Dennis MacDonald

Dennis MacDonald

Teaching Fellow, Organizational Behaviour

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Academic, Management, Staff, Socio-Technical Centre (STC), Workplace Behaviour Research Centre (WBRC), Research Centres, Divisions
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MA Human Resource Management, Leeds University Business School

PG Certificate Business and Executive Coaching, Leeds Metropolitan University

Dennis has had a successful career in Human Resource Management and Learning and Development where he held both strategic and operational management positions primarily within the financial services industry. Dennis is currently studying full time at LUBS for an ESRC funded PhD which is nearing completion.


Dennis’ research interests concern the impact of mergers and acquisition on the people involved, with a particular focus on how intergroup leadership might influence employees’ strength of identification with the combined organisation during and following the merger.


LUBS1850 – Organisational Behaviour

LUBS2895 – Organisational Behaviour in Practice

LUBS2910 – Management Research and Analysis

LUBS3955 – Leadership in Organisations

LUBS5584 – Commercial and Professional Skills


Conference papers

MacDonald, D.W., Bown, N & Clarkson, G. (2014) ‘Social identity during mergers and acquisitions: Charting identity in a post-acquisition organisation’. Paper presented at the British Academy of Management Conference, Belfast September 2014.

Clarkson, G., MacDonald, D.W. & Bown, N. (2015) ‘The use of dyadic interviews in teasing out the “difficult to define”:  Advantages for social identity and altruism research’. Paper presented at the British Academy of Management Conference, Portsmouth September 2015

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