PhD Student Profiles

Inclusion on the web pages below is on a purely opt-in and self-selection basis, so this section only shows a small subset of all registered PhD students.

Accounting and Finance

  • Ahmad Alkhataybeh
    Corporate governance, Equity Markets
  • Adamu Godwin Anya
    Management accounting change and Bank Mergers
  • Inya Egbe
    Management accounting and controls, Accounting research in developing and less developed countries (LDCS), Corporate governance
  • Vladimir Pazitka
    Equity analyst recommendations, Equity derivatives, Portfolio risk management
  • Gabriela Cecylia Rozenfeld
    Management accounting and management control systems, Corporate governance, Inter-organisational relations (IORs)
  • Lokman Tutuncu
    Management Buyouts, Earnings Management, Private Equity/Venture Capital
  • Maria Ulpah
    Corporate Finance, Firm Dynamic, Financial Constraints
  • Dan Zhou
    Corporate finance, Event study, Abnormal operating performance, Propensity score matching
  • Zulnurhaini Zolkaply
    Public Sector Accounting, Accounting and Budget Reformation

Economics

  • Kemal Bagzibagli
    Structural (factor-augmented) vector autoregressions, Panel data models, Bayesian analysis, Monetary policy, Macroeconomics, Cost-benefit analysis
  • Hyun Chang Yi
    Game Theory and Decision Theory
  • Naoki Funai
    Decision Theory, Game Theory, Microeconomic Theory
  • Saptarshi P. Ghosh
    Economic Theory, Game Theory, Voting, Theory of Information, Cheap Talk, Herding.
  • Sonali Sen Gupta
    Game Theory, Mediation in games, Industrial Organisation, Environmental Economics, Experimental Economics.

Management

  • Shabneez Bhankaraully
    Human Resource Management, Global Political Economy and Capitalism, Work, Employment and Industrial Relations
  • Leszek Krzysztof Ankudowicz
    Supply Chain Management, Uncertainty and risk in supply chains, Lean thinking and its applications in supply chain management, Agile supply chains
  • Emma Gardner
    Business and Professional Services, Knowledge Intensive Services, Commoditization
  • Zhongzhen (Edward) Miao
    National Innovation System studies, Sectoral Innovation System studies, Bottom-Up Innovation in different innovation systems, Global Value Chain studies in chain upgrading
  • Rebecca Stanyer
    Consumption markets and culture, Sociology of food and eating, New technology and the workplace, Gender in organisations
  • Theresa Beyrle
    Internationalization of firms, especially SMEs, Decision making, Network approach, Risk and uncertainties
  • Amir Qamar
    Kaizen Methods, Total Quality Management, Productivity, Innovation, Technological Progress
  • Bersisa Berri
    Knowledge sharing and Integration, Knowledge management strategies and organisational performance, Intellectual Capital, Human Resources Development
  • Muntasir Shami
    Lean Operations, Lean Construction, Business Improvement, Operations Research in Supply Chains, Supply Chain development in SMEs in Emerging Markets
  • Pei Ling, Liao
    Creative clusters, Cultural clusters, CCI cluster policy, Eastern Asian cities
  • Ibrahim Rufai
    Communication Technologies, Social Shaping, SMEs Business Performance
  • Vasilisa Takoeva
    Leadership, Leadership development and managerial learning, Organisational development
  • Bushra Al-Busaidi
    Culture, Globalisation
  • Jagdeesh Singh Dhaliwal
    Comparative research looking at UK general practice and management
  • Ali Esfahbodi
    Technology Management and Sustainable Development, Sustainable Supply Chain Management, Sustainable Industrial Systems and Industrial Sustainability
  • Xiaocong Yang
    Pension issues, Aging issues in China, Aging health and conomic policy
  • Jen Nie Chan
    Export Management, Strategy Flexibility, Cross Cultural Management and International Business Management
  • Peter Adetunji
    Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Creativity, Strategy and Development
  • Wu Wei
    Microfinance, Inclusive Finance, Social Enterprise, Community Development
  • Shaker Aladwan
    Total Quality Management (TQM), Excellence Management (EM), Institutional Development (ID), Service Quality (SQ), Human Resource Management (HRM)
  • Lea Samek
    Productivity, Health, The role of women in economic growth
  • Kai Zhao
    The distribution of creative economy and its economic impact in EU, The interactive and combined effects of creative class, human capital and other intangible assets to regional economic growth.
  • Christian Darko
    Wage inequalities in the labour market particularly developing countries, FDI in developing countries

Marketing

  • Linh Truong
    Social Marketing, Multi-cultural Marketing
  • Mohammed Alhashem
    Prosumption,  Value co-creation,  Consumer empowerment,  Online communities
  • Doga Istanbulluoglu
    Consumer Complaining Behaviour, Electronic /Online WOM, Online Consumer Behaviour/, User Created Content/ Social Networks, Online Brand Communities, Social Capital
  • Nasir Salari
    Innovation; High-tech products; Innovation Management; New product development
  • Nora Ramadan
    Headquarters-subsidiary relationships; MNC knowledge transfer; Social capital
  • Nicola Gittins
    eWOM, Digital marketing communications, Power of social media to influence reputational value
  • Paulo Mora-Avila
    New technologies and interactive communication media; Global brands marketing strategies; Multicultural Marketing
  • Rose Narooz
    International Business; Strategic Management; International Marketing
  • Yeshika Alversia
    Consumer behaviour, role model effects, customer engagement, shopper marketing, impulse buying behaviour
  • Zhi Li
    Technology Transfer; Marketing; Innovation; Engineering Business
 
Doctoral Researcher

Three Minute Thesis

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is a research communication competition in which doctoral researchers have just three minutes to deliver an engaging presentation on their thesis topic, its originality and its significance.

Below you can watch two Birmingham Business School PhD researchers delivering their presentations.

Mary Dawood: Three Minute Thesis Final (2013)



Marea Sing: Three Minute Thesis Final (2013)