PhD students

Name Research Area Email
Noora Abdulrahman  Innovation management to achieve sustainability and excellence in public sector institutions in the UAE 
Steve Agboyinu  Sustainable social and environmental accounting in oil and gas companies in Nigeria: a comparative analysis 
Olubunmi Agift Ajala 
Abeer Al Yaqoobi  Importance of prudent risk management by public funded institutions of Oman and its impact on Oman's economy 
Cep Jandi Anwar 
Pasqualina Arca 
Efthymia-loli Argyraki 
Tania Arrieta Hernandez  The impact of austerity policies upon public sector employees in the UK 
Herve Atayi  "Two steps from heaven": a phenomenological approach to understanding the representation of the Seychelles image as a tourist destination 
Ebenezer Ayeah  Employee's aggression in call centres: the replica effect on service quality and the negative effect on job satisfaction 
Aikaterini Balatsouka 
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 
Jonathan Bezalel  Participation induce adherence – a crowd funding story 
Shawn Bhimani

Barbara Boggiano 
Donya Brown Examining poverty and household wealth pertaining to natural hazards and crime
Naveed Butt  Effects of workload on audit quality 
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
Paul Conville  Definition and social change: the case of "social enterprise" 1980-2010 
Muditha Cooray  Businesses that shouldn’t exist: investigating SME successes 
Sebastian Cortes-Corrales 
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 
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 
Stamatoula Fragkou  The effect of liquidity risk on financial stability: stress test applications for the EU banking sector and pension funds 
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 
Zahra Gambarova 
Ying Gan  An exploration of the effects of ownership structure on corporate governance in Chinese banking area 
Desmond Gargan  New public management and academia 
Arpita Ghosh 
Christos Giotitsas  Capital, commons and the internet of things: escape routes and pigeonholes 
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 
Edmond Hagan 
Amal Hamlan  Exploring CSR practices of financial institutions in Saudi Arabia 
Laura Harvey 
Hela Hassen  The dissemination of culinary knowledge facilitated and intensified through the global cultural flow of the mediascape 
Christian Holmes  Professional associations: nature, agency and contradictory complexity. An exploration using the extended case method 
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 
Ruixian Huang  Research on the effects of microfinance in China (mainly on poverty alleviation and SME development)   
Mehman Ismayilli  Behavioural economics 
Mona Itani  Women entrepreneurs in Lebanon: prospects and challenges 
Sara Jabeen 
Nicolas Jacquemot  Story-telling in family-run companies: it’s role in shaping company culture 
Yaya Saidou Jallow 
Mandi Jamalian Hamedani  Dark Tourism in Cross-Cultural Perspective 
Wissawa Jenjob  Management of technology and innovation acceptance: Developing a model of managers acceptance process 
Chanhyo Jeong  The brick and mortar of business research collaboration 
Secki Jose  Control of knowledge work: ITeS work in India 
Moataz Kamel  A proposed framework for applying disruption-based strategic risk management to incumbent technology businesses 
Tayamika Kamwanja  Benefits of financial inclusion: Investigating the impact of digital payment systems 
Rodney King  Embodied leadership performance coaching inspiring beautiful leadership performances from the inside out 
Sule Koran  The impact of retail locations on consumer preferences 
Rasim Kurdoglu  An inquiry into legitimation of subjectively unfair managerial decisions on career advancements 
Chi Kin Lai  Celebrity endorsement: a qualitative study of chain tutoring schools in the Hong Kong shadow education sector 
Vivian Latinwo-Olajide  The employable subject: narrative of graduate 'employability' 
Thomas Leicht  Brand equity in and across places 
Ryan Kok Kan Li  Exploring the superiority across different technical analysis: evidence of Hong Kong stock market 
Purna Loksom  Impact of economic growth on inequality. An empirical research on South Asia 
Rui Luo 
Juliana Mainard-Sardon  Voluntary sector - change, challenges and hard times

