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Professor Clare Kelliher, BSc, MA, PhD

Clare Kelliher

Clare Kelliher is Professor of Work and Organisation at Cranfield School of Management, Cranfield University.  Clare specialises in the fields of employee relations, people and change management.  She holds a PhD in Organisational Behaviour from London Business School. 

Her research interests centre on the organisation of work and the management of the employment relationship in the context of organisational change.  Her doctoral research examined the impact of competitive pressure on the conduct of industrial relations in the NHS.  She is a member of the Change Management Consortium research team based at Cass Business School, City University, London and as part as this project has been involved in examining the implementation of change in large public and private sector organisations.  Clare has a long-standing interest in flexible working and currently directs a major project concerned with examining the impact of flexible working on performance, in conjunction with the charity Working Families and sponsored by seven companies.  

Clare is the author of many published papers and book chapters and regularly presents at national and international conferences.  She has considerable experience running management programmes and advising organisations both in the UK and overseas.  She frequently acts as an external examiner for doctoral and Masters degrees.  

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