Work, Employment And Organisation

  • United Kingdom

  • 199 Cathedral Street, Strathclyde Business School (Duncan Wing)

    G4 0QU Glasgow

    United Kingdom

Organization profile

Organisation profile

The Department has an established reputation for research which is theory-led and policy relevant. Our main area of activity is in employment studies which was named as one of the main areas of the Strathclyde Business School's strengths in the UK-wide 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF). The Business School was rated 10th best in the UK for business and management research with a joint 1st rating for ‘research environment’ and 3rd highest for research impact.

We aim to make our research relevant to a number of different stakeholders, including government, employers, trade unions, the third sector and professional bodies such as the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). Our staff hold prominent editorships of international journals; we take a lead in the organisation of international conferences; and work with international institutions and organisations in collaborative research networks and projects.

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    Research Output

    An African dilemma: pastoralists, conservationists and tourists - reconciling conflicting issues in Kenya

    Kieti, D., Nthiga, R., Plimo, J., Sambajee, P., Ndiuini, A., Kiage, E., Mutinda, P. & Baum, T., 24 Mar 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Development Southern Africa. 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Assessing the impact of co-production on pathways to outcomes in public services: the case of policing and criminal justice

    Loeffler, E. & Bovaird, T., 3 Mar 2020, In : International Public Management Journal. 23, 2, p. 205-223 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Collective identity construction in international collaborations

    Zhang, Y. & Huxham, C., 1 Apr 2020, In : Journal of General Management. 45, 3, p. 123-140 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 4 Downloads (Pure)


    Awarded Guest Lectureship

    Kendra Briken (Recipient), 1 Jun 2017

    Prize: Appointment

    Award of Academic Fellow designation

    Dennis Nickson (Recipient), 2013

    Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

  • Activities

    Launch Event of the Report of the Newham Democracy & Civic Participation Commission

    Elke Loeffler (Speaker)
    6 Jul 2020

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

    Can democratic renewal help us ‘build back better’ from the COVID-19 crisis? Key recommendations from the Newham Democracy and Civic Participation Commission

    Elke Loeffler (Blogger)
    31 Jul 2020

    Activity: Other activity typesTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Media article or participation

    Shaping Digital Government Transformation in the EU

    Elke Loeffler (Invited speaker)
    9 Jul 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course


    Balancing shiftwork, safety and employee wellbeing in the NHS and police

    Dora Scholarios (Main contact), Hannah Hesselgreaves (Participant)

    Impact: Impact - for External PortalEconomic and commerce, Health and welfare - new products, guidelines and services, Quality of life and safety, Policy and legislation

    Flexible But Not Precarious: Towards a Sustainable Social Contract

    Ian Cunningham (Participant)

    Impact: Impact - for External PortalPolicy and legislation, Public understanding, information and debate

    Increasing inward investment in Scotland and enhancing union responses to offshoring and international labour standards

    Philip Taylor (Participant)

    Impact: Impact - for External PortalEconomic and commerce, Policy and legislation


    Student theses

    An analysis of trade unions in shaping favoured employment relations outcomes in the British Labour Party post-1970

    Author: Brady, A., 13 Apr 2017

    Supervisor: Findlay, P. (Supervisor) & Briken, K. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

    Career experiences of Kenyan migrant hotel workers in the UK hotel sector

    Author: Ndiuini, A., 4 Jun 2019

    Supervisor: Baum, T. (Supervisor) & Nickson, D. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis