Elizabeth George, whose research often focuses on issues surrounding nonstandard work, has been named KPMG Professor of Management Studies at Cambridge Judge Business School, where she is a member of the Organisational Behaviour subject group.
Professor George was most recently a professor at the University of Auckland Business School in New Zealand, and previously held academic appointments at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the University of New South Wales and University of Queensland in Australia, and Western Michigan University.
Professor Elizabeth George’s research and experience
The research of Professor George often examines how nonstandard work arrangements affect workers and organisations, including how individuals react to new forms of work such as temporary contracts or working remotely. She has also looked at how individuals work alongside colleagues who are different from them in various contexts, and focused on such issues as emotions at team meetings and the organisational effect of pay grade discrepancies.
The work of Professor George has been published in major international academic journals such as:
- Academy of Management Review,
- Academy of Management Journal
- Administrative Science Quarterly
- Journal of Applied Psychology
- Organization Science
In addition, her research has been used by the International Labor Organization and the US Society for Human Resource Management to help inform public policy and management practice.
She is the Editor-in-Chief of the ‘Academy of Management Annals’, and previously held posts at many other academic journals including as Editor of ‘Organizational Psychology Review’ and ‘Senior Editor of Organization Studies’. She is a member of the editorial boards of journals including ‘Academy of Management Journal’ and ‘Journal of Organizational Behavior’.