Dr Jocelyn Finniear
Associate Professor
Telephone: (01792) 295527
Room: Office 318 - 318
Third Floor
School of Management
Bay Campus

Jos is a qualitative researcher who focuses on experiences of work including identity and flexibility.

She has published research on psychological contracts and employee engagement and has contributed to a number of consultancy projects including employee engagement for Welsh Government and Employee involvement and participation for ACAS Wales.

Jocelyn is a chartered member of the CIPD and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.


  1. & Women in aviation: A study of insecurity. Research in Transportation Business & Management
  2. & Alone in the back office: the isolation of those who care to support public services. Work, Employment & Society


  • MN-1520 The Global Context of Organisation

    This module introduces students to key issues within the global context for organisation. Developing an understanding of how organisation is shaped by global contexts and how organisation shapes global contexts enables students to better understand external forces upon organisations and organising.

  • MN-2508 Human Resource Management

    The course examines the management of human resources in organizations. In-depth analysis is conducted of the managerial role of human resource management (HRM) in all types of organizations. It delves into the functional areas of HRM and their integration into corporate strategy. In this regard, it focuses on how to acquire, develop, maintain and utilize human resources to enhance corporate effectiveness and to achieve competitive advantage. An integrated case oriented approach is used to study the formulation and implementation of human resources policies in organizations to achieve organizational goals and to satisfy employee needs.

  • MN-M050 Foundations of Management

    This module introduces learners to the key tools that a manager should possess within their arsenal in order to actively contribute to an organisation, enable effective decision making within global market dynamics, monitor and report on its performance, and capitalise on its greatest assets ¿ its people, by understanding, nurturing, listening to and fostering their development. The module will explore the principles of financial planning and control and reporting of results in accordance with IFRS, to then move to the analysis of financial statements and the key financial ratios for performance management, monitoring and strategic decision making, including company valuations and business development considerations. The basic economics concepts will be introduced; supply an demand, markets structure and dynamics, pricing and currency, to enable the evaluation of strategic options to achieve competitive advantage within a global marketplace. The Management of Human resources and the organisational behaviour theories and key concepts will be introduced and critically evaluated, to understand the individual and their relationship within organisations and to substantiate the claim of sustained competitive advantage that the implementation of HRM within firms can bring. Key functions of HRM will be introduced and considerations specific to international organisations will be made.


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    Other supervisor: Prof Yaw Debrah
  • My Previous title is (Gender and Leadership: Attitude and Behaviour of Top Management, HR policies and challenges A Comparative Study between the Public and Private Sectors in Jordan). The new proposed topic is: (Gender Leadership and Entrepreneurship). (current)

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    Other supervisor: Prof Paul Jones
  • Performance Management of Teachers in Saudi Arabia (current)

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    Other supervisor: Prof Yaw Debrah
  • The nature of employment within heritage hotels (current)

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    Other supervisor: Dr Paul White
  • 'Performance Management in Healthcare Organisations: A Zambian Case Study' (awarded 2017)

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    Other supervisor: Prof Nicholas Rich