Newcastle University Business School

Staff Profile

Dr Laurence Vigneau

Lecturer in International Management; Degree Programme Director MSc International Business Management


Laurence Vigneau joined Newcastle University Business School in 2014 as a Lecturer in International Management. She is  the degree programme director for the MSc in International Business Management. She teaches Global Business Environment, Corporate Social Responsibility and Ethics, International Business Strategy and Corporate Communications. Her research interests lie in international management, CSR and organisational theory.


2014 PhD in Business & Management "The interpretation and integration of CSR in a multinational corporation". University of Nottingham, UK.

2010 MA in Corporate Social Responsibility (Distinction). University of Nottingham, UK.

2006 BSc in Communication Sciences. University of Montreal, Canada.

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Research Interests

  • Corporate social responsibility and sustainability
  • Practice adoption and implementation in multinational enterprises
  • Monitoring, evaluating and measuring CSR practices
  • Influence of global governance organizations (GRI, UNGC, etc.) and the standardization of CSR
  • CSR reporting, transparency and accountability



BUS1002 Global Business Environment

BUS3017 Corporate Social Responsibility and Ethics 

BUS3062 Corporate Communication and Social Media


NBS8599 Research-based Dissertation - MSc International Business Management 

NBS8060 International Business Strategy