Dr Raysa Rocha

EBS - Organisation Studies and Human Resource Management
Dr Raysa Rocha
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    Colchester Campus

  • Academic support hours

    Wednesday 12 pm to 2 pm (by appointment only) Thursday 10:30 am to 11:30 am (by appointment only)



  • PhD University of Beira Interior, (2022)

  • Master in Business Administration Fucape Business School, (2016)


University of Essex

  • Departmental Study Abroad Officer (Management and Marketing), Essex Business School, University of Essex (2/10/2023 - present)

Other academic

  • Representative-st-Large for Research, Management Spirituality and Religion, Academy of Management (1/9/2023 - present)

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Organisational Behaviour (BE410)

  • Managing for Ethics and Sustainability (BE423)

  • Business Ethics (BE439)

  • Student Success Tutorial (BE917)

  • Understanding Organisational Management (BE707)

  • Independent Study Project: Management/Marketing (BE938)


Journal articles (14)

Rocha, RG., Paço, AD., Alves, H. and Gaspar, PD., (2023). The Portuguese Circular Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: Experts Advice on How to Overcome the Challenges. Sustainability. 15 (5), 4642-4642

d'Angelo, MJ., Café, MV. and Rocha, RG., (2023). Impacts of parents' and guardians' trust in confessional schools on students’ perceived performance and spirituality. International Journal of Educational Management. 37 (6/7), 1535-1551

Rocha, RG. and d'Angelo, MJ., (2023). Samarco’s scandal: a perspective of organizational spirituality and corporate social responsibility. International Journal of Organizational Analysis. 31 (2), 387-411

Geaquinto Rocha, R. and Fry, LJW., (2023). Mapping the Research on Spirituality and Culture: a Bibliometric Analysis. Journal of Management, Spirituality & Religion. 20 (3), 230-269

Sharma, N., Paco, A., Rocha, R., Palazzo, M. and Siano, A., (2023). Examining a theoretical model of eco-anxiety on consumers' intentions towards green products. Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, 1-1

Gonçalves, MS., d'Angelo, MJ. and Rocha, RG., (2022). Generating shared value: intersection between organisations that invest in social innovation. Social Responsibility Journal. 18 (8), 1505-1519

Rocha, RG. and Ferreira, JJ., (2022). Gazelles (High-Growth) Companies: a Bibliometric Science Map of the Field. Journal of the Knowledge Economy. 13 (4), 2911-2934

Andrade, R., Pinheiro, P., Carvalho, L. and Rocha, R., (2022). Building a Bridge: Knowledge Sharing Flows into Entrepreneurial Ecosystems. Journal of Open Innovation: Technology, Market, and Complexity. 8 (3), 144-144

Rocha, RG., Kragulj, F. and Pinheiro, P., (2022). Practical wisdom, the (not so) secret ingredient for responsible knowledge management. VINE Journal of Information and Knowledge Management Systems. 52 (3), 426-447

Rocha, RG., (2021). Organizational spirituality and knowledge management supporting organizational practical Wisdom. Spirituality Studies. 7 (1), 68-83

Rocha, R. and Pinheiro, P., (2021). Business Education: Filling the Gaps in the Leader’s Awareness Concerning Organizational Phronesis. Sustainability. 13 (4), 2274-2274

Rocha, RG. and Pinheiro, PG., (2021). PhroneticWorkplace:A Step Forward into a PracticallyWise Company. Open Insight. 12 (26), 130-166

Rocha, RG. and Pinheiro, PG., (2021). Organizational Spirituality: Concept and Perspectives. Journal of Business Ethics. 171 (2), 241-252

Rocha, RG., De Oliveira, VHO. and Rodrigues, RG., (2019). Ease of doing business: Differences between OECD and Non-OECD countries. SCMS Journal of Indian Management. 6 (4), 5-15

Book chapters (5)

Dias, C. and Rocha, RG., (2023). Big Data and Digital Expertise: Analytics Puzzles for Food Industry Entrepreneurs. In: Bleeding-Edge Entrepreneurship: Digitalization, Blockchains, Space, the Ocean, and Artificial Intelligence. Emerald Publishing Limited. 19- 30. 9781802620368

Nunes, JLO., d’Angelo, MJ. and Rocha, RG., (2023). Improving Corporate Governance Practices in the Catholic Church’s Dioceses. In: Preparing for a Sustainable Future. Springer Nature Singapore. 207- 230. 9789819924554

Kragulj, F., Grill, AK., Rocha, RG. and Paço, AD., (2023). But What Does Sustainability Mean? The Groundwork for Knowledge About Sustainability and Knowledge for Sustainability. In: Developments in Corporate Governance and Responsibility. Emerald Publishing Limited. 173- 206. 9781837974634

Rocha, RG., Falcó, ET. and Leitão, J., (2022). Spirituality and Mindful Tourism: Experiencing Innovative Hispanic Cases. In: Tourism Entrepreneurship in Portugal and Spain. Springer International Publishing. 45- 64. 9783030892319

Rocha, RG. and Leitão, J., (2020). The Innovative Performance of Family Businesses: An Essay About Intellectual Capital and Absorptive Capacity. In: Intrapreneurship and Sustainable Human Capital. Springer International Publishing. 211- 227. 9783030494094

Conferences (10)

Marques, IC., Nogueira, F., Gonçalves, SP. and Rocha, R., Leadership and Negotiation in Public Health Management: A Systematic Review of the Literature.

Neves, C., Rocha, R. and Pinheiro, P., (2023). Exploring the Intersection of Knowledge Management and Spirituality in Higher Education Institutions

Marques, I., Nogueira, F., Goncalves, S. and Rocha, RG., (2023). Leadership and Negotiation in Public Health Management: A Systematic Review of the Literature

Geaquinto Rocha, R., Kragulj, F. and Pinheiro, P., (2022). The Wise Leader: Where did the Roads pave by Nonaka and Takeuchi lead to?

Rocha, R. and Fry, L., (2022). Foundations and research trends in spirituality and culture: A thirty-five-year bibliometric analysis

Rocha, R., Pinheiro, P., D’angelo, M. and Kragulj, F., (2021). Organizational phronesis scale development

Rocha, R. and Franco, M., (2020). Spirituality and knowledge sharing: A case study

Pinheiro, P. and Rocha, R., (2020). Knowledge sharing: A link between organizational wisdom and organizational spirituality

Rocha, R. and Pinheiro, P., (2020). Organizational wisdom and organizational spirituality in knowledge management: What is known?

(2019). Spirituality in Knowledge Management: Systematic Literature Review and Future Studies Suggestions

Reports and Papers (1)

Marques, ICP., Rocha, R., Ramos, R., Gonçalves, SP. and Nogueira, F., A systematic review on strategies for achieving performance through teleworking: a stakeholder perspective in the periods before and during/post-Covid-19



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Wednesday 12 pm to 2 pm (by appointment only) Thursday 10:30 am to 11:30 am (by appointment only)

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