Business School

Management and Organisations


The Management and Organisations group brings together leading academics from a number of related disciplines to advance knowledge on the management of complex organisations in society.

  1. Areas of scholarly expertise
  2. Teaching Associates
  3. Adjunct & Honorary Fellows
  4. Academic Visitors

The group’s research makes a significant contribution to business practice as well as to the advancement of knowledge within the broad field of management. Particular areas of scholarly expertise relate to the fields of organisational behaviour and human resource management, business information management, employment relations, general and strategic management, and transport and logistics. 

Through their involvement in a wide variety of teaching programs, members of the Management & Organisation group are also assisting both current and future business leaders to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to deal effectively with the challenges of managing in a dynamic and turbulent business environment. 

The Management & Organisation group includes a substantial number of postgraduate research students. PhD students can choose to concentrate in the fields of Organisational Behaviour, Human Resource Management, Business Information Management, Employment Relations, General & Strategic Management, Transport & Logistics.

Areas of scholarly expertise

Organisational behaviour

Lead academics: Cristina GibsonCatherine Leighton, Alex Luksyte, Sandra Kiffin-PetersenSharon ParkerGillian Yeo, Marylene Gagne, Mark Griffin, Ramon Rico, Burak Oc.

Postgraduate Students

Zijun Cai, Francesco Cangiano, Joseph Carpini, Nicole Celestine, Emily Chew, Terence Chia, Phillip De Bruyn, Richard Goater, Georgia Hay, Marcia Miatke, Thorsten Migge, Rusyda Mohd, Rachel Percy, Yeow Hong Phay, Sonia Raghav, Dina Sartika, Ami Seivwright, Aiden Thornton, Fang Fang Zhang

Employment relations & Human resource management

Lead academics: Donella Caspersz, Ray Fells, Michael Gillan, Jacquie HutchinsonChristine Soo, Andrew Timming.

Postgraduate Students

Renata Casado, Mark Hathaway, Sandra Martain, Nicole Naeser

Business information management, Transport and Logistics

Lead academics:  Peter Goldschmidt, Nick LetchDoina OlaruBrett Smith, John Taplin, Paul Bergey.

Postgratuate students

Swarna Afsar, Hendrik Braun, David Evans, Ying Huang, Fakra Jabeen, James O'Farrell, Morgan Strong, Manda Trevarthen

Strategy & International Management

Lead academics: Christine Soo.

Postgraduate students

Daniela Crisan, Shukrullah Fassehi, Benita Huba, Marcia Miatke, Ananda Naidu, Jing Qin, Eng Sian Quek, Bikendra Thapa

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Teaching Associates

 Renu Burr
 Victor EGAN
 Brianne HASTIE
 Desmond KLASS
 Christina KUM
 Barb WOOD
 David BLYTH
 Jacqueline BOAKS
 Antony GRAY
 Christopher PERRYER
 Taufiq RIND
 Peter Sinden
 Marita NAUDE


Adjunct & Honorary Fellows

Honorary Senior Research Fellow
John CORDERY Adjunct Professor
Bradon ELLEM Senior Honorary Research Fellow
Terry MITCHELL Adjunct Professor
Roger SMITH Honorary Senior Research Fellow
John TAPLIN Emeritus Professor
Kerrie UNSWORTH Honorary Research Fellow
Beth WALKER Senior Honorary Research Fellow
Martin WEST Adjunct Senior Research Fellow


Academic Visitors

 Period of visit
 Darja Miscenko
 Maastricht University
 20 November 2014 to 28 February 2015
 Anja Van Den Broeck
 KU Leuven
 19 January to 19 July 2015
 Martin Hoegl
 Julia Backmann
 Rouven Kanitz
 LMU Munich
15-21 March 2015
15 March to 7 April 2015
15 March to 7 April 2015
 Fabiola Gerpott
 Jacobs University
 25 January to 17 May 2015
 Brian Boyd
 City University of Hong Kong
 12-22 February 2015
 Riki Takeuchi
 Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
 24-29 May 2015
 Gilad Chen
 University of Maryland
 26 July to 1 August 2015


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