Faculty of Business & Law

Student theses

A critical exploration of talent management strategy and practice within Pakistani banking organisations

Author: Ali Jokhio, I., Feb 2019

Supervisor: Robinson, I. (External person) (Supervisor) & Watson, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

A critical exposé of competition policy in selected African and Caribbean countries

Author: Smith-Hillman, A. V., 2008

Supervisor: Kakabadse, N. K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

A cultural kaleidoscope: managing the European company

Author: Communal, C. C. E., 1999

Supervisor: Senior, B. (Supervisor) & Lawrence, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Adult nurses’ understanding and use of courage in their professional practice: Realising Courage in nursing

Author: Barchard, F., Jul 2019

Supervisor: Neill, S. (Supervisor), Sixsmith, J. (External person) (Supervisor), Meurier, C. (Supervisor) & Mortimer, K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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A model of integrated healthcare governance

Author: Sugarman, P., 2009

Supervisor: Kakabadse, N. K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

An analysis of governance policy and practice in public-private partnerships in transitional economies: A case study of Kazakhstan and Russia

Author: Mouraviev, N., 2013

Supervisor: Dixon, J. (Supervisor), Robinson, I. (Supervisor) & Kakabadse, N. K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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An examination of leadership development: a role based perspective

Author: Sheard, A. G., 2007

Supervisor: Kakabadse, N. K. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

An exploration into factors and influences towards increased effectiveness of Public Sector Boards (PSBs) in Abu Dhabi

Author: Abdula, M. O., 2013

Supervisor: Kakabadse, N. K. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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An exploration into senior managers' effectiveness: the case of the Muscat Municipality, Oman

Author: Abdulla Abbas Ahmed, H. E., 2008

Supervisor: Kakabadse, N. K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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An institutional approach to changes in property rights within China in transition: change of property rights and ownership in high-tech spin-offs in the reform era

Author: Chen, Y., 2004

Supervisor: Sanders, R. (External person) (Supervisor) & Lawrence, P. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

An institutional approach to the development of the textile and clothing clusters in China: the case of Zhejiang Province

Author: Wang, J., 2008

Supervisor: Chen, Y. (Supervisor) & Sanders, R. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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An investigation of project stakeholders' expectations and their influences in project delivery and evaluation

Author: Hu, S., 2015

Supervisor: Seddon, F. (Supervisor), He, S. (Supervisor) & Denny, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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A Re-Examination of Antonio Gramsci's Marxism and its Theoretical Legacy

Author: Greaves, N., 2005

Supervisor: McDonald-Walker, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Business start-up dilemma: support nascent entrepreneurs or deliver contracts?

Author: Mangezi, T., 2012

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Corporate governance in Chinese state owned enterprises

Author: Yang, H., 2010

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Customer retention in retail financial services: an exploratory study

Author: Farquhar, J., 2002

Supervisor: P, J. (External person) (Supervisor) & Brown, R. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Employment agency workers, their job satisfaction and their influence on permanent workers

Author: Biggs, D. M., 2003

Supervisor: Swailes, S. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Encountering empowerment rhetoric: assumptions, choices and dilemmas for individuals and organisations

Author: Harvey, B., 2004

Supervisor: Buchanan, I. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

EU Migration

Author: Ali, A., 2022

Supervisor: McDonald-Walker, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Exploring the role of empathy in social enterprise

Author: Kopec-Massey, A., 2017

Supervisor: Hazenberg, R. (Supervisor) & Seddon, F. A. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Foreign direct investment from China: implications for British business partners

Author: Vukicevic, J., 2014

Supervisor: Fallon, G. (Supervisor), Lawrence, P. (Supervisor) & He, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Futures spreads: theory and praxis

Author: Perchanok, K., 2012

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Geographies of Transition: Heritage, Tourism & Identity in socialist and post-socialist Bulgaria

Author: Naumov, N., 1 Jan 2019

Supervisor: Harrison, D. (External person) (Supervisor) & Craggs, R. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Illustrator, Collaborator, Auteur: The Expression and Enactment of Agency in Design/Scenography Education

Author: Richmond, H., 31 May 2019

Supervisor: Radcliffe, C. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Improving workforce environmental behaviour: a case study of the construction industry

Author: Jones, J. D., 2010

Supervisor: Tudor, T. (Supervisor) & Jackson, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis

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Innovation diffusion of agricultural biotechnology in China

Author: Cao, Y., 2009

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

In search of the 'real Gramsci': a historicist reappraisal of a Marxist revolutionary

Author: Greaves, N., 2005

Supervisor: Daly, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Marketing to the Digital Self

Author: Read, S., 2021

Supervisor: Mortimer, K. (Supervisor) & Rushton, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Nuclear unclear: an investigation of British nuclear power policy, 1945-2005

Author: Sneddon, S., 2010

Supervisor: McDonald-Walker, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Rehumanising knowledge work through fluctuating support networks: a grounded theory

Author: Holton, J. A., 2006

Supervisor: Kakabadse, N. K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Residents’ perceptions and impacts of tourism development: A case study of Ancient Nessebar

Author: Naumov, N., 26 Feb 2011

Supervisor: Holden, A. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis

Strategic change in the pharmaceutical industry 1992-2002: evolution and coevolution of firms' grand strategies

Author: Langley, A., 2005

Supervisor: Kakabadse, N. K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Student mobility policy in the European Union 1946-1996

Author: Adia, E., 1998

Supervisor: Stowell, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

The Anti-Thesis of Criminological Research: The case of the criminal ex-servicemen

Author: Bowles, P., Jun 2019

Supervisor: McDonald-Walker, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

The application of corporate governance system in Chinese state-owned enterprises (SOEs)

Author: Hong, Y., 2010

Supervisor: Kakabadse, N. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

The Impact of Boards’ Ownership Structure on Voluntary and Mandatory Corporate Social Responsibility

Author: Elgergeni, S., Oct 2018

Supervisor: Muff, T. (Supervisor) & Wang, Y. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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The Impact of the Public Sector Equality Duties on higher education: a case study

Author: Crofts, M., 2013

Supervisor: Pilkington, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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The internationalisation of the small-to-medium sized enterprise (SME): a critical realist approach

Author: Lashley, J. G., 2001

Supervisor: Smith, D. (Supervisor), Cook, M. (External person) (Supervisor) & Healey, M. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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