PhD students


Name Research Area Email
Noora Abdulrahman  Innovation management to achieve sustainability and excellence in public sector institutions in the UAE  na307@le.ac.uk 
Pasquale Accardo
pa198@le.ac.uk 
Steve Agboyinu  Sustainable social and environmental accounting in oil and gas companies in Nigeria: a comparative analysis  sssa1@le.ac.uk 
Olubunmi Agift Ajala    oaa37@le.ac.uk 
Abeer Al Yaqoobi  Importance of prudent risk management by public funded institutions of Oman and its impact on Oman's economy  amsay1@le.ac.uk 
Raniah Alghamidi   rnaa2@le.ac.uk
Abdulla Alshareef   ayaa3@le.ac.uk
Wolfgang Amann   wa87@le.ac.uk
Cep Jandi Anwar    cja33@le.ac.uk 
Pasqualina Arca    pa171@le.ac.uk 
Tania Arrieta Hernandez  The impact of austerity policies upon public sector employees in the UK tah32@le.ac.uk 
Farzana Aslam   fa197@le.ac.uk
Herve Atayi  Unlocking the garden of Eden: A postcolonial reading of tourists' and locals' image of the Seychelles aa345@le.ac.uk 
Kwok Nin Au  An exploratory study on the role of master-level studies in career mobility of young graduate workers in Hong Kong kna8@le.ac.uk
Margarita Avgerinopoulou Desiring Harry Potter; A Baudrillardian Exploration of the Fantasy Component
 
ma818@le.ac.uk
Ebenezer Ayeah  Employee's aggression in call centres: the replica effect on service quality and the negative effect on job satisfaction  ena2@le.ac.uk 
Salma Baz  The work and career experiences of BAME doctors in NHS England  sb789@le.ac.uk 
Maha Baz Radwan  The new sharing economy and the consumption behaviour of millennials mbr6@le.ac.uk 
Sarra Ben Salem   sbs27@le.ac.uk
Jonathan Bezalel  Participation induce adherence – a crowd funding story  jmb81@le.ac.uk 
Fizza Bhatti Cultural rationale versus economic rationale: A case of gender inequality in Pakistan fmb17@le.ac.uk
Shawn Bhimani   sb827@le.ac.uk

Barbara Boggiano    bb230@le.ac.uk 
Jorge Hernan Borquez Jorquera   jhbj3@le.ac.uk
Gifty Brew Mensah   gagm1@le.ac.uk
Donya Brown Examining poverty and household wealth pertaining to natural hazards and crime dab37@le.ac.uk
Lisa Cassar Shaw   lcs29@le.ac.uk
Kinkini Chatterjee

