FBL directory of expertise
The Faculty of Business and Law has many experts. If you have any questions, please contact the relevant person.
Accounting and Finance
Corporate Governance - specifically Auditor independence and the role of institutional investors. The changing role of management accountants.
Shadow banking activities and the implications for central banking, sovereign bond markets and regulatory activity; transnational banks involvement in policy deliberations around capital controls.
Credit ratings, trade credit, working capital, credit risk, default prediction, empirical finance.
Empirical finance, asset pricing, financial markets, strategic management, human resource management.
Comparative European management accounting, Intellectual capital, Investment appraisal recognising environmental effects and cognitive behaviour, management control systems in innovation network companies.
Ismail Ufuk Misirlioglu
International financial reporting, financial accounting, pensions accounting, inflation accounting, money laundering, value relevance of financial information.
Business and accounting education (undergraduate, postgraduate, professional): work-based learning, critical thinking and developing a capacity to engage in critical reflection.
Corporate finance, financial markets, banking, equity analysis, financial statement analysis, corporate financial reporting.
International financial reporting standards, financial reporting, money laundering, analysts' research reports, financial analysis, market based accounting research, earnings management.
Iris Biefang-Frisancho Mariscal
Monetary economic policy, applied econometrics, financial risk management.
My principal research interest is to understand the transition required to bring about more sustainable economies at local and global levels. To investigate this I apply approaches from the New Institutional Economics (both qualitative and quantitative) and input - output economics – institutional economics; ecological economics.
The economics of well-being, happiness and income; happiness and the meaning of life; applied microeconomics; widening participation activities.
Labour economics in developing countries, economics of happiness and job satisfaction, economics of corruption, labour economics.
Migration, ethnicity, education, transition and development, Eastern Europe, corruption, happiness.
The economics of labour migration, the economics of migrant remittances and development economics.
Economics education, economics of the environment, economic evaluation, economic methodology.
Macroeconomics; Money, banking and finance; Financialisation; Development; Income distribution; History of economic thought. For further information please visit Jo Michell's profile page.
Green jobs and the Environmental Goods and Services Sector, environmental, social and economic evaluation, integrating social and environmental costs and benefits into investment appraisal.
International macroeconomics, exchange rates, business cycles.
Government data, data confidentiality, data access, statistical disclosure control, labour economics, industrial economics, alcohol consumption, applied policy analysis, behavioural economics, Eastern European migration, statistics in popular use, low pay/minimum wages.
Economic transformation in former centrally planned economies (central Asian economies in particular), and financial sector development in emerging economies.
Local and regional economy. Employment and productivity.
National accounts, international economics, regional economics, well-being, applied policy.
Human Resources Management
Gender and identity, gendered organisational culture, Police service, Ethnographic research methods.
Women's employment; housework and family arrangements; BME women's employment; motherhood and childcare; young people's employment; class relations in contemporary; gender and ethnicity in trade unions; change and the labour market.
Organisational socialisation, leadership, performance management, along with a general interest in social exchange theory.
Varieties of generativity and psychological growth, especially in the context of career.
Work restructuring and the employment relation in the private and public sectors.
German employment relations.
Gender and employment, women managers, women in non-traditional employment, women in science and engineering, equalities, part-time work.
Line managers and HRM (recognised as one of the few academic experts in field), HRM/performance link, involvement/consultation.
UK public sector employment relations and performance management.
Industrial relations in the small firm, concentrating on worker voice and worker resistance; informal employment/working for free, employment law and trade union representation.
The relationship between gender and class, social care, worker representation and activism, statutory recognition.
Arts based inquiry, critical reflexivity, organisation learning. Practices, meanings and interpretation of equality/diversity in organisations.
Human Resources Management, Public Sector, Financial Crisis.
Employment and employment relations restructuring, public sector restructuring (in particular NHS reform), agricultural work, employment and employment relations.
History and theory of industrial relations, Greek employment relations, crisis and collective employment relations regulation, crisis and young employee, labour history.
