Research in the Business School consists of individual scholars and small groups working on a range of projects within the areas of:

  • Organisational Leadership, Learning, Development and Management
  • Business Modelling and Lean Processes
  • Operations Management with specific focus on Supply Chain Management (including Logistics and Agile Supply Chains)
  • Organisational Culture and Culture Change Management
  • Emergency Services Management, Organisational Resilience & Interoperability
  • Public Sector Management
  • Accounting and Institutional Perspectives
  • Business History
  • Human Resource Management and Development
  • Business and Employment Law
  • Marketing, Consumer Behaviour, Radical Marketing
  • Multi-level Marketing, Network Marketing
  • Services (Retail) Marketing
  • Customer Engagement, Retail (High Streets), Experience Marketing, Retail Consumer Behaviour
  • Transformative Service Research, Place Management, Place Marketing, Place Development, Visiting Places, Leisure and Tourism Studies, Responsible and Sustainable Tourism
  • Digital Economy, New Business Models & Decision Making
  • Enterprise and Entrepreneurship
  • Strategising in SMEs
  • International Trade (including Brexit and FTAs), Foreign Investment and Regional Economic Integration
  • Renewable Energy, Sustainable Business and Low-Carbon Development
  • Applied and Developmental Economics (including Poverty and Inequality)
  • Social Networks, Microeconomics and Econometrics
  • East Asia’s Economies (China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Southeast Asia)
  • Media and Gender Studies

Business School academics are actively involved in collaborative research projects, organising conferences, workshops and publish research in international journals.

If you are interested in studying for a PhD, professional doctorate or other postgraduate research (PGR) qualification, please see our Postgraduate Study page.


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