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Staff members and partners

The faculty of the centre are covering a range of research areas, outlined below:

  • Diversity in leadership
  • Organisational behaviour and culture
  • Organisational sustainability and success
  • Leadership development
  • Resilience in leadership
  • Impact of technology on leadership
  • Engaging leadership
  • Personal development, reflection and learning
  • Innovation and decision-making in leadership
  • Leading transformational change
  • Energising organisations and senior management teams
  • Intergenerational leadership
  • Knowledge-based view of leadership, leadership development, identity and hubris


Professor (Emeritus) Victor Dulewicz

Dr Malcolm Higgs

Dr Dimitrios Spyridonidis

University of Reading Networks:

Former Doctoral Researchers

Dissertation Titles

Amal Ahmadi

A Phenomenological Exploration of the Leadership Knowing-Doing Gap, Focusing on the Role of Leader Fear and the Leadership Context

Faisal Alreshaid

The Co-Creation of Chairman and CEO Roles: a Role Theory and Relational Perspective

Kim Bradley-Cole

Romancing Authenticity: Exploring the Nature and Role of Followers' Implicit Theories of Authentic Leadership and the Contribution of Authentic Leader Behaviours to Effective Leader-Leader Relationships

Phatcharasiri Ratcharak

Emotional Labour Processes in Leader-Follower Role Relationships: the Perspective of Leadership Identity Work

Lebene Soga

The Role of Web 2.0 Technologies in Organisational Leadership: an Actor-Network and Practice Theory Perspective

Sharon Varney

A Complexity Perspective on Organisational Change: Making Sense of Emerging Patterns in Self-Organising Systems

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Professor Bernd Vogel

For more information please contact Professor Bernd Vogel, the HCL Director.

Telephone: 01491 414548