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Many of these are available through or Research Gate

  • Gaggiotti, H., Austin, H.M., Case, P., Gosling, J. and Holmgren Caicedo, M. (2023) 'Translating Organizing and Organizational Metaphors: From the Universal to the Particular', in Ortenblad, A. (Ed) The Oxford Handbook of Metaphor in Organization Studies, Oxford : OUP

  • Turner, R. & Gosling, J. (2023). Expert viewpoint: Character, company and context: A practical framework for leaders under pressure. Colombo Business Journal, 14(1), 19-42. 

  • Chung, A. M., Love, E., Neidel, J., Mendai, I., Nairenge, S., van Wyk, L., Rossi, S., Larson, E., Case, P., Gosling, J., Viljoen, G., Hove, M., Agins, B., Hamunyela, J., and Gosling, R. (2022). Strengthening Management, Community Engagement, and Sustainability of the Subnational Response to Accelerate Malaria Elimination in Namibia. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 106, 6, 1646-1652.

  •  Yuan, l., Chia, R. & Gosling, J. (2022) Confucian virtue ethics and ethical leadership in modern China. Journal of Business Ethics

  • Chung, A. M., Case, P., Gosling, J., Gosling, R., Madinga, M., et al. 2020. Scaling up malaria elimination management and leadership: a pilot in three provinces in Zimbabwe, 2016–2018. Malaria Journal, 19(1): 185.

  • Dai, W., Gosling, J. & Pye, A. (2019) The Inclusiveness and Emptiness of Gong Qi: A Non‑Anglophone Perspective on Ethics from a Sino‑Japanese Corporation in Journal of Business Ethics Oct 2019 17 pages

  • Gosling J. (2019) Take your lead: the pleasures of power in universities and beyond in Journal of Management and Organization 1-7 

  • Gosling, J. (2017) 'Will we know what counts as good leadership if Things Fall Apart? Thoughts prompted by Chinua Achebe's novel' in Leadership  DOI: 10.1177/1742715016680675

  • Gosling, J. (2016,11(4)- 535-539) 'Philosophical aspects of management, governance and organisation in China' Frontiers of Philosophy in China,

  • Sutherland, I. & Gosling, J. (2016) 'Aesthetics of power: why teaching about power is easier than learning for power, and what business schools could do about it'  Academy Journal of Management and Education 14(4) (Awarded 'Outstanding Paper of 2016')

  • Gosling, J., Jia, F., Gong, Y. and Brown, S.  (2016) 'The role of supply chain leadership in the learning of sustainable practice: Toward an integrated framework'. Journal of Cleaner Production 137, 1458-1469

  • Gosling, J.,  Case, P., Tulloch, J., Chandramohan, D., Wegbreit, J., Newby, G., Smith Gueye, C., Koita, K. and Gosling, R.  ‘Effective program management: a cornerstone of malaria elimination’ (2015) American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygene 93(1) 135-138

  • Naidoo, R., Gosling, J., Bolden R., O’Brien, A. & Hawkins, B. (2014) ‘Leadership and branding in business schools: a Bourdieusian analysis’ in Higher Education Research & Development, Vol. 33, No. 1, 126–138

  •  Triflova, A., Bessant, J., Jia, F. and Gosling, J. (2013) ‘Sustainability-driven innovation and the Climate Savers’ programme: Experience of international companies in China’ Corporate Governance Vol. 13:5

  •  Gosling, J. and Case, P.  (2013) ‘Give me the answer: the paradox of dependency in Management Learning’ in e-Organisations and People, Sept. 

  •  Sullivan, K., Gosling, J. & Schroeder, J. (2013) ‘On Being Branded’ in Scandinavian Journal of Management 29:2

  • Gosling, J. and Case, P. (2013) ‘Social dreaming and ecocentric ethics: sources of non-rational insight in the face of climate change catastrophe’ in Organization, 20(5) DOI: 10.1177/1350508413489814

  • Bolden, R., Gosling, J. & O’Brien, A. (2013) ‘Citizens of Academia: a societal perspective on leadership in UK Higher Education‘ in Studies in Higher Education 1-17 DOI:10.1080/03075079.2012.754855

  •  Gosling, J., Bagnall, J., Murphy, A., Bolden R. (2012) ‘Keynote Listening: turning the tables on the sage on the stage’ Business Leadership Review Vol. 9:1

  • Case, P. and Gosling, J.  (2010) ‘The Spiritual Organization: Critical Reflections on the Instrumentality of Workplace Spirituality’ in Journal of Management, Spirituality and Religion, Vol 7:4

  •  Sutherland, I. and Gosling, J. (2010) ‘Cultural leadership: the power of culture from affordances to dwelling’ Journal of Arts Management, Law and Society 40(1):6-26

