Many of these are available through or Research Gate

  • 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


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

  • 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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