Centre for Business, Organisations & Society

University of Bath School of Management

CBOS members

Director of Research
Andy Crane

Professor Andy Crane

Research Interests: Business ethics; corporate social responsibility, cross-sector partnerships, global business governance, CSR communication, business and modern slavery, responsible consumption

Deputy Directors
Krista Bondy

Dr Krista Bondy

Research Interests: corporate social responsibility, sustainability, implementation, power, systems thinking, organisational resilience, governance, ethics, critical perspectives.

Dr Sarah Glozer

Dr Sarah Glozer

Research Interests: corporate social responsibility, CSR communication, dialogue, organisational legitimacy, responsible consumption, social media marketing.

Johanne Grosvold

Dr Johanne Grosvold (on sabbatical)

Research Interests: corporate governance, executive diversity, leadership, strategy, CSR, performance, reputation,  power, trust, risk and institutional theory.

Faculty
Paul Baker

Dr Paul Baker

Research Interests: corporate governance, diversity and decoupling, corporate philanthropy and taxation.

Rob Branston

Dr Robert Branston

Research Interests: Governance, regulation, public utilities, tobacco, collective action, local economic development

Paul Baker

Dr Hong T.M. Bui

Research Interests: Learning organisation for innovation and sustainability and individual social responsivity in public and private sectors, with a particular focus on Higher Education and international comparative research.

Philip Cooper

Dr Phil Cooper

Research Interests: accounting and sustainable development, non-financial reporting and stakeholder decision making, accounting and the environmental impacts of economic activity.

Dr Iain Davies

Dr Iain Davies

Research Interests: fair trade and social enterprise research, ethical luxury markets, business networks.

Dr Chris Dawson

Dr Chris Dawson

Research Interests: gender pay differentials, employment utility, incentives, temporary workers, migrant workers, work ethic.

Professor Dimo Dimov

Professor Dimo Dimov

Research Interests: (social) entrepreneurship, (social) innovation, venture capital, entrepreneurial finance, microfinance, design science

Dr Richard Fairchild

Dr Richard Fairchild

Research Interests: Behavioural and neuro-economics, behavioural game-theory and applications to organisations, social enterprise, financial contracting between (social) investors and (social) entrepreneurs, conflicts between organisations' economic and social incentives, international environmental agreements.

Dr Haiming Hang

Dr Haiming Hang

Research Interests: advertising to children, CSR perception and judgement, marketing ethics, ethical decision making

Dr Stefan Hielscher

Dr Stefan Hielscher

Research Interests: Business and economic ethics, corporate social responsibility, history of CSR practice, sustainability of the sharing economy, discourse failure

Dr Tim Hill

Dr Tim Hill

Research Interests: social movements, market change, ethnographic research methods.

Dr Kostas Iatridis

Dr Kostas Iatridis

Research Interests: Corporate responsibility, corporate sustainability, environmental management, responsible research and innovation, sustainability standards and implementation, small business social responsibility

Prof Adam Joinson

Prof Adam Joinson

Research Interests: Privacy, surveillance and cybersecurity, behaviour change and the use of technology, e.g. travel mode, health behaviour

Dr Zoe Lee

Dr Zoe Lee

Research Interests: Corporate branding and communications, hybrid identity conflict, giving behaviours, brand heritage and history of brand equity.

Dr Tahiru Liedong

Dr Tahiru Liedong

Research Interests:Corporate political activity, business-government relations, corporate citizenship, corporate social responsibility, corporate governance, institutional entrepreneurship

Professor Mairi Maclean

Professor Mairi Maclean

Research Interests: International business elites and elite power from a Bourdieusian perspective, entrepreneurial philanthropy, storytelling, and historical organisation studies.

Dr Elizabeth Mamali

Dr Elizabeth Mamali

Research Interests: Consumer culture, consumption communities, alternative modes of organizing, ethnographic approaches to consumption, social institution change

Professor Pierre McDonagh

Professor Pierre McDonagh

Research Interests: sustainability; sustainable communication, sustainable brands, sustainable consumption & production, transformative consumer research

Stephen Pavelin

Professor Stephen Pavelin

Research Interests: corporate social responsibility, corporate social performance, corporate reputation; stakeholder management.

Dr Lynda Porter

Dr Lynda Porter

Research Interests: CSR, corporate reputation, corporate philanthropy, international business strategy, policy

Bruce Rayton

Dr Bruce Rayton

Research Interests: corporate social performance and organisational commitment, employee engagement, job
satisfaction, psychological contracts and CSP, executive pay, corporate governance.

Dr Henrietta Sherwin

Dr Henrietta Sherwin

Research Interests: social enterprise, innovation and entrepreneurship, social influence, action research, circular economy, sustainable transport systems.

Yvetta Simonyan

Dr Yvetta Simonyan

Research Interests: charitable giving, marketing communications and willingness to ask and receive help, marketing promotions in a price-tag society, marketing ethics.

Dr Annie Snelson-Powell

Dr Annie Snelson-Powell

Research Interests: institutional theory, decoupling, legitimacy, business schools and management education, sustainability strategy, governance, compliance and accountability.

Professor Ian Tonks

Professor Ian Tonks

Research Interests: Pensions and corporate governance.

Dr Svenja Tams

Dr Svenja Tams

Research Interests: responsible careers, change agents, social and environmental issues work, knowledge co-creation on societal issues, co-design, management education and learning at the business/society interface

Dr Emma Williams

Dr Emma Williams

Research Interests: social media and online influence, human factors and cyber security, online collectives, social engineering, susceptibility to fraud and scams, message framing

Dr Baris Yalabik

Dr Baris Yalabik

Research Interests: corporate environmental responsibility, economic modelling