Management Find a PhD supervisor

If you know what you would like to study, it’s important to find a supervisor who is an expert in the area that can guide you through the three-year programme. The Management School hosts a broad spectrum of researchers who have expertise in the following areas of supervision:

Accounting and financial management:

  • Social and environmental accounting
  • Responsible finance and social banking

Work psychology:

  • Individual, team and organisational effectiveness
  • Employee wellbeing, motivation and stressors at work
  • Leadership
  • Creativity and innovation at work
  • Organisational change and development

Human resource management and organisational behaviour:

  • Employment relations
  • Work organisation
  • Health organisation
  • Work and the labour market


  • Environmental sustainability
  • Regional development
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Logistics and supply chain management
  • Corporate social responsibility


  • Socially responsible marketing
  • International marketing and consumer research
  • Cultural and creative industries

International strategy and business:

  • Emerging markets
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Strategic alliances
  • Corruption
  • Resilience
  • Climate change related risk

 There are a variety of resources on which to find a supervisor – we suggest reviewing the following webpages:

Once you have identified a suitable supervisor, you will be required to submit a research proposal.

Click here for advice on writing your research proposal