Business and Management Research

Find out more about Business and Management, research themes, projects and publications.

Considerable emphasis is placed on developing a strong creative and innovative research culture. Research within the Institute complements and reflects government thinking at a regional and national level in terms of supporting an agenda for change within the private and public sector.

Our research centres and groups

These features are carried through into three broad sub-disciplines in Operations Management, Marketing and Corporate Governance.

Agri Food

Evidence informed research to help improve the competitive position of the Northern Ireland agri-food industry.

Operations management

Focusing on implications of the quality management philosophy for a range of organisations across the public and private sectors.


Focusing on marketing in the context of entrepreneurial and SME management and consumer behaviour.

Corporate governance

We have major strengths in the areas of Operations Management and Marketing.