Our academics work on complex multi-disciplinary issues across all areas of business, focusing on the themes of: Sustainability, Accounting and Finance, Enterprise, Marketing, Work Psychology, Logistics, and Employment Relations. Find out more about specialist research and consultancy resources that can help you find the best solution for your organisation.
The Centre for Research into Accounting and Finance in Context (CRAFiC) is based at Sheffield University Management School. The centre' s research focuses on the implications and effects that accounting and financial decisions have on all stakeholders across society, and how the role of accounting and finance can contribute to sustainable societies.
The Centre for Energy, Environment and Sustainability (CEES) is led by Faculty of Social Science at The University of Sheffield. Our research at CEES actively promotes the development and deployment of innovative ways to advance the understanding of energy, environment and sustainability for successful economies, with a low carbon future.
The research conducted by the Centre for Decent Work (CDW) focuses on contemporary developments in labour markets and the workplace. Much of the research undertaken by CDW takes a political economy perspective, examining how work and employment are affected by the interplay of changes in the social and economic policies of governments, national and international regulations and institutions, the strategies adopted by employers and trade unions, and shifts in the international division of labour.
This group encompasses a large variety of interrelated research from strategies in emerging markets to the importance of cultural interplay.
The University's global partnerships and research around Logistics and supply chain management are overseen by the Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LSCM). The LSCM Research Centre has global expertise in the fields of Sustainable Supply Chain, Innovative Models and Methods, Information Intense Supply Chains and Performance Measurement and Improvement.
Sustainable Supply Chain
Information Intense Supply Chains
Innovative Models and Methods
Performance Measurement and Improvement
The Centre for Research in Marketing and Society (CReiMS) at Sheffield University Management School takes a critical stance on the role of marketing and consumers in society, which will lead research on socially responsible marketing and consumer behaviours in the context of society.
Organisational and marketing themes:
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The Institute of Work Psychology (IWP), based at Sheffield University Management School, is a world leader in understanding the way people drive organisational effectiveness. We provides a research-based management consultancy service for public and private sector organisations and associations.
Our aim is to help you improve organisational practice so as to boost organisational effectiveness and the well-being of those involved. We do this by disseminating the outcome of scientific research through practical application.
IWP also provides a statistical and data management consultancy and training service especially tailored to the needs of those working or studying in the social sciences; for further information, visit the Figure It Out website www.figureitout.org.uk
IWP provides a research-based management consultancy service for public and private sector organisations and associations. We bring together a multi-disciplinary team, which applies the latest research findings, methods and tools to provide solutions directly related to your needs. Through the IWP you can access the combined expertise of Organisational and Occupational Psychologists, Employment Relations, Organisational Behaviour, Human Resource Development, Socio-technical Systems specialists and Statisticians.
Visit the IWP website: www.sheffield.ac.uk/management/research/iwp
The Centre for Regional Economic and Enterprise Development (CREED) is an interdisciplinary research centre based within Sheffield University Management School. CREED is known for practical engagement around issues of enterprise and entrepreneurship, working with national and local governments, international organisations, as well as a wide variety of stakeholders across the public, private and third sectors.
We focus on understanding how enterprise and entrepreneurship can be utilised effectively to play a positive and constructive role for the benefit of individuals, organisations, societies and economies.
Research into work, employment and the labour market from across the Faculty of Social Science at the University of Sheffield, is overseen by the Work, Organisation and Employment Relations Research Centre (WOERRC).
By engaging with employers, trade unions, policy makers, practitioners and international organisations, our research addresses issues affecting policy practice.
For more information visit: www.sheffield.ac.uk/woerrc
If you are interested in exploring potential research, consultancy, media or other engagement opportunities then please contact:
Professor of Employment Relations and Director of WOERRC
Tel: (+44) 0114 222 3219