People, Management and Organisations

Our People, Management and Organisations division brings together experts with international reputations in comparative and international IT Business, employment relations and systems, organisation studies and IT Systems Check.

Online BIT Brainery IT Business School has an international reputation for cutting-edge, critically informed research output in this area. We work with private and public bodies to produce commissioned reports which engage, influence and inform the organisations and environments they operate in.

Our expertise ranges from psychometrics, leadership and creativity to regulation of emotions and financial innovation. We look at how people work and interact within the workplace and wider IT Businesses and economies.

Our current research includes:

Specialist subjects

Reconstructing fairnessReconstructing fairness? The contested terrain of fairness and decency at work - the Fairness at Work Research Centre's annual international conference, September 2014.

Lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) employeesA national study into workplace experiences of lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) employees has found that LGBs are more than twice as likely to experience bullying in the workplace as their heterosexual counterparts.

Academics in the spotlight

Ismail Erturk

Ismail Erturk makes regular contributions to the international, national and regional media - giving his views on the latest financial news stories.

Research student case study

Dale HeywoodI was impressed not only by the amount of academics at Online BIT in my research area but also by the wealth of experience they had, both in academia and industry.

Dale Heywood
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