Many of these are available through or Research Gate

  • 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

Case Studies

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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