Our research degree alumni
Northampton Business School has been supervising research degree students since 2000, and has achieved a number of successful completions. Our research degree alumni are listed below.
Dr. Kirill Perchanok (Completed 2012)
Thesis title: "Future spreads: theory and praxis."
Dr. Richard Hazenberg (Completed 2012)
Thesis title: "Social enterprises: A NEET idea?"
Dr. Eddy Louchart (Completed 2012)
Thesis title: "Changing role of Chief Information Officers (CIO)."
Dr. Carmel McGowan (Completed 2012)
Thesis title: "A critical investigation into how independent and incubatee entrepreneurs perceive their role and..."
Dr. Tambudzai Mangezi (Completed 2011)
Thesis title: "Measuring the impact of nascent entrepreneur support." Read more
Dr. Khalid Al Hamandani (Completed 2011)
Thesis title: "A critical evaluation of HRM policy and practice in supporting organisational performance in ...(ROP)."
Dr. Grahame Fallon (Completed 2010)
Thesis title: "Developing a new model of FDI location, its causes and economic outcomes at the national and ...
Dr. Hong Yang (Completed 2010)
Thesis title: "The application of corporate governance system in Chinese State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs)."
Dr. Yiying Cao (Completed 2009)
Thesis title: "Farmers in China."
Dr. Philip Sugarman (Completed 2009)
Thesis title: "A model of integrated healthcare governance."
Abstract: The history of psychiatry is littered with serious failures of governance, to the detriment of mentally disordered people ... (read more)
Dr. A. Vindelyn Smith-Hillman (Completed 2008)
Thesis title: A critical exposé of competition policy in selected African and Caribbean countries." Abstract: The disproportionate power base held by a few ... (read more)
Dr. Isaac E. Mostovicz (Completed 2008)
Thesis title: "Understanding of consumers' needs for luxury: the mechanism of interpretation ..."
Abstract: In a constant search for meaning we humans cannot stop interpreting the world we find ... (read more)
Dr. Jinmin Wang (Completed 2008)
Thesis title: "An institutional approach to the development of the textile and clothing clusters in China..."
Abstract: China has now become the largest producer and exporter of textile and clothing products in ... (read more)
Dr. H. Abdullah Abbas Ahmed (Completed 2008)
Thesis title: "An exploration into senior managers' effectiveness: the case of the Muscat ..."
Abstract: Since the Eighties there has been a concerted effort to reform the public sector in order to, amongst ... (read more)
Dr. Geoff Sheard (Completed 2007)
Thesis title: "An examination of leadership development: a role based perspective."
Abstract: Little previous research has examined leadership from a role-based perspective. Those scholars ... (read more)
Dr. Yang Chen (Completed 2004)
Thesis title: "An institutional approach to changes in priority rights within China in transition: changes of priority rights and ownership in high-tech spin-off in the reform era."
Dr. Judith Holton (Completed 2006)
Thesis title: "Rehumanising knowledge work through fluctuating support networks: a grounded theory."
Abstract: This study employs classic grounded theory methodology to produce a theory of rehumanising knowledge work through ... (read more)
Dr. Sue Allen (Completed 2005)
Thesis title: "Creating an integrated nursing team within primary healthcare: an action enquiry approach."
Abstract: This thesis is based on a journey towards developing team working within a primary healthcare setting which enabled the ... (read more)
Dr. Amanda Langley (Completed 2005)
Thesis title: "Strategic change in the pharmaceutical industry 1992-2002: evolution and ..."
Abstract: From the 1980s onwards pharmaceutical manufacture evolved from a fragmented industry to a global oligopoly. In the ... (read more)