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Centre for Research on Work and Organisations

News and events

Learn more about our media appearances and research seminars.


Our staff regularly comment on their research in national and local media sources and also write for The Conversation, where they tie their research in with topic news stories, and take part in knowledge exchange events such as the ESRC Research Methods Festival.

Professor Yehuda Baruch was recently appointed Dean of the Peer Review College of the British Academy of Management.

Yehuda Baruch and Tahir Nisar were ranked in the top 2% of Stanford University’s Database of Top Scientists.


The Centre runs a research seminar series, which invites scholars to present their research. Recently this has included:

  • Dr Min Zou (Henley Business School) 'A Study of New Labour Market Entrants’ Job Satisfaction Trajectories During a Series of Consecutive Job Changes'
  • Dr Jolanta Jaskiene (ISM University of Management and Economics) 'HRM and Research Performance in the Higher Education Context: Evidence from European Countries'
  • Mehdi Boussebaa (University of Glasgow): ‘Unsettling West-centrism in management studies: insights from research on professional organisations’ 
  • Sam Farley (University of Sheffield), ‘How does workplace bullying influence personality over time? Results from a Swiss panel study’
  • Alan Felstead (Cardiff University): ‘Mutations at work: tracking how the character of homeworking has changed’
  • See Hee Lee (Kent Business School):  ‘The emergence of creative leaders within social networks: the case of Andy Warhol in the art world of New York’
  • Donald Nordberg (Bournemouth University): ‘Hubris and leadership: the role of, and warning signs in, storytelling and mythmaking’
  • Cara Reed (Cardiff Business School): ‘Expert authority in crisis: making authority real through struggle’
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