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The following staff are happy to hear from potential students seeking supervision for a PhD in Management.

NameResearch interestResearch theme
Dr Keith Anderson Stock market investment, behavioural finance, investment strategies, bubbles, SMIFs. Risk, Innovation and the Economy
Professor Peter Ball Modelling and simulation, sustainable manufacturing practices, industrial eco-efficiency, energy modelling, performance improvement, supply chain practice diffusion, productivity. Risk, Innovation and the Economy;
Sustainability and Resilience
Dr Lynne Baxter Managing change, gender, qualitative, privatisation, technology, corruption. Management and the Humanities
Dr Daniele Bregantini Financial Econometrics, High-frequency data, Machine Learning for trading and data analysis Risk, Innovation and the Economy
Dr Adriana Cornea-Madeira Financial econometrics, finance, macroeconomics. Risk, Innovation and the Economy;
Sustainability and Resilience
Dr Alexandra da Costa Dias Quantitative risk management for finance and insurance, modelling of interdependent risks and extreme events. Sustainability and Resilience
Dr Beatrice D’Ippolito Innovation, influence of digital technologies on innovative activities, knowledge systematisation and reconfiguration, design and innovation, inter-firm collaboration as a source of innovation. Risk, Innovation and the Economy;
Management and the Humanities
Dr Anna Einarsdottir Critical diversity management and stakeholder engagement, employee networks and (alternative) forms of collectivism at work, employee voice mechanisms, experiences of LGBT+ employees, bullying, harassment and discrimination. Equality, Justice and Ethics;
Sustainability and Resilience
Dr Fernando Fastoso International and cross-cultural marketing, advertising, branding. Quantitative focus. Risk, Innovation and the Economy
Dr Phil Garnett Modelling and simulation of organisational behaviour, data mining and analytics, impact of Big Data analytics on privacy and liberty. Equality, Justice and Ethics;
Management and the Humanities
Dr Alex Gillet Project management, relationship marketing. Sustainability and Resilience;
Management and the Humanities
Dr Alison Glaister Global talent management, institutional shapers and comparative HRM. Sustainability and Resilience;
Management and the Humanities
Dr Yoo Jung Ha Multinational enterprises (MNEs), innovation, inter-firm interactions, uncertainty, quantitative research. Risk, Innovation and the Economy;
Sustainability and Resilience
Dr Lindsay Hamilton Ethnography, analysis of workplaces where there are mixed species, human-animal relations, ethics of food production, animal welfare and care.  
Dr Shane Hamilton Agrifood and sustainability, business history, entrepreneurship, risk management, technology and organizational change, and strategy and corporate governance of multinational agribusiness firms Sustainability and Resilience;
Management and the Humanities
Dr Matthew Hollow Management practices in the British banking sector, fraud and white-collar crime, business ethics and corporate responsibility. Risk, Innovation and the Economy;
Management and the Humanities
Professor Carole Howorth Family business, entrepreneurship, governance and social values. Sustainability and Resilience
Dr Hafiz Hoque Corporate finance (IPOs, SEOs, share repurchases, capital structure, M&A), corporate boards, directors network, islamic/ethical finance, bank regulations, financial crisis/systemic risk, CEO overconfidence/traits, informed trading.  
Dr Luisa Huatuco Sustainable supply chains, management of disruptions to distribution/logistics, high value manufacturing and complexity in the supply chain. Risk, Innovation and the Economy;
Sustainability and Resilience
Dr Nick Huberts Real Options, Optimal Stopping, Game Theory, Theoretical Economics, Industrial Organisation, Corporate Finance, Investment under Uncertainty, Mechanism Design. Risk, Innovation and the Economy
Dr Carolyn Hunter Study of fun, humour and happiness at work, precarious work in the creative industries. Management and the Humanities
Professor Fu (Jeff) Jia Sustainability; supply chain management; resilience. Sustainability and Resilience
Dr Joyce Jiang Migrant labour, collective action, industrial relations, social movement, trade unionism, ethnography, domestic work, participatory art, art and labour, emotional labour, gender and work, sociology of work, creative methodology. Equality, Justice and Ethics;
Management and the Humanities
 Dr Ariadne Kapetanaki Social marketing, food, food waste, healthy eating, alcohol consumption, behaviour and social change, food policies, ethical consumption, consumer culture and sociology of food, practice theory, ethnographic research, experimental research and eye-tracking. Sustainability and Resilience
Professor Ian Kirkpatrick Public sector management and policy, healthcare leadership and management, professions, professional associations, professional regulation and professional services firms, management consulting, procurement/outsourcing in public services, flexible working, especially agency work. Equality, Justice and Ethics
Dr Tina Kowalski Employee wellbeing, technology/social media use and wellbeing, organisational change, older workers, work-life balance, HR wellbeing interventions. Sustainability and Resilience
Dr Arun Kumar

