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Professor in the Management of Professional Service Firms at Cass Business School, London.


Director of the Cass Centre for Professional Service Firms


Senior Research Fellow at Harvard Law School's Center on the Legal Profession

 

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Join me at the Oxford Business Book Festival

I’ll be speaking and signing copies of "Leading Professionals" at the Oxford Business Book Festival on 2 November 2018 at the Bodleian Library, Oxford.

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Stefan Stern reviews "Leading Professionals"

Management writer Stefan Stern has written a lively review of my latest book. He says the book "shines a bright light into a previously under-explored world".

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What does it mean to be a professional?

Should professional service firms ditch their grandiose purpose statements and reconnect with a more profound commitment to what it means to be a professional?

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Two podcasts from the New York launch of my book "Leading Professionals"

Oxford University Press and Thomson Reuters interviewed me about my research, how I do it and why I wrote the book.

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If you’re so successful, why are you still working 70 hours a week?

In my recent "Harvard Business Review" article I discuss overwork, insecurity, and social control in professional organizations

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Governing the ungovernable

I discuss the key themes of my latest book, "Leading Professionals: Power, Politics, and Prima donnas", in the December/January issue of "Legal Business".

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Leading Professionals: Power, Politics, and Prima Donnas

My latest book was launched in the UK on 4 October 2017 at Cass Business School, London

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Insecure overachievers? You are perfect for the job

The "Financial Times" management columnist Andrew Hill discussed chapter six of my new book "Leading Professionals" in his column.

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