Reflections on the Aspire People Development Programme with Avon and Somerset Police

By Holly Poole, Policy and Support Coordinator for Avon and Somerset Police. When I was asked to write this blog, ...
Read More

“Rethinking Malaria” at Chatham House.

Professor Peter Case (UWE Bristol) was invited by Dr David Heymann, Director of the Centre on Global Health Security, to act as ...
Read More

10th Developing Leadership Capacity Conference hosted by UWE Bristol

Last week saw the Business School host the 10th Developing Leadership Capacity Conference (DLCC)with around 70 participants attending to present ideas ...
Read More

“Becoming enterprising”: a collaborative workshop

By Dr Pam Seanor. On Monday 11 June, BLCC hosted the "Becoming enterprising" collaborative workshop. The workshop was attended by differing practitioners: those taking a ...
Read More

Sustainability in the curriculum for responsible management education

This year, the UWE Student Union introduced for the first time ever the ‘Sustainability Teaching Award’ as part of their ...
Read More

Talking Leadership on Ujima Radi.

In March 2018 the topic of the month at Ujima Radio was Leadership. Alongside a range of local and national ...
Read More

‘Of course, trust is not the whole story; narratives of dancing with a critical friend in social enterprise-public sector collaboration’

Hot off the press! Our BLCC member Dr Pam Seanor has published the following chapter: 'Of course, trust is not the whole ...
Read More

Behaviour change in the illegal wildlife trade.

By Dr Fiona Spotswood. Recently I was invited to speak and take part in a policy workshop at Cambridge University ...
Read More

#myUWEBBSview …a new collaborative research project with ISG, Stride Treglown and Bristol Business School, UWE.

An exciting new research project is now underway at Bristol Business School and Law School. We would like all UWE Bristol ...
Read More

Creating space for a critical approach to entrepreneurship .

By Dr Pam Seanor. The idea of this book took off from the 3E conference with invited participants who, like ...
Read More

Dr Robert French: in memoriam…

Br Professor Peter Case. It’s with great sadness that we announce that our long-time colleague, Dr Robert French, passed away ...
Read More

‘Rich pictures’ – Delta 7 come to UWE to talk visual representations and relationship building

On the 6th December 2017, the BLCC hosted a practical workshop from Delta 7 – an innovative Organisational Development Consultancy ...
Read More

The Art of Management and Organization – deadline extended!

If you haven't been to this conference before...you might be missing out! Come to Brighton in the UK next summer ...
Read More

Organization and Leadership Development for Malaria Elimination in Zimbabwe

Picture above: ODME staff and trainees. From left to right: Dr Greyling Viljoen, Dr Gladwin Muchena, Professor Peter Case, Dr ...
Read More

How to Increase Coach-Coachee Trust in Coaching.

11 December 2017, UWE Bristol Business School and EMCC Event. Sign up now to this great morning event run by ...
Read More

Spaces of in-between-ness in a ‘green’ city: Exploring ‘wandering’ as an affirmative critique of utopian practice

By Dr Pam Seanor. " ... what does it mean to reflect upon a position, a relation, a place related to ...
Read More

Beyond unsustainable leadership: Critical social theory for sustainable leadership

In an on-going attempt to understand contemporary leadership trends and solutions Dr Neil Sutherland (alongside Jem Bendell & Richard Little) ...
Read More

Developing Leadership Capacity Conference (DLCC)

The Developing Leadership Capacity Conference (DLCC) is returning to UWE for its 10th anniversary. The conference will be hosted by ...
Read More

Katie Beavan appointed Research Fellow at Harvard University. 

We recently received some exciting and pleasing news concerning one of our part-time doctoral students, Katie Beavan. She has been ...
Read More

Beyond Unsustainable Leadership

By Dr Neil Sutherland. What do we think of when we hear the term ‘Sustainable Leadership’? Perhaps you picture a ...
Read More

ISBE Forum: Adding the relevance to rigorous business research.

