Publications list

Articles in journals (peer reviewed)

  1. Gosling, J. (2017) ‘Will we know what counts as good leadership if Things Fall Apart? Questions prompted by Chinua Achebe’s novel’ in Leadership 13(1): 35-47
  2. Gosling, J. (2016) ‘Philosophical aspects of management, governance and organization in China’ in Frontiers of Philosophy in China 11(4): 535-539
  3. Sutherland, I., Gosling, J. & Jelinek, J. (2016) ‘Aesthetics of power: why teaching about power is easier than learning for power, and what business schools could do about it’ Academy of Management Journal of Learning and Education 14(4), 607-624
  4. 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 doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2014.10.029
  5. Gosling, J., Case, P., Tulloch, J., Chandramohan, D., Wegbreit, J., Newby, G., Smith Gueye, C., Koita, K. and Gosling, R. (2015) ‘Effective program management: a cornerstone of malaria elimination’ American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygene 93 (1) 135-138
  6. 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, 2014 Vol. 33, No. 1, 126–138
  7. 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
  8. Sullivan, K., Gosling, J. & Schroeder, J. (2013c) On Being Branded in Scandinavian Journal of Management 29:2
  9. Gosling, J. and Case, P. (2013b) ‘Give me the answer: the paradox of dependency in Management Learning’ in e-Organisations and People, Sept.
  10. Gosling, J. and Case, P. (2013a) Social dreaming and ecocentric ethics: sources of non-rational insight in the face of climate change catastrophe in Organization 20:5
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Bolden, R. Hawkins, B., Gosling, J. and Taylor, S. (2012) Exploring Leadership: Individual, organizational and societal perspectives Human Resource Management International Digest, 20(7) DOI
  14. 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
  15. Marturano, A., Gosling, J., Wood, M. (2010) ‘Leadership as Language Game’ Philosophy of Management 9(1)
  16. 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
  17. French, R., Case, P. and Gosling, J. (2009) ‘Betrayal and Friendship’ Society and Business Review 4(2) 146-158
  18. Gosling, J., Bolden, R. and Petrov, G. (2009) Distributed leadership: what does it accomplish? Leadership, 5(3), 299-310
  19. Bolden, R., Petrov, G., Gosling, J. and Bryman, A. (2009) Leadership in Higher Education: Facts, Fictions and Future – Introduction to the Special Issue Leadership, 5(3), 291-298
  20. Bolden, R., Petrov, G. and Gosling, J. (2009) Distributed leadership in higher education: rhetoric and reality, Educational Management, Administration and Leadership, 37(2), 257-277.
  21. Bolden, R., Petrov, G. and Gosling, J. (2008) Tensions in higher education leadership: towards a multi-level model of leadership practice, Higher Education Quarterly, 62(4), 358–376.
  22. 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
  23. Gosling, J. and Mintzberg, H. (2006). Leadership Education as if both matter. Management Learning, Vol. 37(4), 419-428.
  24. Bolden R and Gosling J. (2006). Leadership Competencies: time to change the tune? Leadership Vol. 2:2, April
  25. Marturano, A. & Gosling, J. (2005), Editorial Business Ethics: a European Review, 14(4) 319-322
  26. Gosling, J. (2004), Leadership Development in Management Education, Business Leadership Review, Vol, 1, issue 1.
  27. Gosling, J. and Mintzberg, H (2004). The Education of Practising Managers, Sloan Management Review, 45(4), 19-22
  28. Mintzberg, H. and Gosling, J. (2003). Educando Administradores Alem Das Fronteiras, Revista de Administracao de Empresas (RAE), 4(2), 29-43
  29. Gosling, J. and Mintzberg, H (2003). The Five Minds of a Manager, Harvard Business Review, November 2003
  30. Mintzberg, H. and Gosling, J. 2002). Educating Managers Beyond Borders, Academy of Management Learning and Education, Vol. 1, No. 1, 64-75
  31. Gosling, J. Apologetics of Management Education Human Resource Development International, Vol 1:2, 2000
  32. Gosling, J. and Ashton, D. (1994) Action Learning and Acadmic Qualifications Management Learning, 25:2 263 – 274
  33. Gosling, J. (1994) Interview with Henry Mintzberg and Sheila Forbes Management Learning, 25:1 95 -104

