Dr. Danielle Talbot

Principal Lecturer in Business and Management

School of Strategy and Leadership
Coventry Business School
Faculty of Business and Law


  • PG Cert Higher Education Practice
  • Ph.D., Organisational Fit and Misfit: An Empirical Study of Similarities and Differences
  • M.Sc.
  • M.B.A.
  • B.A (Hons), Business Studies
Research interests
  • Organisational behaviour and I/O psychology
  • Person-environment fit and misfit
  • Leadership

Research students: 3 current PhD students

Recent outputs and publications
  • Talbot, D. L., Stinton, E., Paladini, S. and Hollyoak, B. (2016) Leadership in organisations: Does Investors in People status enhance distributed leadership? British Academy of Management Conference, 6-8 September, Newcastle.
  • Follmer, E. H., Kristof-Brown, A. L., Astrove, S. L. L., Talbot, D., and Billsberry, J. (2016). A qualitative study of the efforts involved in fitting in. Paper presented at the Academy of Management (AoM), Anaheim, USA.
  • Coldwell, D., Williamson, M., Talbot, D., & Billsberry, J. (2015). Ex uno plura? Towards a conceptual model of organizational socialisation and ethical fit. Paper presented at the British Academy of Management (BAM) annual conference, Portsmouth, UK.
  • Hollyoak, B. M. and Talbot, D. L. (2014) Netnology: A new Addition to the Person Environment fit Research Methods Toolbox. Paper presented at EAWOP Small Group Meeting on Opening New Frontiers in Person – Environment Fit Research, Amsterdam.
  • Akakpo, A., Talbot, D., Searle, R., and Paladini, S. (2014) The consequences of Top Management Team Diversity: A  Systematic Literature Review, Paper presented at the British Academy of Management annual conference, Belfast.
  • Billsberry, J., Talbot, D.L., and Ambrosini, V. (2013) 'Mapping Fit: Maximising Idiographic and Nomothetic Benefits'. In Organizational Fit: Key Issues and New Directions. Ed. by Billsberry, J., and Kristof-Brown, A.L. Wiley
  • Talbot, D.L., Hollyoak, B., and Billsberry, J. (2011) 'Keeping Fit'. Training Journal.
Teaching modules
  • International Leadership
  • Research Methods
Other Activities
  • External Examiner - MBA Programmes, University of Brighton (2016 - Present)
  • Panel Member - RAP
  • Panel member at internal and external approval events
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