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Yvonne worked as a secondary school teacher before receiving funding from The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) to study for an MA in Women's Studies at the University of Bradford. She has also been a senior enforcement officer in the financial services industry and was director of a company spcialising in coaching for managers. She began her research career after gaining an MA in Educational Research Methods, funded by the University of Sheffield and a PhD, again funded by the ESRC. She has been a researcher at the University of Huddersfield since 2011.

Research Expertise and Interests

The theories, politics, ethics and practice of research through a feminist lens.

Using life history approaches in financial ethics research

Conceptualising value, particulalrly in relation to higher education.

The meaning, implementation and imact of financial regulation.

The compliance function in the financial services industry.

External positions

External Examiner for DBA (Doctor in Business Administration) Bu

2017 → …

External Examiner for professional Doctorate in Education, University of Sheffield

2016 → …

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Narrative Research
  • Ethics
  • Value and Valuation
  • Financial Services Regulation
  • Financial Services Compliance
  • Feminist Research
  • Higher Education

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Research Output 2010 2019

Greening the hospitality industry in the developing world: Analysis of the drivers and barriers

Mzembe, A. N., Melissen, F. & Novakovic, Y., Jul 2019, In : Business Ethics. 28, 3, p. 335-348 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospitality industry
Developing world
Organizational factors
2 Citations (Scopus)

Institutional bricolage as an antecedent of social value creation in a developing country's tourism and hospitality industry

Mzembe, A. N., Novakovic, Y., Melissen, F. & Kamanga, G., 1 Jul 2019, In : Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management. 26, 4, p. 997-1008 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

multi-level analysis
developing world

Researching longstanding graduates: towards an enriched concept of the value of higher education

Novakovic, Y., 1 Nov 2019, In : Cambridge Journal of Education. 49, 6, p. 757-770 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

experiential knowledge
6 Citations (Scopus)

Institutional Antecedents of the Corporate Social Responsibility Narrative in the Developing World Context: Implications for Sustainable Development

Melissen, F., Mzembe, A. N., Idemudia, U. & Novakovic, Y., 6 Sep 2018, In : Business Strategy and the Environment. 27, 6, p. 657-676 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

social responsibility
sustainable development
developing world
1 Citation (Scopus)

Furthering alternative cultures of valuation in higher education research

Downs, Y., 2017, In : Cambridge Journal of Education. 47, 1, p. 37-51 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
educational research

Activities 2013 2019

External Examiner EdD University of Liverpool

Yvonne Novakovic (Examiner)
29 Oct 2019

Activity: Examination typesHigher Doctorate Examination

Lights, camera, action: performing in academia

Liz Rivers (Speaker), Rachel Cockman (Speaker), Leigh Morland (Speaker), Yvonne Novakovic (Speaker)
30 Aug 20182 Sep 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

External Examiner DBA Sheffield Hallam University

Yvonne Novakovic (Examiner)
28 Nov 2017

Activity: Examination typesPhD Examination

External Examiner EdD University of Sheffield

Yvonne Novakovic (Examiner)
14 Feb 2017

Activity: Examination typesPhD Examination

External Examiner EdD University of Sheffield

Yvonne Novakovic (Examiner)
4 Jun 2016

Activity: Examination typesPhD Examination

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