Dr Charlotte Croft
Associate Professor
(Organisation and Work Group)

Charlotte Croft is an Associate Professor in OHRM. Her work focuses on issues of identity, leadership and collaboration in professionalised contexts. The majority of her research is focused on healthcare organisations, with a particular interest in the interplay between different professional and managerial groups during processes of collaboration.

Charlotte was previously an NIHR funded Research Fellow exploring the absorptive capacity of Clinical Commissioning Groups during commissioning decisions. She was awarded her PhD from Warwick Business School in 2012, and her doctoral thesis focused on the challenges of leadership for nurses in middle management positions.

Charlotte has worked extensively into collaborative research and educational projects in Australia, and holds an honorary faculty position at Monash University, Melbourne.

Prior to moving into academia, Charlotte worked as an Intensive Care Staff Nurse.

Research Interests

Identity, leadership, professionals, collaboration.