Dr Jackie Brander Brown Performance management controls/systems, hospitality and tourism operations, accounting education/employability, environmental/sustainability accounting.
Dr Michael Flanagan Capital investment/real options; operational, financial and performance management, endogenous default, delinquency in mortgages.
Dr Clare Guthrie Student engagement, experiences of mature students, activity based costing (ABC) in further and higher education, podcasting to enhance student satisfaction and achievement, Social Learning Theory.
Dr Inalegwu Ode-Ichakpa Sustainability and corporate social responsibility, corporate governance, financial reporting, management, accounting/performance management, corporate financial management, financial markets and financial institutions.
Dr Nereida Polovina Corporate governance, board of director, quality of investor protection in emerging markets, mergers and acquisitions, foreign investment in emerging markets, banks in emerging markets, corporate performance, corporate social responsibility.
Dr Katarzyna Werner Microeconomic theory, decision theory, behavioural economics, industrial organization, environmental economics.
Economics, Policy and International Business
Professor Kevin Albertson Business and social forecasting, social innovation, crime, socio-political issues, political economics/social policy, Heterodox economics, social justice/injustice, degrowth/sustainability.
Dr Valeria Andreoni Ecological and environmental economics, energy economics, wellbeing, degrowth economy, sustainability, sharing economy, sustainable production and consumption, resources use, financial crises.
Dr Craig Berry British pensions policy/welfare reform, political economy, industrial policy, economic policy.
Dr Paul Michael Brannagan Globalization, sports mega-events, states’ soft power strategies, soft power and disempowerment, global sport.
Dr Stephen Buzdugan International political economy, global governance, regional integration, economic/social development; Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, India, Latin America; inequality, international development, BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa), industrial policy, economic growth.
Dr Qi Cao Employment relations and HRM in MNEs, econometrical assessments of business strategies, SME internationalisation, International Business, entrepreneurial capabilities, innovation strategies, panel data regression, econometric and statistical analysis, entrepreneurial firms, growth and performance of SMEs.
Dr Emmanuel Cleeve Multinational corporate strategy, foreign direct investment, development policies and strategies in developing countries, innovations systems and development.
Dr William Cook Labour economics, economics of education, labour market decision making, entry into self-employment, resigning from jobs, career changes, effects of early life factors on work and education outcomes, economics of education and education policy, applied econometrics, health economics, general public policy analysis.
Dr Fred Day Economic Methodology, economic crises, economic philosophy, anarchism, history of economic thought, co-operative and democratic firms, auction theory, narrative economics, post-Keynesian economics, Austrian economics.
Professor Bruce Edmonds Policy modelling, informal value exchange, simulating the social processes of science, bridging the qualitative-quantitative worlds. social complexity of immigration and diversity, social and socially-situated intelligence, measures and characterisations of complexity, evolutionary processes, nature and application of context in cognitive and AI domains, social simulation, philosophy of science, application of social processes/structures to computational systems, agent-based simulation, methodology of modelling, integrating qualitative and quantitative evidence, context-dependency, complexity.
Dr Vincent Fitzsimons Humanistic management, operational risk and employee behaviour, impact of new technology on leisure networks, corruption, workplace motivation and the problem of prediction, violence and the poverty of nations.
Dr David Freund International Business, internationalisation, entry mode; international entrepreneurship, economic geography, international political economy, global governance, global trade, development, strategy.
Dr Leah Gillooly Sports sponsorship, sports fandom, sports marketing, sport and place, experiential marketing.
Dr Lefteris Giovanis Health economics, labour economics, environmental economics, wellbeing e.g. life satisfaction, health, happiness, job satisfaction; microeconometric applications and policy evaluation e.g. differences-in-differences; macroeconometrics e.g. time series analysis, panel analysis.
Dr Sougand Golesorkhi International Business strategy, operation, entry mode, internationalisation of SMEs, development, MNEs strategy/structure, internationalisation of social enterprises, international political economy, non-market strategies of MNEs, interaction.
Professor Jonathan Grix Sports mega-events, Olympic Games, female golf professional employment, states soft power strategies, sport governance, public health policy, doping in team and individual sports.
Dr Olga Kuznetsova Emerging market economies, emerging financial markets, business environment, institutional environment, cross-cultural analysis, Russia and Eastern Europe, post-communist transformation, comparative management, comparative business practices, sustainable business practices; socioeconomics, managerial knowledge and competencies transfer, HE internationalisation, CSR, corporate governance, critical management, participatory economy and business models, labour markets, organisational studies, co-operative sector, co-operative place making.
Professor Donna Lee Political economy of dive tourism, implementing the employability agenda, political science, political economy, corporeal capitalism, soft power, sports mega-events and emerging states, world trade, global trade regime.
Dr Chris Mackintosh Community sport policy, sport participation policy, interpretistic public policy analysis, higher education sport, national sport policy systems, sport policy evaluation.
Dr Ruth Meyer Social simulation, rule-based agent modelling system, agent-based social simulation models, policy modelling, simulation methodologies.
Dr Nick O'Donovan Tax policy/tax administration, fiscal policy, public financial management, political economy/political theory, comparative politics, history of political thought.
