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Shelley joined the University in 2016 and is a lecturer in Organisation Studies within the Department of People, Management and Organisations.

Prior to joining the University Shelley completed an ESRC funded PhD at Leeds University Business School where she investigated personality as a micro-foundation of dynamic capabilities within finance and high technology industries. During her PhD Shelley presented a number of conference posters including one for the White Rose DTC and she was actively involved in a number of Institute of Directors events, working with a number of CEOs and their Top Management Team’s from finance and high technology industries in the UK.

Whilst at Leeds University Business School Shelley taught on an undergraduate organisational behavior module covering a range of subject areas including management, leadership and motivation.

Shelley is also a member of the British Academy of Management and The World Association for Personality Psychology.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Dynamic Capabilities
  • Personality
  • Learning and Team Behaviour.

Research Degree Supervision

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Research Output 2019 2019

  • 1 Meeting Abstract

Personality as a Micro-Foundation of Dynamic Managerial Capabilities

Harrington, S. & Kevill, A., 1 Aug 2019, In : Academy of Management Proceedings. 2019, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting Abstract

Dynamic capabilities
Empirical research
Five-factor model
Personality traits

Activities 2018 2019

  • 3 Oral presentation
  • 1 Poster presentation

Dynamic (Managerial) Capabilities in Micro-Enterprises: Stability, Vulnerability and the role of the Owner-Manager

Shelley Harrington (Contributor to Paper or Presentation), Alex Kevill (Speaker)
27 Nov 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPoster presentation

Motivation to serve: A quantitative examination of servant leadership in turbulent times.

Ijeoma Ukeni (Speaker), Shelley Harrington (Contributor to Paper or Presentation), Kae Reynolds (Contributor to Paper or Presentation)
12 Oct 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

The Mediating Role of Work Engagement on the Relationship Between Religiosity and Turnover Intention: The Moderating Role of Workload.

Ahmad Abualigah (Speaker), Julie Davies (Speaker), Shelley Harrington (Speaker)
4 Sep 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Dynamic Capabilities and Disorganisation: A Conceptual Exploration

Shelley Harrington (Speaker), Dinuka Herath (Speaker)
18 Jun 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Press / Media

Job cuts save money but can hurt business in the long-run

Shelley Harrington


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment