Sarah is a Chartered Psychologist and before joining MMU in January 2010 was employed as a Senior Psychologist at the Health and Safety Laboratory working across a range of research and consultancy projects addressing topics such as violence and bullying at work; work-related stress; training needs analyses in different industries; and occupational health and safety culture and climate. She also has experience as a Business Development Manager and consultant in the HR and HRD field specialising in resilience and mental toughness; leadership training; business process mapping of selection systems; and the design and delivery of large-scale development centres. Her research and teaching interests involve stress and well-being in alternative types of employment; skill development, self-awareness and employability for postgraduate students; evaluation of cross-cultural training programmes; and exploring the links between HR practices and performance outputs. She holds a BSc (hons), an MSc and a PhD from the University of Manchester. Sarah is a fellow of the HEA and an academic member of the CIPD. She holds membership of the British Psychological Society (BPS), The European Academy of Work and Organisational Psychology (EAWOP), and the British Academy of Management (BAM).
Other academic service (administration and management)
Postgraduate Dissertation Leader Course Leader MSc HRM Part Time Unit Leader Developing Skills for Business Leadership (MSc HRM) Unit Leader Quantitative Methodology (Doctoral Programme)
Research Expertise, Publications & Grants
Current research projects include a global study of stress in stress experts; HR practices and performance in the care sector; and impression management and age diversity in younger academics; and emergent qualitative research methodologies.
C. Hunt, SE. Crozier (2011). Women in Management in Russia. MJ. Davidson, RJ. Burke. In: Women in Management Worldwide. Gower Publishing,
SE. Crozier, MJ. Davidson (2009). The challenges facing the temporary workforce: An examination of stressors, well-being outcomes and gender differences. In: Handbook of Managerial Behavior and Occupational Health. pp.206-217.
C. Atkinson, S. Crozier, R. Lucas HR and Performance in English Adult Social Care. University of Liverpool, UK, 10/9/2013.
C. Atkinson, SE. Crozier, R. Lucas HR Practice and Performance in Adult Social Care in England. Staffordshire, UK, 1/1/2013.
SE. Crozier Impression Management, Age Diversity and Stress: Exploring Younger Academics' Experiences in UK Universities. Munster, Germany, 1/1/2013.
SE. Crozier Developing Skills for Business Leadership. MMUBS, Manchester, UK, 21/6/2012.
C. Atkinson, SE. Crozier, R. Lucas A Preliminary Investigation of the HR Practice-Performance Link in Adult Social Care. Bradford University, UK, 1/1/2012.
SE. Crozier, MJ. Davidson Underemployment and Alternative Forms of Employment. Manchester Metropolitan University, UK, 1/1/2011.
SE. Crozier, MJ. Davidson Underemployment and Stigmatisation of Employees in Temporary Work: Examining the Stress-Performance Link. 1/1/2011.
S. Shaw, SE. Crozier Presentation of the Key Findings of the Impact Study of the METP/EU / China Managers Programme. 1/1/2011.
SE. Crozier The Emergence of Males as Victims of Unfair Treatment in a Feminised Occupation: Gender and Stress in Temporary Clerical Agency Workers. Adelaide, Australia, 1/1/2010.
SE. Crozier, MJ. Davidson Management Implications for Managing Stress and Well-Being in Alternative Forms of Employment. Istanbul, Turkey, 1/1/2009.
SE. Crozier An Exploratory Longitudinal Study of the Temporary Workforce: Investigating Stress and Well-Being Outcomes. 1/1/2008.
SE. Crozier, MJ. Davidson Challenges Faced by Male Clerical Temporary Workers in the UK: Examining Implications for the Individual and Management Practices. Paris, France, 1/1/2007.
SE. Crozier Gender Diversity and the UK Temporary Workforce: A Preliminary Investigation Into Health and Well-Being Outcomes. Athens, Greece, 1/1/2006.
SE. Crozier The Physical and Psychosocial Environment in Call Centres: Important Health and Safety Issues for Managers. Glasgow, UK, 1/1/2006.
SE. Crozier Gender & Occupational Health: Exploring the Need for Gender Based Analysis and Effective Management of Gender Diversity. Dublin, 1/1/2006.
SE. Crozier, MJ. Davidson An Examination of Gender as a Possible Barrier to Career Progression for UK Temporary Clerical Workers: Implications for Management and Selection Practices. Oslo, Norway, 1/1/2006.
S. Shaw, S. Jenner, SE. Crozier, Q. Huang (2011). Evaluation of Managers Exchange and Training Programme Between EU and China: An Impact Study. , EU.
J. Lunt, D. Fox, J. Bowen, G. Higgins, SE. Crozier, et al.L. Carter. (2007). Applying the Biopsychosocial Approach to Managing the Risks of Contemporary Occupational Health Conditions. Scoping Review. , HSL/2007/24.
SE. Crozier, L. Carter (2006). Local Authority Circular: Best Practice Guidelines for Call Centre Working. HSE, HSE Policy Document.
SE. Crozier (2006). Gender and Occupational Health and Safety: A Review of the Evidence. , Health and Safety Laboratory Report.
SE. Crozier, R. Snodgrass, M. Hawkins (2006). Slips and Trips in the Retail Sector: A Behavioural Intervention. , Health and Safety Laboratory Report.
Organising Committee Member for UFHRD conference (MMU June 2016)
Organising Committee PARC conference 2011
European Union: Impact Study of Manager Exchange and Training Programme. July 2010
Welsh Government and Care Council for Wales: Recruitment and Retention and Impacts on Quality of Care. September 2015
Awards, Honours & Distinctions
Prizes and awards
Professor Ian Beardwell Best Paper Prize, CIPD 2013