Dr Hannah Wilson

Liverpool Business School

Hannah is DBA Programme Manager and Senior Lecturer in Research Methods in Business in the School of Doctoral Management Studies. Hannah's research is primarily orientated within the field of work psychology but taking a multi-disciplinary approach to her research combining concepts from organisational psychology, environmental psychology, workplace and the built environment.

There are three strands to her expertise work psychology, workplace strategy and pedagogy, which are fundamentally related to adaptations that can be made to improve individuals experiences and health within the work environment. Some of her current projects are; examining productive workplaces; workplace communities and wellbeing; and reflective practice and action learning on DBA programmes.

She also has an expertise in research methods teaching, specifically mixed methods and innovative methods, with experience in conducting research utilising both qualitative and quantitative methodologies. Hannah would welcome connections with those with overlapping interests, from both academia or industry.

Report

Bryde D, Wilson HK, Joby R, Taylor S, Singh R, Foulger J, Aitchinson R. 2024. Research report: Playing NODEL - PCMG Annual Conference 2023 Research report: Playing NODEL - PCMG Annual Conference 2023 Public Url

Oseland N, Tucker M, Wilson H. 2021. In pursuit of the 'Holy Grail' - Determining the Return on Workplace Investment (ROWI) Publisher Url

Unterhitzenberger C, Bryde D, Wilson H, Joby R, Holloway J. 2018. Stakeholder Challenge: Dealing with Difficult Stakeholders Stakeholder challenge: Dealing with difficult stakeholders Publisher Url

Wilson H. Workplace strategy report- REFINE

Journal article

Wilson HK, Tucker MP, Dale G. 2024. Learning from the working from home experiment during COVID-19: Employees motivation to continue working from home Journal of Organizational Effectiveness: People and Performance, DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Potts J, Stevens M, Cronshaw S, Wilson H, Van Hout M. 2023. Highflyers navigating potential turbulence ahead: a phenomenological study about airline pilot experiences of the menopause Maturitas, 173 :119-120 DOI Publisher Url

Oesland N, Tucker MP, Wilson HK. 2022. Developing the return on workplace investment (ROWI) tool Corporate Real Estate Journal, 12 :185-197 Publisher Url Public Url

Marguet N, Wilson HK. 2021. Looking at the bigger picture: designing and facilitating action learning across boundaries Action Learning : Research & Practice, DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Wilson HK, Tucker MP, Hannibal C, Qu Z. 2020. Learning together, learning apart: Integrated action learning through a socio-technical systems lens Action Learning : Research & Practice, 18 :5-19 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Moriarty C, Tucker MP, Ellison I, Pinder J, Wilson HK. 2020. Recognising the socio-technical opportunity of workplace: an analysis of early responses to COVID-19 Corporate Real Estate Journal, 10 :51-62 Publisher Url Public Url

Unterhitzenberger C, Wilson HK, Bryde DJ, Rost M, Joby R. 2020. The Stakeholder Challenge: Dealing with Challenging Situations Involving Stakeholders Planning Production and Control, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Cotgrave A, Wilson HK. 2020. Learning Space Design: The presentation of a framework for the Built Environment Discipline International Journal of Construction Education and Research, 16 :132-148 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Adams AM, Wilson HK, Money J, Palmer-Conn S, Fearn J. 2019. Student engagement with feedback and attainment: the role of academic self-efficacy Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Adams A, Wilson HK. 2017. Sustainable feedback and academic attainment: Exploring the links in the modern Higher Education student Innovations in Practice, 11 :12-17 Publisher Url Public Url

Tucker MP, Mulliner E, Wilson H. 2017. Research preparedness in undergraduate property and construction curriculum: the student experience International Journal of Construction Education and Research, 13 :203-224 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Wilson HK, Cotgrave AJ. 2016. Factors that influence students' satisfaction with their physical learning environments Structural Survey, 34 :256-275 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Chapters

Neiva R, Wilson H, Tucker M. 2023. Structured literature reviews for Business Professional Doctorates: A case study Matos F, Rosa A. ECRM 2023 22nd European Conference on Research Methods in Business and Management Academic Conferences and publishing limited. online 9781914587726 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Wilson HK. 2020. Learning Together, Learning Apart: Enhancing Doctoral Research Methods Teaching Au-Yong-Oliveira M, Costa C. Innovation in Teaching of Research Methodology Excellence Awards 2020: An Anthology of Case Histories ACPIL 978-1912764587 Publisher Url Public Url

