Gabriella Stringer

Gabriella Stringer

Thesis title: The Maternal Body at Work Abstract: This research project examines the physical and mental impact of women’s experience of fertility, pregnancy, birth and breastfeeding on employment, highlighting gaps in employer expectations and provision for...
Hafiza Sultana

Hafiza Sultana

Thesis title: Understanding the Role of Ecosystems in Frugal Innovation through a Gender and Social Network Lens Abstract: The objective of this research is to analyze frugal innovation ecosystems across the gender divide. In the first phase of the project (MRes),...

Rebecca Florisson

Thesis title: Path dependence in career mobility: The effect of precarious early work experience on career trajectories over the life course Abstract: First supervisor: Mark Williams Pathway:5-Work, Organisations & Business Management Cohort:...

Dara Leyden

Thesis title: The struggle for upgrading: A study of electronics global value chains in Thailand. Abstract: Global Value Chains (GVCs) have grown rapidly since 1990 to account for over half of world trade by 2008. GVCs are defined as stages of production that span...

Kallum Pembro

Thesis title: Worker Organisation in the UK: A Taxonomy of Struggle in the ‘Gig Economy’ Abstract: The last few years have witnessed a notable shift in labour markets towards types of digital platform-mediated work that are further characterised by ‘self-employment’,...

David Graham

Thesis title: Workplace Stress: a critical evaluation of strategies to understand and combat the stresses of working life Abstract: This project will explore the origins of the new prominence given to ‘workplace stress’. How has this phenomenon arisen? What...

Lucy Meechan

Thesis title: Information, Interaction and Interpretation in Museums and Galleries. Abstract: Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Etiam et purus a risus ultrices dapibus. Curabitur sit amet elit quis ipsum tincidunt dapibus vitae ac erat. Integer...

Ilias Ioannou

Thesis title: If blockchain is the answer, what is the question? The legal and economic implications of using blockchain technology in container shipping Abstract: The project will examine the legal implications across the global supply chain of replacing paper...

John Callaghan

Thesis title: Social entrepreneurship: Organisational change to increase social impacts Abstract: Social entrepreneurship can be seen as a mode of business that prioritises the solution of social and environmental problems over the maximisation of financial profits....

Karen Jeffrey

Thesis title: The Political Economy of AI-driven Automation and Technological Change: Effects on Income Inequality and Policy Responses Abstract: In recent years, leaps in the field of artificial intelligence (Silver et al., 2016) fuelled by fierce competition between...

Sarah Marks

Thesis title: Women’s experiences of entrepreneurship in the context of East London Abstract: Sarah’s research project will investigate the factors that determine women’s ability to become entrepreneurs and maintain entrepreneurial activity in a...

Sarah Ryer

Thesis title: eHRM and (Post) Human Perfectibility Abstract: A dominant discourse in the present era is the assertion and promotion of an individual’s capacity for constant (and limitless) development and improvement. This is especially prominent within the managerial...