Dr Mervywn Kenneth Williamson

Dr Mervywn Kenneth Williamson
Senior Lecturer
M Block, M1308 3rd floor
Management and Entrepreneurship


Dr Mervywn Kenneth Williamson has been involved in academia on a full-time basis since 2002. Prior to this, he was employed in the corporate world for over ten years where he held a number of positions in the auditing and accounting field. Since joining academia, he has lectured to and supervised both undergraduate and postgraduate students in a wide range of management subjects.

Academic Qualifications

  • BCom (Unisa)
  • PGDip(Marketing) (Unisa)
  • MBA (Heriot-Watt)
  • MEd (UKZN)
  • PhD (UKZN)

Research Interests

  • Person-Environment Fit/Misfit
  • Organisational Justice
  • Business Ethics Education

Recent Publications and Papers

  • Coldwell, D. A. L., Williamson, M., & Talbot, D. (2019). Organizational socialization and ethical fit: A conceptual development by serendipity. Personnel Review, 48(2), 511 – 527.
  • Williamson, M. K., & Perumal, K. (2018). Perceptions of misfit: A study of South African employees. Journal of Contemporary Management, 15, 551 – 579.
  • Adelekan, S. A., Williamson, M., & Atiku, S. O. (2018). Influence of social entrepreneurship pedagogical initiatives on students’ attitudes and behaviours. Journal of Business and Retail Management Research, 12(3), 168 – 177.