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Associate Professor Jo Cullinane MMS, BMS Hons, MSc HRM, PhD, HEA

Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor

Doctoral Co-Supervisor
Massey Business School - Deputy PVC's Office

My academic background is in strategic management and human resource management.  I joined Massey University as DPVC in August 2017, having prevously worked in roles in the UK such as Academic Dean at Coventry University in London, Director of Learning and Teaching in the Business Faculty, University of Greenwich and Head of Division for HROB at University of Glamorgan.  Prior to moving to the UK in 2000, I was a PhD student and academic at University of Waikato.



  • Master of Management Studies - University of Waikato (1996)
  • Bachelor of Management Studies with Honours - University of Waikato (1995)
  • MSc Human Resource Management - University of Glamorgan (2005)
  • PhD - University of Waikato (2003)

Fellowships and Memberships

  • Member, Chartered Management Instiutute (Corporate Member) (2008)
  • Member, Higher Education Academy (Other) (2002)

Certifications and Registrations

  • Licence, Co-Supervisor, Massey University

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Human Resource Management

Corporate Social Responsibility

Emotional Labour

Emotional Intelligence



Resource Development and Management

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Business and Management (150300): Commerce, Management, Tourism And Services (150000): Corporate Governance and Stakeholder Engagement (150303): Human Resources Management (150305): Industrial Relations (150306): International Business (150308): Organisation and Management Theory (150310): Organisational Behaviour (150311): Organisational Planning and Management (150312)

Research Outputs


Rocker, KT., Kelly, S., Cullinane, J., Croucher, SM., & Anderson, K. (2021). Computer-mediated immediate behaviors and their impact on structural divergence in superior-subordinate relationships. Communication Research Reports.
[Journal article]Authored by: Croucher, S., Cullinane, J.


Tootell, B., Croucher, S., & Cullinane, J. (2019). Cyberbullying in the workplace. In Computer-mediated communication for business: Theory to practice. (pp. 162 - 171). : Cambridge Scholars
[Chapter]Authored by: Croucher, S., Cullinane, J., Tootell, B.


Cullinane, J., Croucher, S., Tootell, B., & Ashwell, D.(2019). The Pattern and Prevalence of Bullying in New Zealand Organisations – Insights from the New Zealand Diversity Survey. Paper presented at the meeting of https://www.bam.ac.uk/sites/bam.ac.uk/files/contribution641.pdf. Aston University, Birmingham
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Ashwell, D., Croucher, S., Cullinane, J., Tootell, B.
Croucher, S., Tootell, B., Cullinane, J., & Ashwell, D.(2019, May). Organizational dissent and bullying as negative engagement. . Retreived from https://cdn.ymaws.com/www.icahdq.org/resource/resmgr/conference/2019/2019printprogram.pdf
[Conference]Authored by: Ashwell, D., Croucher, S., Cullinane, J., Tootell, B.
Croucher, S., Tootell, B., Cullinane, J., & Ashwell, D.(2019). Organizational dissent and bullying as negative engagement. . Washington, D.C., USA
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Ashwell, D., Croucher, S., Cullinane, J., Tootell, B.

Teaching and Supervision

Teaching Statement


Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Co-supervisor 2 0

Current Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • Ranjeeta Singh - Doctor of Philosophy
    Employee Engagement & Psychological Capital
  • Beth Tootell - Doctor of Philosophy
    Peer- to -Peer Bullying in New Zealand. an issue of bluntness, incivility or unfettered abuse?