Dr Catharine Ross
Worcester Business School
tel: 01905 85 5299
Catharine teaches subjects related to people management and ethics in the Business School. Catharine has a particular interest in teaching and research concerning diversity in the workplace. She is currently involved in research on trade unions; men in female-dominated occupations; and management learning.
Catharine is the diversity coordinator for the business school and also research degrees coordinator.
Teaching & Research
Human Resource Management
Management of Diversity
Qualitative Research Methods
Management of diversity
Member of Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
Fellow of Higher Education Academy
Ross, C. (2013) New Unions in the UK: The Vanguard or the Rearguard of the Union Movement? Industrial Relations Journal 41,1, 78-94
Gbadamosi, G. & Ross, C. (2013) “Perceived stress and performance appraisal discomfort: the moderating effects of core self-evaluations and gender”, Public Personnel Management (in press, accepted November 2009)
Xiao, S., Ross, C., Liu, J. (2011) Evaluating management training and development in a cross-cultural context: A stakeholder approach, Journal of Chinese Human Resource Management, 2, 2, 136-158.
Xiao, S. and Ross, C. (2009) The training of Chinese managers: a critical analysis of using overseas training for management development Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies 7:1 95-113.
Ross, C (2004) Ethnic minority personnel careers: Hindrances and hopes, Personnel Review, Vol. 33 no. 4 pp.468 –484.
Ross, C (1996) Social Closure and the Stifling of Diversity in Professions and Management in Fincham, R (ed) New Relationships in the Organised Professions, Avebury: Aldershot
Ross, C (1996) Struggling for Inclusion: Black Women in Professional and Management Education in Morley, R & Walsh, V (eds) Breaking Boundaries: Women in Higher Education