A-Z of research interests

The areas of expertise of our academics span a wide variety of topics from accounting to work design.

Accountability Bill Lee
Accountability Sharif Khalid
Accountability of NGOs Ataur Belal
Accountability of Nonprofit organisations Maria-Teresa Speziale
Accounting and implementation of sustainable development goals Ataur Belal
Accounting and local community Jim Haslam
Accounting and local community Maria-Teresa Speziale
Accounting education Olga Cam
Accounting literature Maria-Teresa Speziale
Accounting literature, analysis of Jim Haslam
Accounting profession Ataur Belal
Acculturation Lien Monkhouse
Action research Malcolm Patterson
Ageing and organisation Diane Burns
Agent based modelling Dermot Breslin
Agri-food supply chain Sonal Choudhary
Alternative dispute resolution Paul Latreille
Analysis of corporate disclosures Jim Haslam
Analysis of corporate disclosures Maria-Teresa Speziale
Anti- and pro-social employee behaviours Malcolm Patterson
Anti-corporate campaigns Jon Burchell
Application of Blockchain to accounting Richard Bruce
Applications to management Francesco Ciardiello
Asset management Andrew Brint
Audience Management Claire Burdfield
Auditing Mostafa Abuzeid
Auditing expectations gap Jim Haslam
Banking and financial markets Lei Chen
Banks and financial markets Sumon Bhaumik
Barriers and Enablers to the Adoption of New Technologies Fraser Mcleay
Big data analytics Lien Monkhouse
Bogus self-employment Jason Heyes
Brand Communities Fraser Mcleay
Brand Communities Claire Burdfield
Brand Management Claire Burdfield
Branding Panayiota Alevizou
Branding Ranis Cheng
Branding and sustainability Panayiota Alevizou
Business and international development David Littlewood
Business continuity Martina McGuinness
Capabilities Marian Jones
Capital allocation practices Mirna Jabbour
Capital marketing Shuxing Yin
Capital structure Jonathan Jeffrey
Care cultures Diane Burns
Care quality and job quality Diane Burns
Career development Laura Dean
Change and interventions Diane Burns
Children and marketing Caroline Oates
Circular economy Sonal Choudhary
Civil society and accounting Jim Haslam
Civil society and accounting Maria-Teresa Speziale
Climate change Hossein Olya
Cognition Marian Jones
Collaboration Kamal Birdi
Commemoration Chris Stride
Communication Alex Wright
Communication Sarah Brooks
Communities of Consumption Fraser Mcleay
Community studies Colin Williams
Conflict and workplace resistance Kirsty Newsome
Conflict management Paul Latreille
Consulting Andrea Ward
Consumer buying behaviour Lien Monkhouse
Consumer perception Lien Monkhouse
Consumer's perceptions of Robots and Artifical Intelligence Fraser Mcleay
Corporate failure John Brierley
Corporate finance Shuxing Yin
Corporate finance Tunyi Abongeh
Corporate finance and governance Jiao Ji
Corporate governance Sharif Khalid
Corporate responsibility Stephen Allen
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) David Littlewood
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) Jiao Ji
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) Sergej Ljubownikow
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) Sharif Khalid
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) Sonal Choudhary
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability Lei Chen
Corporate success John Brierley
Corporate/business community engagement Sergej Ljubownikow
Corruption Martina McGuinness
Cost accounting Juliana Meira
Council planning Kevin Burrows
Counter and shadow accounting Jim Haslam
Creative Industries Claire Burdfield
Creativity Dermot Breslin
Creativity Kamal Birdi
Credit unions Bill Lee
Critical accounting Adam Leaver
Critical management Diane Burns
Critical management Penny Dick
Critical psychology Penny Dick
