Position Research Fellow
Institution University of Nottingham
Discipline Business
Contact Selim.Cakir@nottingham.ac.uk

Personal Bio

Picture6Selim is a research fellow at the Rights Lab focusing on the risk of modern slavery in supply chains. He has obtained a PhD degree in Strategy and International Business from the University of Warwick. His doctoral research focused on slack resources in organizations. He developed a new measurement instrument in order to examine the impact of managerial attitudes towards slack resources on organizations. He also holds an MSc in International Business (with distinction) from the University of Birmingham.

Selim has extensive teaching experience in strategic management. In addition to teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, he supervised several students in their master’s dissertations.

Projects

Picture7Commodity Slavery Index

The aim of the project is to develop a country-level composite indicator which measures the risk of modern slavery in commodity supply chains. The new index will help managers to assess and mitigate modern slavery risks in supply chains.

Perceptions of Modern Slavery Risk in UK businesses

The primary goal of the project is to gain fundamental insights about the perceptions of modern slavery in UK businesses. By examining the complex relationships between some key organizational phenomena and modern slavery perceptions it will offer practical steps for helping decision makers to tackle modern slavery in their supply chains.