Coworking spaces: A new era of work kc245@le.ac.uk

Andrew Chikowore Corporate social responsibility in the extractive sector: the African case of Tanzanite mining in the Mererani District of Tanzania aic7@le.ac.uk
Andrew Taki Christodoulou  An investigation of key accounting issues relating to growth and Long term survival of UK SMEs  atc13@le.ac.uk 
David Cockayne  A qualitative investigation into digital brand experience and its role in the internationalisation of professional football clubs  dcdc1@le.ac.uk 
Rocchino Contangelo Capital cycle and ESG investing rsc26@le.ac.uk
Paul Conville  Definition and social change: the case of "social enterprise" 1980-2010  pc189@le.ac.uk 
Denise Corsel Living with floods: Learning from Takeo Province's resilience in Cambodia dmjc3@le.ac.uk
Sebastian Cortes-Corrales    scc37@le.ac.uk 
Amy de Bruycker  The impact of the new contract on junior doctors' experience: their expectations of work, employment and career in the NHS, England  abdb2@le.ac.uk 
Arthur Ricardo De Souza   ards1@le.ac.uk
Claire Deschner  The performative politics of pre-figuration: performance and organisational hierarchy in anarchist movements  cjd44@le.ac.uk 
Rachel Doherty   rd280@le.ac.uk
Gokmen Durmus  A look from inside to Islamic banking in Turkey: The case of Katilim Bank gd124@le.ac.uk 
Bruce Dye What can I possibility achieve as a necessity-driven entrepreneur? The impact of the cultural component of the entrepreneurial ecology on possible future entrepreneur selves bd99@le.ac.uk
Roger El Achkar   rea19@le.ac.uk
Manuel Enverga   mie6@le.ac.uk
Sally Exon   sce13@le.ac.uk
Stamatoula Fragkou  The effect of liquidity risk on financial stability: stress test applications for the EU banking sector and pension funds  sf224@le.ac.uk 
Graham Frobisher  The 7th decade manager: a life of experience or an experience of life? An examination of late career managers’ perspectives upon their world of work  gf94@le.ac.uk 
Katsutoshi Fushimi
kf150@le.ac.uk
Zahra Gambarova    zg36@le.ac.uk 
Ying Gan  An exploration of the effects of ownership structure on corporate governance in Chinese banking area  yg107@le.ac.uk 
Fan Gao   fg93@le.ac.uk
Desmond Gargan  New public management and academia  dg161@le.ac.uk 
Arpita Ghosh    ag467@le.ac.uk 
Benjamin Gross  Culturing the workplace: Sociomaterial relations and expatriate valuation in South Korean higher education  bg137@le.ac.uk 
Sa'adatu Gusau  A review of outsourcing and employment relations in multinational oil corporations: an exploratory study of Chevron Nigeria plc  saig1@le.ac.uk 
Mehran Habib  Comparison between the HR issues concerning accident and emergencies (A&E) departments of the Yorkshire and Midlands United Kingdom acute hospitals  mh482@le.ac.uk 
Nour Hadjadi   neh14@le.ac.uk 
Amal Hamlan  Exploring CSR practices of financial institutions in Saudi Arabia  ajah2@le.ac.uk 
Laura Harvey    lah39@le.ac.uk 
Christian Holmes  Professional associations: nature, agency and contradictory complexity. An exploration using the extended case method  csh16@le.ac.uk 
Louisa Horne   ivbh1@le.ac.uk
Imran Hossain  The role of entrepreneurship in poverty alleviation in Bangladesh: A critical investigation of the social and community aspects of business and social entrepreneurship in eliminating poverty in a rural environment  mih15@le.ac.uk 
Dimitar Hristoskov   dh284@le.ac.uk
Alena Iltcheva   ai157@le.ac.uk
Fatihah Iman   fai4@le.ac.uk
Michela Insenga   mi172@le.ac.uk
Kenji Ishihara   ki45@le.ac.uk
Rasha Ismail O'Mare   ri19@le.ac.uk
Mehman Ismayilli  Industrial organisation and economic theory

mi156@le.ac.uk 
Mona Itani  Women entrepreneurs in Lebanon: prospects and challenges  mi113@le.ac.uk 
Sara Jabeen    sj296@le.ac.uk 
Nicolas Jacquemot  Story-telling in family-run companies: it’s role in shaping company culture  npj5@le.ac.uk 
Yaya Saidou Jallow    ysj4@le.ac.uk 
Mandi Jamalian Hamedani  Dark Tourism in Cross-Cultural Perspective mjh78@le.ac.uk 
Yousef Jarbi Impact of assistive technology on the learning experiences of blind and visually impaired students yj54@le.ac.uk
Wissawa Jenjob  Management of technology and innovation acceptance: Developing a model of managers acceptance process  wj40@le.ac.uk 
Chanhyo Jeong  The brick and mortar of business research collaboration  cj156@le.ac.uk 
Secki Jose  Control of knowledge work: ITeS work in India  spj15@le.ac.uk 
Bincy Kaluvilla   bbk3@le.ac.uk
Moataz Kamel  A proposed framework for applying disruption-based strategic risk management to incumbent technology businesses  mmk32@le.ac.uk 
Tayamika Kamwanja  Benefits of financial inclusion: Investigating the impact of digital payment systems  ttk3@le.ac.uk 
Sule Koran  The impact of retail locations on consumer preferences  ssk25@le.ac.uk 
Chi Kin Lai  Celebrity endorsement: a qualitative study of chain tutoring schools in the Hong Kong shadow education sector  ckl17@le.ac.uk 
Vivian Latinwo-Olajide  The employable subject: narrative of graduate 'employability'  vlo5@le.ac.uk 
Elise Lecomte   efl4@le.ac.uk
Thomas Leicht  Brand equity in and across places tcl11@le.ac.uk 
Sharimar Leman   sl652@le.ac.uk
Purna Loksom  Impact of economic growth on inequality. An empirical research on South Asia  pkl9@le.ac.uk 
Juliana Mainard-Sardon  Voluntary sector - change, challenges and hard times