Articles in progress

  • Gosling, J. and Dai, W. ‘Culture, development and sustainability: Philosophical resistance to discourses of development in a multi-national company’ presented at Critical Management Studies Conference, Manchester, July 2013; in preparation for Organization
  • Dai, W., Gosling, J. and Pye, A. ‘Glimpses of Workers: the ethnographic study of what corporate responsibility means to employees in a Chinese electronics company’ presented at Critical Management Studies Conference, Manchester, July 2013; in preparation for Organization Studies
  • Gosling, J. and Case, P. ‘Reincarnation and role transitions: From calculation to Wisdom’ presented at CEIBS, 2012; in preparation for Organization


  • Jeanrenaud, S., Gosling, J. & Jeanrenaud, J-P. (2016) Sustainable Business: A One Planet Approach, Wiley
  • Jia, F., Gosling, J. & Witzel, M. (2015) Sustainable Champions: how international companies are changing the face of business in China for Greenleaf
  • Jones, S. and Gosling, J. (2015) Napoleonic Leadership: a study in power London: Sage
    Gosling, J. and Villiers, P (eds) (2012) Fictional Leaders: Heroes, Villains and Absent Friends London: Palgrave
  • Gosling, J., Jones, S., Sutherland I. and Dijkstra, J. (2012) Leadership: Key Concepts London: Sage
  • Bolden, R. Hawkins, B., Gosling, J. and Taylor, S. (2011) Exploring Leadership: Individual, organizational and societal perspectives Oxford, OUP
  • Marturano, A. and Gosling, J. (eds) (2008) Leadership: Key Concepts London: Routledge
    Gosling, J., Witzel, M. and Case, P. (eds) (2007) John Adair: Foundations of Leadership London, Palgrave
  • Jones, S. and Gosling. J. (2005) Nelson’s Way: Leadership Lessons from the Great Commander London: Nicholal Brealey

Chapters in books

  1. 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
  2. Gosling, J. & Sutherland, I. (2016) ‘Leadership Development’ in Storey, J., Routledge Companion to Leadership Studies
  3. Gosling, J. and Case, P. (2015) ‘Leadership: Philosophical Contributions and Critiques’ in Mir, R., Willmott, H. & Greenwood, M. (eds) The Routledge Companion to Philosophy in Organization Studies London: Routledge
  4. Gosling, J. (2012) ‘Things fall apart: leadership in times of collapse’ in Gosling and Villers (eds) Leadership in Fiction
  5. Gosling, J. (2012) ‘Management Education as Practice’ in Kessler, S. (ed) Encyclopedia of Management Theory Thousand Oaks: Sage
  6. Gosling, J. (2011) A Manifesto for Worldly Leadership in Turnbull, S., Case, P, Edwards, G., Simpson, P. (eds) Worldly Leadership, London: Palgrave
  7. 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 2010
  8. 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
  9. Gosling J. (2007) In Search of Distributed Leadership, in Foundation for Church Leadership conference proceedings (12 pages)
  10. Gosling, J. (2007) Introduction, Change and Continuity and Quiet Leadership all in Marturano, A. and Gosling, J. (eds) (2007) Leadership: Key Concepts London: Routledge
  11. Gosling, J. (2007) Chairman’s Introduction and Horatio Nelson: lessons from the great commander in Historical Leaders in Europe, European Leadership Centre, Slovenia
  12. Gosling, J. (2006). Spirituality in Organizations in Hooper, A., Leadership Perspectives, pp 471 – 475 Burlington USA: Ashgate Publishing Ltd.
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Dawson, L., Dunn, E., and Gosling, J. (2004). A Survey of Books and Courses for Church Leaders in Nelson, J., Church Leadership, Gower
  16. Gosling, J. (1996) The Business of Community in Kraemer, S. and Roberts, J. The Politics of Attachment London: Free Association Press
  17. Gosling, J. (1996) Plato on the Education of Managers in French, R. and Grey, C., Rethinking Management Education London: Sage
  18. Gosling, M. (2017) Breaking the Zero-sum Game: Transforming Societies Through Inclusive Leadership, Emerald Publishing Limited

