Professor Karin Sanders

Professor OB and HRMPhD, University of Groningen, the Netherlands, BA, MA, Psychology and Research methods, University of Groningen, the Netherlands

Research interests

  • The effects of employees' perceptions of Human Resource Management on the attitudes and behaviours, in terms of cooperative behaviour, commitment, knowledge sharing, team learning and (short term) absenteeism of employees
  • The effects of alignment between line managers and HRM managers on the organizational climate, defined as shared perception of the organization of employees within a team, and on employees' attitudes and behaviours
  • Multi actor, multi-level and multi-method research designs

Entrepreneurship researchers

Jenny Buchan, Associate Professor, Taxation and Business Law

Research interests: Franchising law and policy, insolvency as it affects franchise networks, property law, stakeholder participation in regulatory reform.

Salih Zeki Ozdemir, Senior Lecturer of Strategic Management

Research interests: Social network analysis, evolution of networks, social exchange theory, organizational ecology.

Jerry Parwada, Professor of Finance, Acting Head of the School of Banking and Finance

Research interests: Funds management, international financial markets, investor behaviour.

Gavin Schwarz, Senior Lecturer of Organisation and Management

Research interests: Organisational change, organisational decline and failure, organisation design and effective organisation structures for change.

Jo-Ann Suchard, Associate Professor of Banking and Finance

Research interests: Initial public offerings, seasoned offerings, venture capital, corporate governance.


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