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Susan Cartwright

Professor, Manchester Business School, UK

Susan Cartwright is professor of organizational psychology and well-being and director of Centre for Organizational Health and Well-Being, having previously been a professor at Manchester Business School. She worked in industry for 12 years before joining the Manchester School of Management (now MBS) in 1987, where she completed a master’s degree in 1988 and a PhD in 1990, which was supported by an ESRC competitive scholarship. Professor Cartwright is a fellow of the British Academy of Management, of which she is currently president. She has been an associate editor of the British Journal of Management for more than seven years, is a past editor of the Leadership & Organization Development Journal, and is the recipient of the first Meritous Reviewer Award presented by Human Relations.

Articles by this Author

  • Why Mergers Fail and How to Prevent It
    by Susan Cartwright
    The incidence of M&A has continued to increase significantly during the last decade, both domestically and internationally. The sectors most affected by M&A activity have been service- and knowledge-based industries such as banking, insurance, pharmaceuticals, and leisure. Although M&A is a popular means of increasing or protecting market share, the strategy does not always deliver what is expected in terms of increased profitability or...

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