Official reports

  • Gosling, J., Case, P., Tulloch, J., Chandramohan, D., Gueye, C., Newby, G., Wegbreit, J., Kadiatu, K., Gosling, R. (2014) ‘Program Management Issues in Malaria Elimination’, UCSF Global Health Sciences paper for Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Bolden, R., Gosling, J., O’Brien, A., Peters, K., Ryan, M. & Haslam A. (2012) Emerging Concepts of Academic Leadership, for Leadership Foundation for HE (76 pages) DOI: 10.13140/2.1.1957.6009
  • 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)
  • Case, P (2018) Improving institutional support and agricultural extension service delivery for smallholder farmers in Lao People’s Democratic Republic.The Australian Research Council
  • Case, P (2018), Addressing organisational challenges to improve malaria health care in southern Africa. The Chartered Association of Business Schools
  • Clancy, A (2018) How to stop being a people-pleaser.Accountancy Ireland
  • Clancy, A (2018) Interview: Brexit, Corby and Us: What Disappointment Can Teach us About Politics and Ourselves. publication descriptionOpenDemocracy
  • Clancy, A (2018) How to Disappoint. Accountancy Ireland
  • Clancy, A (2018) Theory as Fantasy: Emotional Dimensions to Grounded Theory. British Journal of Management
  • Clancy, A (2017) Pricing Your Work: A Guide for Visual Artists.Visual Artists Ireland
  • Clancy, A (2017) Coping With Narcissism.Accountancy Ireland
  • Clancy, A (2017) Help Introverts Excel
  • Clancy, A (2017) How to Deal with a Difficult and Disruptive Person who Threatens to Ruin a Meeting. Irish Independent
  • Clancy, A (2017) ‘Difficult’ Meetings. Accountancy Ireland
  • Clancy, A (2017) Wanted: A Scapegoat. Accountancy Ireland
  • Clancy, A (2017) Emotion: The Spoiler. Accountancy Ireland
  • Clancy, A (2016) The Tyranny of Satisfaction Reigns in Organisations. London School of Economics Business Review
  • Clancy, A (2016) Lessons in Leadership. Accountancy Ireland
  • Clancy, A (2014) Preparing Proposals: A Guide for Visual Artists. Visual Artists Ireland
  • Clancy, A (2014) The Science and Art of Pricing and Costing Your Work. Visual Artists Ireland
  • Clancy, A (2013) Live, Work, Programme, Connect: Fire Station Artists’ Studios Strategic Plan 2013-2016. Fire Station Artists Studios
  • Clancy, A (2012) That Unwanted Feeling: A Psychodynamic Study of Disappointment in Organizations. British Journal of Management
  • Clancy, A (2009) Partnership in Practice: Fire Station Artists’ Studios Strategic Plan 2009-2012. Fire Station Artists Studios
  • Clancy, A (2008) The Abbey Theatre: Facing Forward Evaluation Report. The Abbey Theatre in collaboration with The Arts Council of Ireland
  • Clancy, A (2007) Developing the Arts: Dún Laoghaire/Rathdown County Council Strategy for the Arts. Dún Laoghaire/Rathdown County Council

Working papers

  • Gosling, J. & Purg, D. 2007. How to be sanguine in Sarajevo: Leadership as transformation or tragedy? Case Western Rserve University Working Paper Series 1(3), pp. 85-98.
  • Gosling, J., Western, S. (2004) Pairing for Leadership Management Working Papers SoBE, Exeter University.
  • Fenton, C., Gosling J. (2000) Virtual Mindsets: Avatars and the replacement of organisational selves. SLU Working Papers, Lancaster University

Miscellaneous writings to 2005

  • Gosling, J. (2005), Misty Visioning, Bizimp
  • Gosling, J. (2004). Public Oration for Pen Hadow, Leadership Matters, LSW 1:2 University of Exeter.
  • Gosling, J. (2004). Focus on Leadership, Training Journal, October 2004, p. 52
  • Wood, M. and Gosling, J. (2003). Is the NHS Leadership Qualities Framework Missing the Wood for the Trees?, Centre for Leadership Studies
  • Gosling, J. and Mintzberg, H (2004). Reflect Yourself, HR Magazine, 49 (9) September
  • Gosling, J. (2004) The contribution of research to public private partnerships, Future of Europe: Leadership at the Public/Private Sector Interface – Conference Proceedings, Bled June 2004
  • Gosling, J. (2004). Future of Europe: Leadership at the Public/Private Sector Interface, European Leadership Centre, June
  • Gosling, J. (2003). A Worldly Mindset: Satisfying the needs of stakeholders, Creating an Agenda for European Leadership – Conference Proceedings, Bled 10-11 June 2003
  • Bolden, R., Gosling, J., Marturano, A, and Dennison, P (2003). A Review of Leadership theory and Competency Frameworks, Centre for Leadership Studies
  • Jonathan Gosling in interview with Nicholas Pike (2003). Leadership lessons from the soaps, The Independent, 8 May 2003
  • Gosling, J., and Mintzberg, H (2002). Reality Programming for MBAs. Strategy and Business, Issue 26, First Quarter 2002

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