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Dr Chris Woodrow

Associate Professor in Organisational Behaviour

Director of Studies, Leadership, Organisations and Behaviour
Fellow, UK HEA

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  • Psychological Contracts, 
  • Workplace Bullying, 
  • Newcomer Socialisation, 
  • Idiosyncratic Deals


Henley Business School building room 225, Whiteknights Campus

Dr Chris Woodrow is an Associate Professor in Organisational Behviour at Henley Business School. He is also the Director of Studies for the department of Leadership, Organisations and Behaviour.

Chris' academic background is in organisational psychology. He was awarded a PhD by King's College London and has held research and teaching posts at the University of Oxford, King's College London and Middlesex University. He has also worked outside academia in health policy.

Chris' research broadly examines relationships at work and their effects on individuals and organisations. His work has particularly focused on workplace bullying, psychological contracts and newcomer socialisation.

Chris is a fellow of the Higher Education Authority and a chartered member of the British Psychological Society.

Chris' research and consultancy has involved working with organisations in the healthcare, civil service and trade union areas, as well as in the commercial sector.

Management Project

This module allows students to engage in guided, independent study over two terms in their final year. The objective is to produce a long piece of written research (a ‘Project’)...

Module code: MM357