Bristol Leadership and Change Centre (BLCC)
At the Bristol Leadership and Change Centre (BLCC), we explore the ways in which change is mobilised and sustained in complex and uncertain environments.
Recognised as one of the leading university-based leadership centres in the UK, we have an excellent reputation for robust research, applied education and high quality business and community engagement.
BLCC is one of Bristol Business School's centres of excellence, and offers new approaches to leading, managing and mobilising social influence.
Our research explores the processes that shape leadership and change for individuals, groups, organisations, communities and societies.
Find out more about how we are bringing together research, education and engagement to address real-world challenges.
Our members contribute to a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate and professional courses.
Our research is published in leading academic journals, as well as in a range of books, reports and practitioner articles.
Bristol Leadership and Change Centre blog
Christoforos’ expertise spans various fields, including philosophy, sociological theory, theories of the self and organization studies. In this blog Christoforos discusses his recently published book “Social Imaginary and the Metaphysical Discourse: On the Fundamental Predicament of Contemporary Philosophy and Social Sciences” written and developed as part of his current project exploring the possibility socio-theoretical anti-realism … Continue reading "The Social Imaginary: Rethinking the nature and purpose of social science"
The Social Imaginary: Rethinking the nature and purpose of social science
Blog post originally posted on the ILA wesbite 11th April 2023 by Professor Richard Bolden Whether or not we are aware of it, over recent years Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become an integral part of our lives — from the smart speaker in your lounge to the apps you use to order your takeaways and far … Continue reading "Rise of the Machines"
Rise of the Machines
Academics from many backgrounds gravitate to Bristol Leadership and Change Centre. Today we spotlight Professor Peter Case, who amongst other achievements has most recently become Editor-in-Chief for a new journal, The Journal of Tropical Futures. Here he takes the opportunity to discuss his interests as well as the new journal, it’s importance and how you … Continue reading "Academic Spotlight – Peter Case"
Academic Spotlight – Peter Case
Professor Richard Bolden delves into what the surprise resignations of Nicola Sturgeon and Jacinda Ardern reveal about today’s toxic leadership contexts, what it means to be a “strong leader,” and how leaders transition out of their roles. Blog post originally posted on the ILA wesbite. The surprise resignation of Nicola Sturgeon as First Minister of Scotland, … Continue reading "Leadership for the Greater Good: Reflections on Today’s Challenges From Around the Globe: Leaving Leadership"
Leadership for the Greater Good: Reflections on Today’s Challenges From Around the Globe: Leaving Leadership
Who are the new Editors? Gareth Edwards, Professor of Leadership and Community Studies at UWE and Doris Schedlitzki, Professor of Organisational Leadership at London Metropolitan University have taken over the Editorship for the Sage journal Leadership. Gareth and Doris have been involved with the journal since its inception in different capacities: as authors of numerous … Continue reading "New Editors-in-Chief for the journal Leadership"
New Editors-in-Chief for the journal Leadership
Bristol Business School at the ISLC Several representatives from Bristol Business School at UWE Bristol are attending this years International Studying Leadership Conference (ISLC) in December. We are delighted that this year’s conference will be held in person, the first able to do so since Bristol Business School hosted the ISLC in 2019, where we … Continue reading "ISLC 2022 – Leadership and the future of humanity"
ISLC 2022 – Leadership and the future of humanity
Members of UWE’s Bristol Business School have contributed a chapter to the Sage handbook of graduate employability with is scheduled for publication in early 2023. Join us for the launch this Thursday, the 10th of November at 9:00am. The chapter titled: Learning through Uncertainty: Team Learning and the Development of an Entrepreneurial Mindset is written … Continue reading "Sage Handbook of Graduate Employability – Book launch"
Sage Handbook of Graduate Employability – Book launch
Professor Richard Bolden shares his views with the International Leadership Association (ILA). Blog post orginally posted on the ILA wesbite. Over the past seven weeks the world watched on as Liz Truss crashed and burned as Prime Minister of the UK. After just 45 days in office — two weeks less than the election process … Continue reading "What Just Happened in UK Politics?"
What Just Happened in UK Politics?
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