In association with SAMS (Society for the Advancement of Management Studies) ISBE Forum Wednesday 13 September 2017 0930 - 1600 ...
Read More

Who am I? Leadership seen through the lens of language and identity

By Associate Professor Dr Doris Schedlitzki. As a German national, I have always been both fascinated with and troubled by ...
Read More

Festival of Nature: a wander in Bristol on Monday, 12th June at 12 noon…

Dr Pam Seanor, Bristol Business School Meet at the footbridge over the River Avon near Sparke Evans Park, BS2 0BS We ...
Read More

Ethnography and Emotion: Understanding anxieties when doing research

By Dr Neil Sutherland and Dr Jenna Pandeli Since meeting in 2015, the two of us have had countless discussions ...
Read More

Bristol Rising to the Leadership Challenge

Delegates discuss the need for a citywide approach to leadership (Front row, right to left – Tracie Jolliff, Mayor Marvin ...
Read More

Movement and Learning

By Dr Arthur Turner I have been working with the Centre in Bristol for 18 months and have often looked ...
Read More

Cake in the Office – health hazard or edible symbols of collegiality and teamwork?

By Dr Harriet Shortt A longer than average blog post, but it's about cake, so it's important...! I am sure ...
Read More

Serving yourself: value self-creation in health care service

By Dr Fiona Spotswood Yesterday, March 1st, the Bristol Leadership and Change Centre at UWE held the first seminar of 2017. Our external ...
Read More

US – Mexico borderland communities are resilient – says Dr Hugo Gaggiotti

Dr Hugo Gaggiotti, an academic from UWE Bristol and member of the Bristol Leadership and Change Centre who has extensively ...
Read More

Paradoxes of Leading and Following: lessons from Trump and Brexit

By Professor Richard Bolden. For anyone who believes that leadership and management are rational processes, where the most skilled and ...
Read More

Tools for Change

By Dr Fiona Spotswood I’m never happier than wallowing in practice theory. I love grappling with the intricacies of the original ...
Read More

Lego Serious Play – on its way!

Morning all! As some of you know, we have been successfully using my small box of Lego and childhood Duplo ...
Read More

A crafty start to the week!

Br Dr Harriet Shortt This is for anyone interested in crafting, the NHS, midwifery, dignity in care-giving professions, and creative/ ...
Read More

Women, dress, leadership and the 1980s

Br Dr Harriet Shortt Hello everyone! Well, it’s September already and the start of a fresh new term for many ...
Read More

UWE Graduation, Summer 2016

It's not only been a hot week here in Bristol, it has been one of celebration and achievement. UWE Summer ...
Read More

Summer Sun and Conference Fun…

On this boiling hot day in the South West of England (and most of the UK by the looks of ...
Read More

Calling all Ethnography fans!

Exciting news for ethnography fans... Here at UWE Bristol we are gearing up to host the Ethnography Symposium: Current Developments in Ethnographic ...
Read More

Organizing in the Borderlands

An important part of the OS blog is to share short snippets and updates from our current research projects. Today, ...
Read More

Current Conversations at the BLC

A brief post for today...but one that, perhaps rather appropriately, celebrates togetherness... Thanks to all those that came along to ...
Read More

The new Bristol Business School building wins award!

ISG won two awards at the Constructing Excellence South West Built Environment Awards 2016. The awards ceremony was held at ...
Read More

OSColdharbourlane back online!

The Organisation Studies blog is up and running once again! After some months ‘offline’ we are re-connecting with our online ...
Read More

Latest event organised by the Bristol Leadership Centre in partnership with The Leadership Trust Foundation

Bristol Leadership Centre and The Leadership Trust Foundation Research Seminar with Professor Dennis Tourish on "Complexity leadership theory: A processual, communication critique, ...
Read More

ESRC Future Leaders Scheme

Thanks Professor Richard Bolden, for sharing this info! Looks good... ESRC Future Leaders Scheme This is a great scheme for eligible ...
Read More

New Academic Year – New Bristol Leadership Centre website!