Global development (BoP, CSR, financialization, philanthropy, social entrepreneurship, etc.), Emerging markets, Social justice and inequalities, History of management education.

Equality, Justice and Ethics;
Management and the Humanities
Professor Philip Linsley Neo-Durkheimian institutional theory, Mary Douglas, risk reporting, risk disclosure Equality, Justice and Ethics;
Risk, Innovation and the Economy
Professor Stephen Linstead Gender, post-feminism, masculinity; Culture, change, continuity; Aesthetics, affect, symbolism; Poetics, language, story; Humanizing organization; Critical management, reflexivity, learning, development; Creativity and creative work and occupations. Sustainability and Resilience;
Management and the Humanities
Dr Nadina Luca

Social marketing; health behaviour change; transformative consumer and service research; food well-being; participatory methods; co-creation; community-based interventions; ethics and critical marketing.

Equality, Justice and Ethics;
Sustainability and Resilience
Dr Viktor Manahov Financial markets, behavioural finance, asset pricing, high frequency trading, cryptocurrency trading, financial computation, financial engineering, financial innovations. Risk, Innovation and the Economy
Professor Leo McCann Sociology of work, organizational history and critical management studies, emergency-focused professions, organizational history, especially as regards the development of U.S. management systems from World War 2 onward. Equality, Justice and Ethics
Professor Alexander McNeil Quantitative financial risk management, actuarial science. Projects of a highly mathematical nature. Risk, Innovation and the Economy;
Sustainability and Resilience
Dr Simon Mollan Social studies of finance, imperialism, organisational modelling and complexity, business/management history, international business theory. Risk, Innovation and the Economy;
Management and the Humanities
Professor Karen Mumford Equality, wage outcomes, tenure, job satisfaction, networking. Equality, Justice and Ethics
Professor Daniel Muzio Professional occupations and organisations, professionalism, institutional theory, organisational reputation and wrongdoing, qualitative studies. Equality, Justice and Ethics;
Management and the Humanities
Dr Karolos Papadas Sustainability/green marketing, international marketing, branding. Sustainability and Resilience; Risk, Innovation and the Economy
Dr Madeline Powell Social enterprise, public management, services marketing, value co-creation, hybrid organizing, public service logic Sustainability and Resilience
Dr Lewis Ramsden Markov Processes, Stochastic Processes, Applied Probability, Exit Times, Risk Theory, Ruin Theory, Actuarial, Risk Modelling, Insurance Mathematics. Risk, Innovation and the Economy
Professor Deborah Roberts Open and user innovation, co-creation, marketing & innovation, ecosystems. Risk, Innovation and the Economy
Professor Tony Royle Employment relations/HRM, MNCs, corporate social responsibility, international labour standards, employee voice and codetermination, atypical work, gig economy, emotional labour, international and national trade unions, union organizing. Equality, Justice and Ethics
Professor Teresa Da Silva Lopes International marketing strategy,international business history, entrepreneurship and innovation. Risk, Innovation and the Economy
Dr Matthew Sinnicks Business ethics, particularly in normative and theoretical questions related to the ethical quality of work, the limits of markets, the ethics of competition, the ethics of roles. Equality, Justice and Ethics
Dr Jane Suter Line manager devolution, employee involvement, small and medium sized organisations. Equality, Justice and Ethics;
Sustainability and Resilience
Dr Kevin Tennent Management history, business history, corporate governance, sport management. Equality, Justice and Ethics;
Management and the Humanities
Professor Jacco Thijssen Real options, stochastic control, optimal stopping, general equilibrium, incomplete markets. Risk, Innovation and the Economy;
Sustainability and Resilience
Professor Victoria Wells Consumer, consumer behavior, sustainability, pro-environmental behavior, social marketing, pubs, public houses, alcohol, consumer co-operatives, foraging. Sustainability and Resilience