Critical theory Bill Lee
Cross cultural research in accounting Maria-Teresa Speziale
Cross-border mergers and acquisitions Melanie Hassett
Crowd management Rose Shepherd
Cultural Industries Claire Burdfield
Cultural studies Lien Monkhouse
Culture change Malcolm Patterson
Curiosity and serendipity in information systems Elaine Toms
Customer Experience John Wilson
Decision sciences Antonino Sgalambro
Decision support Jonathan Linton
Decision support systems for complex logistics and supply chain management problem Andrea Genovese
Decision-marking Chantal Cantarelli
Development Kamal Birdi
Development of new measures/metrics Elaine Toms
Deviance and ethical behaviour Malcolm Patterson
Digital Marketing Fraser Mcleay
Disability Paul Latreille
Disability Pauline Dibben
Discourse Penny Dick
Diversity Jeremy Dawson
Drought Martina McGuinness
E-Business Lenny Koh
E-learning Paul Latreille
E-Organisations Lenny Koh
Earnings management Tunyi Abongeh
East Asian consumers Lien Monkhouse
Economic development Colin Williams
Economic restructuring Colin Williams
Education John Wilson
Education and sustainability Panayiota Alevizou
Emerging market economies Jiao Ji
Emerging market multinationals Sumon Bhaumik
Emotion at work Malcolm Patterson
Empirical finance Jiao Ji
Empirical finance Tunyi Abongeh
Employability Paul Latreille
Employee wellbeing Carolyn Axtell
Employee wellbeing and motivation Malcolm Patterson
Employees of one-child generation in China Huiping Xian
Employment protection legislation Jason Heyes
Employment relations Kirsty Newsome
Employment rights Jason Heyes
Employment tribunals Paul Latreille
Energy industry Andrew Brint
Enterprise risk management (ERM) Mirna Jabbour
Enterprise search Elaine Toms
Entrepreneurial behaviour Dermot Breslin
Entrepreneurship Abbi Kedir
Entrepreneurship Andreana Drencheva
Entrepreneurship Chay Brooks
Entrepreneurship Marian Jones
Environmental issues in SMEs Mike Simpson
Environmental management systems Panayiota Alevizou
Environmental performance Mirna Jabbour
Environmental strategy Jon Burchell
Equality at work Laura Dean
Escalation of commitment Chantal Cantarelli
Evaluation Kamal Birdi
Evaluation of information systems Elaine Toms
Experiential Marketing Panayiota Alevizou
Extraction sector Sharif Khalid
Factory work Kirsty Newsome
Family business Maria-Teresa Speziale
Family supportive supervisor behaviours Ciara Kelly
Fashion Marketing Panayiota Alevizou
Fashion Marketing Ranis Cheng
Financial crisis Adam Leaver
Financial disclosure using text analysis Jiao Ji
Financialisation Kevin Burrows
Financialisation of care Diane Burns
Financialization Adam Leaver
Firm or company performance Abbi Kedir
Flexicurity Jason Heyes
Flooding Martina McGuinness
Followership Anna Topakas
Forecasting Andrew Brint
Foreign direct investment Abbi Kedir
Foreign direct investment (FDI) Shuxing Yin
Formality Sarah Brooks
Freight fleet operator recognition schemes Erica Ballantyne
Game theory Francesco Ciardiello
Gender Penny Dick
Gender in accounting education or profession Olga Cam
Generally quantitative dissertations on international business or entrepreneurship Abbi Kedir
Gentrification Kevin Burrows
Global value Chains and labour Kirsty Newsome
Governance case study on Tesla or Snap Jonathan Jeffrey
Green Bonds Jonathan Jeffrey
Group behaviour Dermot Breslin
Health and social care organising Diane Burns
Health organisations Malcolm Patterson
Healthcare (re) organisation - quality, teamwork, leadership, patient and public involvement Rachael Finn
Healthcare management Jeremy Dawson
History - accounting/administrative Jim Haslam
History - accounting/administrative Maria-Teresa Speziale
Housing market Andrew Brint
HR strategy Andrea Ward
Human factors/systems thinking Rose Shepherd
Human resource management in China Huiping Xian