Hi everyone! We hope you are well. We haven't posted for a while - the summer months have been busy ...
Read More

Vice- Chancellor’s Student Leadership Programme

Vice- Chancellor’s Student Leadership Programme...thanks, Anita, for sharing this exciting news!... We have been quietly excited by our pilot programme ...
Read More

PhD position in Innovation management Entrepreneurship

PhD position in Innovation management Entrepreneurship The organisation The Faculté de Sciences Economiques et de Gestion (FSEG) is a faculty ...
Read More

Women’s leadership development programmes: Lessons learned and new frontiers

Hi all...great CFP below, for your interest! Thanks, Eda, for sharing!... Journal of Management Education Special Issue Call for Papers ...
Read More

Hot off the press! Congratulations to Margaret Page – new book, out now!

‘Gender Equality in Public Services; chasing the dream’  - the co-authored monograph Margaret and her co-author Hazel Conley have been ...
Read More

Space and The Modern Office: making change includes choice, creativity and cognitive engagement…

By Dr Harriet Shortt Hi all! For those interested in work space...and fancy some food-for-thought regarding our new building...you might ...
Read More

Small Change, Big Difference!

Hi all Please see the attached document below... This is a great way to help students with hardship bursaries. This is because ...
Read More

Chasing the Dream: Gender Equality in Local Government

Hi all The next CESR seminar will be held on Friday 11th April 2014, with a presentation by: Hazel Conley, Queen ...
Read More

Great news for OS scholars at UWE – BAM awards Researcher Development Grant!

Press release: The University of the West of England is pleased to announce that Eda Ulus and Inge Aben have been ...
Read More

Spirituality in a Challenging World

Hi all, Please see the link below for more information on a conference being held by the British Association for the ...
Read More

CRESC 2014 Conference: Power, Culture and Social Framing

We are delighted to announce the call for papers for the 2014 CRESC Annual Conference. This is on: Power, Culture ...
Read More

10th European Conference on Management Leadership and Governance

This is a second call for papers for the 10th European Conference on Management Leadership and Governance ECMLG - 2014 being ...
Read More

‘Writing Organization: Disruption and Difference Through Experimental, Embodied and Non-Written Texts’ …symposium at the University of Bradford, April 2014

‘Writing Organization: Disruption and Difference Through Experimental, Embodied and Non-Written Texts’  A Symposium organised by Marianna Fotaki, Nancy Harding, Mary ...
Read More

Studying Leadership – an exciting new publication from Doris Schedlitzki & Gareth Edwards

'Studying Leadership: traditional and critical approaches' is a fantastic new book by our very own Doris Schedlitzki and Gareth Edwards, ...
Read More

Forthcoming Seminars at Bristol University!

Hi all! Don't forget, there are some great seminars going on at Bristol University over the coming months.... .....Professor Peter ...
Read More

Calling all OS-people! Organization Studies has new cfp out!

Organization Studies Calls for Papers: January 2014-November 2014 - please see attached word doc below for all the details! Please ...
Read More

Newsletter from ‘The Researcher’

International Newsletter December 2013 Hi all, Happy New Year! Please find attached the December copy of the newsletter 'The Researcher' ...
Read More

BA Business (Team Entrepreneurship) hits the headlines!

Our fabulous new BA Business (Team Entrepreneurship) programme has hit the local headlines here in Bristol! The Bristol Post has ...
Read More

Sounds of the Salon – new paper out on ‘sound’ at work!

By Dr Harriet Shortt The International Journal of Work Organisation and Emotion has a lovely new special issue out: Sensually Exploring ...
Read More

Free HEA Workshop on Decision Making, April 2014

By Dr Harriet Shortt. Hi all! I've just been sent an email that I thought some of you might be ...
Read More

Workplace Trends 2013…what’s new in work space?

By Dr Harriet Shortt Another part of my week last week was spent at the Workplace Trends Conference 2013, held ...
Read More

Re-imagining Learning Spaces Conference 2013

By Dr Harriet Shortt Last week I went to the second Re-imagining Learning Spaces Conference, at the University of South ...
Read More

A warm welcome to new colleagues in the Organisation Studies team, here at UWE…

The Organisation Studies team here at UWE is growing and we have quite a number of exciting new appointments! We ...
Read More

Gender, Work and Organization…June 2014 in Keele!

