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Dr Barbara Menara

Senior Lecturer
Lancashire School of Business and Enterprise

Barbara is senior lecturer at the University of Central Lancashire; she teaches across a range of subjects on both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes including Research Methods, Organisational Behaviour and Quantitative Data Analysis. Barbara’s broad research interests are in the area of organizational behaviour, in particular employees' engagement, performance measurement, job satisfaction, and leadership. In recognition of her professionalism and commitment in teaching and learning, Barbara is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Barbara is currently responsible for the organisation and delivery of modules on different programmes from undergraduate to PhD level. Barbara is research active within the area of business and management, her focus on research lies in employees' engagement, performance measurement, job satisfaction, and leadership. She also supervises a number of research projects (PhD and DBA) on employees’ engagement and leadership.

Barbara joined the University of Central Lancashire in September 2011. She has previously worked at the University of Essex. Barbara has presented her research findings in various national and international conferences, becoming more involved in the research community and enhancing her research profile as a result. Her research has resulted in some published articles and books and others are currently under review.

  • PhD Applied Social and Economic Research, Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex, 2013
  • MA, University of Eastern Piedmont, Italy, 2006
  • BA, University of Eastern Piedmont, Italy, 2003
  • Economic and Social Research Council (UK) +3 Quota Award, 2008-11

Modules Taught

  • HR4216 - Quantitative Research Methods
  • MD4002 - Management Learning and Research
  • Employees’ engagement
  • Job Satisfaction
  • Leadership
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Barbara is member of the Institute for Research into Organisations, Work and Employment, University of Central Lancashire.