Dr Jean-Anne Stewart

Associate Professor

Dr Jean-Anne Stewart

Dr Jean-Anne Stewart

Programme Director MA Leadership
Programme Area Director of Post-experience Postgraduate Masters Programmes (Chair PAC)
Programme Area Director of Corporate Global MBA Programmes
Senior Fellow of HEA
Member of the BAM Council
Leadership, Organisations and Behaviour
Subject Expertise: Leadership, Leadership Development, Facilitation, Action Learning, Virtual Action Learning, Generational Differences, SMEs
Specific Industry Expertise: Airlines, IT, Government (Local and International)
Geographical Expertise: China, Malaysia, Russia, South America, Europe
Room AB5 Greenlands campus
Jean-Anne.Stewart@henley.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1491 414558

Biography

Jean-Anne has over 14 years' experience of research and teaching at Henley Business School and is Programme Director for the innovative new Henley MA Leadership programme, launched in June 2016, following extensive research into leadership, leadership development and management learning. She is also responsible for corporate global MBA qualification programmes, for a variety of international clients, most recently with Deloitte. She designs, develops and delivers programmes and modules, specialising in leadership, facilitation, action learning, project management, change management and leadership development. Jean-Anne has led several European and UK research projects, particularly focused on leadership, action learning, SMEs, third sector leadership, management learning, technology-enabled learning, leadership development and evaluation.

Prior to joining Henley Business School, Jean-Anne gained over 20 years business experience, focused on implementing complex, international, IT and business change programmes, most recently at British Airways where she was responsible for developing their internal facilitation, leadership, project management and change capability.

Current research interests are responsible leadership, collaboratories, leadership and management across generations, evaluation of action learning and virtual action learning for leadership development.

Programme Delivery

Programme Director, MA Leadership

Programme Area Director, Post-experience Postgraduate Masters Programmes (Chair PAC)

Programme Area Director, Corporate Global MBA Programmes

MBA International Study Visit Leader / Module Convenor

Module Convenor - MA Leadership modules (Leadership Concepts, Personal Leadership Development, Practice-based Leadership Project, Facilitation Skills for Leaders)

Doctoral and Masters Supervisor

Publications

Stewart, J.A. (2017), ‘The Quest for the Holy Grail of Leadership Development’ article in The Business Magazine - Thames Valley, Business Magazines, Berkshire, UK.

Stewart, J.A. (2015), ‘Designing Better Leadership Programmes – addressing the 70% through Action Learning’, Developing Leaders, Issue 20.

Stewart, J.A, Simister, S. and Thurloway, L. (2014), ‘The development of the Henley Business School MA in Leadership programme’, chapter in Inspirational Guide for the Implementation of PRME, UK & Ireland Edition, Greenleaf Publishing, Sheffield, UK.

Stewart, J.A. and Dickenson, M. (2011), ‘Virtual Action Learning’ chapter in Action Learning in Practice, 4th Edition – Gower, Farnham, Surrey, UK. pp 153–162.

Stewart, J.A. (2010), ‘Action Learning and Virtual Action Learning for Leadership Development’, Developing Leaders, Issue 1.

Stewart, J.A., and Thurloway, L. (2010), ‘Generation Y and Z: Who are they? Should we manage them differently?’ chapter in Fast Track to Success in Managing People & Performance- McKean, Pearson Education, Harlow, UK.

Stewart, J.A. (2009), ‘Making it Happen - Facilitation’, chapter in Fast Track to Success in Strategy - McKean, Pearson Education, Harlow, UK.

Stewart, J.A. (2009), ‘The Art of Facilitation’, Employee Engagement Today, Vol 2.2, Spring.

Stewart, J.A. (2009), ‘Evaluation of an action learning programme for leadership development of SME leaders in the UK’, Action Learning: Research and Practice, Vol. 6, No. 2, July 2009, pp131-148.

Stewart, J.A., Favato, G., Day, M. and Print, C. (2008), ‘Compliance in the supply chain: implications of Sarbanes-Oxley for UK businesses’ ICFAI Journal of Supply Chain Management. pp 1-22.

Stewart, J.A. (2008), ‘Looking after Leaders - Leadership Development for Leaders working in health and social care in the third sector’ – research report published by Third Sector Leadership Organisation. pp 1 – 48.

Birchall, D., Stewart, J.A. and Pedler, M. (2007), ‘Improving the Facilitation of Organisational Knowledge Creation’, Published in Hands-on Knowledge , Co-creation and Sharing : Practical Methods and Techniques, edited by Samad Kazi, Wohlfart & Wolf, Knowledgeboard, Stuttgart, 2007. pp 311 – 326.