Editorial/letter to the editor

Baxter H, Cialfi D, Edmonstone J, Pedler M, Wilson H. 2023. The varieties & verities of action learning Action Learning: Research and Practice, 20 :82-83 DOI Publisher Url

Baxter H, Cialfi D, Edmonstone J, Pedler M, Wilson H. 2023. How to promote inclusion, collective intelligence and democracy Action Learning: Research and Practice, 20 :180-181 DOI Publisher Url

Boak G, Pedler M, Edmonstone J, Wilson H. 2021. Editorial 18.2 Action Learning: Research and Practice, 18 :175-176 DOI Publisher Url

Book review

Wilson HK. 2022. Gender and Leadership by Gary Powell Action Learning: research and practice, 19 :106-109 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Boak G, Pedler M, Edmonstone J, Wilson H. 2021. Book review editorial 18.3 Action Learning: Research and Practice, 18 :280-281 DOI Publisher Url

Conference publication

Tucker MP, Wilson HK, Hannibal C, Lawless A, Qu Z. 2021. Delivering professional doctorate education: challenges and experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic SHS Web of Conferences, 99 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Tucker MP, Wilson HK, Oseland NIGEL, Brogan PETER, Horsley ANNIE. 2020. Unravelling the variables to calculate an organisations return on workplace investment: a scoping review process TWR Conference Proceedings 2020, Transdisciplinary Workplace Conference :300-308 Publisher Url Public Url

Wilson H, Bryde D, Dowson J, Unterhitzenberger C, Perez Ezcurdia A, Schelkle H-P. 2019. Trends and challenges in project management: A unifying and holistic framework EURAM

Unterhitzenberger C, Bryde DJ, Wilson H, Rost M, Joby R. 2018. Strategies for dealing with difficult situations involving stakeholders in projects. EURAM18

Wilson H, Cotgrave A. Individual differences in learning space preferences: A personality perspective Psycon - 'Psychology & Sustainable Construction’: Searching the gap between psychology and construction for a sustainable built environment

Wilson H, Cotgrave A. Factors that Influence Student Satisfaction in Higher Education Learning Environments British University in Dubai (BUid) Doctoral Research Conference 2016

Wilson H, Cotgrave A. Learning space design: the presentation of a framework for the built environment discipline

Wilson H, Marguet N. Looking at the bigger picture: designing and facilitating Action Learning across boundaries Action Learning Symposium, 2021: Making a Contribution in a Practice Field: ​ Action Learning in a Changing World

Other

Tucker M, Wilson H. 2020. Return to work guides: a thematic analysis Publisher Url

Wilson H, Tucker M. 2019. Productive Research Publisher Url

Thesis/Dissertation

Wilson HK. Perceptions of Quality in Higher Education Learning Environments and the Impact of Personality Types on Satisfaction: The Development of a Practical Framework Cotgrave A, Riley M, Mcilroy D. Public Url

Conference organisation:

Engaged Management Scholarship, Conference chair. 2024

Action Learning Symposium, Lead. 2021

Faculty of Business and Law Doctoral Faculty Research day, Lead.

External committees:

BSI Facilities Management Committee FMW/1, British Standards, BSI group. 2024

Executive Doctorate in Business Administration Council, Executive Doctorate in Business Administration Council, Board member. 2023

Award:

Nomination LJMU supervisor award (2023), Liverpool John Moores University. 2023

Finalist Innovation in Teaching Research Methods Excellence Awards, European Conference on Research Methodology, https://www.academic-bookshop.com/ourshop/prod_7199913-Innovation-in-Teaching-of-Research-Methodology-Excellence-Awards-2020-An-Anthology-of-Case-Histories.html. 2020

LJMU Rising Star Award (2020), Liverpool John Moores University. 2020

Best paper (PSYCON 3), Psycon - 'Psychology & Sustainable Construction’: Searching the gap between psychology and construction for a sustainable built environment. 2019

