Academic and research departmentsFaculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Surrey Business School, Department of Strategy and International Business.
Laurie O'Broin is a Senior Lecturer at Surrey Business School, University of Surrey, UK. She has research interests in leadership and the importance of interpersonal skills in cross-functional project teams. She is a process-improvement engineer turned organisational psychologist with an MSc in Work & Organisational Psychology from Aston University and an MEng in General Engineering from the University of Durham. She worked for a number of years in process improvement and change management before returning to academia. She is a co-author of a systematic review article on how organisational cognitive neuroscience can aid understanding in managerial decision-making in the Journal of International Management Reviews
- MAN3090: International Business Strategy
- MAN1103: Foundations of Business Management
- MAN1091: Business Skills
- MANM009: International Business Management
- MANM360: Psychological Assessment In the Workplace
- MAN3110: Globalisation of Emerging Markets (Module Convener)
- MAN1089: Business Decision Making
- MAN2135: Business & Organisational Psychology
- MANM358: Applying Psychology at Work
University roles and responsibilities
- Programme Leader: BSc Business Management - Level 5
- Academic Integrity Officer
Butler, M. J.R., O'Broin, H. L.R., Lee, N. and Senior, C. (2016), How Organizational Cognitive Neuroscience Can Deepen Understanding of Managerial Decision-making: A Review of the Recent Literature and Future Directions. International Journal of Management Reviews, 18: 542-559. doi:10.1111/ijmr.12071
Martin, R., Epitropaki, O., & O’Broin, L. (2017). Methodological Issues in Leadership Training Research: In Pursuit of Causality. In Methodological Challenges and Advances in Managerial and Organizational Cognition (pp. 73-94). Emerald Publishing Limited.