Imperial College London


Business School

Professor of Organisational Behaviour



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Celia Moore is Professor of Organisational Behaviour at Imperial College Business School. Prior to joining Imperial, she held positions at Bocconi University in Milan and London Business School, where she was on the faculty for nine years. She has also been a visiting scholar at Harvard Business School and a Fellow of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University. She is currently an Academic Fellow of the Ethics and Compliance Initiative and sits on the UK’s Banking Standards Board Assessment Steering Committee. 

Her teaching sits at the intersection of leadership and ethics, and she is particularly interested in supporting individuals to enact their moral agency responsibly. She has worked with several organizations on how to support more ethical behavior at work, including the Financial Conduct Authority (UK), the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (London, UK), the National Health Service (UK), the International Anti-Corruption Academy (Vienna, Austria), the Brookings Institute (Washington, DC), as well as several major financial institutions.

Her research focuses on how organizations unintentionally facilitate morally problematic behavior, and on how to resist these consequences. It has been published in Academy of Management JournalOrganization ScienceJournal of Applied PsychologyJournal of Personality and Social PsychologyAcademy of Management AnnalsResearch in Organizational BehaviorPersonnel Psychology, and the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, as well as several edited volumes. Her work has been featured in the Financial TimesWall Street JournalForbes, and Fast Company, as well as on NPR, the CBC, and the BBC.



Palanski M, Newman A, Leroy H, et al., 2021, Quantitative research on leadership and business ethics: examining the state of the field and an agenda for future research, Journal of Business Ethics, Vol:168, ISSN:0167-4544, Pages:109-119

De Cremer D, Moore C, 2020, Toward a Better Understanding of Behavioral Ethics in the Workplace, Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior, Vol:7, ISSN:2327-0608, Pages:369-393

Pozner J-E, Mohliver A, Moore C, 2019, Shine a light: how firm responses to announcing earnings restatements changed after sarbanes–oxley, Journal of Business Ethics, Vol:160, ISSN:0167-4544, Pages:427-443

Wakeman SW, Moore C, Gino F, 2019, A counterfeit competence: After threat, cheating boosts one's self-image, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Vol:82, ISSN:0022-1031, Pages:253-265

Oc B, Bashshur MR, Moore C, 2019, Head above the parapet: How minority subordinates influence group outcomes and the consequences they face for doing so., Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol:104, ISSN:0021-9010, Pages:929-945

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