Dr Lynn Thurloway

Associate Professor

Dr Lynn Thurloway

Dr Lynn Thurloway

Subject Area Leader Management Challenge
Programme Director for Health and Social Care Management Programmes
Senior Fellowship of HEA
Leadership, Organisations and Behaviour
Subject Expertise: Managing People; Organisational Behaviour, Multi-generational leadership and working with a particular emphasis on Generation Y, Project Leadership
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Lynn is Subject Area Leader for the Management Challenge and Programme Director for Health and Social Care Management programmes. She teaches on Professional Management Programmes including the MA in Applied Management. She also teaches on the MBA having been a member of Henley Faculty for over 20 years. Past roles have included Subject Area Leader for Dissertations and the Management Challenge, Managing People and Performance, Exams and Electives and Project Leadership.

Lynn has taught both on qualification and non-qualification programmes and also worked with corporates developing tailored qualifications and non-qualification programmes. Her teaching experience is diverse and very international. Her main teaching areas include organisational behaviour and people management, the research process, change and project leadership. She has been an External Examiner for institutions both in the UK and overseas.

Lynn supervises on the DBA programme. She has also played a key role at Henley in terms of academic quality through her work in teaching, learning and assessment. Prior to working with Henley Lynn worked for an Employment Consultancy specialising in supporting organisations to manage and resource IT change projects.

Lynn’s doctorate investigated the understanding of skill and the labour process and her research interests include Leadership and Multi-generational working including Generation Y,the labour process, technology and change and the people elements of project leadership.

Programme Delivery

MA Applied Management
Corporate MBA
Non-Qualification Courses


British Academy of Management September 2011 Leadership across Generations – A facilitated workshop exploring the challenges of leadership in a multi-generational organisation. Jean-Anne Stewart and Lynn Thurloway

ESMT Annual Forum Berlin International Leadership Association June 2012 Exploring Challenges of Leadership Development Across Generations Using Facilitated Action Learning. Jean-Anne Stewart and Lynn Thurloway

British Academy of Management September 2012 Leadership across Generations - a facilitated workshop exploring the challenges of developing Generation Y leaders in multi-generational organisations. Jean-Anne Stewart and Lynn Thurloway

Is Generation Y Really Different? A Critical Evaluation of the Generation Y Literature (Development Paper). Lynn Thurloway and Jean-Ann Stewart



Thurloway, L. and Stewart, J.-A. (2010) Generation Y and Z: who are they? Should we manage them differently? In: Ross, D. (ed.) Fast track to success: managing people and performance. Pearson education, UK. ISBN 9780273732884

Research supervision:

Yetunde Anyanya - The impact of Transformational Leadership on Employee Work Engagement in Nigerian organisations.

Jonny Jensen Stress - IT Technostress

Research collaboration:

Lynn was recently involved as part of a Henley based research team in a research project funded by a major UK organisation researching performance management with a focus on strategies for managing underperformance.