Sam Crossley


BSc. Mathematical Studies, University of Leeds
MBA (distinction), University of Leeds
(current) PhD. Leadership Theory, Leeds Beckett University.

Sams main research interests are in the areas of ethical leadership, the dialogical self and applying critical perspectives of Ricoeurean philosophy to organisational studies. She is also interested in the gender bias subjective problems within organisational political systems and the need for systemic change to address cultural issues of gender inequality, sexual harassment and the abuse of power. Her research is interdisciplinary in its approach, drawing on ideas and methods from philosophy, work psychology and social science.

Sam has held senior positions within data analytics, strategy and change in leading national and international companies. She now carries out strategic consultancy and independent research on behalf of industry leaders within Healthcare, Financial Services and Legal Services.  Sam currently lectures in Leading Innovation and Change, Strategic Management, Strategic HRM and Business Ethics at Leeds Beckett University.