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Academic Staff

We work across a range of areas relating to work and employment practices in firms and across country contexts. The group has a strong work psychology basis combined with organisational theory, economics and sociological perspectives which provide a vibrant research environment. The ESI group work closely with employers, policy makers, charities and individuals through their education and research activities and have a strong applied multidisciplinary approach to their work.

Sara Connolly

Kevin Daniels

Carlos Ferreira Peralta

Roberta Fida

  • Roberta FidaLecturer in Organisational Behaviour
  • Strapline My research focuses on examining the role of both personal and workplace characteristics on the promotion of workers’ well-being and on the reduction of the risk of unethical behaviours.
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Helen Fitzhugh

  • Helen FitzhughSenior Research Associate
  • Strapline Helen has a long-standing research interest in social enterprises - i.e. businesses that trade for a social purpose. The common thread that runs through all of her research to date has been the exploration of why, how, and how successfully, different organisations work to create positive social change, or ‘social value’.
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Annilee Game

Simy Joy

Josie Kinge

Jason MacVaugh

Ieva Martinaityte

Ivan Mitchell

Rachel Nayani

Chidiebere Ogbonnaya

Heather Palmer

  • Heather PalmerBusiness Tutor
  • Strapline Enjoys working with diverse work groups to ensure successful and efficient business operations along with valuing people and their input into varying organisations.
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Ana Sanz Vergel

Susan Sayce

Olga Tregaskis

Simon Turner

  • Simon TurnerBusiness Tutor
  • Strapline Simon has experience of both organisational and academic life. He has had careers in sales and marketing with a global chemicals company, followed by international management consultancy, and now teaches.
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Dana Unger

  • Dana UngerLecturer in Organisational Behaviour
  • Strapline My research deals with the work-life interface: I have a special interest in the relevance of work for the employees’ relationship with their significant other and vice versa.
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Andrew Vassallo

  • Andrew VassalloLecturer in Business Management
  • Strapline My area of expertise is operations and process management and the management of change in organisational settings particularly in the context of manufacturing, public and service sectors.
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David Watson

  • David WatsonSenior Research Associate, Work learning and Wellbeing Evidence Programme (part of the What Works for Wellbeing Centre)
  • Strapline I am interested in the concept of wellbeing, particularly in the way it shapes policy and practices, and how alternative organisations can address issues of sustainability and wellbeing.
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