The Department of People and Organizations conduct world-leading research in our core areas of leadership and decision making, organizational and HRM assessment, and quality of working life. We apply our research in our work with students and businesses to develop the next generation of evidence-based leaders and practitioners. In recent years, the Department has received research funding from bodies such as the ESRC, EPSRC, the Daedelus Foundation, EACEA, HEPCE, KTPs and SEEDA.
Leadership and decision making are key areas of expertise in the Department. Our world-leading research is applied in our work with students and executive clients:
Members of the Department have advanced technical expertise on individual differences, and all forms of psychometric and survey-based assessment for business, which we apply in published research and projects with organizations:
Our faculty in this area represent rich and diverse perspectives on the quality of people’s working lives, encompassing psychological, sociological, organizational behaviour and management approaches:
Discover more about our research on the Quality of Working Life.
Each month, the Department come together for our innovative Thinking Space, an opportunity for all to hear about research of group members and others, and discuss openly and creatively.
For more information, contact Dr YingFei Heliot.
Our international reputation for rigorous and relevant research is reflected in the quality of our research outputs.
Members of the Department serve as editors, associate editors, consulting editors, and members of international editorial boards for numerous journals, including:
In recent years, the Department has received research funding from bodies such as the ESRC, EPSRC, the Daedelus Foundation, EACEA, HEPCE, KTPs and SEEDA.
|Professor Stephen Woods||Head of Department|
|Mr Stephen Dale||Deputy Head of Department|
|Dr Filip Agneessens||Senior Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management, Programme Leader for the 4-year PhD in Management|
|Dr Chris Chu||Reader in HRM|
|Dr Rashpal Dhensa-Kahlon||Lecturer|
|Professor Alexandra Gerbasi||Professor of Organisational Behaviour|
|Dr Brian Good||Teaching Fellow|
|Ms Heidi Hazeu||Professional Development and Employability Tutor|
|Dr YingFei Héliot||Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour|
|Dr Ilke Inceoglu||Associate Dean (Research) and Senior Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour & Human Resource Management|
|Professor Eugene Sadler-Smith||Professor of Organizational Behaviour|
|Dr Vurain Tabvuma||Senior Lecturer in OB/HRM|
|Professor Geoff Thomas||Professor of Organisational Psychology|
|Dr Mark Williams||Lecturer in Human Resource Management and Employment Relations|
|Dr Ying Zhou||Lecturer in HRM|
|Mr Mohammad Abdullah||Postgraduate (PhD) Student|
|Mr Aflah Al Shaqsi||Postgraduate (PhD) Student|
|Mrs Heather Cairns-Lee||Postgraduate (PhD) Student|
|Dr Jonathan Chocqueel-Mangan||Postgraduate (DBA) Student|
|Mr Richard Churches||Postgraduate (PhD) Student|
|Ms Nandita Farhad||Postgraduate (PhD) Student|
|Ms Neve Isaeva||Postgraduate (PhD) Student|
|Mrs Amanda Lee||Postgraduate (PhD) Student|
|Mr Des Williamson||Postgraduate (PhD) Student|