Human resources and innovation of Chinese firms Huiping Xian
Hybrid organisations Andreana Drencheva
Hybrid organisations Sergej Ljubownikow
Hybrid organising Andreana Drencheva
Identity Penny Dick
Illegitimate work tasks Ciara Kelly
Imagination John Wilson
Inequalities Penny Dick
Informal economy Colin Williams
Informal economy David Littlewood
Information goods Francesco Ciardiello
Information systems and management Shuyang Li
Informational interfaces Elaine Toms
Innovation Chay Brooks
Innovation Kamal Birdi
Innovation in social care systems and local provision Diane Burns
Innovation process Jonathan Linton
Institutional abuse and mistreatment Diane Burns
Institutional change and maintenance Penny Dick
Institutional theory Penny Dick
Institutional theory applications into management accounting and risk management Mirna Jabbour
Institutions Chay Brooks
Institutions and political economy Sumon Bhaumik
Insurance and disaster Martina McGuinness
International development Emanuela Girei
International marketing Lien Monkhouse
International trade Abbi Kedir
Internationalisation Marian Jones
Internationalisation strategies Melanie Hassett
Internet of things Francesco Ciardiello
Interventionist research John Cullen
Italian Business Economics Maria-Teresa Speziale
Job design Carolyn Axtell
Job quality Kirsty Newsome
Knowledge Management John Wilson
Knowledge management Lenny Koh
Knowledge sharing Kamal Birdi
Labour administration Jason Heyes
Labour inspection Jason Heyes
Labour markets Jason Heyes
Labour process theory Kirsty Newsome
Language and translation Huiping Xian
Leader development Anna Topakas
Leader humour Anna Topakas
Leader identity Anna Topakas
Leadership Anna Topakas
Leadership Malcolm Patterson
Leadership Stephen Allen
Lean Andrew Simpson
Lean in service environments Andrew Simpson
Lean Six Sigma Sonal Choudhary
Learning John Wilson
Learning Kamal Birdi
Learning and reflection Stephen Allen
Location models and problems Andrea Genovese
Logistics Antonino Sgalambro
Logistics Lenny Koh
Logistics and reverse logistics Juliana Meira
Logistics workers and labour process Kirsty Newsome
Low carbon supply chain innovation Andrea Genovese
Luxury fashion and sustainability Panayiota Alevizou
Luxury goods Lien Monkhouse
Management & Leadership Andrea Ward
Management accounting and change Bill Lee
Management and social change Emanuela Girei
Management Education Andrea Ward
Managing absence Pauline Dibben
Managing diversity Pauline Dibben
Manual work Kirsty Newsome
Market efficiency Shuxing Yin
Market-based accounting Tunyi Abongeh
Marketing to children Caroline Oates
Measurement and management of intangible assets Lei Chen
Media Industries Claire Burdfield
Media Management Claire Burdfield
Mediation Paul Latreille
Mergers & Acquisitions Tunyi Abongeh
Mission-driven arts organisations Andreana Drencheva
Mission-driven organisations Andreana Drencheva
Multi-criteria decision making problems Andrea Genovese
Natural resource extraction David Littlewood
Natural resource management (water, land) Sonal Choudhary
Network design Antonino Sgalambro
New ventures Marian Jones
Non-governmental organisations and sustainability Panayiota Alevizou
Nonprofit organisations Sergej Ljubownikow
Nostalgia Chris Stride
Occupational psychology Kamal Birdi
On-line reviews/EWOM Fraser Mcleay
Online auctions Andrew Brint
Open book accounting Richard Bruce
Operations management Andrew Simpson
Operations management Mike Simpson
Operations research Antonino Sgalambro
Operations strategy Andrew Simpson
Optimisation Andrew Brint
Optimisation Antonino Sgalambro
Organisational adaptation Dermot Breslin
Organisational ambidexterity Dermot Breslin
Organisational change Malcolm Patterson
Organisational climate Malcolm Patterson
