Dr Martin Sposato holds a Bachelor of Business, three Master’s Degrees, a Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education, and a PhD on Female Leadership in Hong Kong from Middlesex University (London, UK). He is also a member of the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development (MCIPD).
Martin is particularly interested in evidence based teaching that stimulates engagement and active learning. He has taught undergraduate and postgraduate modules across: Global Perspectives in Business, International Business Environment, Contemporary Issues in Business and Management, Strategic Human Resources Management, Organisational Behaviour, Business and Management in China, and Globalisation. He has also carried out Nvivo training for PhD students.
Published academic articles
(2018) Advancing international human resource management scholarship on paternalistic leadership and gender: the contribution of postcolonial feminism, The International Journal of Human Resource Management, Co-author Prof. Nick Rumens. ABDC ranking A, ABS ranking 3*
(2019) "Understanding paternalistic leadership: a guide for managers considering foreign assignments". Strategy & Leadership. ABDC ranking C. ABS1*
(2019) “Understanding paternalistic leadership: How to work with Chinese leaders”. Development and Learning in Organizations, and international journal ABDC ranking C.
(2019) Historical developments in paternalistic leadership in China in The International Journal of Business and Globalisation ABDC ranking C.
(2019) Gender and Paternalistic leadership in a Chinese cultural context: a critical review, and future research trajectories, accepted for publication in The International Journal of Business and Globalisation ABDC ranking C.
(Accepted) “A critical perspective on Gender and Paternalistic leadership in China” International Journal of Business Innovation and Research ABDC ranking C. ABS1*
(2015) Methodological approaches to research in China. International Journal of Chinese Culture and Management, 3(4), pp.403-412. ABDC ranking C.
(2015) Diversity, inclusion and the workplace-equality index: the ingredients for organizational success Human Resource Management International Digest. 23(5), pp.16-17. ABDC ranking C.
(2019) Academy of Management, conference, Boston
Sposato, M., 2019, July. Inside-Out Interviews: Cross-Cultural Research in China. In Academy of Management Proceedings (Vol. 2019, No. 1, p. 13517). Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510: Academy of Management.
Sposato, M., 2019, July. Gender and Paternalistic Leadership in China, a Critical Perspective. In Academy of Management Proceedings (Vol. 2019, No. 1, p. 10408). Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510: Academy of Management.
(2018), Delivering workshop; “Publishing from your masters dissertation”, to be presented at the Fourth International Conference on Emerging Research Paradigms in Business and Social Sciences, Co-authors Dr Heather Jeffrey
(2018) “Academia, work-life balance and the internationalisation of higher education”, to be presented at the Fourth International Conference on Emerging Research Paradigms in Business and Social Sciences, Co-authors Dr Heather Jeffrey, Dr Deirdre Anderson, and Dr. Au Wee Chan
(2017) Jeffrey, H, Pinta, O. and Sposato, M. “It takes two to tango: straight friendly Buenos Aires” Critical Tourism Studies. Mallorca, June.
(2016) Sposato, M. “Gender blindness in postcolonial feminist studies” Royal Geographical Society Conference. London, September.
(2016) Sposato, M. and Jeffrey, H. “Intermediaries, understanding and misunderstandings of class and gender in cross-cultural research” Gender work and Organization conference. Keele University, June
(2014) Sposato, M. “Methodological Approaches to Research in China” International Association of Chinese Management Research. Beijing, June
(2012) Sposato, M. “Paternalistic leadership in China, a cross cultural study” East Meets West, Learning from business with India and China; workshop 9, Greenwich University, May
(2011) Sposato, M. “Cross Culture Management in China: The case of a Spanish Company operating in China” Faculty research Conference, Kingston University, May
(2017) Early career research grant, £4000 grant awarded by the research office of the University of Hertfordshire. Project Work like balance in Malaysia
(2017) Research grant, £1848 awarded by the strategy researcher cluster at the business school at the University of Hertfordshire. Project; Work like balance in Malaysia
(2017) Research grant, £3000 grant awarded by the Associate Dean of Research, Business school, University of Hertfordshire. Project; LGBT Tourism in Buenos Aires
(2017) European Commission Erasmus Staff Mobility Grant – Ipag Business School, Paris, France 2017
“HR analytics are the future of the profession” and “The time has come for evidence-based HR in People Management” Published in People Management, the website of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), the most influential organisation for human resources management and source of reference for HR academics and practitioners.
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