Research at Leeds Beckett
Dr Niki Kyriakidou
About Dr Niki Kyriakidou
Dr Niki Kyriakidou is a Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management. She is also the PhD Programme Leader and the Research Training Coordinator for the Faculty of Business and Law.
Niki has more than 15 years of academic experience having developed and delivered a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate and professional courses. She also has broad supervisory and examination experience specifically on doctoral level. Niki has extensive experience in European funded research programmes, collaborating effectively with academic, professional and government institutions at an international level.
Niki holds a BA Hons in Political Sciences and Public Administration from the University of Athens and has obtained a Masters and PhD in Human Resource Management from the University of Leeds. She holds the Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education from our institution, is a senior fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy, a member of the British Academy of Management and an Academic Fellow in CIPD.
She is also the Research Chair of the International Human Resource Management research Committee of the European and Mediterranean Business Institute. Niki is a reviewer in many international journals in the area of business, management and education and sits in the editorial team of the International Journal of Organisational Analysis.
Niki has extensive experience in developing courses and teaching at undergraduate, postgraduate and professional level, including People Resourcing and Talent Management, Cross Cultural Management, Strategic HRM, Leadership and Change and Research Methods amongst others. She is currently involved in doctoral supervision mainly in the areas of Cross Cultural Management, International HRD, diversity, career development, skills and employability. She is also delivering various workshops as part of the University Research Training programme and executive training through the Leadership centre.
Niki’s research interests revolve around Graduate employment, Intercultural Leadership, Human Resource Development, Cross Cultural Management, Career Development and Soft Skills.
Current research experience lies in:
- cross cultural management and European Leadership projects (Erasmus + funded projects)
- publications in academic journals and CIPD on work based learning and development, cross cultural management, graduate employment and skills development need in the Northern European countries.