Organisational co-evolution Dermot Breslin
Organisational communication Sarah Brooks
Organisational culture Malcolm Patterson
Organisational culture and change Diane Burns
Organisational interventions Karina Nielsen
Organisational learning Kamal Birdi
Organisational routines Dermot Breslin
Organisational safety Rose Shepherd
Organisational sociology Adam Leaver
Organisations Andrea Ward
Organization theory Penny Dick
Ownership, organisational structure and corporate governance Sumon Bhaumik
Participatory organisational research methodologies Diane Burns
Patient care Malcolm Patterson
Pedagogy Paul Latreille
People and Organisation Development Andrea Ward
Perceived positive work impact Andreana Drencheva
Perfectionism Chris Stride
Performance appraisal Pauline Dibben
Performance management Juliana Meira
Performance measurement John Brierley
Performance measurement Jo Padmore
Performance related pay Pauline Dibben
Philanthropy Chay Brooks
Police studies Penny Dick
Policing Kamal Birdi
Political economy of financial services Adam Leaver
Political violence and commerce Martina McGuinness
Portfolio analysis Tunyi Abongeh
Portfolio management Jonathan Linton
Post-socialist societies Sergej Ljubownikow
Post-socialist society Colin Williams
Power and politics Penny Dick
Precarious work Kirsty Newsome
Price prediction Andrew Brint
Pro- and anti-social employee behaviours Malcolm Patterson
Production planning and control (MRP, MRPII, ERP, ERPII) Lenny Koh
Professional development in accounting and finance Olga Cam
Project performance Chantal Cantarelli
Property Kevin Burrows
Property developers Kevin Burrows
Property Investment Kevin Burrows
Prosocial motivation Andreana Drencheva
Psychological well-being Malcolm Patterson
Public accountability Jim Haslam
Public policy Colin Williams
Public private partnerships (PPPs) Chantal Cantarelli
Public sector accounting and new public management Bill Lee
Public sector effectiveness Chantal Cantarelli
Public service delivery and organisation Diane Burns
Qualitative methods Alex Wright
Qualitative research Rose Shepherd
Qualitative research methods Bill Lee
Qualitative research methods Diane Burns
Qualitative research methods Huiping Xian
Qualitative research methods Marian Jones
Qualitative research methods Panayiota Alevizou
Quantitative research methods Jo Padmore
Quantitative research methods Lien Monkhouse
Quantitative research methods and statistics Jeremy Dawson
Real Estate Kevin Burrows
Real options Jonathan Linton
Regional development Chay Brooks
Regional development Colin Williams
Regional economy Colin Williams
Research practice Bill Lee
Resilience Martina McGuinness
Resilience Sonal Choudhary
Resistance Emanuela Girei
Resistance, power and identity Stephen Allen
Responsible investment Sharif Khalid
Restructuring and well-being Karina Nielsen
Retail marketing Panayiota Alevizou
Retail returns Erica Ballantyne
Return-to-work Karina Nielsen
Reverse logistics Erica Ballantyne
Reverse logistics John Cullen
Risk governance Martina McGuinness
Risk Management Jonathan Jeffrey
Routines Alex Wright
Scale development and psychometrics Jeremy Dawson
Selection and assessment Laura Dean
Self-employment Andreana Drencheva
Sensory marketing Panayiota Alevizou
Servicescape Panayiota Alevizou
Silence Sarah Brooks
Small & medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) Jo Padmore
Small & medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) Mike Simpson
Small & medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) Maria-Teresa Speziale
Small & medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and business continuity Martina McGuinness
Small & medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and sustainability Panayiota Alevizou
Smart meters Andrew Brint
SME internationalisation Melanie Hassett
