PROJECTS

Using the latest in insights from social theory and complexity science to meet the challenges of turbulent times.


LEADERSHIP, ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT

  • Understanding the role of metaphor in organization and management theory
  • Mobilizing the insights of complexity science
  • Prototyping the requirements of learning organizations
  • Designing and managing decentralised networks
  • Creating flexible team-based enterprise
  • Promoting creativity and innovation
  • Using theories of paradox and self-organisation to generate new methods of managing change


SOCIAL THEORY AND RESEARCH

  • Using multi-paradigm thinking in social research
  • Fostering open modes of inquiry
  • Constructive postmodernism: how the limitations of science and current thinking provide springboards for new insight 


REINVENTING MANAGEMENT EDUCATION FOR A DIGITAL WORLD

Gareth is founder of the NewMindsets Project investigating how web-based technology can contribute to flexible ‘just in time’ modes of management education. See for example:

  • Gareth Morgan, “Thirteen Must Ask Questions about e-Learning”, The Learning Organization, 8,5: 203-210, 2001
  • Jean Adams and Gareth Morgan, “Second Generation e-Learning: Characteristics and Design Principles for Supporting Management Soft-Skills Development.” International Journal on E-Learning, Vol. 6(2), 2007: 157-185.
  • Gareth Morgan and Jean Adams, “Pedagogy First: Making Web-technologies Work for Leadership and Management Education” Journal of Interactive Learning Research, Vol. 20(2), 2009: 129-156