An impact analysis of policies implementation within the big society 
Connie Mak  Understanding cultural capital of impression management in senior Asian executives 
Emma Manifold 
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 
Katie Melvin  Psychosis and emotion 
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
Veronica Morino  Measuring fraud resistance: an approach to assessment of organisations’ anti-fraud programmes 
Taha Movahedi  Essays on Group Identity and Social Preferences 
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) 
Tadiwa Muradzikwa To what extent is the skills shortage debate instrumentally informing policy-makers?
Nora Musyoka Tradition, organisation and empowerment: 'Mwethya' and alternative feminist organising by the women of Matinyani, Kitui County, Kenya
Lisa Nachtman 
Tahir Naeem  Role of higher education in national innovation system: case of Pakistan 
Brian O'Donoghue  Followers dilemma, Asian consequences: a perspective on followership and leadership among academic middle managers in Higher Education in Malaysia 
Tony O'Tierney  Mortgage-backed securities - not what they say on the tin 
Nicholas Okot 
Robert Ott  The re-emergence of craftsmanship: embodiment and materiality in bespoke tailoring and cordwaining
Fatos Ozkan Erciyas  Social production of space in street food vending: an ethnographic research in Izmir neighbourhood, Turkey 
Anastasia Papadopoulou 
Rozanne Pereira  Pop up shops as a sublimate marketing approach through enhancing the consumer shopping experience 
Julie Pitcher Giles  Small Business - Big Responsibility: An examination of social responsibility among small firms in rural Newfoundland and Labrador 
Daniele Pizio  Organising privacy. Anonymous infrastructures and the emergence of the hidden internet 
Tatiana Polyakova  Place branding for small cities and surrounding areas: interrelation of time and place brands 
Jan Pool  The face of precarious labour:  understanding the daily life of workers with precarious employment as the outcome of their interaction in the flexibilisation of labour of the Dutch labour market 
Ernesto Porta Sandova  Stock market responses to politics: evidence from Latin America
Colin Price  National IT strategy in the turbulent English NHS: A structuration study of meso-level practice 
Maria Psyllou 
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 
Chathurani Rathnayaka Mudiyanselage  Investment decisions in mega projects: a cultural political economy of development accounting 
Ririen Riyanti  SME lending in Indonesia: bank consolidation, competitiveness and ownership type 
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
Nikitha Rohith 
Mostafa Saadeldin 
Patricia Saez  An exploratory study of the practices of profit oriented impact investing funds 
Matthew Salter  Strategic human resources sourcing and its impact on professional role identity 
Enise Sanci  Does CEO personality really matter? CEO narcissism, CEO overconfidence, CEO reputation and their effects on firm financial outcomes 
Zunaira Saqib  Understanding Pakistan’s non-profit sector: Issues of organisational identity in NGOs and TVOs 
Leandros Savvides  3-D printing: politics, hacking and innovation between industry and hobbyism 
Waseem Shahzad  Exploring the human factor in healthcare: barriers to compassionate care for frail old people 
Chen Shen  Agent based herding module: the social interaction in finance 
Mable Sikanyiti  Women's employment in the financial sector in Zambia: a gender analysis 
Lachlan Smith  Graduates’ understandings of work and identity in education to work transitions in the UK 
Livia Souza Menezes 
Michelle Spiteri Bailey  Trust; a fundamental factor in auditing – trust, audit quality and perceived professional scepticism, in the auditor – client relationship 
Chris Stamper 
Maddalena Tacchetti  Made in Britain: identity construction in asylum seekers accounts 
Helen Tettey  Public sector reforms and their implications for the health sector in Ghana 
Ivi Theodoulou 
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 
Chi T M Tran 
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 
Akbar Ullah 
Valeria Unali 
Pascal vander Straeten  The significance of tail risk management: Qualitative risk tools to help create more resilient business models for banks 
Nicolas Vass  Visual community organising 
Budi Waluyo  Agencification and financial management: cases in the Indonesian public service agency 
Yongli Wang 
Robert Weston
Xanthe Whittaker  Behind the news: the reconfiguration of work in newspaper journalism in the digital era, a labour process perspective 
Christina Williams  Work of fiction: A discursive analysis of literary labour
Melisa Williams 
Jingjing Xing  An evaluation of regional CSR reporting practices in China 
Ed Yates  How and why do global processes of capital accumulation affect youth labour in Greater Manchester 
Tom Yates  Challenges of quantifying memory and observing the process of forgetting in individuals 
Haige Yuan 
Nadia Zakir Money in politics 
Bowen Zhang  Success factors of place marketing in southern China and the UK 
Luoman Zhang  Chinese alcohol and the struggle abroad 
Qicong Zhang  The cultural production and consumption of luxury brands within the Chinese context 
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? 
Tiantian Zhang  The development of inter-personal trust in Chinese distribution channel relationship 
Shuai Zhao  How does population control policy influence intergenerational mobility?