School of Business

PhD students

Name Research Area Email
Noora Abdulrahman  Innovation management to achieve sustainability and excellence in public sector institutions in the UAE 
Sara Adel Kabil
Steve Agboyinu  Sustainable social and environmental accounting in oil and gas companies in Nigeria: a comparative analysis 
Abeer Al Yaqoobi  Importance of prudent risk management by public funded institutions of Oman and its impact on Oman's economy 
Aliasghar Aliakbari
Abdulla Alshareef
Tania Arrieta Hernandez  The impact of austerity policies upon public sector employees in the UK 
Margarita Avgerinopoulou
Ebenezer Ayeah  Employee's aggression in call centres: the replica effect on service quality and the negative effect on job satisfaction 
Salma Baz  Managing cultural diversity: Pakistani immigrant doctors working in British hospitals 
Maha Baz Radwan  The new sharing economy and the consumption behaviour of millennials 
Shawn Bhimani

Rimsha Bilal
Jorge Borquez Jorquera
Donya Brown Examining poverty and household wealth pertaining to natural hazards and crime
Jannel Chan
Kinkini Chatterjee
Coworking spaces: A new era of work

Andrew Taki Christodoulou  An investigation of key accounting issues relating to growth and Long term survival of UK SMEs 
David Cockayne  A qualitative investigation into digital brand experience and its role in the internationalisation of professional football clubs 
Rocchino Contangelo Capital cycle and ESG investing
Denise Corsel Living with floods: Learning from Takeo Province's resilience in Cambodia 
Amy de Bruycker  The impact of the new contract on junior doctors' experience: their expectations of work, employment and career in the NHS, England 
Arthur De Souza
Claire Deschner The performative politics of pre-figuration: performance and organisational hierarchy in anarchist movements 
Gokmen Durmus  The role of religion on managers moral decisions: exploratory study in Turkey 
Luis Eduardo Torres Lara
Helen Elliot-Mainwaring
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 
Ying Gan  An exploration of the effects of ownership structure on corporate governance in Chinese banking area 
Desmond Gargan  New public management and academia 
Benjamin Gross  Culturing the workplace: Sociomaterial relations and expatriate valuation in South Korean higher education 
Sa'adatu Gusau  A review of outsourcing and employment relations in multinational oil corporations: an exploratory study of Chevron Nigeria plc 
Mehran Habib  Comparison between the HR issues concerning accident and emergencies (A&E) departments of the Yorkshire and Midlands United Kingdom acute hospitals 
Ken Hamblin
Amal Hamlan  Exploring CSR practices of financial institutions in Saudi Arabia 
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 
Matthew Hutchinson
Mehman Ismayilli  Behavioural economics 
Wissawa Jenjob  Management of technology and innovation acceptance: Developing a model of managers acceptance process 
Moataz Kamel  A proposed framework for applying disruption-based strategic risk management to incumbent technology businesses 
Ravi Kiran Gopalakrishna Pillai
Thomas Leicht Brand equity in and across places 
Sharimar Leman
Lina Lucumi Mosquers
Salih Mallookee
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 
Trevor McFadyen 
Selen Mesutoglu  Reputation management of local products in countries with national identity or image conflict – case of Cyprus 
Gerald Milanzi Ethnic entrepreneurship in sub-Saharan Africa: Exploring ethnic entrepreneurship in Malawi
Farah Mneimne
Nada Mohamed
Veronica Morino  Measuring fraud resistance: an approach to assessment of organisations’ anti-fraud programmes 
Lubica Mueller  Agencing processes in the Philippine coffee actor-network 
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) 
Nora Musyoka Tradition, organisation and empowerment: 'Mwethya' and alternative feminist organising by the women of Matinyani, Kitui County, Kenya
Lisa Nachtman 
Kora Nyznyk
Brian O'Donoghue
Fatos Ozkan Erciyas  Social production of space in street food vending: an ethnographic research in Izmir neighbourhood, Turkey 
Julie Pitcher Giles  Small Business - Big Responsibility: An examination of social responsibility among small firms in rural Newfoundland and Labrador 
Tatiana Polyakova  Place branding for small cities and surrounding areas: interrelation of time and place brands 
Ernesto Porta Sandova  Stock market responses to politics: evidence from Latin America
Hemesh Prag
Colin Price  National IT strategy in the turbulent English NHS: A structuration study of meso-level practice 
Hari Purnomo
Syeda Rahat
Muhammad Rahman  Political settlement and labour movements in Bangladesh: A focus on the ready made garments (RMG) sector 
Alejandro Ramirez  Digital transformation in the food and beverage industry: strategic advantages and productivity 
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
Mostafa Saadeldin 
Enise Sanci Does CEO personality really matter? CEO narcissism, CEO overconfidence, CEO reputation and their effects on firm financial outcomes 
Samar Shaklia El-Nakla
Mahmoud Shihadeh
Mable Sikanyiti Women's employment in the financial sector in Zambia: a gender analysis 
Asad Tahir
Sraa Taj
Sonia Tamakloe
Ivi Theodoulou 
Bosun Tijani
Thuy Duong Tran  Corporate philanthropy at Higher Education Institutions in Vietnam 
William Trevor  Examining the diffusion of frugal and revers innovation: a comparative study of the healthcare sectors in the USA and India 
Janice Turner  Consuming sport: An examination of the IRONMAN brand community 
Pascal vander Straeten  The significance of tail risk management: Qualitative risk tools to help create more resilient business models for banks 
Budi Waluyo  Agencification and financial management: cases in the Indonesian public service agency 
David Walker
Christina Williams  Work of fiction: A discursive analysis of literary labour
Clarissa Wilson
Steven Wilson
Amy Yan Ting Leung
Jingjing Xing  An evaluation of regional CSR reporting practices in China 
Luoman Zhang  Chinese alcohol and the struggle abroad 
Wanli Zhang  Subjective ageing and resistance to organisational change: the China context 
Xiaohao Zhang  Bid data and consumer behaviour towards online luxury fashion brands: comparative studies of consumers in China and UK 
Yuhan Zhang  Volatility spill-over between stock prices and foreign exchange rates: do structural breaks matter? 
Shuai Zhao  How does population control policy influence intergenerational mobility?
Lin Zou

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