Amanda is a Lecturer is Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management at KBS. Her research interests are in the areas of remote working, relationships at work, group dynamics, work-life balance, and taboo talk in the workplace. Amanda's research can inform organisations of the likely outcomes of their selected workplace strategies and provide guidance on how these outcomes might be adjusted through intervention.
Currently, Amanda leads and teaches modules in Organisational Change and serves as a contributing lecturer on the Research Methods module of the MSc in Human Resource Management and Organisational Analysis. In the past, Amanda has lectured in Strategic Human Resource Management and and spent several years as a tutor in Organisational Behaviour. She also supervises MSc dissertation projects and is currently developing a masterclass in remote working for the executive education programme.
Amanda has earned a Fellowship in Higher Education from the King's College London, is a graduate member of the CIPD, and is a member of EAWOP and the Academy of Management. Amanda has presented her work at numerous conferences including at the EAWOP and the Academy of Management conferences, has produced podcasts, including a recent interview about teleworking during the lockdown, and engaged with press, such as a recent interview with the BBC about how the trend towards remote working will affect generation Z.
Amanda has consulted with large organisations in various sectors about the implementation and management of remote working and flexible woking initiatives and has provided consulting to Niza University, Egypt on the design and implementation of modules including Qualitative Methods, Change Management, and Sociology of Work.
Prior to her employment at KBS, Amanda spent several years in the professional services industry where she consulted in strategic management and systems development to large organisations in diverse industries. Such organisation's include, Lloyds of London, Barclay's Bank, Aon, and the NHS. Prior to this, Amanda held a position as a senior lecturer at UCB in the Middle East where she designed and led modules in Management Theory, Strategic Management, Human Resource Management, Organisational Behaviour, and Small Business Management.
Amanda's appointment at UCB followed the completion of her PhD at King's College London. Amanda currently serves as Education lead for the Human Resource Management and Employee Relations group at King's Business School and sits on the Faculty Education Committee, the Pedagogy Committee and the Digital Education Steering Group.
Amanda Jones on King's Research Portal (PURE)