School of Business and Management

Research in the School of Business and Management

Our research mission statement

The School of Business and Management aspires to be a world-leading, research-intensive school focused on using social science for social change. By 2021 the School will be known for the quality of its research, engagement and impact. Our vision is for our research to promote social justice, sustainability and good governance in the management of private, public and voluntary organisations.

We aim to conduct high quality, cutting-edge empirical and theoretical contemporary and historical research that bridges disciplinary and methodological boundaries and addresses the most challenging and pressing issues in business and society. We aim to participate in and influence evidence-informed academic and policy-making conversations on topical, complex and difficult social, economic, cultural or environmental challenges nationally, and internationally, and in our local East London setting in order to achieve social impact from our academic work.

The School seeks to sustain and enhance a distinctive research profile and ensure a supportive and intellectually challenging business and management research culture. Through our vibrant and enabling research environment, we aim to build research capacity in the business and management academic community both within and beyond our School/Queen Mary University of London. We also aim to be an inclusive and diverse research community through our commitment to social justice.

Academic staff profiles detail areas of specialist interest and knowledge, along with publications and research in progress. The School has an established PhD community with some 60 students supported by strong academic expertise. Find out more about our PhD programme.

Research in the school is organised around 11 overlapping research centres, groups and clusters:

Find out more about our Research Centres and Groups.