Craig Knight

Craig is a Director of IDR Limited and an Hononary Research Fellow at the University of Exeter.

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Tel: +44 (0)162 6331 725

Research Interests:

Leadership and management methods, psychological impact of design, productivity, creativity, the links between older adults and their working counterparts, cognitive engagement at work, organizational identity, recruitment, outplacement, stress .

Relevant Publications:

Haslam, C., Jetten, J., Haslam, S.A., & Knight, C. (2009). When memory and control fade: Reconstructing social identity to enhance the health and well-being of older people in care, in Jetten, J., Haslam, C., & Haslam, A. (Eds.) The social cure: Identity, health, and wellbeing. New York: Psychology Press

Haslam, C., Haslam, S.A., Knight, C., Gleibs, I., Ysseldyk, R., & McCloskey, L.G. (2014). We can work it out: Group decision-making builds social identity and enhances the cognitive performance of care home residents, British Journal of Psychology, 105, 17-34.

Haslam, S.A., & Knight, C. (2006). Your place or mine? BBC News Website, retrieved 20th November 2007 from:

Haslam, S. A., & Knight, C. (2010). Cubicle, sweet cubicle, Scientific American Mind, 21, 30 -35.

Knight, C. (2011) At home in the office? The benefits of space that speaks to employees’ identity, Monacle, 1, 12.15.

Knight, C.P., & Haslam, S.A. (2010). Your Place or Mine? Organizational Identification and Comfort as Mediators of Relationships Between the Managerial Control of Workspace and Employees’ Satisfaction and Well-being. British Journal of Management, 21, 717-735.

Knight, C.P., & Haslam, S.A. (2010). The Relative Merits of Lean, Enriched, and Empowered Offices: An Experimental Examination of the Impact of Workspace Management, Journal of Experimental: Applied, 16, 158 – 172.

Knight, C.P., Haslam, S.A., & Haslam, C. (2010). In home or at home? How collective decision making in a new care facility enhances social interaction and wellbeing amongst older adults. Ageing and Society, 30, 1393 – 1418

Nieuwenhuis, M, Knight, C.P., Postmes, T., & Haslam, S.A. The relative benefits of green versus lean office space: Three field experiments (in prep).


• ESRC CASE Award.
• Productschap Tuinbouw with Universities of Cardiff, Exeter and Groningen; Ambius and Ki plants

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Identity Realization website

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Research interests:

BBC1 Science of the Young Ones…
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Part 2…

OU Social Psychology module:

Office productivity research:

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