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS! SUBMIT DIRECT TO ONE OF THE 25 STREAMS Gender, Work and Organization 8th Biennial International Interdisciplinary Conference ...
Read More

UWE Students Doing Great Things

By Dr Harriet Shortt Hi all! I had three meetings with three UWE students the other week and I have ...
Read More

Exciting Seminars at the Department of Management, Bristol University!

Seminar Speakers 2013/2014 – Term 1, Department of Management, University of Bristol The Seminars are held in The Boardroom, 1st ...
Read More

Poetry in Motion…

By Dr Harriet Shortt Hi all! Eda has kindly shared news of the forthcoming publication of a great poetry book, Raisins and ...
Read More

Lack of management training causing culture problems

Thanks for sharing this article, Emir! Emir suggests that this could help when we look at examples for leadership and culture in our ...
Read More

Organization Studies update and reminder…

By Dr Harriet Shortt Hi all! We posted details of the Organization Studies '5 special issues call' some weeks ago....please ...
Read More

Launch Issue: Leadership and Humanities

By Dr Carol Jarvis Thanks, Carol, for sharing this link to a new journal: http://edwardelgarpublishing.createsend4.com/t/ViewEmail/r/5A89644FCBF821612540EF23F30FEDED/92C3594C6ED21ED64FB5D4CAE8F50064 Leadership and the Humanities is ...
Read More

Centre for Understanding Social Practices

By Dr Harriet Shortt Hi everyone! Thanks very much, Margaret, for sharing this! Please see attachment for the Centre for ...
Read More

Calling all those interested in the visual…

By Dr Harriet Shortt The super brilliant Routledge Companion to Visual Organization is out! This great book is edited by Prof ...
Read More

Call for papers : Psychoanalysis, work, organizations and society

SIG Business and Society, Euram 2014 – 4th to 7th June, Valencia For more information and guidelines, check out the Euram ...
Read More

Organizational routines: How they are created, maintained, and changed

Check out the details of this great looking symposium in June 2014: Sixth International Symposium on Process Organization Studies Theme: ...
Read More

2014 KIE Conference

Thanks for sharing Eda... Colleagues, The 2014 KIE Conference takes place in Riga, Lativa, 22-25 July, Raddison Blu Hotel. Conference ...
Read More

CFP Reframing Gender (In)equality in (Post)modern Times…

8th Biennial International Interdisciplinary conference, 24th - 26th June, 2014, Keele University, UK CFP Reframing gender (in)equality in (post)modern times ...
Read More

Call for papers – OLKC 2014 in Norway!

Please see below for details: “Circuits of Knowledge” OLKC 2014 – International Conference on Organizational Learning, Knowledge and Capabilities BI ...
Read More

More useful news and views on creating an online presence!

Thanks again to Eda who has shared this link about how we can all get a better online presence for ...
Read More

Start this week with some inspiration!

Hi all, Start this week with some inspiration from a couple of other blog sites! Here's one called The Sociological ...
Read More

As first year undergraduate modules start up again…how long before we hear the mention of Maslow?!

If...or rather when Maslow is mentioned this term...you might want to share this rather amusing, interesting and concise article from the ...
Read More

Are you going to make a new ‘academic’ year resolution…?

...if you are going to make a new 'academic' year resolution, then why not make one that involves blogging!? There ...
Read More

For those of us who experience the good old peer review process…

For those of us who experience the good old peer review process, you might find this amusing?! http://fundermental.blogspot.com/2011/05/peer-review-changing-lightbulb.html?spref=fb Thanks to ...
Read More

Forwarding message: Editor in Chief positions available for IJMR Journal

Hi all! Eda, thanks for sharing this with us... The British Academy of Management (BAM) is seeking to appoint one ...
Read More

Looking for conferences in Europe for 2014?

The 2014 International Conference on Organisational Learning, Knowledge and Capabilities is being held in Norway in April next year. The ...
Read More

5 exciting calls for papers for special issues of Organization Studies!

