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Organisational Behaviour PhD programme

We are known as one of the top OB departments in the world, recognised for teaching excellence and innovative, in-depth research.


Combine theoretical and methodological rigour with managerial relevance

Develop the knowledge and skills necessary to become a successful and productive scholar.

Contribute to our research output - the cornerstone of our ability to have a positive impact on the world

  • Train to become a scholar in the field and secure an academic job in a research-oriented university

  • Pursue research on the behaviour of individuals, groups and organisations, with the goal of advancing theoretical understanding of these phenomena

  • Develop content knowledge and learn to conduct original empirical research

  • Tutor, teach and internalise the professional values and traditions of the field.


Faculty in the Organisational Behaviour group

We focus primarily on Micro and Macro Organisational Behaviour – the study of individual and group behaviour in an organisational context. We draw heavily on theory from psychology and sociology, and publish regularly in discipline-based and management journals.

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A unique life experience

Benefit from our central London location. Enjoy our vibrant campus environment. Welcome to a dynamic student and alumni community that provides lifelong engagement and opportunity.

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Next steps

Ready to join the LBS PhD programme? We’d love to hear from you.

Interested in applying? We recruit students through our annual PhD application process.

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