Mark Fenton-O'Creevy is Professor of Organisational Behaviour at the Open University Business School. He is an educator, researcher and consultant with three current primary areas of interest.
1) He has a long standing interest in the work, behaviour and performance of professional traders and the role of emotion in financial decision-making for both finance professionals and members of the public. He blogs about this work at http://emotionalfinance.net.
2) He studies the ways in which business and management practices develop and are transformed or corrupted within businesses and organisations. Particular interests include the transfer of HR practices between different national settings and the professional practices of traders in investment banks.
3) He has a profound interest in the relationship between formal and informal learning. He spent five years running a Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning the Centre for Practice-Based Professional Learning (http://cetl.open.ac.uk).