Dr Myrtle Emmanuel PhD, MSc, BA (Hons), FHEA, MCIPD

Senior Lecturer; MA Human Resource Management Programme Leader

Key details

Myrtle Emmanuel

Dr Myrtle Emmanuel

Senior Lecturer; MA Human Resource Management Programme Leader

Dr Myrtle Emmanuel joined the University of Greenwich in April 2015. Prior to joining the university, Myrtle was a Principal Lecturer at London Guildhall Faculty of Business and Law at London Metropolitan University. She assisted the Learning and Teaching Director in the development of the Faculty's policy on learning, teaching and assessment. She also had a key role in the design and delivery of a range of modules on the HRM postgraduate and undergraduate degree programmes.

Myrtle achieved her PhD in Management at the Henley Business School, University of Reading. She has also undertaken Associate Tutorship roles for Birkbeck College and Northumbria University.

Before pursuing her academic career, Myrtle was a leadership and personal development facilitator/trainer for various private and public sector organisations. Her portfolio of interim and freelance roles comprised of research, evaluation and learning and development. Examples include Equality and Diversity training for NHS newcomers as well as delivery of Organisational Development, CIPD and IPM courses for various organisations (London Boroughs of Newham, Lewisham & Waltham Forest, Norwich City Council and Broadgate Estates).

Responsibilities within the university

  • Department Employability Leader Tutor
  • MA Human Resource Management Programme Leader
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Leadership
  • Career and Professional Practice
  • Resourcing and Talent Management
  • Employee Resourcing and Development
  • Personal tutor
  • Work placement tutor


Nominated for Inspirational Tutor in 2018 at University of Greenwich

Nominated for best student feedback in 2012 at London Metropolitan University


  • Fellow of Higher Education Academy
  • PhD External Examiner at University of Northumbria
  • Interim MA HRM Consultant, University of Hertfordshire

Research / Scholarly interests

Myrtle's PhD research focus on the relational nature of undergraduates' career management. Her research interest include career management, developmental networks and professional identity. She has co-authored a book chapter on 'Reading and writing skills for business: the students' voice'.

Recent publications

Book section

Vandekerckhove, Wim and , Emmanuel, Myrtle (2019), A Rancièrian method of exploring notions of management and organization through the artistic gaze. Springer. In: , , In: Cristina Neesham, Steven Segal (eds.), Handbook of Philosophy of Management. Springer, Cham, Switzerland . pp. 1-13 . ISBN: 9783319483528 (doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-48352-8_30-1) NB Item availability restricted.

Working paper

Emmanuel, Myrtle and , (2017), A Working Paper on the Foundations and Conceptualisation of Early Career Success. Work Employment and Society Journal. In: , , , . Work Employment and Society Journal, London, UK (doi: ) NB Item availability restricted.

Emmanuel, Myrtle and , (2015), The relational nature of undergraduates' career management. Work Employment & Society. In: , , In: Myrtle Emmanuel (ed.), A Working Paper on the Foundations and Conceptualisation of Early Career Succes. Work Employment & Society, UK . pp. 1-10 (doi: ).