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Irina Gheorghe-Common

Teaching Associate, Faculty of Social Sciences

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Biography

Irina is a former lawyer and civil servant from Romania, who came over to the UK in 2008 on a EU funded scholarship for the prestigious Young Professional Scheme, a fast track route into high-ranking public sector positions. After graduating from the MPA at London Metropolitan University, she moved on to doing her PhD at Alliance Manchester Business School (University of Manchester). Her academic career started there and continued on with adjunct positions on the Global MBA at the University of Manchester, the York School of Management (University of York), Warwick Manufacturing Group (University of Warwick) and an overseas lectureship at Sohar University (the Sultanate of Oman).

Expertise Summary

Pubic Service Management; Human Resource Management; Cross-cultural Management; Public Policy

Teaching Summary

Irina taught on a variety of modules, spanning from Undergraduate to MBA level. A selection of topics is International and Comparative Public Management; Managing in the UK Public Sector; Human… read more

Research Summary

'Mysticism, Superstition and Resistance to Change in the Romanian Public Administration'

'Women Empowerment and Overcompensation. A case study of the Sultanate of Oman'

'Comparing two different trajectories in business studies: East vs West methods and outcomes'

Recent Publications

Irina taught on a variety of modules, spanning from Undergraduate to MBA level. A selection of topics is International and Comparative Public Management; Managing in the UK Public Sector; Human Resource Management; Transferable Management and Study Skills; Personal, Professional and Career Development.

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