Pamela Yeow is the MBA Programme Director and Senior Lecturer in Management at Kent Business School.
Pam has been awarded faculty and school grants to investigate communities of practice and the facilitation of knowledge diffusion. Currently, she contributes to Kent Business School’s undergraduate, postgraduate and executive teaching. She also acts as a reviewer for peer-reviewed journals such as International Journal of Human Resource Management, Human Resource Management Journal, Journal of Information Systems, European Academy of Management and Management Communication Quarterly.
Pam’s research interests include the role of trust (and trust repair) and communication in managing change effectively, and how communities of practice work in reality. Recently published papers include a case study of embedding ethical consumerism in the Journal of Business Ethics, a cross-cultural comparison paper looking at knowledge management systems and incentivising employees with colleagues at the University of Texas, and a paper on the effective communication of change and its effect on trust with colleagues at Kent and Imperial College, London.
Pam has presented her research at various international conferences including the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP) and European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS). She has also successfully supervised several PhD students and would be interested to hear from prospective students.
Pam is a member of the People, Management and Organisations research group in Kent Business School and the Centre for Employment, Competitiveness and Growth. She is also External Affiliate of the Centre for Group Processes in the Department of Psychology.