Dr Qi Peng Sport policy process and policy change, sport organisational change, e-sports governance, women’s sport (in particular football).
Dr Nicolas Scelles Sports economics, sports finance, women's sport, competitive balance and intensity, coopetition, ‘winner’s curse’.
Dr Rory Shand Sustainability and regeneration, public policy and management, governance frameworks and concepts.
Dr John Simister Household, education, investment, ethical decision-making, effects of government spending in reducing unemployment, domestic violence against women (especially in India), poverty, discrimination (gender pay gap, racial discrimination), Keynesian economics (i.e. how to deal with a recession).
Dr Kathryn Simpson Conceptualizing Brexit – how politics and policy will impact UK and EU governance; inequality, economic insecurity and risk in the global and European context, Euroscepticism, Irish Politics: in particular, Ireland – EU and Northern Ireland, EU relations.
Dr Yontem Sonmez International Economics/EU Economics, economics of globalisation: empirical international trade, FDI, international migration of labour; economic implications of worker remittances, labour economics, development economics and regional inequality.
Christian Spence Economic analytics, economic policy and planning regional development, applied behavioural economics.
Dr Dimitrios Syrrakos Euro-zone economics, exchange rate economics, international monetary relations, Eurozone debt sustainability, fiscal and monetary policy, IMF intervention in Europe and the Middle East.
Dr Rebecca Abushena International business, international retailing, place management, place attachment and consumer behaviour rituals, qualitative research methods.
Dr Asia Adler Tourism, migration, Polish community, Poland, VFR, transnationalism.
Dr Peter Betts Female management in public relations, sport/football, the consumer environment, marketing professions.
Dr Angela Byrne Gender studies, masculinities, advertising and representation, consumers and consumption, semiotic analysis.
Professor Tony Conway Relationship and experiential marketing, loyalty, not-for-profit marketing, services marketing, marketing communications.
Dr Alice Graeupl Sustainable tourism development, silver surfer, the vegan tourist, the ‘grey’ market.
Dr Margaret Hyde Services, health, social care, public services, service quality in health care, service quality, services marketing, marketing communications.
Professor Ares Kalandides Public space and urban citizenship, Greece, urban spaces, place management, business of place, the place brand.
Dr Brendan Keegan Digital marketing, analytics, marketing agency-client relationships, digital placemaking.
Dr Amna Khan Muslim consumers, ethnic consumers in the UK, gift-giving behaviour.
Dr Bex Lewis Digital culture, Christianity and the third sector, online related to social media, technology enhanced learning and teaching, knowledge exchange, mass communications, propaganda.
Dr Javier Lloveras Sustainable consumption/marketing, marketing ethics, consumer behaviour and psychology, place marketing/branding, ethnography and qualitative research; consumer activism, critical marketing, alternative economic practices.
Professor Dominic Medway Consumer experience, sports mega-events, servitized value chain, shopping malls, retail corporate identity, heritage branding, retail change, urban change, litter, place management.
Dr Angel Salazar Data-centric digital platforms, innovation ecosystems, ERP/CRM systems, big data applied to business networks, quantitative methods and case study research, big graphs and network analytics, meta-analysis and structural equation models.
Dr Benjamin Dehe Operations Excellence, Quality Management, Lean thinking, Decision making process, Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis (MCDA) Industry 4.0, Technology and Big data in professional sport, Lean construction application in Nigeria, Innovation in healthcare systems.
Dr David Petty Manufacturing operations, particularly supply chain management.
Dr Diane Hart Information Systems, knowledge management, technology-supported learning, higher education quality, business intelligence.
Dr Ella Cranmer Emerging Technologies, (e.g. AR/VR), Business Models, Business Process Redesign, Tourism.
Dr Leo S. Liu Systems integration, Data analytics, Process alignment, Data Management.
Dr Louise Platt Festivals and cultural events; cultural policy/interventions; placemaking.
Dr Mandy Tom-Dieck Social media, immersive tech, augmented/virtual reality, customer relationship management, customer experience, structural equation modelling, mixed methods.
Dr Maria Kapsali Cultural industries – the gig economies (e.g. City of Culture, ECoC) – I have worked in Umea ECoC 2014 and Hull City of Culture 2017. Innovation projects – agile, extreme, novelty creative etc. Project Based Organizations, Project Network Organizations, Project Based Enterprises, Project Based Firms (there are differences between these models).
Dr Pin Shen Teh Biometrics systems, mobile authentication, practical applications of machine learning.
Dr Raheel Nawaz Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Image Processing, Machine Learning, Text Mining, Knowledge Management, Higher Education and Apprenticeships, Society and Technology.
Dr Tarila Zoufa Risk management and identification of the key sources of risk. Other research interests include social and environmental impact management, multicultural project teams, sustainability, governance and ethics in project environment.
Dr Timothy Jung Management and Application of Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, AI.
Dr Zenon Michaelides Business analytics, big data, digital value chain analytics, SMART cites, digital enterprise systems, operations/supply chain integration and logistics systems optimisation.
