Department:Leadership and Management
Areas of Expertise: Business, management and leadership
Lisa is a forward thinking, self-driven, self-reliant individual with an appetite to learn and the motivation to succeed. Lisa is professional in manner, creative in approach and is highly focused, with a consistent record of effective teaching methods within Higher and Further Education.
Lisa is currently a Senior Lecturer in Management and is responsible for the design, development and delivery of teaching excellence across undergraduate, post-graduate and international partnerships through distance learning across the globe. Lisa also possesses experience within the development and delivery of Executive and Corporate Education programmes.
Lisa has worked for over 12 years as an established lecturer and for more than 4 years for Newcastle University Business School as well as Kaplan Open Learning (University of Essex).
Prior to academia, Lisa worked as a practitioner for over 11 years gaining knowledge and leadership experience obtained in a variety of senior management training and development roles within the private sector, including the financial and business service industries. Amongst others, Lisa has worked at BTplc, Toyota GB and Halifax UK Bank.
Supervision of postgraduate research topics include:
Lisa has experience in teaching across a diverse and broad range of business related topics at undergraduate, postgraduate and executive and corporate education programmes. These topics include:
Presented working paper: Looking at Learning Transfer through a Sociological lens – “Making the connections between social learning, learning transfer and workplace learning” at 12th International Conference on HRD Research and Practice across Europe in 2011
Dissemination of MA into full-refereed paper ‘War or Peace?’ – An exploration of employee perceptions of training transfer in higher education?’ presented at 8th International Conference on HRD Research and Practice across Europe in 2007
2016 - Invited as Guest Speaker to Mentoring Matters Masterclass for CIPD North East Region Branch event
2014 - 2015 - Invited as Guest Speaker on Leadership Pipeline at Medical Sciences, Newcastle University
2011 - Panel member for the validation of BA Hons in Business and Management and Postgraduate HRMD Programme at Leeds Metropolitan University
Invited to chair and present a symposium starter contribution entitled “Professional, critical and structured reflection are not addressed in student textbooks “to the “Reflective Learning: facing up to Challenges” UFHRD and BMAF Workshop April 2011
2009 - 2013 - External examiner Postgraduate and Undergraduate Business Modules: Leeds Metropolitan University, UK
2008 - present - International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education
2008 - present - Journal of Management Development
2010 - Published Book review entitled ‘Developing Skills for Business Leadership’ by Gillian Watson and Dr Stefanie C. Reissner for the CIPD.
2010 - Published Book Review ‘The Sage Handbook of Organizational Research Methods, Buchanan, D.A. and Bryman, A. (eds)’ for Management Learning, The Journal for Management and Organizational Learning.