Hi all Please follow the link below for more details on 5 calls for papers for special issues of Organization ...
Read More

The Best University Workplace Survey

Hi all! Thanks Eda, for passing on this link: http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/news/times-higher-education-best-university-workplace-survey/2005988.article Click on the link above and complete the Times Higher Education ...
Read More

The last in the series: Creative Leadership Project – Space

As many of you know, Doris Schedlitzki, Carol Jarvis, Gareth Edwards and I have been running the Creative Leadership Project ...
Read More

Enterprise and Innovation at the University of Bath: InBrain

I found a great article in the University of Bath alumni magazine a few weeks ago: Alumnus Chris Brill (BSc Mechanical ...
Read More

Creative Thinking at UWE this week…

The Aspiring Top Leaders Innovation Workshop took place this week, here at UWE. The workshop focussed on how to generate ...
Read More

Rate Your Lecturer – potential flaws in the site?!

A recent article in the Times Higher (13th June 2013) not only discusses the website 'Rate Your Lecturer' and the ...
Read More

A series of events held in conjunction with the Luce Irigaray International Seminar

Our colleague Dr Eda Ulus has highlighted the seminar below, which may of interest to some of you! Luce Irigaray ...
Read More

We are ‘driving innovation and growth’, says The Association of Business Schools!

The ABS has just published a report on the role of UK Business Schools in driving innovation and growth in ...
Read More

Visual records of academic life…

For those of you interested in 'the visual', you might be interested in the work of this photographer, Howard Guest ...
Read More

Congratulations to Dr Tchelebi and Dr Baker!

Hi all We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate Dr Nadine Tchelebi and Dr Graham Baker for successfully completing ...
Read More

A Passion for Books…

Hi all A friend of a friend runs this great online second-hand book store, here in the South West. I ...
Read More

Join a new conversation on leadership…

Hi all... Gareth has been kind enough to pass on this information about a new online community called 'InLeading'...please see ...
Read More

Human Relations CFP ‘Beyond Morgan’s Eight Metaphors’…

Hi all I've just seen this, and since we use this work in our teaching at UWE, I thought it ...
Read More

Employee Relations is seeking new members for their Editorial Advisory Board

Hi all We just thought you might like to know that Employee Relations is seeking new members for their Editorial Advisory ...
Read More

2nd July 2013: Creative Leadership Project – Event 3 – Leadership and Space

You are warmly invited to participate free of charge in a series of interactive workshops linking research and practice to ...
Read More

18th June 2013: Creative Leadership Project – Event 2 – Leadership and Innovation

You are warmly invited to participate free of charge in a series of interactive workshops linking research and practice to ...
Read More

4th June 2013: Creative Leadership Project – Event 1 – Leadership and Language

You are warmly invited to participate free of charge in a series of interactive workshops linking research and practice to ...
Read More

Cyberwork: cybernization and cyborgization

On Wednesday 30th October 2013, in the Street Café at UWE (Coldharbour Lane, Frenchay Campus), Professor Barbara Czarniawska, Chair in ...
Read More

Well done Eda and Leah!

Leah Tomkins and Eda Ulus have been awarded the Best Developmental Paper at the Management Learning conference, hosted by Lancaster ...
Read More

What are YOU doing on the 24th June?

The University of Bath School of Management would like to invite you to an Organization Studies seminar on 24th June ...
Read More

Kaffe Fassett was Fabulous!

I spent a great afternoon at the Fashion and Textile Museum last week, visiting the Kaffe Fassett 'a life in ...
Read More

Leah Tomkins – it’s all about the experience of happiness! 🙂

 This project is a collaboration with Virginia Eatough and Zoe Boden at Birkbeck, University of London.  We are interested in ...
Read More

Margaret Page’s recent work – equality and diversity

In ‘Re-imagining equality and diversity: An arts based participative Inquiry’- an article  accepted for publication by Management Learning, co authored ...
Read More

Welcome to OS@UWE’s first blog!

Welcome to the Organisation Studies blog at UWE! This is a place where we will be sharing bits and pieces ...
Read More