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University of Bath

CBOS members

CBOS is made up of faculty members and PhD students from the School of Management, as well as affiliates from other departments and external associate members

Our responsibilities include research and teaching

Directors and Deputies

    • Prof Andrew Crane, Director (on sabbatical until July 2020)
      Research Interests: business ethics; corporate social responsibility, cross-sector partnerships, global business governance, CSR communication, business and modern slavery, responsible consumption

    • Dr Johanne Grosvold, Acting Director
      Research Interests: corporate governance, executive diversity, leadership, strategy, CSR, performance, reputation, power, trust, risk and institutional theory

    • Dr Sarah Glozer, Deputy Director
      Research Interests: corporate social responsibility, CSR communication, dialogue, organisational legitimacy, responsible consumption, social media marketing

    • Dr Yvetta Simonyan, Acting Deputy Director
      Research Interests: charitable giving, marketing communications and willingness to ask and receive help, marketing promotions in a price-tag society, marketing ethics

Faculty members

    • Dr Paul Baker
      Research Interests: corporate governance, diversity and decoupling, corporate philanthropy and taxation
    • Dr Krista Bondy
      Research Interests: corporate social responsibility, sustainability, implementation, power, systems thinking, organisational resilience, governance, ethics, critical perspectives
    • Dr Rob Branston
      Research Interests: governance, regulation, public utilities, tobacco, collective action, local economic development
    • Dr Deborah Brewis
      Research Interests: (in)equalities, diversity, inclusion, digital labour, affect, business ethics, gender, anti-racism, feminisms, management learning
    • Dr Hong 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
    • Dr Philip 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
      Research Interests: fair trade and social enterprise research, ethical luxury markets, business networks
    • Dr Chris Dawson
      Research Interests: gender pay differentials, employment utility, incentives, temporary workers, migrant workers, work ethic
    • Dr Debra Desrochers
      Research Interests: impact of marketing on society, food marketing and obesity, childhood obesity, food insecurity, nutritional information on menus, stigma of obesity
    • Prof Dimo Dimov
      Research Interests: (social) entrepreneurship, (social) innovation, venture capital, entrepreneurial finance, microfinance, design science
    • 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
      Research Interests: advertising to children, CSR perception and judgement, marketing ethics, ethical decision making
    • Dr Arman Hassanniakalager
      Research Interests: application of quantitative methods in social decision systems
    • Dr Stefan Hielscher
      Research Interests: business and economic ethics, corporate social responsibility, history of CSR practice, sustainability of the sharing economy, discourse failure
    • Dr Timothy Hill
      Research Interests: social movements, market change, ethnographic research methods
    • Dr Joanne Hinds
      Research Interests: cyber security, consumer psychology, behaviour change and digital ethics
    • 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
      Research Interests: privacy, surveillance and cybersecurity, behaviour change and the use of technology, e.g. travel mode, health behaviour
    • Dr Tahiru Liedong
      Research Interests: corporate political activity, business-government relations, corporate citizenship, corporate social responsibility, corporate governance, institutional entrepreneurship
    • Prof Mairi Maclean
      Research Interests: international business elites and elite power from a Bourdieusian perspective, entrepreneurial philanthropy, storytelling, and historical organisation studies
    • Prof Pierre McDonagh
      Research Interests: sustainability; sustainable communication, sustainable brands, sustainable consumption & production, transformative consumer research
    • Prof Stephen Pavelin
      Research Interests: corporate social responsibility, corporate social performance, corporate reputation; stakeholder management
    • Dr Lynda Porter
      Research Interests: CSR, corporate reputation, corporate philanthropy, international business strategy, policy
    • Prof Bruce Rayton
      Research Interests: corporate social performance and organisational commitment, employee engagement, job satisfaction, psychological contracts and CSP, executive pay, corporate governance
    • Dr Melanie Richards
      Research Interests: entrepreneurship, innovation and corporate social responsibility (CSR) in family businesses
    • Dr Yasin Rofcanin
      Research Interests: interface between work/non-work, work-home resource model, conservation of resource theory and fairness theory in relation to HRM differentiation, employee well-being, job crafting, leisure crafting, work engagement, I-deals and diary studies
    • Prof Avi Shankar
      Research Interests: consumer research, consumer culture theory
    • Dr Robin Shields
      Research Interests: higher education, globalization, international development, social network analysis, quantitative methods
    • Dr Henrietta Sherwin
      Research Interests: social enterprise, innovation and entrepreneurship, social influence, action research, circular economy, sustainable transport systems
    • Dr Annie Snelson-Powell
      Research Interests: institutional theory, decoupling, legitimacy, business schools and management education, sustainability strategy, governance, compliance and accountability
    • Dr Vivek Soundararajan
      Research Interests: labour exploitation in global supply chains, labour and governance in global supply chains, multi-stakeholder initiatives, oppression in organisations, and fringe stakeholder value creation
    • Dr Lorna Stevens
      Research Interests: gender issues and feminist perspectives in marketing and consumer behaviour
    • Dr Joanna Syrda
      Research Interests: governance, regulation, incentives, entertainment and information industries, gender differences in and outside the job market, quantitative methods
    • Dr Baris Yalabik
      Research Interests: corporate environmental responsibility, economic modelling
    • Dr Chenjian Zhang
      Research Interests: strategic management, entrepreneurship, organisational change & innovation, trust research, neo-institutional theory, social networks, corporate social responsibility

PhD students

Affiliates and Associates