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Nishat is a Chartered Psychologist and Lecturer in the Work and Organisation Department at Aston Business School. Her research currently centres on the role of effective leadership, micro-level corporate social responsibility, meaningfulness, and employee well-being. She lectures on a variety of topics such as work psychology, leadership, and working across cultures.


PhD - Management (Leadership and Employee Social Responsibility)

MSc - Work Psychology & Business

BSc - Human Psychology

Membership of Professional Bodies

BPS - Chartered Psychologist & Associate Fellow

HEA - Fellow

Administrative Roles

Co-Programme Director for BSc Psychology and Business

Teaching Activity

BH3319 - Theory and Practice of Leadership

BH3393 - Global Working

BH3394 - Final Year project


January 2015 - Present: Lecturer in Work Psychology, Aston Business School, Birmingham

September 2011 - September 2014: Sessional Lecturer (GTA), Aston Business School, Birmingham

Contact Details

Phone: +44(0)121 204 3276
Email: n.babu1@aston.ac.uk
Room: 8th Floor, South Wing

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Research Output

Corporate volunteering – more than 'good for goodness sake'.

Babu, N., 22 Jun 2020, The Psychologist.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access

Hypocritical organizations: Implications for employee social responsibility

Babu, N., De Roeck, K. & Raineri, N., 15 Aug 2019, In : Journal of Business Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • How we use good deeds to justify immoral behaviour.

    Babu, N., 13 Aug 2018

    Research output: Other contributionBlog Post

    Open Access
  • The psychological microfoundations of corporate social responsibility: a person-centric systematic review

    Gond, J. P., El Akremi, A., Swaen, V. & Babu, N., Feb 2017, In : Journal of Organizational Behavior. 38, 2, p. 225-246 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue

    Open Access
  • Thesis

    Employee social responsibility: development of an ESR measure and a multi-level investigation of antecedent and boundary conditions

    Author: Babu, N., 4 Mar 2016

    Supervisor: Thomas, G. M. (Supervisor) & Guillaume, Y. R. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy


    Press / Media

    How we use good deeds to justify immoral behaviour

    Nishat Babu


    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Other