An impact analysis of policies implementation within the big society 
jbms1@le.ac.uk 
Connie Mak  Understanding cultural capital of impression management in senior Asian executives  kycm2@le.ac.uk 
Salih Mallookee   smsm1@le.ac.uk
Marisol Marin Rojas  “It’s not because you are lesbian or sexual worker, but…..” sexual workers and child protection system in Columbia: an approach from matters of care  mmr19@le.ac.uk 
Tina Mbinda   tkm14@le.ac.uk
Katie Melvin  Psychosis and emotion  km410@le.ac.uk 
Selen Mesutoglu  Reputation management of local products in countries with national identity or image conflict – case of Cyprus  sm848@le.ac.uk 
Gerald Milanzi Ethnic entrepreneurship in sub-Saharan Africa: Exploring ethnic entrepreneurship in Malawi dgm18@le.ac.uk
Sarah Mohamed   sgm20@le.ac.uk
Veronica Morino  Fraud resistance: how can we assess the effectiveness and validity of organisations' anti-fraud practice? vm129@le.ac.uk 
Lubica Mueller  Agencing processes in the Philippine coffee actor-network lm404@le.ac.uk 
Andrea Muller  Unleashing pandora’s box – will family enterprise succession and BASEL III render trust in corporate financing into an obsolete currency? A comparative study between Germany and an Asian Country (yet to be defined)  aaml1@le.ac.uk 
Tadiwa Muradzikwa To what extent is the skills shortage debate instrumentally informing policy-makers? tm290@le.ac.uk
Nora Musyoka Tradition, organisation and empowerment: 'Mwethya' and alternative feminist organising by the women of Matinyani, Kitui County, Kenya nnmk2@le.ac.uk
Lisa Nachtman    ln104@le.ac.uk 
Tahir Naeem  Role of higher education in national innovation system: case of Pakistan  tn56@le.ac.uk 
Nadine Newman   nivn1@le.ac.uk
Pierre Ngon A Mbara   pnam1@le.ac.uk
Kerry Norman   kjrn1@le.ac.uk
Brian O'Donoghue  Followers dilemma, Asian consequences: a perspective on followership and leadership among academic middle managers in Higher Education in Malaysia  btod1@le.ac.uk 
Tony O'Tierney  Mortgage-backed securities - not what they say on the tin  ajfo1@le.ac.uk 
Nicholas Okot    no51@le.ac.uk 
Robert Ott  The re-emergence of craftsmanship: embodiment and materiality in bespoke tailoring and cordwaining  rso8@le.ac.uk
Fatos Ozkan Erciyas  Social production of space in street food vending: an ethnographic research in Izmir neighbourhood, Turkey  foe2@le.ac.uk 
Anastasia Papadopoulou    ap602@le.ac.uk 
Rozanne Pereira  Pop up shops as a sublimate marketing approach through enhancing the consumer shopping experience  avrvp1@le.ac.uk 
Julie Pitcher Giles  Small Business - Big Responsibility: An examination of social responsibility among small firms in rural Newfoundland and Labrador jbp9@le.ac.uk 
Daniele Pizio  Organising privacy. Anonymous infrastructures and the emergence of the hidden internet  dp367@le.ac.uk 
Tatiana Polyakova  Place branding for small cities and surrounding areas: interrelation of time and place brands  tvp6@le.ac.uk 
Ernesto Porta Sandova  Stock market responses to politics: evidence from Latin America  eaps1@le.ac.uk
Colin Price  National IT strategy in the turbulent English NHS: A structuration study of meso-level practice  cp394@le.ac.uk 
Muhammad Rahman  Political settlement and labour movements in Bangladesh: A focus on the ready made garments (RMG) sector  mar54@le.ac.uk 
Alejandro Ramirez  Digital transformation in the food and beverage industry: strategic advantages and productivity  aar18@le.ac.uk 
Chathurani Rathnayaka Mudiyanselage  Investment decisions in mega projects: a cultural political economy of development accounting  clkrm1@le.ac.uk 
