School of Business and Economics


Sharon Simatwo

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Doctoral Researcher in Information Management

Sharon commenced her PhD studies at Loughborough University in October 2016. She holds Masters degree in Information Management and Business Technology from Loughborough University and a BEng in Software Engineering from the University of Sheffield. 

Research Interest:

Knowledge Management; Systems Thinking


Research Plan:

At the moment, she is exploring the links between Systems Thinking and Knowledge Management and how the former can be used to inform Knowledge Management theory towards creating a unified framework for the discipline.



  • Professor Tom Jackson
  • Dr Gillian Ragsdell
  • Dr Kalawsky (external)


Thesis Title/Topic:

'Using Critical Systems Thinking in the provision of a theoretical foundation for Knowledge Management'