  • Marturano, A., Gosling, J., Wood, M. (2010) ‘Leadership as Language Game’ Philosophy of Management 9(1)

  •  French, R., Case, P. and Gosling, J. (2009) ‘Betrayal and Friendship’ in Society and Business Review 4(2) 146-158

  • Gosling, J., Bolden, R. and Petrov, G. (2009) ‘Distributed leadership: what does it accomplish?’ in Leadership, 5(3), 299-310

  • Case, P. and Gosling, J.  (2007) ‘Wisdom of the Moment: Premodern Perspectives on Organizational Action’ in Social Epistemology, special issue on Wisdom and Stupidity in Management, Vol 22:4 

  • Gosling, J. and Mintzberg, H. (2006).  ‘Leadership Education as if both matter’ Management Learning, Vol. 37(4), 419-428.

  • Gosling, J (2006).  ‘Quietness as a Virtue of Leadership’, in Professional Manager, January, 37

  • Gosling, J and Mintzberg, H (2003).  ‘The Five Minds of a Manager’ in Harvard Business Review, November 2003, 54-63

  • Mintzberg, H. and Gosling, J. (2002). ‘Educating managers beyond borders’ in Academy of Management Learning and Education 1(1), 64-76

  • Gosling, J. Apologetics of Management Education Human Resource Development International, Vol 1:2, 2000

  • Gosling, J. and Ashton, D. (1994) Action Learning and Academic Qualifications Management Learning, 25:2  263 - 274

  • Gosling, J.  (1994) Interview with Henry Mintzberg and Sheila Forbes Management Learning, 25:1 95 -104


Book Chapters

  • Gillespie, E., Gosling, J. & Simpson, K. (2020) ‘Growth is dead (long live growth)’ in Parker, M. Life After COVID-19. The other side of crisis Bristol, UK: Bristol University Press

  • Gosling, J. & Grodecki, A. (2020)  ‘Competences for Responsible Management (and Leadership) Education and Practice’ in Moosemeyer, D., Laasch, O.,  Parkes, C.  & Brown, K. The Sage Handbook of Responsible Management Learning and Education Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage

  • Gosling, J. (2019) Social Dreaming – challenges and opportunities. Preface to Long, S. and Manley, J. (Eds). Social Dreaming: Philosophy, research and practice Abingdon & New York: Routledge

  • Gosling, J. and Case, P. (2019) ‘Reincarnation and role transitions: From calculation to Wisdom’  in Carrol, B., Wilson, S, & Firth, J (eds) After Leadership  (pp131-147). Abingdon & New York: Routledge 

  • Gosling, J. and Jones, S. (2018) ‘El liderazgo estratégico y la táctica del poder: de Napoleón Bonaparte a la corporacion moderna / Strategic leadership and the tactics of power: from Naploeon Bonaparte to the modern corporation’ in Agustín Guimerá Ravian (Ed) El Liderazgo Estratégico: una aproximación interdisciplina (pp131-150). Madrid: Ministerio de Defensa

  • Gosling, J. & Western, S. (2017) ‘Leadership Exchange: contextualized learning about how leadership is accomplished and personalized leadership development’ in Kempster, S., Turner, A. & Edwards, G.  (eds) Field guide to Leadership Development Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar pp. 218-238

  • Case, P., Gaggiotti, H., Gosling, J. & Caicedo, M.H. (2016) ‘Of Tropes, Totems and Taboos: Reflectons on Morgan’s Images from a cross-cultural perspective’ in Örtenblad, A., Trehan, K. & Putnam, L. (eds) Exploring Morgan’s Metaphors: Theory, practice and research in organizational studies, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage pp. 226-241

  • Gosling, J. & Sutherland, I. (2017) Diverse approaches to leadership development' in Storey, J., Hartley, J., Denis, J-L, 't-hart, P. & Ulrich, D. The Routledge Companion to Leadership New York: Routledge

  • Gosling, J. and Case, P. (2016) ‘Leadership: Philosophical Contributions and Critiques’ in Mir, R., Willmott, H. & Greenwood, M. (eds) The Routledge Companion to Philosophy in Organization Studies Abingdon: Routledge

  • Gosling, J. (2012) ‘Things fall apart: leadership in times of collapse’ in Gosling and Villers (eds) Fictional Leaders: Heroes, Villains & Absent Friends London: Palgrave

  • Gosling, J. (2012)  ‘Management Education as Practice’ in Kessler, S. (ed) Encyclopedia of Management Theory  Thousand Oaks: Sage. 455-458

  • Gosling, J. (2012), ‘Leadership in action’, in Witzel, M. (ed.), The Origins and Development of Management: Why we manage the way we do, The Marketing & Management Collection, Henry Stewart Talks Ltd, London (online at

  • Gosling, J. (2011) ‘A Manifesto for Worldly Leadership’ in Turnbull, S. , Case, P., Edwards, G. (eds) Worldly Leadership, London: Palgrave

