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Duminda Rajasinghe, PhD is a Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour. He is an experienced academic with industry experience in HRM. Prior to Northampton University, he worked for both Salford and York Business Schools. Duminda’s research interest lies in coaching, entrepreneurship, adult learning, leadership and leadership development.

He holds a PhD from Leeds Business School, Masters from York Business School and Bsc in Computing and Information Systems from London Metropolitan University, UK. Duminda’s current research interest lies in adult learning, coaching, leadership development and entrepreneurship learning and development. He is a fellow of Higher Education Academic, UK (FHEA).

He has presented his work in Spain, Germany, Ireland, Portugal, Czech Republic and in few different institutes in the United Kingdom including University of Oxford. He is also a Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy (FHEA). Prior to his academic career he worked in privet sector in Garment Manufacturing, Contract Logistic, Engineering and Food Processing industries as a Human Resource Management professional.

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Research Output 2017 2018

Open Access
university drop-out
university policy

Interpretative phenomenological analysis as an entrepreneurship research methodology

Rajasinghe, D., Aluthgama-Baduge, C. & Mulholland, G., 23 May 2018.

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaper

Entrepreneurship research

Driving academic motivation – what brings us to the table?

Johnston, A., Nachmias, S. & Rajasinghe, D., 5 Sep 2017.

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaper

extrinsic motivation
business school
intrinsic motivation

Executive coaching: a sustainable leadership development intervention

Rajasinghe, D., Tome, E. (ed.), Sousa, M. J. (ed.) & Costa, S. (ed.), 7 Jun 2017, Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Human Resource Development Research and Practice across Europe. Lisbon: UFHRD, p. 128-144 989 p.

Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

Leadership development
Executive coaching
Structured interview
Research design

Activities 2018 2018

  • 1 Invited talk

Qualitative Research for Early Career Researchers

Duminda Rajasinghe (Speaker), Chithaka Aluthgama-Baduge (Speaker)
26 Jul 2018

Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsInvited talkResearch