Annilee Game


  • 2.32 Thomas Paine Study Centre

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

I welcome potential PhD applicants with proposals in the areas of leader-follower relations, ethical leadership, attachment theory, and emotions at work.

Personal profile


I am an Associate Professor in Organisational Behaviour and Business Ethics in the Employment Systems and Institutions (ESI) subject group. I am currently the NBS Director of Staff Development. Since joining NBS, I have also served as Chair of the NBS Research Ethics Committee, the NBS Athena SWAN Lead and the ESI co-Head of Group (Research Co-ordinator).

I am a Chartered Psychologist (CPsychol.) with full membership of the BPS Division of Occupational Psychology. I hold a BSc. Psychology from Aston University, MSc. Occupational Psychology from the University of Sheffield (Institute of Work Psychology) and a PhD in Management from Aston Business School (Aston University). I previously held Research Associate posts at Warwick Business School (University of Warwick) and Aston Business School (Aston University). 

Key Research Interests

My current research interests include the emotional, relational and ethical aspects of work, especially workplace emotions and leadership, attachment theory in organisational contexts, ethical decision-making, and ethical leadership.


Teaching Interests

  • Developing Effective Organisations (PGT)
  • Business Ethics (UG)
  • Building Strengths at Work (UG)


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being