Stewart, J.A. (2007), ’Enterprise IQ Finding, Using and Sharing Information In Organisations - A Study of UK Medium to Large Enterprises’, - research report published by Microsoft (May 2007). pp 1 – 10.

Stewart, J.A. and Favato, G. (2007), ‘Compliance in the supply chain: the present and future implications of Sarbanes-Oxley for UK businesses’ – research report published by Microsoft (June 2007). pp 1- 33.

Stewart, J.A. (2006), ‘High Performing Competencies for Group Facilitators’ – Journal of Change Management, Vol 6, Issue 4, December 2006. pp 417 – 440.

Stewart, J.A. and Alexander, G. (2006), ‘Engaging SMEs in Virtual Action Learning’ Journal of Action Learning – Research & Practice, Autumn 2006. pp 141 – 160.

Stewart, J.A. and Burgoyne, J. (2005), ‘Evaluation of SME Leadership Development Programme’ – research report published by DTI /SFBN Management & Leadership Board. pp 1 – 37.

Stewart, J.A. and Birchall, D. (2004), ‘Leadership Development for SMEs’ – research report published by DTI /DFES/CITB. pp 1 – 73.

Stewart, J.A. (2004), ‘High Performing (and Threshold) Competencies for Group Facilitators’ Doctoral Thesis.

Stewart, J.A. (2002), ‘Facilitator Competencies’. Group Facilitation: A Research and Applications Journal, Vol 2, No 2.

PEER-REVIEWED ACADEMIC CONFERENCE PAPERS

Stewart, J.A. (2017),Innovative Techniques to Develop Leadership Practice: Strategic Leadership Marketplace’, International Leadership Association (ILA) Annual Conference 2017, Brussels.

Stewart, J.A., (2016), ‘A Study of Leaders currently on a MA Leadership programme at a UK business school’, International Studying Leadership Conference, Edinburgh, December 2016.

Stewart, J.A., (2016), ‘A Pilot Project to Explore Responsible Leadership in UK Business Schools’, presented at UN PRME UK Conference, Nottingham, June 2016.

Stewart, J.A. and Pedler, M., (2016), ‘Developing Leadership Capacity through Action Learning’, International Action Learning (IAL) Conference, Ashridge, April 2016.

Stewart, J.A. and Cho, Y. (2016),Action Learning to Develop Inclusive Leadership Capability: Lessons from South Korea and the U.K.’, International Leadership Association (ILA) Annual Conference 2016, Atlanta.

Stewart, J.A., Gosling, J., Foster-Pedley, J., Kempster, S. Murphy, A., Thurloway, L. and Blakeley, K. (2015), ‘BAM Responsible Leadership Collaboratory’ pre-conference half-day workshop presented at the International Leadership Association (ILA) Annual Conference 2015, Barcelona.

Stewart, J.A., Murphy, A. and Keevill, J. (2015), Action Learning to Develop Multi-generational International Leaders paper presented at the International Leadership Association (ILA) Annual Conference 2015, Barcelona.

Stewart, J.A., Kempster, S., Murray, A., Alexander, A. and Blakeley, K., (2015), ‘Responsible Leadership Collaboratory’ professional development half-day workshop for BAM 2015, Portsmouth.

Stewart, J.A. (2015), ‘Action Learning programme to develop International Business Leaders’ paper presented at the International Action Learning Conference, Cambridge, March 2015.

Stewart, J.A. Simister, S. and Thurloway, L. (2014), ‘The Development of the Henley Business School MA Leadership programme’ paper presented at PRME 2014 Annual Conference UK and Ireland, Winchester.

Stewart, J.A. (2014), ‘Action Learning to develop International Generation Y Leaders’ paper for the International Action Learning Conference, Ashridge, April 2014

Stewart J.A. and Thurloway L (2013), Innovative Leadership Programmes to Develop Resilient Generation Y Leaders Workshop for the International Leadership Association (ILA) Annual Conference, Montreal, Canada.

Stewart, J.A. and Thurloway, L. (2013), ‘Leading Generation Y – Exploring Myths and Reality’ – paper presented at BAM 2013, Liverpool.

Stewart J.A. and Thurloway L (2012), ‘Action Learning for Leadership Development across Generations: Reflections from the Titanic’ Workshop for the International Leadership Association (ILA) Annual Conference, Denver, CO.

Stewart, J.A. and Thurloway, L. (2012), ‘Is Generation Y Really Different? A Critical Evaluation of the Generation Y Literature’ – paper presented at BAM 2012.

