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Henley professor receives British Academy of Management Lifetime Achievement Award

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Professor Abby Ghobadian from Henley Business School has been presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the British Academy of Management.

The academy is the leading authority in the academic field of management, supporting the community of scholars and engaging with international peers.

Professor Ghobadian, Professor of Management in Henley’s Department for Leadership, Organisations and Behaviour, was recognised for his work studying how organisational performance can be improved, which has been important in advancing knowledge of the relationship between management practices and companies’ performance.

The award also highlights his work with the UK government and the assistance he has given overseas academic institutions.

It is named the Richard Whipp Lifetime Achievement Award in memory of Professor Richard Whipp, an eminent business scholar, acknowledging his contribution in developing the Academy.

Professor Ghobadian has been an academic dean at Henley Business School since 2007, and led the Leadership, Organisations and Behaviour department from 2011-15.

His published work includes two edited books, more than 50 books chapters, and more than 130 conference papers.

He has chaired the British Academy of Management and is a past president. He has also served on the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills’ Business School Task Force.

Upon receiving the award, Professor Ghobadian said:

“I am honoured and most pleased to be recognised by my peers. The British Academy of Management has made an invaluable contribution to the development of management education in UK. It has been a privilege to serve the academy.”

The award was given to Professor Ghobadian at the academy’s annual conference, held at Aston University in Birmingham.

Published 3 September 2019
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