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Mel Bull

Dr Melanie Bull

Principal Lecturer

Summary

Mel is a Principal Lecturer and Programme Lead for the MBA in Sheffield Business School. Her doctoral research focused on reflective practice and organisational behaviour. She also has a Masters in Communications. Mel currently lectures on the undergraduate and postgraduate programme in Facilities Management and across the MBA programme specialising in her passion of organisational behaviour including communication and reflective practice. She has written two book chapters and a journal article encompassing change, communication and FM and has written and presented a paper on the teaching of reflective practice in Barcelona and also in Glasgow for the EURO FM.

 

  • About

    Qualifications

    • 2014: Doctorate of Business Administration, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
    • 2006: MA Communication Studies, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
    • Higher National Certificate, Non business related, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

    Principal Lecturer

    Teaching expertise

    • Facilities Management
    • Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management

    Research

    • Focus on the use of reflective pratice and the impact this has on behaviour in the workplace
    • Women in Leadership in a Facilities Management context

    Industry Links

    • CPD/ Training
    • British Institute of Facilities Management

  • Teaching

    Department of Management

    Sheffield Business School

    OBHRM

    2015 to present: Developing Personal and Professional Leadership Practice, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

  • Publications

    BULL, Melanie (2014). People matter: a hermeneutic exploration of reflective practice and facilities management. Doctoral, Sheffield Hallam University.

    BULL, Melanie and KORTENS, J. (2012). Strategies for communication. In: ALEXANDER, K. and PRICE, I., (eds.) Managing organizational ecologies : space, management and organization. Routledge, 178-188.

    BULL, Melanie and BROWN, Tim (2012). Change communication : the impact on satisfaction with alternative workplace strategies. Facilities, 30 (3/4), 135-151.

    BULL, Melanie and BROWN, Tim (2011). Implementing change. In: FINCH, Edward, (ed.) Facilities Change Management. Chichester, Wiley-Blackwell, 108-122.

    Journal article: Bull, M. Brown, T. (2011), 'Change communication: The impact on satisfaction with alternative workplace strategies.', Facilities, vol 30, no 3/4, pp. 135-151

    Journal article: Bull, M. (2010), 'FM and Communication', FM World, vol 0

    Conference Paper: Bull, M. (2015), 'Improving Facilities Managers through Reflective Practice Education'. Paper presented at EuroFM Research Symposium

    Conference Paper: Taylor, C. Bull, M. (2014), 'Teaching Reflective Practice; can Human Resource Management (HRM) learn from research in other disciplines.'. Paper presented at 25th SPACE Network Conference held on 23-25 April 2014 , Barcelona.

    Conference Paper: Taylor, C. Bull, M. (2014), 'Teaching Reflective practice: Can Human Resource Management (HRM) learn from research in other disciplines?'. Paper presented at 25th SPACE Network Conference held on 23–25 April 2014

  • Other activities

    Award

    • 2016: Inspirational Lecturer, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

    HEA fellow or senior fellow

    • 2011: Certified British Institute of Facilities Management member (CBIFM), British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM)
    • 2008: Fellow of Higher Education Academy, Higher Education Academy (HEA)

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