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Dr Emma Soane

Assistant Professor of Management

Organisational Behaviour Faculty Group


Dr Emma Soane joined the department in September 2008. She graduated in Psychology from Leicester University in 1990 then worked in mental health and learning disabilities services at several NHS trusts and social services. She completed her MSc in Occupational Psychology from the Institute of Work Psychology at the University of Sheffield in 1996 and began her part-time PhD there while working as a Research Fellow at London Business School. She completed her PhD in 2001 and continued working at London Business School until 2003 whereupon she moved to a Senior Lecturer position at Kingston Business School, progressing to Reader in 2005.

Dr Soane works with Duke Corporate Education delivering executive education focused on leadership and personality. She also teaches personality at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. She is an Assistant Director of the Kingston Business School Employee Engagement Consortium. She works as a consultant with individual clients and organisations, focusing on leadership and professional development.

Research interests

  • Leadership
  • Personality
  • Employee engagement
  • Decision making
  • Risk
  • Professional development

Recent publications

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