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My career experience includes the following:
All things to do with leadership interest me, along with an abiding interest in how we can make organisations both effective for external stakeholders and enjoyable places to work for employees.
My doctoral research examined why and how it has become normalized in recent decades to equate 'leadership' with grandiose expectations of 'transformation', 'vision', and 'charisma'. I argue these ideas, when examined closely, actually create undesirable pressures on leaders, grant them excessive powers, and rely on the problematic assumption that 'followers' are inherently inadequate.I am interested in theorising and practising leadership in ways that are more inclusive and humble.
history of leadership theory
post-positivist research methodologies
critical management studies
21st Century Citizenship, Resource Development and Management
Field of research codes
Business and Management (150300): Commerce, Management, Tourism And Services (150000): Human Resources Management (150305): Organisation and Management Theory (150310): Organisational Behaviour (150311)
organisation design and devleopment
Post-and under-graduate teaching experince in mangement, project management and HR management.
Extensive experience in professional devleopment for senior and middle management.