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Management, Work and Organisation

The Management, Work and Organisation Division of the Management School offers a vibrant research environment which facilitates the development of world-class research. Research in the Division covers a range of business and management topics and supports knowledge exchange, research impact, as well as the development of young scholars. In REF 2014 we have been rated among the UK’s top 25 institutions for Business and Management, out of 101 Business Schools, and 90% of our research is rated as either world-leading or internationally excellent.

The Division is comprised of two Groups – Business and Strategy, and Working Lives. Staff in these Groups have international reputations for the quality of their research, which is published in leading journals such as the Journal of Management Studies, Human Relations, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of the Operational Research Society,Public Policy and Administration, Journal of Behavioural Decision Making and the British Journal of Management.

The following are examples of current and recent research undertaken by staff in the Division:

  • An exploration of Male and Female Retail Boardroom Directors' Career Facilitators and Barriers.
  • LiSS - Living in Surveillance Societies.
  • IRISS - Increasing Resilience in Surveillance Societies.
  • PRAM - Postnatal Care Resource Allocation Model.
  • Exploring the challenges and opportunities facing lone parents.
  • The Impact of Welfare Reform in Scotland.
  • A Patient Transport Resource Modelling Tool for the Scottish Ambulance Service.
  • Individual Differences in the Impact of Socio-Economic Events on Health and Well-Being.
  • The relationship between spirituality at work and corporate social responsibility.
  • Non-psychometric methods of recruitment and selection.
  • Nature of management structures used by large businesses in emerging economies. 

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