Dr Amarachi Amaugo

Job: Senior Lecturer HRM/OB

Faculty: Business and Law

School/department: Leicester Castle Business School

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH, United Kingdom

T: +44 (0)116 250 6512

E: amarachi.amaugo@dmu.ac.uk

W: http://dmu.ac.uk


Personal profile

Amarachi is a Senior Lecturer in HRM/OB. Admitted as Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA) in 2017. Her area of specialism is international HRM – the focus of her PhD. Amarachi’s research interests include International HRM in developing countries (specifically how company policies are implemented) and workplace bullying, particularly in developing countries. Amarachi is one of the supervisors on the HRM Business Research Report module.

Prior to joining DMU in August 2018, Amarachi was lecturer at the Universities of South Wales and University of Bedfordshire Business School.

Research group affiliations

People Organisations and Work Institute (POWI)

Publications and outputs

Research interests/expertise

People Organisations and Work Institute (POWI)

Main research interests borders around international and comparative HRM, SMEs and knowledge transfer, knowledge management and transfer practices, SHRM, change management, talent management, learning and development management, leadership development, workplace bullying, cross-border mergers and acquisitions and cross-cultural communication.

Areas of teaching

  • Comparative and International HRM (Postgraduate)
  • HRM in the Workplace (Undergraduate)
  • Globalisation and International HRM (Undergraduate)
  • Introduction to HRM (Undergraduate)
  • Dissertation Supervision


PhD, University of Bedfordshire

MA IHRM, University of Bedfordshire

MBA, Wisconsin International University USA

BSc (Hons), Abia State University, Nigeria

Fellow of Higher Education Academy (HEA)

Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education, University of Bedfordshire

Certificate in Research Supervision, De Montfort University

Courses taught

HRM in the Workplace (2nd year UG module); International HRM module (MA/PGDip)

Membership of professional associations and societies

Academy of International Business (AIB) 2015 to date

British Academy of Management (BAM) 2016 to date

African Academy of Management (AFAM) 2018 to date

Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy


Amarachi's current research projects are:

  1. Workplace bullying & harassment: African, Middle East and European perspectives
  2. Feminism and Work in the Nigerian context: Towards women empowerment in male dominated cultures
  3. Integration Mechanisms Utilised by Multinationals from Emerging Markets

Consultancy work

Provided training for National Chemical Security Training Conference for the Nigerian Army (2018)

Current research students

Kennedy Dagu 2nd Supervisor