Dr Esther Canonico

Dr Esther Canonico

LSE Fellow

Department of Management

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About me

Dr. Canónico is currently a Fellow at LSE, visiting lecturer at ESCP Europe and consultant researcher for LSE Enterprise. 

She holds a PhD in Organisational Behaviour from LSE, an MBA from London Business School (UK) and a Licenciatura (equivalent to BA) in Economics from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain). Prior to coming to LSE in 2011, Dr Canónico worked in British Telecoms for a decade, holding several senior management positions in transformation programme management, business development and strategic partnership management. Before BT, she was a member of the original team that created enba, a company which provided retail financial services through the internet. enba was one of the largest private capital funded start-ups of its time in Europe.  

Her research interests include work-life interface, flexible working practices, diversity in the workplace and organizational culture and change. She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a member of several UK and international organizations such as the Gender and Diversity in Organizations Division of the Academy of Management, Work and Family Researchers Network, British Academy of Management and the CYGNA group (London based HR & OB organization).

Her recent research on working from home received significant media coverage. Selected press articles include:

"Keep in touch for happier home working”, Financial Times, 27 September 2016
"No pyjama party: working at home fosters bad habits”, The Times, 6 September 2016
"Does working from home harm your career?”, The Guardian, 8 November 2016
"Getting the best from workspaces", Raconteur, 7 July 2017

Organisational Behaviour Faculty Research Group


Work-life interface; effectiveness of work-life practices; organisational culture; organisational change; diversity in the workplace