Our research

Our research under this theme relate to doing business in an increasingly globalised marketplace. It adopts a multidisciplinary approach and includes everything from banking and finance through to customer behaviour and international trade. The main research centre contributing research to this theme is the Centre for Global Business, which comprises six research groups. In addition, researchers from across our seven departments also conduct research under this theme.

Our main contributing research capabilities in global business include, but are not limited to:

  • Banking and finance
  • Corporate governance
  • Data analysis and forecasting
  • Consumer behaviour
  • International trade
  • International HRM

Some examples of research undertaken under this theme:

Kohyar Kiazad

Strategies for preventing psychological contract breach
Psychological contracts can develop at any stage of the employment process. Dr Kohyar Kiazad explains what companies can do to prevent psychological contract breach and to manage the potential consequences of breach.
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Pay inequality

Are women never the ‘right’ age to work?
Pay inequality over the course of a woman’s life results in significant financial disparities in later life. But to begin to challenge the pay gap that exists between men and women, we need to understand how the concept of ‘gendered ageism’ manifests for women across their careers, and how it can be addressed through organisational practices and public policy.
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How neuroscience can help us give and receive critical feedback
Why is the giving and receiving of constructive (that is, critical) feedback so difficult, whether informal 'in the moment' feedback or in more formal structured settings?
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