Dr Florence Kode

Department: Business, Management and Law

Office/Location: O1.41a

Telephone: 02920 416941

Email: FKode@cardiffmet.ac.uk

Staff Overview

​​​​Dr Florence Kode is a Lecturer in HRM and teaches HRM across programmes at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels in the university. She has 8 years’ experience teaching HRM and Organisational Behaviour-related courses across programmes in UK universities. She is the module leader for MSc HRM Resourcing and Talent Management and MBA People and Organisation modules. She supervises postgraduate dissertations in her field.

She has interdisciplinary experience teaching modules across programmes such as People and Organisations (L7), Resourcing and Talent Management (L7), Management Skills for Executives (L7), Strategic Leadership Development and Performance Management (L7), Top Management Teams and Corporate Governance (L7), and Leading People and Teams (L7). Additionally, Change Leadership (L6), Leading and Change (L6), Human Resource Management (HRM) (L5), Managing Business Operations (L5), IT and HRM (L4), and Organisational Behaviour (L4). She was also a module link tutor between her Business School and other Partnership learning centres at her previous institution.

Dr Florence Kode holds a PhD in Business and Management, a Master of Research (MRes) in Business and Management Studies, a Master of Arts (MA) in International Human Resource Management, a Master of Science (MSc) in International Relations, and a Bachelor of Arts (BA)(Hons) in English. She is also an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA). She was awarded the best postgraduate project in Human Resources and Organisational Behaviour at the University of Greenwich in 2012. She is a member of the British Universities Industrial Relations Association (BUIRA).

Prior to her teaching career, Florence has extensive industry experience, spanning over 25 years at the managerial and supervisory levels, especially in the multinationals and oil and gas, across continents, both in Nigeria, Saudi Arabia and the United Kingdom.


Current Teaching
Module Leader L7 – MSc HRM Resourcing and Talent Management
Module Leader L7 – MBA People and Organisations
Tutor L6 – Change Leadership

Florence has successfully supervised several MSc dissertations and continues to do so.


Research interest
Industrial Relations
Precarious Work
Organisational Behaviour
The Oil and Gas Industry
The Global South

Key Publications

​​Florence is currently working on several paper and collaborating with other academics, with some at the publication stage. She has presented her papers at several conferences including the BUIRA conferences at Manchester University and the Middlesex University.

Other Projects and activities

Awarded the Best Postgraduate project in Human Resources and Organisational Behaviour, University of Greenwich, 2012.​

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