  • Case, P. and Gosling, J. (2011) ‘The Wisdom we have lost in Knowledge’ in Pauleen, D. and Gorman, G. (eds) Personal Knowledge Management, London: Gower

  • Gosling, J. (2010) ‘Wither our Wiki, Worldly, Wounded World’ in Mintzberg, H., Ahlstrand, B. and Lampel, J. (eds) Management? It’s not what you think!   London: Pearson

  • Gosling, J. (2006).  ‘Spirituality in Organizations’ in Hooper, A., Leadership Perspectives, Ashgate Publishing Ltd

  • Bolden, R., Gosling, J., and Wood, M.  (2006). Is the NHS Leadership Qualities Framework Missing the Wood for the Trees?  In OBHC (eds) Innovations in Health Care: A Reality Check.  Basingstoke:  Palgrave Macmillan

  • Linstead, S, Gosling, J, Fulop, L, Green, A, and Richards, D (2004).  Managing Conflict and Negotiation, in Lilley, S., Fulop, L., and Linstead, S (eds), Management and Organisation: a critical text London: Palgrave MacMillan

  • Dawson, L., Dunn, E., and Gosling, J (2004).  A Survey of Books and Courses for Church Leaders in Nelson, J., Church Leadership, Gower

  • Gosling, J. (1996) The Business of Community in Kraemer, S. and Roberts, J. The Politics of Attachment London: Free Association Press

  • Gosling, J. (1996) Plato on the Education of Managers in French, R. and Grey, C., Rethinking Management Education London: Sage

Case Studies

  •    Jia, F., Wu, Z. and Gosling, J. (2013) ‘Tetrapak in China’ ECCH

  •    Jia, F., Wu, Z. and Gosling, J. (2014) ‘Nestle in China’ ECCH


  • Gosling, J., Case, P., Tulloch, J., Chandramohan, D., Gueye, C., Newby, G., Wegbreit, J., Kadiatu, K., Gosling, R. (2015) ‘Program Management Issues in Malaria Elimination’, UCSF Global Health Sciences paper for Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

  • Bolden, R., O’Brien, A. and Gosling, J. (2012) Emerging Concepts of Academic Leadership, for Leadership Foundation for HE (76 pages)

  • Bolden, R., Petrov, G. and Gosling, J. (2007) Developing Collective Leadership in Higher Education, for Leadership Foundation for HE (82 pages)

  • Gosling, J., Adarves-Yorno, I., Bolden, R., Burgoyne, J. and Roe, K. (2006) High Performance Leadership Report to CELEX consortium (35 pages)

  • Markov, S. and Gosling, J.  (2007) Female Entrepreneurship in the South West of England: Findings relating to Financial Resources for business start-ups, for SWRDA, (4 pages)

Research Grants and Contracts

  • Leadership and management implications of adopting strategies to eliminate (rather than control) malaria

  • Leadership development in health - best practice case studies from around the world

  • Governance and the Sustainable Development Goals

  • Ethical leadership - spirituality

  • Agricultural supply chains and food security in Colombia

  • Multi-sector partnerships: generating shared mindsets and understandings for productive partnering 

  • Sustainability innovations in China: how multinational companies are changing business practice.

  • Centre for Tourism, Sport and Leisure Research: Doctoral projects on rugby, coastal reserves, rural entrepreneurship etc.                            

  • Academic Leadership:  how academics conceive of leadership and management (who they follow, and why)                                                                                        

  • Distributed Leadership in HE: how power is distributed in universities, and the implications for trust and engagement                                                         

  • Leadership and Organisational Performance: measurements and incentives in high-performance organisations                                   

  •  Theory and Practice in the workplace: how middle and senior managers explain their actions        

Honours and Awards

  • Outstanding paper in the Academy of Management Journal of Learning and Education 2016 for 'Aesthetic of power'

  • Visiting Professor, Renmin University of China, 2015

  • Otto Mønsted Visiting Professor, Copenhagen Business School, 2013/14

  • Fellow of Lancaster Leadership Centre, Lancaster University, appointed 2014

  • Fellow of the International Academy of Management, elected 2013

  • Fellow of the Singapore Civil Service College, 2013/15

  • Decision Sciences Institute, Best Case Study finalist, 2013

  • INSEAD, Distinguished Visiting Professor of Leadership Development, 2009

  • Lund University, Visiting Scholar, 2009

  • Leadership Trust, Fellow, 2010 - present

  • Bled School of Management, University of Lubljana, Slovenia, Visiting Professor, 2008 

  • McGill University, Visiting Professor 1996 – 1998

  • Windsor Leadership Trust Fellow, 2006 - 2014

  • Academy of Management: Finalist 2004 AMLE Best Paper for “Educating Managers Beyond Borders”

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