Professor Chris Allinson



PhD, Bradford
MA, Leeds
BSc, Bradford
Chartered Psychologist
Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society


Chris Allinson started his academic career as a Lecturer in the Department of Management Studies at the University of Leeds before the creation of the Leeds University Business School in which he is now a Professor. In addition to teaching and research, he has performed a number of administrative roles including those of Undergraduate Tutor, Admissions Co-ordinator and Head of the Management Division. He has wide experience as an external examiner and as a moderator on university collegiate degree schemes. He has also contributed as a lecturer and consultant to a variety of industrial, governmental and voluntary organisations.Chris Allinson's research has been largely concerned with the person-job and person-organisation fit. He is presently engaged in studies of human information processing at the workplace, especially consequences of the interaction between cognitive style and job characteristics. Outcomes investigated so far include work performance, job satisfaction, occupational stress and leader-member exchange. His previous research was mainly concerned with the skills of performance appraisal and socialisation in bureaucracies.Occupational Psychology Module, MA Human Resource Management
Data Analysis, Executive MBA
Organisational Behaviour Module, Undergraduate level 1