Sanna Malinen width=Dr Sanna Malinen


Senior Lecturer in Management


  • PhD
  • MSc (Hons)
  • BA (Otago)

Contact Details

Business and Law Building, Room 337
Phone: +64 3 364 2987
Internal Phone: 7006

Postal Address
Department of Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship
University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
New Zealand


Sanna is a Senior Lecturer in Management at the University of Canterbury, and coordinates the Human Resources & Organisational Behaviour (HR/OB) team. Her research interests are in the fields of organisational behaviour, organisational psychology and human resource management. She is a lead researcher in the Employee Resilience Research group, and some of her ongoing research projects focus on volunteer worker management, coaching psychology, and employee attitudes, engagement and retention. Sanna is a member of the Industrial and Organisational Psychology Division of NZPsS, and has been a member of the Coaching Psychology Special Interest Group (CPSIG) steering group since 2011. She has taken responsibility for organising professional development opportunities for coaching psychologists in the South Island, and is an active member of the Christchurch I/O group.

Undergraduate Courses

Postgraduate Courses

PhD Supervision Opportunities

Research Interests

Research and Publications

You can find out about my research interests, projects I'm presently involved in and items I've published by visiting my entry in the UC Research Profile. Once you've completed your visit there, you can return to this page by clicking “Staff Web Page” under my photo on that page.