Gintare Visockaite

Lecturer in Organisational Psychology



Gintare joined People and Organizations Department at the Surrey Business School in January 2017. She has over ten years of experience in leading, designing, and teaching Organisational Psychology and Human Resource Management modules at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Gintare holds an MSc in Organizational Psychiatry and Psychology awarded by King's College London and is currently finishing her PhD in Organizational Psychology at Birkbeck College, University of London, supervised by Dr. Andreas Liefooghe and Dr. Kevin Teoh. 


Research interests

Gintare's key research interests concern understanding workplace bullying at work in various cultural contexts and associated performance and wellbeing outcomes, employee mental health, and people management across borders. 



Gintare currently leads and contributes to curriculum design and delivery on various modules across MSc Human Resource Management, MSc Occupational and Organisational Psychology, MSc International Business Management, and BSc Business Management (HRM pathway) programmes.

Modules taught in 2022/2023:

Business and Organizational Psychology (UG)

Management of Human Resources (PG)

International Human Resource Management (PG)

Performance, Engagement, and Well-being (PG)

Gintare also manages postgraduate Applied Research Dissertation module. 

Affiliations and memberships

Higher Education Academy UK


Reknes, I., Visockaite, G., Liefooghe, A., Lovakov, A., & Einarsen, S. V. (2019). Locus of control moderates the relationship between exposure to bullying behaviors and psychological strain. Frontiers in psychology10, 1323.


Hewett, R., Liefooghe, A., Visockaite, G., & Roongrerngsuke, S. (2018). Bullying at work: Cognitive appraisal of negative acts, coping, wellbeing, and performance. Journal of occupational health psychology23(1), 71.


Hassard, J., Teoh, K. R., Visockaite, G., Dewe, P., & Cox, T. (2018). The cost of work-related stress to society: A systematic review. Journal of occupational health psychology, 23(1), 1.


Hassard, J., Teoh, K. R., Visockaite, G., Dewe, P., & Cox, T. (2018). The financial burden of psychosocial workplace aggression: A systematic review of cost-of-illness studies. Work & Stress, 32(1), 6-32.