Assistant Professor

2019 PhD Management, Curtin University, Australia

2009 B.Ed. , University of South Australia, Australia

1999 Master of Business Administration (MBA), University of South Australia, Australia


Bridget is an Assistant Professor in the College of Interdisciplinary Studies at Zayed University. She holds a PhD in Management from Curtin University, Australia. She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) with over 20 years teaching experience. She has taught in higher education in both Australia and the UAE. Courses she has taught include management, marketing, HRM, Organizational Behavior, Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Before moving into a career in higher education, she worked in industry starting her career as an analytical chemist before taking on several management roles including working as the Executive Officer to the Australian Government Analyst in Canberra, Australia.


Abu Dhabi - Khalifa City, FM3-2-009


+971 2 599 3353

Teaching Areas

Management, Human Resource Management, Values, Ethics, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Research and Professional Activities

Rice,B., Knox,K., Rice,J., Martin,N., Fieger,P. and Fitzgerald, A.(2017). Loyal employees in difficult settings: The compounding effects of inter-professional dysfunction and employee loyalty on job tension. Personnel Review 46 (8), 1755-1769

Fieger,P. and Rice,B. (2018). Whistle-blowing in the Australian Public Service: The role of employee ethnicity and occupational affiliatio. Personnel Review

B Rice, P Fieger, J Rice, N Martin, K Knox (2018). The Impact of Employees’ Values on Role Engagement: Assessing the moderating effects of Distributive Justice. Leadership & Organization Development Journal 39 

Rice,B., Martin,N., Fieger, P. and Hussain, T. (2022). Older healthcare workers' satisfaction: managing the interaction of age, job security expectations and autonomy

Employee Relations: The International Journal 44 (2), 319-334

J Rice, MM Raziq, N Martin, P Fieger, B Rice (2023). The debt crisis and the adoption of Asset-Light and Fee-Orientated (ALFO) arrangements at Marriott: 1980-1995. Journal of Tourism, Heritage & Services Marketing (JTHSM) 9 (1), 58-66