Manchester Metropolitan University

Leadership and Strategy

The strategy and leadership cluster brings together colleagues interested in the practice, research and teaching of strategy and leadership.

The aims of the cluster are:

News updates

January 2016

Dr Karl Russell and David Roberts have been awarded a Cheshire Capability Research Grant to research the use and impacts of this software on the student experience and the teaching of strategic management at MMU.

Dr Karl Russell will attend International Partner Days at Kortrijk and Bruges (Belgium) between 26–28 April 2016, where international academics join in an international week with the this year’s theme being ‘Gamification and Playful Learning’.

Who are we?



Next meeting TBC


Strategy in context

Members: Dr Kevin Gallimore, Dr Karl Russell, Trevor Brown, David Roberts


Developing leaders

Members: Dr Linda Alker & Stephanie Sturgess


Women’s leadership

Members: Dr Diane Wright


Public sector leadership in the context of devolution/localisation

Members: Dr Linda Alker & Dr Diane Wright


More information to follow on all groups.


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Bell, B. & Gallimore, K. (2015) ‘Embracing the games? Leverage and legacy of London 2012 Olympics at the sub-regional level by means of strategic partnerships’, Leisure Studies, 34(6), pp.720–741. DOI: