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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 Roba Ashraf Abdelbadie Corporate governance, Social network analysis, corporate disclosure/narratives, Diversity, CSR, Sustainability, Shared economy, Public audit, and Accountability.  
Dr Keith Anderson Empirical finance, behavioural finance, bubbles, investment. Risk, Innovation and the Economy
Professor Peter Ball Modelling and simulation, sustainable manufacturing practices, industrial eco-efficiency, energy modelling, performance improvement, environmental practice diffusion, productivity, resource efficiency Risk, Innovation and the Economy;
Sustainability and Resilience
Dr Snehasish Banerjee Human-AI Interaction, Human-Robot Interaction, Social Media, Experimental Design, Eye-tracking  
Dr Lynne Baxter Managing change, gender, qualitative, privatisation, technology, corruption. Management and the Humanities
Dr Chris Corker History, Management, Strategy, Industry  
Dr Adriana Cornea-Madeira Econometrics, data science, bootstrap, forecasting, behavioral finance, inflation, macroeconomics. Risk, Innovation and the Economy;
Sustainability and Resilience
Dr Alexandra da Costa Dias Quantitative risk modelling; multivariate analysis; actuarial science; empirical asset pricing. Sustainability and Resilience
Dr Beatrice D’Ippolito Design innovation, organisational capabilities, creative industries, digital technologies Risk, Innovation and the Economy;
Management and the Humanities
Dr Anna Einarsdottir Employee networks; bullying, harassment and discrimination; critical diversity management; inclusion/exclusion; LGBTQI+ workplace experiences Equality, Justice and Ethics;
Sustainability and Resilience
Dr Ziyun Fan
Organization Theory, Critical Management Studies, Ethnography, Qualitative Research Methods, Secrecy, Organizational Communication, Gossip, Silence, Temporality, Transparency, Liminal Space
 
Dr Fernando Fastoso International and cross-cultural marketing, advertising, branding. Quantitative focus. Risk, Innovation and the Economy
Nicola Forsdike Knowledge, wisdom, management history, railways, how people learn, public services  
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 Marketing, projects, history. Sustainability and Resilience;
Management and the Humanities
Professor Anne-marie Greene Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Calling, mission, cause, Volunteer Management, Volunteering, Creative Industries, Women-only spaces, Emotions Management, Emotional Labour, Art and activism, Care ethics, Collective organising, Arts based methods.  
Dr Alison Glaister Talent Management, Comparative and International HRM, Institutional Theory and Logics, Outsourcing and HR Transformation. 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 Agribusiness, agrifood, sustainability, strategy, entrepreneurship, risk management Sustainability and Resilience;
Management and the Humanities
Dr Matthew Hollow Business History; fraud; entrepreneurship; family business. Risk, Innovation and the Economy;
Management and the Humanities
Professor Carole Howorth Family business, entrepreneurship, governance and social values. Sustainability and Resilience
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
Dr John Issitt Epistemology, Politics, Lived experience, Cross disciplinary learning, Philosophy of language, Reflexive approaches to learning.  
Professor Fu (Jeff) Jia Sustainability; supply chain management; resilience. Sustainability and Resilience
Dr Joyce Jiang Migrant workers, trade unions, employment relation, ethnography, art activism, participatory research, social movement, emotional labour, art-based research methods, social justice, sociology of work. 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
Dr Simon Kelly Marketing and Sales Alignment, B2B Marketing and Sales, Value and Value Propositions, Competitive Advantage, Differentiation, Marketing Competencies  
Professor Ian Kirkpatrick Professions, Professional Regulation, Professional Firms (Law and Consulting), Public Management, Outsourcing, Comparative Institutions impacting on the workforce, Flexibility and Temporary Employment. Equality, Justice and Ethics
Dr Nivedita Kothiyal Gender, Diversity, Postcolonialism, Feminist, employment relations, global south, cross-cultural.  
Dr Tina Kowalski Qualitative, employee wellbeing, diary studies, human resources, experience of older workers, role of technology on wellbeing, social media and wellbeing, future of work, work life balance, psychological contract. 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 Mary Douglas, risk, risk reporting 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 and portfolio management, stock marketing trading, high frequency trading, cryptocurrency trading. Risk, Innovation and the Economy
Liz Matykiewicz Organisational change; leadership; identity; qualitative methods  
Professor Leo McCann Sociology of Work; Critical Management Studies; Professionals and White-Collar Work; Uniformed Services; Emergency Services; History of Management; History of Universities; Military; Qualitative Methods; Ethnography. 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 Laura Mitchell Play, learning, ethics, pedagogy, serious games, culture, gamification, training  
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. Equality, Justice and Ethics;
Management and the Humanities
Dr Jane Neal-Smith Airline pilots, gender issues, gender at work, women pilots, human factors  
Dr Nicola Palmer Tourism development, ecotourism, stakeholders, sustainability, pro-poor development, Central Asia, visitor economy.  
Dr Karolos Papadas Sustainability marketing, Corporate Social Responsibility, brand management, international marketing, marketing strategy, digital marketing Sustainability and ResilienceRisk, Innovation and the Economy
Dr Helena Pinto Corporate Governance and executive compensation  
Dr Madeline Powell Social enterprise, public management, services marketing, value co-creation, hybrid organizing, public service logic Sustainability and Resilience
Dr Lewis Ramsden Applied Probability, Stochastic Processes, Markov Processes, Risk Theory, Levy Processes. 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
Shenghua Shi Corporate governance, political connection, family firm, earnings management  
Professor Teresa Da Silva Lopes International marketing strategy,international business history, entrepreneurship and innovation. Risk, Innovation and the Economy
Dr Dimitrios Stafylas hedge funds; private equity; mutual funds; financial markets and investments; asset pricing; behavioral finance; M&As, IPOs  
Dr Simon Sweeney European Union; single European market; security and defence; HE internationalization; social capital; HE pedagogy.  
Dr Jane Suter Managing workplace mental health, wellbeing, small business, line managers, presenteeism, work life balance, Healthcare workforce. 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 Risk, Innovation and the Economy;
Sustainability and Resilience
Dr Bob Townley Psychoanalysis, leadership, skills, identity, emotions, mental health / wellbeing, small businesses  
Dr Chidozie Umeh Business in society, Context, Cross-cultural studies, Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI), Global North, Global South, Human Resource Management, Qualitative methods, Social identity  
Dr Nadine Waehning International Marketing, entrepreneurial/small-business marketing, consumer behavior, food and drink sector  
Professor Victoria Wells Consumer, consumer behavior, sustainability, pro-environmental behavior, social marketing, pubs, public houses, alcohol, consumer co-operatives, foraging. Sustainability and Resilience
Dr Des Williamson Critical Management Studies, Philosophy, Ethics, Critical Research Methodologies, Archival Research, Discursive practices - especially concerning heroes and heroism.