Newcastle University Business School

Staff Profile

Dr Judith Watson



Judith Watson FHEA PhD MPhil BSc (Hons)

Judith is a Lecturer in International Business Management. She joined Newcastle University Business School in 2014. Previously, she held management roles in the public and private sectors. She has worked at Northumbria and Teesside Universities and has provided guest lectures in countries such as Tokyo and conference papers in countries including Bologna, Berlin and Estonia. She also spent six years working freelance with third sector organisations supporting them with business planning and strategic development. Judith has specific knowledge and experience of working with social enterprises including co-operatives and employee-ownership. As well as being awarded her PhD in 2019, she also gained Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy.


Judith has research interests in:

Employee voice


Social care

Work and organisations


Undergraduate teaching and supervision:

BUS1002 Global Business Environment (1)

BUS1010 Global Business Environment (2)

BUS1015 Management and Organisation

BUS1016 Academic Practice and Professional Skill Development

BUS3051 Management Dissertations

Personal tutor to stage two and three students

Postgraduate teaching and supervision:

NBS8060 International Business Strategy

NBS8074 Global Perspectives on HRM

NBS8286 People Management in Global Context

NBS8287 Global Employment Relations

NBS8513 Role of Business in Society: Issues and challenges

NBS8061 Managing Across Cultures

Personal tutor to post-graduate students