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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

    • Professor Andrew Crane, Director
      Research Interests: business ethics; corporate social responsibility, cross-sector partnerships, global business governance, CSR communication, business and modern slavery, responsible consumption

    • Dr Johanne Grosvold, Deputy 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

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
    • Professor Steve Brammer
      Research Interests: corporate social responsibility, corporate reputation, stakeholder management, business and sustainability, business ethics
    • 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 Melih Celik
      Research Interests: applying operational research tools and techniques to supply chain management and logistics problems within areas like disaster relief, not-for-profit logistics, warehouse management, and material handling
    • 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 Brit Davidson
      Research Interests: using use digital traces to better understand people with applications in both security and health, in particular how we can understand how individuals negotiate and adapt their behaviour over time and across contexts, both on- and offline.
    • 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
    • Professor Dimo Dimov
      Research Interests: (social) entrepreneurship, (social) innovation, venture capital, entrepreneurial finance, microfinance, design science
    • Dr David Ellis
      Research Interests: the data that digital technologies collect and how the resulting information can provide insights about individuals and their behaviour, delivering positive social, economic and industrial impacts
    • 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 Luke Fletcher
      Research Interests: LGBT+ inclusion at work and in business, diversity and inclusion climate and the role of allyship, employee engagement and meaningful work, talent development and diversity of talent
    • 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 Rak Hitibandara
      Research Interests: social and environmental accounting, Corporate Social Responsibility, human rights and accountability, contemporary issues in accounting, microfinance, SME’s financing, ethnic minority financing and social entrepreneurship
    • Dr Kostas Iatridis
      Research Interests: corporate responsibility, corporate sustainability, environmental management, responsible research and innovation, sustainability standards and implementation, small business social responsibility
    • Iina-Maija Ikonen
      Research Interests: marketing influence on consumer wellbeing, especially in the context of healthy food consumption
    • Professor Adam Joinson
      Research Interests: privacy, surveillance and cybersecurity, behaviour change and the use of technology, e.g. travel mode, health behaviour
    • Professor Aliette Lambert
      Research Interests: social issues related to (consumer) identity and subjectivity, digital culture, and sustainability from a critical, feminist perspective
    • Dr Tahiru Liedong
      Research Interests: corporate political activity, business-government relations, corporate citizenship, corporate social responsibility, corporate governance, institutional entrepreneurship
    • Professor Mairi Maclean
      Research Interests: international business elites and elite power from a Bourdieusian perspective, entrepreneurial philanthropy, storytelling, and historical organisation studies
    • Professor Pierre McDonagh
      Research Interests: sustainability; sustainable communication, sustainable brands, sustainable consumption & production, transformative consumer research
    • Dr Meng Meng
      Research Interests: sustainable transportation planning, travel behaviour analysis, network modelling and logistics management
    • Professor 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
    • Professor 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 Anna Roberts
      Research interests: new organisational forms, platforms, platform-dependent entrepreneurs, institutional theory, microfoundations of institutions
    • Professor 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
    • Professor Avi Shankar
      Research Interests: consumer research, consumer culture theory
    • 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
      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