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Dr Katy Marsh Davies BA, MA, PhD, SFHEA

Senior Lecturer, Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management


Katy is a Senior Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management, she is the Level 4 Lead for Business & Management courses.


Katy is a former HR Professional, having worked for Royal Mail in Chesterfield, Sheffield and London. She has over 15 years experience of teaching in Higher Education and has held
various leadership positions. Katy's research explores professional identities, usually focusing on gender and how work is balanced with other roles. She has supervised and examined PhDs on topics such as about female entrepreneurship, organisational change,
and flexible working.


Organisational Behaviour / Human Resource Management

Business & Management programmes; Business & HRM


Being a Teacher during COVID-19


Journal articles

Thursfield, D., & Grayley, K. (2016). Exploring performance management in four UK trade unions. Employee Relations, 38 (5), 789-804.

Marsh, K., & Musson, G. (n.d.). Men at Work and at Home: Managing Emotion in Telework. Gender, Work & Organization, 0 (0), 070602001054001-???.

Conference papers

Marsh-Davies, K., & Burnett, C. (2021). Being a Teacher during Covid-19. In BAM 2021, Virtual, 2021 - 3 September 2021. British Academy of Management:

Marsh-Davies, K., & Burnett, C. (2021). The impact of School Leadership decisions upon Teacher Identities during COVID-19 [abstract only]. In Work, Employment & Society, Online, 25 August 2021 - 27 August 2021. British Sociological Association

Ahmed, N., & Marsh-Davies, K. (2020). Female Entrepreneurship in the Gaza Strip: Exploring the role of Social Capital. In BAM 2020 Conference in the Cloud, Virtual conference, 2 September 2020 - 4 September 2020. British Academy of Management:

Book chapters

Marsh-Davies, K., Blenkinsopp, J., Scurry, T., & Burke, C. (2017). Critical perspectives of graduate employability. In Graduate Employability in Context Theory, Research and Debate. Palgrave Macmillan

Marsh-Davies, K., & Musson, G. (2009). Managing the Emotional Boundaries of Telework. In The Emotional Organization Passions and Power. John Wiley & Sons

Internet Publications

Marsh-Davies, K. (2021). How we talk about part-time work matters.

Marsh-Davies, K., & Brown, S. (2021). How to make teaching more women-friendly, post-COVID.

Marsh-Davies, K. (2021). Can COVID-19 break the rigid opposition to teachers working flexibly?

Postgraduate supervision

Female Entrepreneurship and Social Capital in Gaza

Barriers to Female Entrepreneurship in Pakistan

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