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Leadership & Management MA,PGDip

MA Leadership and Management

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Dr tina HarnessDr Tina Harness

Head of Department

Tina has 10 years postgraduate and undergraduate university teaching experience both in the UK and overseas. Her specialist teaching areas include HR Management, Organisational Behaviour and Research Methods. Her industrial experience was gained in the energy industry and the NHS working in HR Management roles. Tina’s PhD (Huddersfield University) explored the implementation of strategic human resource management in a cross section of UK businesses. Currently her research interests comprise Strategic HR Management and Relationship Marketing.


Dr Christine MortimerDr Chris Mortimer

Head of Programme – MBA, Business Management MA Suite

Chris’s industrial experience has been gained over 14 years working in manufacturing across the UK, with particular involvement in cultural change management and the implementation of continuous improvement. She has four years undergraduate and postgraduate teaching experience, together with lecturing in partner universities in Pakistan. Her specialist teaching areas are leadership and management development and practice, operations management, project management, strategy and supporting entrepreneurial businesses. At present Chris is completing her PhD dealing with the social construction of business leadership. Current research interests include the interface between business leadership and society. She is also undertaking consultancy work within the Museum sector, examining current and future leadership styles, needs and practice.


Stefanos NachmiasStefanos Nachmias

Senior Lecturer Human Resource Management

Stefanos role at the University has been to teach at undergraduate and postgraduate level (HRM, diversity management, change management and career development), course and module development and assessment as well as external collaborations. He has previously worked at Leeds Metropolitan University as a lecture teaching a range of modules including organisational behaviour, HRM, management and management of change. He also worked for many years in the hospitality industry both in the UK and Cyprus working in HR and management roles. He received his Masters in International Business and his Bachelor degree in Managing International Hospitality both at Leeds Metropolitan University. He currently completed the Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education (PGCHE) and he is a fellow member of the Higher Education Academy.


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