PhD Scholarship in Management
Sheffield University Management School is seeking applications from exceptional UK/EU/International students with an outstanding academic record (distinction/high merit or equivalent) as well as a proven record in research training.
Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis – applications are assessed on the basis of academic success and qualifications, experience, research background, a clear well-articulated research proposal, the potential impact of the research and a good match with supervisor/departmental expertise.
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The deadline to apply is 1 July 2019 at 17:00 UK time. Please note that applications will not be processed if they are incomplete or received after the deadline. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview on Tuesday 13/Wednesday 14 August 2019.
How To Apply
Applicants should submit a 1000 word research proposal which directly addresses the theme and/or specific topic to which they are applying. The proposal should contain a brief background to the topic, which demonstrates knowledge of existing work in the field, and potential contributions to knowledge. It should also explain the proposed research methods and include a plan of the research, and a timeline.
Current PhD Project
Centre for Decent Work
- Collective worker organisation in the logistics sector
- The dynamics and consequences of bogus self-employment
- Young workers and the global economy: the changing nature of work and employment for young people
- Managerial competences, engagement and productivity – developing positive relationships
- An intergenerational research on the 4th ‘R’ in responsible consumption among East Asians
- How Artificial Intelligence (AI) drives consumers’ aspirational consumption
- Decomposing consumer self-brand congruence: accounting for individual and cultural discrepancies
- Social enterprises and institutional work: Practices, challenges and impacts
- Disruptive and transformational change in the Automotive sector
Logistics and Supply Chain Management
- Emerging technologies for promoting sustainable and transparent organic food supply chain in India
- Emerging optimisation challenges in Locational Analysis for Supply Network Management
- Examining the impact of co-production on shaping innovations in local authority service management
Centre for Research into Accounting and Finance in Context
- Organisational Accountability and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)- is there a role for accounting?
- Social capital and responsible business and finance
Creative and Cultural Industries
- Temporary spaces for artists – community and individual impact
- Art-based organisations and initiatives in a time of austerity
Institute of Work Psychology
- Leadership, creativity, innovation and well-being
- The impact of work on patient, staff and system outcomes within a newly implemented, integrated and digitally supported musculoskeletal health service
- He says, she says: The voice of gendered issues and its relationship with employee wellbeing
Centre for Regional Economic and Enterprise Development
- Artificial intelligence in Professional Services firms – the role of business model transformation
- Urban resilience and public policy – a case study of post-industrial spaces
- The industrial strategy and place – rethinking local economic development