Graduate careers and career decision-making, relationship between HE and the labour market, skills, competencies and employability, labour market inequality and disadvantage.
EU, IP and Discrimination Law.
Law of Torts, Business and Insolvency Law, Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution and Professional Conduct and Regulation.
Procedural rights in criminal proceedings, criminal defence lawyers, police powers, criminal legal aid and access to justice, fair trial rights - nationally and internationally.
Banking and Finance Law, Cyber Law, Virtual Economies, Virtual World Legal Education, Commonwealth Law, Financial Regulation, Financial and Economic Crime and virtual education.
Team entrepreneurship using experiential and active learning processes (coaching-based).
International Law, International Environmental Law, Environmental Protection in Armed Conflict, Sustainable Development, International Humanitarian Law, Security, Environment and Human Rights.
Law and legal theory, child protection and safeguarding, state intervention into private life, Human Rights.
Human Rights Law (European and domestic): principally criminal justice, free speech and related aspects of constitutional/public law.
Human trafficking, identification of trafficked victims, sexual exploitation, prostitution, consent, regular/irregular migration, trafficking and technology.
Women's bodies and law in form of assisted reproduction and motherhood, sexual offences in particular rape and sexual assault.
International Human Rights Law especially Social and Economic rights and human rights and the environment.
Collective Security and Use of Force; UN (Institutional) Reform; Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility; Non-human Personhood Rights; Company Law.
Business Law and Practice, Corporate law, Competition Law, Commercial Law, Legal Drafting.
The role of the defence lawyer, neuroscientific evidence and its impact on the criminal justice process.
Gender and the law, international human rights, dignity, sexualities, same-sex marriage, criminal justice.
Media and Entertainment Law; Law relating to the music industry; Copyright Law.
Participatory decision making, barriers affecting representation, access to environmental justice, the equality myth, social rights.
Elena Merino Blanco
Global Trade, Foreign Investment and natural resources, dispute resolution, child protection.
The criminal justice and civil liberties implications of cyberspace and also counter-cultural groups.
Land, property law, practice and legal process.
Environmental Law, Tort Law, Constitutional Law, Law and Industrialisation.
International Law encompassing international humanitarian law, human rights and use of force.
Environmental law and governance, human rights and the environment, natural resources law.
White collar crime, the relationship between the credit crunch and white collar crime.
My research interests include: Contract, Commercial, International Trade and Shipping Law.
Legal Education and Training; Social Media and Solicitors’ Professional Conduct; UWE Partnerships and Knowledge Exchange with Legal Profession; Company Law; Private Equity.
The development, application and effectiveness of: data protection, privacy and consumer protection laws in an information society.
Financial Crime and Compliance in the EU, European Union Energy Law, Virtual Asset Inheritance, International Trade and Investment.
Civil litigation and dispute resolution, family law practice and procedure and professional conduct of solicitors.
Offshore finance and offshore banking centres; Banking confidentiality v confiscation laws; The relationship of the West with offshore financial centres; Financial crime - particularly money laundering and its predicate crimes (transnational organised crime); Anti-money laundering frameworks at the global level -UN, FATF; Alternative remittance systems and informal banking sectors of least developed countries; Operations of Financial Intelligence Units (FIUs).
Services Marketing, Marketing Communications, Fashion marketing and Social Marketing.
International Marketing. The impact of culture on Marketing, Fast Moving Consumer Goods Marketing and the International student experience.
Body image, social comparison, exercise behaviour and social marketing which is the basis of my PhD (part-time study).
Decline and restructuring of UK seaside resorts, 'new' tourism destinations (e.g. urban beaches, virtual worlds), tourism and events education.
Marketing, language and communication. Language use in marketing, corporate and institutional communication. Critical marketing and consumer culture: consumer choice, consumption and identity.
Non-profit marketing, fundraising, charity marketing and branding.
Academic practitioner engagement and research impact, cocreation of value (Service-Dominant Logic).
Technology and Behaviour Change, Privacy and New Technology, Cyber Security.
