Natalie Sappleton

Natalie Sappleton is a Lecturer in Management at Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK. Natalie graduated from the University of Glasgow in 2002 with First Class Honours in Economics and Politics and from Manchester Metropolitan University in 2008 with a Masters degree in Research Methods. Her PhD thesis, The Segregation Stereotyping Bind: Gendered Social Networks and Resource Acquisition among Men And Women Business Owners in Gender Typical and Atypical Sectors applies gender role congruency theory to a study of entrepreneurship and social capital. Her research interests include gender (in)equalities and the labour market, social networks, and Internet research methods.


Advancing Research Methods with New Technologies
Natalie Sappleton. © 2013. 408 pages.
Advancing digital technologies continue to shape all aspects of our society, with particular impact on the professional research community. These new and exciting developments...
Overcoming the Segregation/Stereotyping Dilemma: Computer Mediated Communication for Business Women and Professionals
Natalie Sappleton. © 2011. 19 pages.
The fastest recent growth in women-owned firms has been in traditionally male industries such as telecommunications and construction. This development has increased the...
Progression of UK Women Engineers: Aids and Hurdles
Haifa Takruri-Rizk, Natalie Sappleton, Sunrita Dhar-Bhattacharjee. © 2010. 21 pages.
Whilst evidence presented in recent scholarship suggests initiatives aimed at increasing female recruitment to the industry may be proving somewhat effective, retention of female...