PhD Students


NameResearch areaEmail
Mohammed Abdullahi How does social capital have an impact on the employability of Nigerian graduates?
Noora Abdulrahman Innovation management to achieve sustainability and excellence in public sector institutions in the UAE
Olukorede Abiona
Steve Agboyinu Sustainable social and environmental accounting in oil and gas companies in Nigeria: a comparative analysis
Olubunmi Agift Ajala
Precious Orhie Akponah The social life of rubbish: an ethnographic research in Lagos, Nigeria
Abeer Al Yaqoobi Importance of prudent risk management by public financial institutions of Oman and its impact on Oman's economy
Sara Alizadeh Miyandoab
Hind Alofaysan
Khulod Alqutub Weight management practices among Saudi women: technologies of the body, dieting and exercise
Cep Jandi Anwar
Pasqualina Arca
Efthymia-loli Argyraki
Tania Arrieta Hernandez Monetary policy and its impact on the financial market development in Mexico
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 To own or to access: exploring collaborative consumption drivers and inhibitors among millennials
Jonathan Bezalel Participation induce adherence – a crowd funding story
Barbara Boggiano
Hamidehh Mohtashami Borzadaran
Sylvana Botros Political views: effect on managing organizational conflicts
Naveed Butt Effects of workload on audit quality
Ken Chan Does property stock price signal or cause property price? Evidence from selected Asian countries
Marco Checchi Exploring historically and conceptually the idea of the primacy of resistance
Andrew Taki Christodoulou An investigation of key accounting issues relating to growth and Long term survival of UK SMEs
Matteo Ciccognani Rethinking labour through cinema: from pastoral power to engineered culture
David Cockayne A qualitative investigation into digital brand experience and its role in the internationalisation of professional football clubs
Robert Coles Innovation without destruction: how do we re-situate leading and managing as socially constructed activities, within a framework of organisational sustainability? An interdependence theory approach
Paul Conville Definition and social change: the sase of "social enterprise" 1980-2010
Muditha Cooray Businesses that shouldn’t exist: investigating SME successes
Sebastian Cortes-Corrales
Denise Corsel Living with flood risk: learning from Takeo’s resilience
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 organizational hierarchy in anarchist movements
Gokmen Durmus The role of religion on managers moral decisions: exploratory study in Turkey
Claire English Safety and its others: from safer spaces to collectivising vulnerability in migrant solidarity organising
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
Sneha Gaddam
Zahra Gambarova
Ying Gan An exploration of the effects of ownership structure on corporate governance in Chinese banking area
Xing Gao
Desmond Gargan New public management and academia
Tewodros Gebrewolde
Arpita Ghosh
Christos Giotitsas Capital, commons and the internet of things: escape routes and pigeonholes
Margherita Grazioli Reclaiming the city, organising migrants commons. Everyday urban life and political action in Rome
Bill Gregorash Gastronomic memories in hospitality: are we leaving the table hungry?
Benjamin Gross Organizing English and empire: coloniality of knowledge and valuation in multicultural organizations in South Korea
Sa'adatu Gusau A review of outsourcing and employment relations in multinational oil corporations: an exploratory study of Chevron Nigeria plc
Milan Gyanwali SME growth in a recession: market mapping and development
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
Hussein Hassan
Nermeen Harb
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)
Yamin Huang (Dee)
Wenjin Huo Customers’ adoption and purchasing decision towards innovative service in Chinese telecom industry
Saadia Irfan Impact of audit quality on earnings management
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 Interrelationship between death, anxiety, emotions and dark tourism consumption: a cross-cultural study
Chanhyo Jeong The brick and mortar of business research collaboration
Zhehao Jia Cross border investments, venture capital success and long term performance
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
Rodney King Embodied leadership performance coaching inspiring beautiful leadership performances from the inside out
Nikolas Kontogiannis
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”
Xun Lei Interplay between China’s stock market and politics
Thomas Leicht Brand equity in the context of place branding:
development of a cross-culturally valid scale for measuring customer-based place brand equity
Ryan Kok Kan Li Exploring the superiority across different technical analysis: evidence of Hong Kong stock market
Xin Lin
Evangelos Litos
Purna Loksom Impact of economic growth on inequality. An empirical research on South Asia
Rui Luo
Rui Ma Cultural production and consumption of crafts and artefacts in contemporary China
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
Adam Mansour
Jingyi Mao
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
Andreas Meyer Characteristics of an aviation risk management framework in a socio-political environment such as Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
Tanisha Mitchell
Veronica Morino Measuring fraud resistance: an approach to assessment of organisations’ anti-fraud programmes
Haha Movahedi
Lubika Mueller Tensions of social enterprises operating in value chains in Philippines
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)
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
Nihan Ozkan The Impact of continuous changes of products design on supply chain performance and strategy
Fatos Ozkan Erciyas Social production of space in street food vending: an ethnographic research in Izmir neighbourhood, Turkey
Anastasia Papadopoulou
Roxanne Pereira Pop up shops as a sublimate marketing approach through enhancing the consumer shopping experience
Julie Pitcher Giles SMEs and the competitive power of CSR
Daniele Pizio Organizing privacy. Anonymous infrastructures and the emergence of the hidden internet
Ali Yavuz Polat
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
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
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: funding and income generation
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
Chinapratha Sitokornchayarpong
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
Bethany Suttill "Not even employable teens": identities of young people on a course for those not in education
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
Bob Townley Something lost, something gained: a psychoanalytically informed study of loss and mourning in organisations
Chi T M Tran
Thuy Duong Tran Corporate social responsibility at Vietnamese higher education institutions
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: measuring customer-based brand equity among triathlon properties in Canada
Akbar Ullah
Valeria Unali
Nicolas Vass Visual community organising
Budi Waluyo Agencification and financial management: cases in the Indonesian public service agency
Yongli Wang
Weiyu Wang Cross Border Mergers and Acquisitions: The Role of Bilateral Relationship and Interaction with Cross-national Distances
Mengxing Wei
Sophie Whitehouse From vinyl to cloud technology: foregrounding visual aspects of music consumption in the digital age
Xanthe Whittaker Behind the news: the reconfiguration of work in newspaper journalism in the digital era, a labour process perspective
Melisa Williams
Xinghua Xia A study of copula approach: application to financial risk management
Guangyi Xin (Sara)
Jingjing Xing An evaluation of regional CSR reporting practices in China
Yaofei Xu Cross market information in CDS, option and stock
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
Amee Yostrakul A comparative analysis of a grass root micro initiative and a government funded microfinance scheme: evidence from rural Thailand
Haige Yuan
Haider Zaidi
Nadia Zakir
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 organizational 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?
Zhuohan Zhang (Charles)
Tiantian Zheng The development of inter-personal trust in Chinese distribution channel relationship
Alena Zhulyaeva


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