Dr Lidiia Pletneva

Dr Lidiia Pletneva

Assistant Professor of Management

Department of Management

Room No
MAR 5.18
Connect with me

English, Russian
Key Expertise
Work-life interface, meaning of work, job crafting, qualitative methods

About me

Dr. Lidiia Pletneva is an Assistant Professor of Management with a focus on Organisational Behaviour at the London School of Economics. She joined the Department in August 2023 after receiving her PhD in Organisational Behaviour from ESSEC Business School, France.

Dr. Pletneva uses qualitative methods to explore the impact of personal critical events on professional life. Her current research focus is on grief-inducing events and how work can help an individual move through such an experience, as well as how this experience affects work identity and professional life overall.

Dr. Pletneva’s research has been nominated for and won several awards within the Academy of Management (AoM) and Emotions and Worklife (EMONET) conferences.

Prior to obtaining her PhD, Dr. Pletneva taught Russian language and culture at Colorado College, Colorado. In addition, she has several years of experience in staff development and project management. 

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Organisational Behaviour Research Group

Expertise Details

Work-life interface; critical events contexts; meaning of work; job crafting; identity; qualitative research methods