Andrew Vassallo

Andrew Vassallo


  • 2.10 Thomas Paine Study Centre

Personal profile


I am the Course leader for the full-time MBA and a Lecturer in Business Management  at Norwich Business School with a professional background in the private sector, working for a European PLC, SME's, entrepreneurial organisations'  and a global corporation during periods of expansion, recession and acquisition.

I offer the ability to relate theory to real world experiences having worked across a broad range of business contexts, from both strategic and operational perspectives. I have developed high levels of business and technical expertise; including representing the United Kingdom on global ISO technical committees.

My academic interests include Organisational Behaviour, Operations management, Organisational Strategy, Organisational Change and its impact on  the psychological contract and Lean Services in Public and Private sectors.

I have a wealth of educational experience, managing and delivering on post graduate, undergraduate and professional management development programmes within both Higher Education  institutions in the UK and also bespoke programme design and delivery for public, private and non for profit sector organisations.

Key Research Interests



2011-13  Technical Advisor    for Sage Publishers for   HRM  academic textbooks proposals   including

Human Resource Management

Strategic and International Perspectives Crawshaw, Budhwar, Davis  2014




Technical Author for CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership  

Module Study Guide for Unit 5001V1 Personal development as a manager and leader



Contributory author and   member of National BFPA working group for  

British Fluid Power Association   P5 Guidelines to   Contamination control in hydraulic fluid power systems.

Information for designers, users and maintenance personnel on contamination control in hydraulic systems, including guidance on filter selection.

(Sales over 150,000 worldwide)