Newcastle University Business School

Staff Profile

Professor Stewart Clegg

Strategic Research Adviser

Background

Stewart Clegg is the Strategic Research Advisor at Newcastle University Business School.

He is also Research Director, at the Key Research Centre for Management and Organization Studies (CMOS) at the University of Technology, Sydney 

Stewart Clegg is recognized, by a multi-method ranking, as one of the world’s top-200 ‘Management Guru’s’ in What's the Big Idea? Creating and Capitalizing on the Best New Management Thinking by Thomas H. Davenport, Laurence Prusak, and H. James Wilson (2003), Harvard: Harvard Business Review Press.

DEGREES

1971 – B.Sc. (Hons), The University of Aston in Birmingham, UK
1974 – PhD, The University of Bradford, UK
2013 – D.Litt. The University of Technology, Sydney 

HONOURS, FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS  
  • Montezelomo Visiting Professor, University of Cambridge, 2011
  • Elected a Fellow of Sidney Sussex College, University of Cambridge, 2011
  • Distinguished Fellow, Institute of Advanced Study, Durham University, 2010.
  • Erasmus Mundus Fellowship, August – September 2010. (Held at University of Umea, Sweden).
  • Academy of Management Impact Award recognizing a lifetime achievement in the field of practice based studies, 2010
  • Emerald Management Reviews Citation of Excellence for being on of the best 50 papers of 2009 in all Business journals, for Bjørkeng, K., Clegg, S. R., and Pitsis, T. (2009) ‘Becoming a practice’ Management Learning 2009; 40; 145-159.
  • Elected a Fellow of the British Academy of Social Sciences, 2006
  • Elected a member of the Aston Society of Fellows, 2005
  • Recognized, by a multi-method ranking, as one of the world’s top-200 Management Guru’s in What's the Big Idea? Creating and Capitalizing on the Best New Management Thinking by Thomas H. Davenport, Laurence Prusak, and H. James Wilson (2003), Harvard: Harvard Business Review Press.
  • Member of the Interdisciplinary Adjudication Committee of the Canadian Federal Government Canada Research Chairs initiative, 2000-2004.
  • Elected a Distinguished Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management, 1998.
  • Elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Social Sciences 1988
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
  • American Sociological Association
  • American Academy of Management
  • Australian and Pacific Researchers in Organization Studies
  • Australian and New Zealand Association of Management Educators
  • British Sociological Association
  • British Academy of Management
  • European Group for Organization Studies
  • European Academy of Management
EDITORIAL POSITIONS  
  • Editor, Advances in Organization Studies Series, Benjamins 1999-2004; Liber/CBS Press 2005 on
  • Editor, Advances in Organization Studies Series, Liber 2005 –
  • Co-editor, M@n@gement 2007 –
  • Editorial Board, 21st Century Society (the Journal of the British Academy of the Social Sciences) 2006 –
  • Editor-in-Chief: Organization Studies 1991-2; previously Deputy Editor, 1990
  • Editorial Advisory Board: Organization Studies 1992 –
  • Editorial Board member, The Journal of Power 2008-
  • Editorial Board member, European Journal of International Management 2006-
  • Editorial Board member Journal of Knowledge Management 2005-
  • Editorial Board member, Asia Pacific Review 1997 –
  • Editorial Board member, Management Research News 2005 –
  • Co-editor, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Sociology, 1981-85.
  • Editorial Board, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Sociology, 1986- 1990
  • Editorial Board, Organization Studies, 1984 –
  • Editorial Consultant, International Sociology, 1985 -1990
  • Editor-in-Chief, for De Gruyter Studies in International Management, Organization and Policy Studies, book series 1989 -1999
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Change Management, 1992 –
  • Editorial Board, Human Relations, 1999 –
  • Editorial Board, International Journal of Cross-Cultural Management, 2001–
  • Corresponding Editor, Journal of Leadership Studies, 1992-8
  • Editorial Advisory Board, Work, Employment and Society, 1987-1989
  • Editorial Board, Administrative Theory and Praxis, 1993 –
  • Editor, Critical Perspectives on Accounting, 1985 – 

 

Research

RESEARCH GRANTS

2009/2011

Governance Matters: identifying and making sense of the antecedents to project blowouts (Collaborating/Partner Organization: Helmsman), Dr TS Pitsis; A/Prof SK Sankaran; Prof Dr SP Gudergan; Prof SR Clegg

2004/2008

Ethics As Practice – A Study of Organisational Learning and Management Power in Australian Society, Stewart Clegg and Carl Rhodes,

2004/2008

The New Discipline of Business Coaching, Stewart Clegg and Carl Rhodes,

2004/2008

The New Discipline of Business Coaching, Stewart Clegg and Carl Rhodes APAI Postgraduate Research Scholarship for 3 years

2004

What is to be done with Management Ethics? Addressing National Needs and Priorities, Stewart Clegg and Carl Rhodes, ARC ASSA Award

2004/2005

Outsourcing - leveraging productivity improvements and better performance from new approaches, Stewart Clegg and Steve Burdon, ARC Linkage

2003/2007

Establishing Best Practice in Interorganizational Project Collaboration, Stewart Clegg and Marton Marosszeky, ARC Linkage

2002/2004

Patterns of Commitment: Risks, Opportunities, and Alternatives in Introducing Normative Control in Industry, ARC Discovery Grant, with Prof Richard Badham, Dr A Griffiths, Prof G Palmer and Prof IP McLoughlin.

 

 

 

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