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Dr Roxana Corduneanu


Department: Newcastle Business School

Dr Roxana Corduneanu is a Lecturer in Leadership and Management. Her research examines the value of organisational rewards and their impact on motivation, using primarily a quantitative approach. Prior to joining Northumbria University, Roxana completed her PhD in Management at the University of Glasgow and was a Visiting Researcher at the University of Sydney. She received multiple awards for her work and has a track record of internationally-recognised publications in journals such as Public Management Review and Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting and Financial Management

Roxana Corduneanu

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

Roxana's key research interests include:

  • Rewards management 
  • Work motivation 
  • Public sector management 
  • Public service motivation 
  • Self-determination theory

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Crowding-in or crowding-out: the contribution of self-determination theory to public service motivation, Corduneanu, R., Dudau, A., Kominis, G. 2 Jul 2020, In: Public Management Review
  • People in suits: a case study of empowerment and control in a non-profit UK organisation, Corduneanu, R., Lebec, L. 2 Jul 2020, In: Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting and Financial Management
  • With a little help from my friends: the positive contribution of teamwork to safety behaviour in public hospitals, Trinchero, E., Kominis, G., Dudau, A., Corduneanu, R. 2 Jan 2020, In: Public Management Review


  • Management PhD April 29 2020
  • Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy AFHEA 2021

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