Keith Grint


25 years of Positive Deviance at the PD Global Conference

"past, present and future"


October 31st to November 3rd 2016

Copenhagen - Denmark


Keith Grint is Professor of Public Leadership at Warwick University. He has held Chairs at Cranfield University and Lancaster University and was Director of the Lancaster Leadership Centre.


He spent twelve years at Oxford University and was Director of Research at the Saïd Business School and Fellow in Organizational Behaviour, Templeton College. He remains an Associate Fellow of the Saïd Business School, Oxford. He is Fellow of the British Academy of Social Sciences.


He is also a Visiting Research Professor at Lancaster University, a Fellow of the Windsor Leadership Trust, and a Visiting Professor at the Leiden University Leadership Centre, The Hague, Netherlands. He is a founding co-editor of the journal Leadership and founding co-organizer of the International Conference in Researching Leadership.


His books include:

  • Leadership (ed.) (1997)
  • Fuzzy Management (1997)
  • The Machine at Work: Technology, Work and Society, (with Steve Woolgar) (1997)
  • The Arts of Leadership (2000)
  • Organizational Leadership (with John Bratton and Debra Nelson)
  • Leadership: Limits and Possibilities (2005)
  • Leadership, Management & Command: Rethinking D-Day (2008)
  • Sage Handbook of Leadership (edited with Alan Bryman, David Collinson, Brad Jackson and Mary Uhl-Bien) (2010)
  • The Public Leadership Challenge (edited with Stephen Brookes) (2010)
  • Leadership: A Very Short Introduction (2010)
  • Sage Major Works of Leadership (four volumes) (ed. with David Collinson & Brad Jackson) (2011).

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