Andrew Pendleton

Professor and Head of School of Management

School of Management - BA (Hons.) Oxford | PhD Bath | Academic Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development


​With a background in industrial relations and sociology of work, Andrew’s main area of expertise are incentives, employee stock ownership plans, and employee ownership.   He has written extensively on topics such as the impact of stock ownership plans on organisational performance, the effects of multiple incentives, and employee behaviour within stock plans.  He has constructed the main database of employee-owned companies in the UK (with Andrew Robinson, University of Leeds).  He has also written on corporate ownership, governance, and employment relations.

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About Andrew

​Andrew has recently moved from the UK to become Head of the School of Management at UNSW.   Previously, he was Head of the Department of Management in Durham University Business School, and has also held academic posts at the universities of Bath, Bradford, Kent, Manchester Metropolitan, and York.  He is a fellow and mentor on the Beyster Program in the School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA, and a Visiting Professor at University Pantheon-Assas Paris 2.   He has previously held visiting roles at Monash and Sydney universities.