This page is still under development but I kind of got bored with it. It does reflect some of my intellectual interests but these days staring out of a window has more attraction. I have added a couple of pieces to keep the ball rolling, but I will be adding more once I have done the appropriate editing
On Leadership and On Groups are chapters from my thesis which I am in the process of reformatting. One day I’ll finish the reformatting and then post the whole thesis, just on the off chance that someone might one day read it.
My primary academic interests revolve around power, its use and misuse. In general terms my specific area and subtopics can be summarised as follows: Social Psychology (Groups; Teams; Leadership; Discrimination and Prejudice; Organisational Behaviour; Motivation and Demotivation; Communication including Mass Communication; Communication in writing; Propaganda; Organisational and Interpersonal Politics; Values, Attitudes & Behaviour; Trust and Commitment; Mutiny and Dissent; Influence; and Multiple values models; Symbolism and Symbology. I also had a keen academic interest in methods, methodology and analytical methods.