Professor Alberto Paucar-Caceres Application of systems thinking and systems ideas in organisational problematical situations. In particular; the application of systems methodologies such as Soft Systems Methodology, Critical Management Sciences and ‘Soft’ Operational Research to problematic situations in organisations; and application of systemic management science methodologies to environmental management and sustainability. I am also interested on the evolution of Information systems as a discipline.
Professor Cathy Urquhart Digital innovation for societal good. I am interested in how social media and all forms of ICTs can help us meet societal challenges, such as sustainable development, individual well being, and social justice.
Professor David Bamford Sports operations management, the application of Operations Management theories in the service sector, strategic organisational change, leadership and quality management.
Yi Yi Fan Supply chain risk and resilience, buyer-supplier relationships, socially sustainable supply chains, and humanitarian logistics.
Oliver Kayas Organisational studies, information systems, enterprise systems, surveillance studies, digital ethics, qualitative research.
People and Performance
Dr Linda Alker Leadership, change, gender, leadership ethics, organisational behaviour and psychology, HRM and general management.
Dr Maria Allen Employee voice and equal opportunities/diversity management, comparative human resource management, employment strategies, HRM and firm performance.
Dr Marilena Antoniadou Emotion at work, organisational psychology, educational management, higher education, phenomenology, well-being.
Dr Ian Ashman Conflict management, conflict in the workplace, social media effect on employment relationships, mental health in the workplace, managing redundancy and restructuring.
Professor Carol Atkinson Psych contract, well-being, age gender and careers, HR and performance, flexible working, SMEs, older workers, older women’s careers, employment in SMEs, Adult Social Care sector.
Dr Mark Batey Innovation and creativity, personality, questionnaire design.
Professor Michael Bresnen Innovation processes, knowledge mobilisation and utilisation, inter-organisational relations, project management, Project-based learning, leadership.
Dr Fiona Christie Career studies, career development, education, employability, higher education, inequalities, professional identity, social justice, social learning theories, social mobility, and work.
Dr Alison Collins Homeworking/teleworking, presenteeism, work–life Balance, health and wellbeing, psychological contract, workplace social support.
Dr Fiona Creaby Gender Diversity and Leadership, school business leadership, professional identity in public financial accounting.
Dr Ashmiza Ismail Leadership, organisational behaviour, knowledge management/sharing, culture.
Dr Sally Jones Sociology of enterprise, entrepreneurship education, understanding of UK enterprise culture, gender, female entrepreneurs.
Dr Anastasia Kynighou International HRM (transfer of practices, expatriates, cross cultural training comparative HRM), engagement, EIP, HR in SMEs, expatriate management.
Dr Kate Lewis Entrepreneurship, SMEs, work & identity, entrepreneurial identity, gender & entrepreneurship, career theory, social entrepreneurship & social enterprise, gender & the military, enterprise policy, environmental management & SMEs, business sustainability, qualitative methodologies.
Professor Ben Lupton Equality, HR, authenticity, reward, HR in small firms, graduate labour markets, payment systems, philosophy and organisation studies.
Dr Ghulam Nabi Graduate entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship education & entrepreneurial outcomes, cultural values & entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial risk perception, emotion and the business start-up process, entrepreneurial mentoring.
Dr Christina Purcell Labour process, temporary employment industry, UK labour market, agency workers, intergenerational transfers.
Professor Julia Rouse Entrepreneurship, gender, SME, poverty, careers, women’s leadership, women, equality, maternity, critical realism.
Dr Krystal Wilkinson Work-life balance, gender and career, well-being, human resource management, work and family, work and mental health.
Dr Helen Woolnough Gender, mentoring, women’s leadership, women’s careers, equality and diversity in the workplace.
Strategy, Enterprise and Sustainability
Dr Dane Anderton Urban and regional development – strategies and policy, strategy place-based leadership, community engagement in economic development.
Dr Scott Bambrick Business management research, supply chain management, project life cycle, project management.
Dr Michael Bull Football, social enterprise/entrepreneurship (co-operatives and charities), ethics, environment, social value, football supporters, neoliberalism
Dr Mark Crowder Decision-making, psychology, identity, motivation, pedagogy, education leadership.
Professor Janet Haddock-Fraser Environmental and social responsibility evaluation, leadership for sustainability, multi-stakeholder analysis, tourism sector, international trade (WTO) and environment, behaviour change for sustainability, social and environmental responsibility, organisational and consumer behaviour influences on sustainability.
Dr Despoina Filiou Strategic alliances and firm innovation/knowledge sharing, open innovation, capabilities development, knowledge based view of the firm.
Dr Matt MacDonald Sustainable enterprise, social enterprise, social entrepreneurship, charity, participatory democracy.
Dr Tamara McNeill Environmental and economic sustainability, public house hospitality sector, greener retailing, business growth, sustainable enterprise.
Dr Sumona Mukhuty Leadership, emotions, healthcare, change, organisational behaviour, work psychology, human resource management (leadership, emotions, emotional intelligence, cognition, cognitive styles, team work, conflict, organisational change, individual differences, personality, person-environment fit, performance, turnover, employee engagement, culture), gender, small and medium enterprises, expatriates.