Stewart, J.A. and Thurloway, L. (2012), ‘Leadership across Generations - a facilitated workshop exploring the challenges of developing ‘Generation Y’ leaders in multi-generational organisations – paper presented at BAM 2012.

Stewart, J.A. and Thurloway, L. (2012), ‘Exploring Challenges of Leadership Development across Generations through Facilitated Action Learning’– workshop presented at ILA Europe, ESMT, Berlin.

Stewart, J.A. (2011), ‘Action Learning and Virtual Action Learning for Leadership Development’ – paper presented at the International Leadership Association Conference, London.

Stewart, J.A. (2011), ‘Towards a Model of Facilitative Leadership’ – paper presented at BAM 2011.

Stewart, J.A. and Thurloway, L. (2011), ‘Leadership across Generations – exploring the challenges of leadership in a multi-generational organization’ – paper presented at BAM 2011.

Stewart, J.A. (2010), ‘Facilitative Leadership, Facilitation and Facipulation – A study exploring facilitative leadership skills development’ – paper presented at BAM 2010.

Stewart, J.A. (2010), ‘A Blended Action Learning Programme to Develop Facilitation Skills of Leaders in European Organisations’ – The International Action Learning (IAL) Conference, Henley, March.

Stewart, J.A. (2009), ‘Facilitative Leadership - Abdication of responsibility or an empowering democracy?’ – paper presented at BAM 2009.

Thurloway, L. and Stewart, J.A. (2009), ‘What is new or different about Generation Y?’ – paper presented at BAM 2009.

Stewart, J.A. (2008), ‘Leadership Development for Third Sector Leaders in the health and social care sector’ full paper presented at BAM 2008.

Stewart, J.A. (2008), ‘A Blended Action Learning Programme to Develop Cross Cultural Skills for SME Leaders’ – development paper presented at BAM 2008.

Stewart, J.A. (2008), ‘Developing and Evaluating an Action Learning Programme for SME Leadership Development’ - paper presented at Action Learning Conference, March 2008.

Stewart, J.A. (2008), ‘Leadership Development for Third Sector Leaders in the health and social care sector’ – paper presented at National Third Sector Leadership Conference, Nottingham, March 2008.

Stewart, J.A. (2008), ‘SEEDA Leadership Innovation Diagnostic’, presented at SEEDA Leadership Academy, Henley Management College, February, 2008.

Stewart, J.A. (2008), ‘Action Learning for SME Leadership Development’, presented at SEEDA Leadership Academy, Henley Management College, February, 2008.

Stewart, J.A and Favato, G. (2007), ‘Compliance in the supply chain: the present and future implications of Sarbanes-Oxley for UK businesses’ – paper presented at Corporate Board Governance Conference, Henley Management College, October 2007.

Stewart, J.A. (2007), ‘Facilitating Virtual Action Learning’ – paper presented at ICEM / CARDET conference, University of Nicosia, Cyprus, September 2007.

Stewart, J.A. (2006), ‘The High-Performing Group Facilitator’ – paper and workshop at International Association of Facilitators European conference, Stockholm, 2006.

Stewart, J.A. and Alexander, G. (2006), ‘Engaging SMEs in E-learning’ paper presented to Networked Learning Conference, at University of Lancaster, April 2006.

Stewart, J.A (2006), ‘Virtual Action Learning for SME Leadership Development’ PALETTE Conference, Crete September 2006.

Stewart, J.A. and Alexander, G. (2005), ‘Engaging SMEs in E-learning’ paper presented to eLearnAccredit conference at Said Business School, University of Oxford, June 2005.

Book Reviews

Beerel, A. (2009), Leadership and Change Management, Sage, London, UK – review of proposed revisions for new edition.

Burnes, B. (2014), Managing Change, 6th Edition, Pearson, Harlow, UK.

Mullins, L.J. (2013) Management & organisational Behaviour, 11th Edition, Pearson, Harlow, UK.

Bryman, A. and Bell, E. (2015), Business Research Methods, 4th Edition, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK.

Carnall, C. and Roebuck, C. (2014), Strategic Leadership: Delivering strategic alignment and organisational excellence through developing leadership, book proposal.

Pedler, M. and Abbott. C. (2013), Facilitating Action Learning, Open University press, Maidenhead, UK.

Stacey, R. (2012), Tools and Techniques of Leadership and Management, Routledge, Abingdon, UK.

Journal Reviews

Action Learning: Research and Practice Journal, Member of Editorial Board and Reviewer

International Journal of Management

Journal of Change Management

Sage Business Video Cases Reviews

Member of Sage Business and Management Advisory Board