture

Yi-Ling Lai

  • Social identity theory and organization theories
  • Organizational behavior

Lorenzo Todorow

  • Dialogue theory
  • Application of dialogue within cross-organizational collaborations

Rui Yang

  • Institutional theories
  • Social capital and social network theory