Dr Phatcharasiri (Angie) Ratcharak PhD, MBA, MSc, BSc, AFHEA

Lecturer in Business Management

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Dr Phatcharasiri (Angie) Ratcharak

Dr Phatcharasiri (Angie) pr Ratcharak

Lecturer in Business Management

Dr Angie Ratcharak joined the Department of Human Resources and Organisational Behaviour, Faculty of Business at University of Greenwich in September 2021. She holds her PhD in Management, majoring in Leadership, Organisations, and Behaviour, from Henley Business School, University of Reading. During her PhD study, Angie received the Researcher of the Year Award in 2018 under the prosperity and resilience theme from her PhD thesis on Emotional Labour Processes in Leader-Follower Role Relationships: The Perspective of Leadership Identity Work. She also won Best Paper Awards from competitive conferences. She had previously gained her MSc in Organisational Behaviour from Aston Business School, Aston University with a Distinction in her dissertation. She also holds an MBA majoring in Human Resource Management (Distinction) and a BSc in Medical Science (First class honours).

Before joining University of Greenwich, Angie taught Human Resource Management at Surrey Business School, University of Surrey and received a post-doctoral research funding on Matching Apprenticeship Levy to Value from Henley Business School. She had also participated in the BA/Leverhulme funded research project on How to create resilient leaders? - Developing an interdisciplinary multifaceted framework of individual resilience. Prior to her career in academia, she enjoyed a professional career working in consultancy for several international companies.

Angie’s main research interests are Organisational Behaviour, Leadership, and Human Resource Management. The current research themes include the interplay of identity, traits, and emotion management among leaders in professionalised settings such as healthcare organisations and its impact on their well-being and organisational outcomes. Her teaching interests are in the areas of Human Resource Management, Organisational Behaviour, Leadership, Cross-cultural Management, Strategic Management, Work/Organisational Psychology, Business Research Methods, and Professional Development.


  • PhD Researcher of the Year 2018 Award for the prosperity and resilience research theme of University of Reading
  • Best Paper Award from the “Leadership and Leadership Development” track at the 31st annual conference of British Academy of Management (BAM), 2017
  • Best Paper Award from WMS Management Research Conference #1, 2012
  • Associate Fellowship of Higher Education Academy, 2020
  • Post-doctoral research funding, Henley Business School, University of Reading, 2019 - 2021
  • Training grant for the “Structural Equation Modelling in R” workshop, The Psychometrics Centre, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, 2017
  • Conference grants from the School of Leadership, Organisations, and Behaviour, Henley Business School, 2016 - 2018


  • Academic membership of Academy of Management
  • Associate membership of European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology
  • Membership of British Academy of Management
  • Reviewer of Annual Meetings of Academy of Management

Research / Scholarly interests

Angie’s research primarily focuses on topics related to Organisational Behaviour that have implications in Human Resource Management and Leadership.

Her research interests include:

  • Individual differences and personality
  • Identity and identity construction
  • Emotion and emotion management
  • Leadership
  • Mental health and well-being
  • Human resource management
  • People’s relationships with technology

Recent publications

Ratcharak, P., Spyridonidis, D., & Vogel, B. (2018). Emotional Dynamics at The Relational Level of Self: The Case of Healthcare Hybrid Professionals. In L. Petitta, C. E. J. Härtel, N. M. Ashkanasy, & W. J. Zerbe (Eds.), Research on Emotion in Organizations vol. 14 - Individual, Relational, and Contextual Dynamics of Emotions. Emerald Group Publishing Limited. ISBN 9781787548459 doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/S1746-979120180000014011

Ratcharak, P., Vogel, B., & Spyridonidis, D. (2018). Effects of Emotional Labor on Leadership Identity Construction among Healthcare Hybrid Managers. Academy of Management Proceedings, Chicago, Illinois, USA. doi: https://doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2018.12224abstract

Ratcharak, P., Vogel, B., & Spyridonidis, D. (2017). The Outcome of Leadership Identity Work: Mixed Effects of Emotional Labour on Healthcare Professional Manager Well-being. Proceeding of Best Papers of 31st Annual Conference of the British Academy of Management (BAM), Warwick Business School, UK.

Ratcharak, P. (2012). Personality Factors Influencing Job Characteristics and Achievement Motivation in Generation Y: Case Study of Workers in Government Sectors and Private Sectors of Thailand. WMS Journal of Management, 1(1), 29-45.


Ratcharak, P., Vogel, B., and Spyridonidis, D. (2018). Feared or Desired Provisional Selves: Mixed Effects of Emotional Labor on Manager Well-being in Leader Identity Granting Processes. The Eleventh International Conference on Emotions and Worklife (“Emonet XI”), University of Illinois, Chicago, USA.

Ratcharak, P., Spyridonidis, D., and Vogel, B. (2017). Roles of Emotion in Leadership Identity Work: The Case of Healthcare Hybrid Managers. Paper presented at the Second Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Leadership Symposium, Mykonos, Greece.

Ratcharak, P., Spyridonidis, D., and Vogel, B. (2016). Hybrid Professionals, Emotions and Role Transition within the UK Healthcare Context. Paper presented at the Tenth Conference on Emotions and Organizational Life (Emonet X), Rome, Italy.

Ratcharak, P. (2016). Hybrid Professionals, Emotions and Role Transition within the UK Healthcare Context. Doctoral Symposium, Research Conversations, 30th Annual Conference of the British Academy of Management (BAM), Newcastle, UK.

Ratcharak, P., Vogel, B., and Spyridonidis, D. (2016). Conditions of Conducting Emotional Labour in Hybrid Professionals. Poster presented at 2nd Doctoral Conference of Henley Business School, Reading, UK.