Newcastle University Business School

Staff Profile

Dr Laurence Vigneau

Lecturer in International Management


Laurence Vigneau joined Newcastle University Business School in 2014 as a Lecturer in International Management. She teaches global business environment, corporate social responsivity (CSR) and corporate communication. She is also the deputy degree programme director for the MSc in Advanced International Business Management and the MSc in Advanced International Business Management and Marketing. Her research interests lie in CSR, international management 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 (CSR) and sustainability 
  • Translation of macro-level ideas into micro-level practices 
  • Adoption and implementation of practices in multinational enterprises (MNEs)
  • The new global governance infrastructure and the standardization of CSR
  • CSR reporting, transparency and accountability 



BUS1002 Global Business Environment (module leader)

BUS3017 Corporate Social Responsibility and Ethics (module leader)

BUS3062 Corporate Communication and Social Media


NBS8599 Research-based Dissertation - MSc International Business Management (module leader)

NBS8060 International Business Strategy