The Department’s major research strength is in the areas of cross-cultural and comparative management with a special focus on the Asia-Pacific region, in particular China and Hong Kong.
Major research and teaching focuses:
- Organization studies:
organizational behavior, organization change and development and organization and management theory.
- Human resource management:
staffing, selection, performance appraisal and compensation, management training and development.
- Strategic management:
environmental analysis, strategy formulation and implementation, globalization and the roles and problems of CEOs.
- Cross-cultural management:
theory and practice.
the creation and management of new ventures, small business management and the Chinese entrepreneurial spirit.