Sport, health and leisure participation.
Cultural Tourism, Events Management, Heritage.
Co-creation of value (Service Dominant Logic), Student perceptions of/attitudes to higher education, Inquiry-based learning.
Drivers of civic and political participation, political communication, political branding, marketing education and employability, student engagement.
Social and critical marketing, behaviour change, road safety, travel mode shift, ecological models.
Buyer-seller relationships and the co-creation of value. Also, marketing education at undergraduate level.
Power and Politics, Identity, Leadership and TEL.
Leadership, Leadership Development, Leadership in Higher Education.
I am interested in patterns of distributed leadership in practice and transference of knowledge between leadership development theory and practice.
Leadership; Sense-making, processes of organising; Occupational identity; Workplace studies using discourse analysis; Psychodynamics of workplace survival; Effects of 'New Capitalism'.
Mobility, nomadism and work. Connections between international professional culture, imagination, memory and project culture. Corporate anthropology and organisational ethnography.
Professional development for leaders and managers. Practitioner-oriented research from a complex responsive processes perspective into leadership (learning and development, creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship), coaching and mentoring, team entrepreneurship.
Coaching, strategic leadership, combining theory and practice, critical reflection and contracting.
Disability, Employment, Discrimination, Employment Law, Health and Well-being, Mental Health.
Three strands: 1) Methodological debates in organisation studies; 2) Communication and the study of organisations and change; 3) Early-career academics.
My research interest in leadership includes cross-cultural studies, discourse, identity, psychoanalytic approaches and national language within cultural leadership studies.
Research interests include organisational space, the materiality of work, aesthetics, identity, and the use of creative and visual methodologies.
Professional development for leaders and managers, strategic leadership, leadership in conditions of uncertainty, complexity theory, spirituality and leadership practice, psychodynamic theory applied to working in groups.
Nadine Riad Tchelebi
Psychodynamic approaches to increasing effectiveness of group work in turbulent times, especially in multicultural contexts. Psychodynamic and ethnographic research methods.
Strategy and Operations Management
Effects of institutional phenomena, including regulatory, normative and cultural-cognitive dimensions, managerial decisions in strategy, social responsibility and ethics, international contexts.
Management and Organisational History; Memory and Commemoration; Thanatourism; Sociology of the Organisational Sciences.
Socio-political studies of project-based work, organising management, complexity, processual and critical approaches to global operations (sustainability, collaboration, risk), pedagogy and ethics in management eduction, international transfer of management knowledge.
All aspects of Public and Private sector Procurement (Purchasing). Particular interest in supplier sustainability measurement, organisational development, talent management, use of technology and supplier relationships.
Knowledge management, strategies in information systems development for multinational corporations, digital supply chain, cloud computing, critical theories in IS research.
Team entrepreneurship approach to business education. Leadership and managerial competencies in post 16 education. Public sector strategy.
Specialises in Service, Supply chain, Costing, Strategy and Operations Management. Research includes firm transformation, development of practical tools for management of complex systems, big data analysis and design of service for customer experience. His work is practically focussed and he has sector expertise in Aerospace, Automotive, Music and Publishing. Also practical aspects of University knowledge exchange and business engagement. For further information please visit Glenn Parry's profile page.
CEO study, leadership & culture in India, and project management.
Management of innovation, discontinuous innovation, Systems of Innovation, public procurement, supply chain relationships; social innovation.
Knowledge management and its applications in project context, Inter-organisational coordination and control in project context Social network and social capital.
Innovation management, procurement and more global policy-related issues of knowledge development, knowledge transfer, organisational learning and institutional collaborative learning.
Strategy, strategic foresight, practice theory , creativity and innovation.
Specialises in exploring social entrepreneurship, critical entrepreneurships and making sense of collective narratives in networks and how people accomplish their work contextualising everyday practice. Interdisciplinary focus and recent works have examined third sector organisations and infrastructure support agencies utilising narrative (stories, drawings, images) and boundary work to offer insights to negotiating power, trust and control.