Manchester Metropolitan University

Expert Women Series 2017-2018

Academics at Manchester Met Faculty of Business and Law, have launched their exciting new series of specialised interviews with our female academics, to highlight some of the fantastic research that is being carried out in the Faculty.

Expert Women

This month's interview is with Dr. Helen Woolnough.

Dr Helen Woolnough (Research Fellow), talks about the Generating Routes for Women’s Leadership (GROWL) project, which supports organisations to engage with research evidence to address leadership pathways for women. Helen also explains her research on mentoring in the workplace and why mentoring and sponsoring are key to generating routes for women’s leadership.

Catch up with our other expert women by clicking the podcasts below:

Professor Janet Haddock-Fraser (Professor in Sustainability and Leadership and Chair of the Board of Trustees for the EAUC (Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges)) explains her research that explores senior leadership priorities and how sustainability, when evaluated at a strategic level in its broadest definition, offers benefits to core organizational goals whilst operating for wider social and environmental good.

Dr Sally Jones (Reader in Entrepreneurship and Gender Studies and Co-Head of the Sylvia Pankhurst Centre) is currently working with several UK and European academic collaborators on research spanning gendered language and entrepreneurship education, transformational learning and nudge theory in entrepreneurship education, power-control theory and business growth trajectories and the role of class and gender in the enterprise culture.

Professor Julia Rouse (Director of the Centre for Decent Work) whose current research specifically focuses on how entrepreneurship is embedded in socially governed life courses and how small employers manage maternity. Professor Donna Lee (Professor of International Political Economy) talks about her research around future economies and Professor Carol Atkinson (Associate Dean for Research) explores her research around HR and performance and adult social care

You can also watch the first of our podcasts with Dr Sara Ward (MBA and Executive Programmes Director) talking about her research around corporate governance strategies of English and German football clubs and her work on the Master of Sports Directorship course.

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Dr Sara Ward
MBA and Executive Programme Director
Professor Carol Atkinson
Faculty Head of RKE
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Professor Julia Rouse
Director, Decent Work and Productivity UCRKE
Professor Donna Lee
Director, Future Economies UCRKE
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Professor Janet Haddock-Fraser
Chair in Sustainability and Leadership
Dr Sally Jones
Co-Head, Sylvia Pankhurst Gender and Diversity Research Centre
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Dr Helen Woolnough
Research Fellow, Sylvia Pankhurst Gender and Diversity Research Centre

 
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