Prof. David Weir bude přednášet v kurzech MBA
Prof. David Weir pro studenty kurzu MBA na PIBSu připravil čtyři nové moduly na aktuální tema:
- Autoethnographic knowledge
- Spacing and Timing as Organisational Processes
- The Cragt of Craft Beer transactions
- Business Networking and Organisational Culture and Leadership in the Arab Middle East.
At Oxford University he obtained a MA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics and a Postgraduate Diploma in Public and Social Administration. He was the first elected Chair of the Association of Business Schools and is a Companion of the Chartered Institute of Management, and Burgess of the City of Glasgow. He has been Director of Gulliver Foods, Chairman of Forever-Broadcasting (Yorkshire), Arbitrator for the Dairy Industry (Scotland), member of the Committee of Inquiry into the Engineering Profession (Finniston Committee), the Sociology and Social Administration Committee of the Economic and Social Research Council, Chair of the Teaching Company Management Committee of the Science and Engineering Research Council and a member of the Research Assessment Panel for Business and Management and of the Council for National Academic Awards.
David Weir is Professor of Intercultural Management at York Business School. He is Professor Emeritus of Northumbria University, Partner at Fourth Paradigm Consulting and chairman of the Editorial Advisory Board of Cambridge Scholars.
He was Dean and Director of several Business Schools including the University of Northumbria, the Bradford School of Management, Glasgow University and the Scottish Business School and has held academic appointments at Manchester Business School and at Aberdeen, Leeds, Hull and Manchester Universities, Liverpool Hope University, University Campus, Suffolk and ESC Rennes. as well as Visiting Professorships at Hull, Edge Hill, the University of the West of England, Lancaster and Lincoln Universities and was from 2000-2007 a Professor of Management at CERAM Sophia Antipolis, France.
Research and Publication
He researches in organisational behaviour, inter-cultural management, especially related to the Arab Middle East, risk, crisis and disaster management, the poetry and rhythms of management, the interface between technology and management and the life and works of the great entrepreneur, aeronautical engineer and popular novelist Nevil Shute. He is author and editor of twelve books and is on the board of several journals. He has taught at many universities and Business Schools in Europe, Asia, Latin America and North America and has consulted with many leading international businesses and organisations including the World Bank, Islamic Development Bank, the Palestinian National Authority, the Cambridge Muslim College, UNESCO, EFMD, the Scottish Development Agency, Accenture, the Police Federation of England and Wales, and the Emerald Group.
His poem Journeyman was a winner in the Shetland Libraries International Poetry competition: he has been for several years Poet in Residence at the Edinburgh pub, Wavertree, Liverpool.