Areas of Expertise: Human Resources Management
Nadia DeGama is a lecturer in our HRM and Organisational Behaviour department.
Nadia’s research primarily draws on critical and interpretive approaches to understanding work and working in organisations. Key strands to her research include: broadening our understanding of globally mobile professionals; critical perspective to careers generally and global careers specifically; and alternative approaches to understanding HRM. Nadia has also recently started examining methodological issues with a particular focus on qualitative research practices. She has presented her research in a variety of international peer-reviewed academic conferences. Furthermore, Nadia’s work has been published in Organisational Research Methods, Journal of Business Ethics and Journal of Occupational and Organisational Psychology. Nadia welcomes doctoral students to work with, particularly on topics of an interdisciplinary nature and who want to engage in qualitative research.
Nadia teaches undergraduate and postgraduate modules in the following areas:
deGama, N. (2016). Stuck in an in-between state: exploring the PhD student experience through ambivalence. In In A. Prasad (Ed.), Contesting institutional hegemony in today's business schools: Doctoral students speak out. Bingley, UK: Emerald.
Peticca-Harris, A., deGama, N., & Elias, S. (2016). A dynamic model for finding informants and gaining access in qualitative research. Organisational Research Methods.
McKenna, S., Richardson, J., Dickie, C., & deGama, N. (2013). The Organisational Self-Initiated Expatriate: A Case Study of a Professional Services Firm. In Haslberger, A., & Vaiman, V. (Eds.), Talent Management of Self-Initiated Expatriates: A Neglected Source of Global Talent (pp. 59-87). London, UK: Palgrave MacMillan.
deGama, N., McKenna, S., & Peticca-Harris, A. (2012). An alternative approach to ethical HRM through the discourse and lived experiences of HR professionals. Journal of Business Ethics, 111, 97-108.
Budworth, M. H., & deGama, N. (2012). Factors affecting cross-cultural adjustment: Training, experience, and individual differences. Human Resource Development Quarterly, 23, 331-340.
Karakowsky, L., deGama, N., & McBey, K. (2012). Facilitating the Pygmalion Effect: The Overlooked Role of Subordinate Perceptions of the Leader. Journal of Occupational and Organisational Psychology, 85, 579-599.
Nadia's research has received coverage in Times Higher Education