Other invited event:

Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) Global Webinar Series 'Practical ideas to boost your workplace productivity post-COVID', Online, Webinar. 2023

University of Ljubljana School of Economics and Business Department Research Group, University of Ljubljana, Learning from the working from home experiment during COVID-19. 2023

IWFM Global Webinar Series 'Maximising workplace productivity in a post-COVID-19 world’, Online, Webinar. 2023

High Performing teams, Online - Tikrit University, Online Webinar for Staff and Students. 2022

Workplace research presentation, SRH Hochschulen Berlin GmbH, Research presentation for MBA and Staff. 2022

Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management Global Webinar Series - The return on workplace investment: Can it be proven?, Online - https://www.iwfm.org.uk/community/events/the-return-on-workplace-investment-can-it-be-proven.html, Disseminating research on tool development. 2021

High Performing Teams, Refine Learning, Workshop for Refine Team Development. 2019

EuroFM Conference moderator, Dublin, Moderated a session on the main research stage. 2019

Conference presentation:

Innovations and the future of DBAs, Engaged Management Scholar, Other. 2023

Psychological sense of community, World Workplace Europe, Rotterdam, Netherlands, Oral presentation. 2023

Formulating an equation to solve a facilities management problem, EuroFM, Dublin, Oral presentation. 2019

Dealing with Difficult Stakeholders, APM North West Research Symposium: Project Management Research, Liverpool Business School, LJMU, Oral presentation. 2018

learning space design: the presentation of a framework for the built environment discipline, Council of the Heads of Built Environment, Birmingham, UK, Oral presentation. 2017

Students Specific Requirements within the Physical Learning Environment: A Practical Framework, Teaching and Learning Conference 2017, LJMU, Poster presentation. 2017

Research preparedness in undergraduate curriculum: the student experience, iBEE 2015: The Annual Conference of The Council of Heads of the Built Environment, Bath, UK, Oral presentation. 2015

Research Preparedness of Undergraduate Built Environment Students, LJMU Teaching and Learning Conference, Liverpool, Oral presentation. 2015

AN INVESTIGATION OF PERSONALITY TRAITS AND EDUCATIONAL COMMUNITY IN HIGHER EDUCATION LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS, Student BEAN conference BEST research institute 2014, Poster presentation.

Personality Traits, Community and Quality in Space Design in the Higher Education Physical Learning Environment, Manchester Metropolitan Doctoral Conference 2015, Oral presentation.

Space design: How personality and subject cohort influences requirements for the physical learning environment, Teaching and Learning Conference 2016, Oral presentation.

The influence of student’s personality on preferred learning environment characteristics, Workplace Trends: Learning Environments Conference, London, Oral presentation.

Media Coverage:

HR Magazine 'Bank holidays in May intensified workload for 67% of employees' 2023

Liverpool News 'Tattoo taboo' at work is becoming a thing of the past' 2023

External PGR examinations performed:

University of Liverpool, Professional Doctorate, A NEW APPROACH INTRODUCING STANDARDS INTO MAINTENANCE DEPARTMENT GUIDELINES IN SMES IN ISRAEL TO IMPROVE SAFETY.. 2022

Other Professional Activity:

Action Learning Facilitator: Action Learning Associates and ILM approved. 2021

Occupational Test User (Ability and Personality). 2020

Membership of professional bodies:

MBPsS, British Psychological Society. 2019

AFHEA, Higher Education Academy.

Research Grants Awarded:

Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management, Establishing and creating a Return on Workplace tool (RoW) for organisations to make return on investment decisions regarding workplace changes (phase 1), Hannah Wilson, Grant value (£): 5,610, Duration of research project: 12 months. 2019

Editorial boards:

Facilities, Advisory board member. 2019

Action Learning Research and Practice, Co-Editor Book Reviews.

Public engagement:

Other: Please specify in text box below, Project Management Professionals, YouTube presentation, Research team, Strategies for Dealing with Difficult Situations Stakeholders Involving Stakeholders in Projects, YouTube presentation of funded Association of Project Management Research, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oOMsg1V7-1I. 2018

Teaching qualification:

PGCert Academic Performance. 2017

Industrial connections:

Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management, Return on Workplace Investment.

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