A German born economist and applied statistician by training, Professor Thomas Lange (Ph.D. FRSA CAHRI) serves as Head of the Department of Management, Leadership and Organisations and professorial Chair in Management at Middlesex University Business School. Through his strategic leadership of the department, he pursues a research-intensive philosophy of academic excellence in support of an exceptional student experience. His previous leadership positions include Research Dean, Executive Dean and Pro Vice Chancellor in the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Australia.
Lange is a leading authority in the empirical Human Resources and Organizational Behaviour research arena. He is Editor-in-Chief of Evidence-based HRM: A Global Forum for Empirical Scholarship and Associate Editor of the International Journal of Manpower. He is also an Editorial Board member of the British Journal of Management. An author and editor of over 200 scholarly outputs, his publications in recent years have appeared in such outlets as Journal of Vocational Behavior, British Journal of Management, International Journal of Human Resource Management, and Human Resource Management (US), amongst others.
Learning & Teaching Interests
Professor Lange's teaching and learning interests include International HRM, Cross Cultural Management, Organisational Behavior, and Personnel Economics.
Research Outputs & Interests
Professor Lange's key areas of research interest include subjective well-being, behaviours and motivational aspects in the workplace.
Audenaert, Mieke and Decramer, Adelien and Lange, Thomas and Vanderstraeten, Alex (2016) Setting high expectations is not enough: linkages between expectation climate strength, trust, and employee performance. International Journal of Manpower, 37 (6). pp. 1024-1041. ISSN 0143-7720