Dr Michail (Michalis) Veliziotis is Associate Professor of Human Resource Management and Interim Head of Department Human Resources Management and Organisational Behaviour within Southampton Business School at the University of Southampton. Michail has been appointed to the Editorial Board of the journal Work, Employment and Society, and is co-director of the Work Futures Research Centre at the University of Southampton.
- Trade unions and human resource management (HRM)
- Quality of work
- Labour market institutions
Michail’s research focuses on investigating how labour market and workplace institutions are affected by employees, how organisations perform, and the comparative standing of national labour markets.
Michail is interested in supervising PhD students on topics related to the link between labour market institutions and the comparative outcomes of people, organizations and/or countries, the determinants and impact of job quality, and the implications of trade union activity for employee behaviour and organizational performance. Some of these research themes can be co-supervised with Dr. Guy Vernon. Please apply through the formal process of the Southampton Business School. More details can be found on the PhD page. Informal enquiries via email are also welcome.
Current PhD Students
Michail teaches on a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate modules within the field of human resource management and organisational design. He is the Module Leader for Ideas 1 and European Labour Markets. Michail supervises dissertation projects for both undergraduate and postgraduate students.
External roles and responsibilities
Michail holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Essex. His teaching and research focus on understanding how labour market and workplace institutions shape (and/or are shaped by) the work experiences of employees, the performance of organisations, and the comparative standing of national labour markets. Before joining the University of Southampton in 2016, Michail worked as a Research Fellow in Employment Studies at the University of the West of England, Bristol.