Ririen Riyanti  SME lending in Indonesia: bank consolidation, competitiveness and ownership type  rsr12@le.ac.uk 
Jonathan Rogers Persuasion and decision marking: An investigation into the methods of persuasion used by sell-side broker dealers to influence buy-side asset manager investment decisions pre- and post MiFD II regulation change in the investment industry jcer1@le.ac.uk
Nikitha Rohith    nr141@le.ac.uk 
Mostafa Saadeldin    mmks2@le.ac.uk 
Patricia Saez  An exploratory study of the practices of profit oriented impact investing funds  psb19@le.ac.uk 
Matthew Salter  Strategic human resources sourcing and its impact on professional role identity  ms873@le.ac.uk 
Enise Sanci  Does CEO personality really matter? CEO narcissism, CEO overconfidence, CEO reputation and their effects on firm financial outcomes  es323@le.ac.uk 
Waseem Shahzad  Exploring the human factor in healthcare: barriers to compassionate care for frail old people  mws16@le.ac.uk 
Mable Sikanyiti  Women's employment in the financial sector in Zambia: a gender analysis  mns11@le.ac.uk 
Rita Singh   rgs21@le.ac.uk
Lachlan Smith  Graduates’ understandings of work and identity in education to work transitions in the UK  ltts1@le.ac.uk 
Homgsilp Skriket   hs331@le.ac.uk
Chris Stamper    cps14@le.ac.uk 
Haroon Tabraze   ht154@le.ac.uk
Helen Tettey  Public sector reforms and their implications for the health sector in Ghana  ht139@le.ac.uk 
Ivi Theodoulou    it81@le.ac.uk 
Olatunbosun Tijani   ot42@le.ac.uk
Luis Torres Lara  Towards a better understanding of the effects of human design factors on ERP systems users emotions, user experience and ERP system use  letl1@le.ac.uk 
Chi T M Tran    tmct3@le.ac.uk 
Thuy Duong Tran  Corporate philanthropy at Higher Education Institutions in Vietnam tdt1@le.ac.uk 
William Trevor  Examining the diffusion of frugal and revers innovation: a comparative study of the healthcare sectors in the USA and India  wmt6@le.ac.uk 
Janice Turner  Consuming sport: An examination of the IRONMAN brand community  jt283@le.ac.uk 
Akbar Ullah    au36@le.ac.uk 
Kuok Sin Un   ksu1@le.ac.uk
Valeria Unali    vu7@le.ac.uk 
Michail-Konstantinos Valsamis   mkv3@le.ac.uk
Pascal vander Straeten  The significance of tail risk management: Qualitative risk tools to help create more resilient business models for banks  pmtvs1@le.ac.uk 
Nicolas Vass  Visual community organising  nv53@le.ac.uk 
Marie Walsh   mw286@le.ac.uk
Budi Waluyo  Agencification and financial management: cases in the Indonesian public service agency  bw131@le.ac.uk 
Yongli Wang    yw302@le.ac.uk 
Robert Weston   rw259@le.ac.uk
Christina Williams  Work of fiction: A discursive analysis of literary labour cmw74@le.ac.uk
Melisa Williams   mmw18@le.ac.uk 
Jingjing Xing  An evaluation of regional CSR reporting practices in China  jx49@le.ac.uk 
Junjie Yang   jy169@le.ac.uk
Tom Yates  Challenges of quantifying memory and observing the process of forgetting in individuals  twij1@le.ac.uk 
Nadia Zakir Money in politics  nz38@le.ac.uk 
Denise Zammit   da64@le.ac.uk
Bowen Zhang  Success factors of place marketing in southern China and the UK  tz36@le.ac.uk 
Luoman Zhang  Chinese alcohol and the struggle abroad  lz162@le.ac.uk 
Qicong Zhang  The cultural production and consumption of luxury brands within the Chinese context  qz56@le.ac.uk 
Wanli Zhang  Subjective ageing and resistance to organisational change: the China context  wz107@le.ac.uk 
Xiaohao Zhang  Bid data and consumer behaviour towards online luxury fashion brands: comparative studies of consumers in China and UK  xz205@le.ac.uk 
Shuai Zhao  How does population control policy influence intergenerational mobility?  sz168@le.ac.uk