Professor Sabina Keston-Siebert
- Professor of Management (Management)
Sabina currently works as a Professor of Management in the Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow. With her background in linguistics, literature and cultural studies she started her career as a tutor in British culture in the University of Łódź, and a tutor in Slavonic culture at the University of Glasgow. Her interest in social-cultural theory and research into representations of working-class culture brought her closer to the area organisational sociology, which consequently led to a move to Caledonian Business School where she worked in the Department of People Management, and the Department of Cultural Business. In 2010, she moved to the University of Glasgow where she researches and teaches in the area of change management, organizational behaviour and human resource management.
Sabina is a member of the Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour research cluster.
Areas of expertise:
- Organisation studies
- Organisational theory
- Human resource management
- Organisational trust
- Management in the creative industries
- Siebert, S. (2018) The Parliament and Westminster Palace: The role of buildings in the reservation of institutional traditions, symbols and customs, ESRC Impact Acceleration Account (£8,000) ES/M500471
- Siebert S. (2016) Trust in science: Managing overflow in science, British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship (£159,000) MD150056
- Gordon, L., Bates, J., Jindal-Snape, D.; Rees, C.; Siebert, S.; Sinha, R.; Teunissen, P.W. and Westerman, M. (2016) ‘Exploring the effects of context on senior medical trainee transition experiences: a multi-country project,’ Association for Medical Education in Europe (£10,000)
- Gordon, L., Rees-Sidhu, C., Morrison, J.; Needham, G. and Siebert, S. (2015) ‘Exploring the transition experiences of higher-stage medical trainees’, Scottish Medical Education Research Consortium (£69,000)
- Martin, G. Siebert, S., Howieson, B. and Bushfield, S. (2014) ‘Consultants’ experience of the changing nature of work in the NHS in Scotland’, British Medical Association (£48,000)
- Siebert, S. (2008) ‘The use of electronic submission and assessment system within a Virtual Learning Environment’, Business, Management, Accountancy and Finance subject group in HEA (£3,000)
- Mills, V., Siebert, S. and Tuff, C. (2007) ‘Exploring the use of Bachelors degree in relation to work based learning’ the Quality Assurance Agency Scotland (£8,000)
- Siebert, S, Mills, V and Tuff, C. (2006) ‘Gender Balance in Community and Local Authority Councils’, conducted for The Scottish Adult Learning Partnership Edinburgh (£28,000)
Prof Sabina Siebert is interested in supervising PhD researchers in the area of organisational trust, the workplace learning, change management, trade union studies and management in the creative and cultural industries.
Current PhD Supervision
- Bonathan, Nicola
Organisational trust and distrust within an Industrial Relations Environment
- Duke, Richard
Leaderless leadership:The curious case of Black Lives Matter
- Fenech, Corinne
Ethical Blindness in Everyday Business Decisions
- Hadiono, Alvin
A Study of Employee Learning Agility - The Effects of Individual Differences and The Work and Learning Context
(2014-2018) "Labour process theory and the social production of retail work spaces"
Co-supervisor Professor Andrew Cumbers
(2012 – 2016) "Consumer trust repair – the case of the food contamination scandal in the UK"
Co-supervisors: Professor Graeme Martin, Professor Iain Docherty
(2012 – 2016) "Hybridity in contemporary commercial organizations: Implications for employee trust"
Co-supervisor: Professor Graeme Martin
(2009 – 2015) "Professional Doctorate: Professional competency frameworks in psychology"
Courses taught in the last 5 years:
- Managing Complex Change (MA)
- Management in the Creative Industries (MSc)
- Managing Creativity and Innovation (MSc)
- Research Methods (MA and MSc)
- Organisations and Management (MA)
- International Human Resource Management (MSc)
- Policy in the Cultural Sector (BA)
- Academic Fellow of the Scottish Parliament (from 2019)
- Academic Fellow of the UK Parliament (2018-2019)
- Honorary Professor University of St Andrews (from 2018)
- British Academy Mid-Career Fellow (2017-2018)
- Visiting Professor University of Gothenburg, School of Business Economics and Law, Sweden (2016-2019)
- Visiting Fellow Macquarie University, Australia (2013-2015, and 2018)
- Member of the ESRC Grant Assessment Panel (Panel C) (from 2018)
- Member of the International Panel of the Independent Research Fund Denmark, IRFD, Social Sciences (2018-2020)
- Member of the Council/Trustee (from 2017) and Deputy Chair (from 2019) of the Society of Advanced Management Studies (SAMS)
- Associate Editor of the Journal of Management Inquiry
- Associate Editor of the Journal of Professions and Organization
- Former Editor-in-Chief of the European Management Journal (2015-17)