Beth Patmore is a Senior Lecturer in Organisation Behaviour and Human Resource Management. Beth has nearly 10 years of experience of conducting research in the private, public and non-profit sectors. She has been involved in a number of evaluative studies of organizational development and policy initiatives for central and local government departments, nonprofit organisations and statutory health bodies such as NAVCA, NHS Leadership Academy, 5 Boroughs Partnership Trust, Sheffield City Council, Nottinghamshire County Council. Beth has also conducted a number of evaluative studies concerning leadership and management development for private organisations such as River Island, Robert McBride plc, IMI Precision Engineering. Beth has also designed and analysed large state of the sector surveys for Servest Group, Interserve and CIPD. Beth is highly skilled in the design and delivery of both quantitative and qualitative research methods, although qualitative research is her specialty.
In terms of teaching, Beth teaches research methods at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral level within Sheffield Business School. Specifically she is module leader for research methods on the following programmes: BA Business & HRM, MSc in Human Resource Management, MSc in International Human Resource Management, MSc in Coaching and Mentoring, MSc in Charity Resource Management, MSc in Organizational Development and Consultancy, Masters in Business Research, PhD and DBA. In addition to her research methods teaching, she lectures on culture, leadership, institutional theory, leadership and organisational development at the undergraduate and postgraduate level.
Currently she is finishing her PhD at Sheffield Hallam University which explores the relationship between actors and institutional structures in the design and delivery of innovative public services.
- 2011: MSc Business Research, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
- 2002: MSc Chemistry, Other
- 2001: BSc Chemistry, Other
- 2011: Doctor of Philosophy, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
- Post Graduate Research - MRes
- Human Resource Management / Organisational Behaviour
- non-profit organisations
Sheffield Business School
2015 to present: People and Organisations in Context (L4) and Research & HR (Level 6), Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
2014 to present: Research Design and Execution For Organisations and Business, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
2014 to present: Research Methods, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
2014 to present: Leadership Management and Organisation Theory / Organisation Culture, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
2014 to present: Research methods module for MSc Human Resource Management (Full-Time), Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
2013 to present: Contemporary Issues in Organisation and Management / Organisation Theory, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
2013 to present: 'Change Suite' Research Methods, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
Journal article: Coule, T. Patmore, B. (2013), 'Institutional logics, institutional work and service innovation in non-profit organisations', Public Administration, vol 94, no 4, pp. 980-997
Conference Paper: Stokes, P. Hill, T. Hodgson, A. Patmore, B. (2013), 'What is the impact on service users of developing a coaching culture for health service managers?'. Paper presented at Paper to European Mentoring & Coaching Council Research Conference
- 2016:doctoral supervisor (1 student)