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Dr Francesca Andreescu is a Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour at Westminster Business School and a Chartered Member (Academic Member) of CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development).

Francesca holds a PhD in Management from the University of Southampton in the areas of Strategic Management and Organisational Change. Francesca's doctoral research was funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) through a research scholarship granted to the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Southampton.

Francesca is a member of the British Academy of Management (BAM) and the "Strategy as Practice" research network supported by the Advanced Institute of Management Research (AIM). 

Francesca teaches on both postgraduate and undergraduate programmes covering business strategy, international management,organisational behaviour and analysis, and personnel management.

Research

Areas of Research Specialism

Implications of change and commercialisation agenda in the UK public sector for the theory and practice of public management and HRM

Link between business strategy, HR strategy and change management; role of HRM and HR leadership in implementing organisational and culture change; HR processes

Consequences of hybrids and hybridisation in public management for the styles of strategic management, organisational culture and day to day working practices

 Models of strategic management