SME marketing Ranis Cheng
SMEs Abbi Kedir
Social accounting Bill Lee
Social and environmental accounting Jim Haslam
Social and environmental accounting Maria-Teresa Speziale
Social business behaviour Sergej Ljubownikow
Social care workforce and labour arrangements Diane Burns
Social enterprise Andreana Drencheva
Social enterprises Sergej Ljubownikow
Social entrepreneur Andreana Drencheva
Social entrepreneurship Andreana Drencheva
Social entrepreneurship David Littlewood
Social innovation David Littlewood
Social media marketing Yichuan Wang
Southern NGOs and social movements Emanuela Girei
Spatial interaction theory Andrea Genovese
Sport John Wilson
Sports organisations Malcolm Patterson
Stakeholder engagement Sharif Khalid
Statistical methods in management Jeremy Dawson
Strategic management Sergej Ljubownikow
Strategy Alex Wright
Strategy John Wilson
Sub-Saharan Africa David Littlewood
Supply chain accounting John Cullen
Supply chain accounting Juliana Meira
Supply chain accounting Richard Bruce
Supply chain contracts Andrew Brint
Supply chain decision support tools Andrea Genovese
Supply chain management John Cullen
Supply chain management Lenny Koh
Supply chain management Mike Simpson
Supply chain management Sonal Choudhary
Supply chain management Erica Ballantyne
Supply chains and employment Kirsty Newsome
Supply chains and logistics globally Richard Bruce
Sustainability Sonal Choudhary
Sustainability Stephen Allen
Sustainability accounting and accountability Ataur Belal
Sustainability accounting and accountability Maria-Teresa Speziale
Sustainability claims and certifications Panayiota Alevizou
Sustainability in accounting Olga Cam
Sustainability in services and retail Panayiota Alevizou
Sustainability labelling Panayiota Alevizou
Sustainability marketing Caroline Oates
Sustainability marketing Panayiota Alevizou
Sustainable careers Ciara Kelly
Sustainable cities Panayiota Alevizou
Sustainable Entrepreneurship Ranis Cheng
Sustainable fashion Panayiota Alevizou
Sustainable Fashion Ranis Cheng
Sustainable freight transport Erica Ballantyne
Sustainable tourism management Hossein Olya
Sustainable versus Hedonic Consumption Fraser Mcleay
Takeover prediction Tunyi Abongeh
Taxation Lynda Burkinshaw
Team-working Jeremy Dawson
Teamworking Anna Topakas
Technology in the workplace Rose Shepherd
The dark side of social media Fraser Mcleay
Trade unions Pauline Dibben
Training John Wilson
Training Kamal Birdi
Training Paul Latreille
Training & Development Andrea Ward
Training transfer Karina Nielsen
Transformational leadership and well-being Karina Nielsen
Transistion and emerging economy contexts Sergej Ljubownikow
Transparency Sharif Khalid
Transport and technology Erica Ballantyne
Transport planning Erica Ballantyne
Triple top approach Olga Cam
UK and EU social policy Jason Heyes
Uncertainty modelling and management Lenny Koh
Undeclared work Colin Williams
Under-employment Jason Heyes
Universities Maria-Teresa Speziale
Urban freight/city logistics Erica Ballantyne
Urban metabolism Sonal Choudhary
Varieties of capitalism Jason Heyes
Virtual/telework Carolyn Axtell
Voice and silence Sarah Brooks
Voluntary sector Colin Williams
Women's careers Huiping Xian
Work conditions Malcolm Patterson
Work design Malcolm Patterson
Work design Rose Shepherd
Work intensification Kirsty Newsome
Work psychology Kamal Birdi
Work-family balance Kristin Hildenbrand
Work-life balance Ciara Kelly
Work-life balance Huiping Xian
Work-life balance Kristin Hildenbrand
Workgroup diversity and faultlines Jeremy Dawson
Working carers Jason Heyes
Working-time Kirsty Newsome
Workplace conflict Paul Latreille
Workplace learning initiatives Bill Lee
Workplace management Paul Latreille

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