Dr Jo Cartwright
Head and shoulders shot of female staff member Dr Jo Cartwright

Dr Jo Cartwright

Dr Jo Cartwright was awarded her PhD in Business and Management from the University of Manchester in 2014. This explored the role of the customer on human resource management practices across the retail industry. Jo also has a master's degree in HRM and Industrial Relations from the Manchester Business School, as well as a BSc (hons) Management.

Since completing her PhD, she has worked on a number of research projects on behalf of both national and international agencies, such as the Equality and Human Rights Commission and the European Foundation.

Jo is course leader for the Human Resource Management MA and the Human Resource Management PG Dip at London Met, but teaches across both undergraduate and postgraduate HRM programmes. She would be interested in supervising future PhD students on issues related to strategic HRM, women’s employment and (in)equality in the workplace, as well as the employment experience in low-skilled/low-wage jobs.


Grimshaw, D, Cartwright, J, Keizer, A and Rubery, J, 2018. Market Exposure and the Labour Process: The Contradictory Dynamics in Managing Subcontracted Services Work. Work, Employment and Society, 00(0):1-20
Policy@Manchester (2017) by Cartwright, J, Tackling Labour Market Challenges: Six Messages for the New GM Mayor
Johnson, M, Martinez-Lucio, M, Cartwright, J, Mustchin, S, Grimshaw, D (2017) The Context of Regulation in Greater Manchester
Grimshaw, D, Johnson, M and Cartwright, J (2017), Just Work: Against Inequality and Precarious Work
Eurofound (2016), Sustainable Work Throughout the Lifecourse: UK Case Study 
ESRC (2016), Knowledge That Matters: Realising the Potential of Co-Production
Eurofound (2014), New Forms of Employment: Casual Work UK 
Equality and Human Rights Commission (2014), Coming Clean: Contractual and Procurement Practices

Dr Jo Cartwright
Course Leader for Human Resource Management MA and PG Dip
E: j.cartwright@londonmet.ac.uk