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Dr Geetha Karunanayake

Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management/ Programme Director, BA Business and Management (Part-Time)

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Business, Law and Politics
  • Business School

Summary

Dr Geetha P Karunanayake joined the University of Hull as a full time academic in September 2012. She teaches a wide range of modules in organisational behaviour and HRM to undergraduates and postgraduates, in addition to supervising research students. Geetha has 12 years of higher education teaching experience at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka. She also undertook tutorials at the University while completing her PhD in Management, Identity as Discursive Practice: Historical, Social-Cultural and Political Interactions in Understanding Workers' Identities in Tea Plantations in Sri Lanka.

Journal Article

Working within hyphen-spaces in ethnographic research : implications for research identities and practice

Karunanayake, G., & Cunliffe, A. Working within hyphen-spaces in ethnographic research : implications for research identities and practice. Organizational Research Methods, 16(3), 364-392. doi:10.1177/1094428113489353

Postgraduate supervision

Geetha welcomes applications from PhD candidates who are particularly interested in exploring how social realities are constructed in work places (e.g. identity issues, leadership, cross cultural issues in organisations). Current PhD supervisions - Bashayr Alsharif, An analysis of the effects of gender inequality in the workplace in Saudi Arabia (first supervisor) - Lavine, Jennie, Strategy and culture in UAE based Businesses (joint first supervisor) - Alzawawi, Bashir Salem, Translating organisational change: a case study of transformation in the Libyan banking sector (second supervisor) - Duaij Alshammari, Understanding the Effectiveness of Leadership Skills Development Programs: A case study of Kuwait (joint first supervision)