Medical professionals, knowledge, practice, identity, regulation, organization
Teaching in 2015-2016
IB9S30: Management of Change
IB7000: Organisational Behaviour
Executive MBA (London)
IB700L: Organisational Behaviour
Global Energy MBA
IB802G: Organisational Behaviour
HR Management & Employment Relations (London)
IB96NL: Researching Human Resource Management and Employment Relations
Human Resource Management & Employment Relations
IB96N0: Researching Human Resource Management and Employment Relations
IB98R0: Leading and Managing Change
IB96X0: Leading the Knowledge Based Organisation
IB9EI0: Theories of Organisations and Organising in Management Research
IB2390: Changing Organisations
Gerry is Professor of Organisational Analysis in the Organisation and Human Resource Management (OHRM) Group at Warwick Business School.
Gerry's research focuses on understanding professionals' knowledge, practice, identity, leadership and how they are affected by systems of regulation and organisation, primarily within health care systems. He has led Economic and Social Research Council, General Medical Council, National Institute for Health Research and General Osteopathic Council funded research projects, published in leading international social science and management journals, and recently co-authored 'Making Wicked Problems Governable: The Case of Managed Networks in Health Care' (Oxford University Press, 2013).
Gerry previously worked for Price Waterhouse, Ovum, in HR consultancy, and in academic roles at Royal Holloway, University of London, and King?s College London. He holds a MA in Organizational Analysis and Behaviour from Lancaster University Management School and a PhD in Organizational Behaviour from Imperial College Business School.
Gerry is on the Editorial Board of Human Relations and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Health, with a developing interest in health care organisation, leadership and systems in resource-poor countries.
Many of Gerry's publications are available at: https://warwick.academia.edu/GerryMcGivern
McGivern, G., Currie, G., Ferlie, E., Fitzgerald, L. and Waring, J. (2015)
"Hybrid manager-professionals' identity work : the maintenance and hybridization of medical professionalism in managerial contexts"
, Public administration , 93 , 412-432
Fischer, M., Dopson, S., Fitzgerald, L., Bennett, C., Ferlie, E., Ledger, J. and McGivern, G. (2015)
"Knowledge leadership : mobilising management research by becoming the knowledge object"
, Human Relations
Ferlie, E., Ledger, J., Dopson, S., Fischer, M. D., Fitzgerald, L., McGivern, G. and Bennett, C. P. (2015)
"The political economy of management knowledge : management texts in English healthcare organizations"
, Public Administration
Hollingsworth, T. D., Langley, I., Nokes, D. J., Macpherson, E. E., McGivern, G., Adams, E. R., Bockarie, M. J., Mortimer, K., Reimer, L. J., Squire, B., Torr, S. J. and Medley, G. (2015)
"Infectious disease and health systems modelling for local decision making to control neglected tropical diseases"
, BMC Proceedings , 9 , S6
Ferlie, E. and McGivern, G. (2014)
"Bringing Anglo-governmentality into public management scholarship : the case of evidence-based medicine in UK health care"
, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory , Volume 24 , 59-83
Fitzgerald, L., Ferlie, E., McGivern, G. and Buchanan, D. (2013)
"Distributed leadership patterns and service improvement : Evidence and argument from English healthcare"
, The Leadership Quarterly , Volume 24 , 227-239
Gerry McGivern (2013)
"Dealing with disease and dying"
, Journal of Health Services Research & Policy , Volume 18 , 55-56
McGivern, G. and Fischer, M. D. (2012)
"Reactivity and reactions to regulatory transparency in medicine, psychotherapy and counselling"
, Social Science & Medicine , Vol.74 , 289-296
Ferlie, E., McGivern, G. and Fitzgerald, L. (2012)
"A new mode of organizing in health care? Governmentality and managed networks in cancer services in England"
, Social Science & Medicine , Vol.74 , 340-347
Ferlie, E., Fitzgerald, L., McGivern, G., Dopson, S. and Bennett, C. P. (2011)
"'Public policy networks and 'wicked problems': a nascent solution?"
, Public Administration , Vol.89 , 307-324
McGivern, G. and Fischer, M. (2010)
"Medical regulation, spectacular transparency and the blame business"
, Journal of Health Organization and Management , Vol.24 , 597-610
McGivern, G. and Dopson, S. (2010)
"Inter-epistemic power and transforming knowledge objects in a biomedical network"
, Organization Studies , Vol.31 , 1667-1686
Ferlie, E., McGivern, G. and De Moraes, A. (2010)
"Developing a public interest school of management"
, British Journal of Management , Vol.21 , s60-s70
Gillard, S., Turner, K., Lovell, K., Norton, K., Clarke, T., Addicott, R., McGivern, G. and Ferlie, E. (2010)
"“Staying native”: coproduction in mental health services research"
, International Journal of Public Sector Management , Vol.23 , 567-577
McGivern, G., Lambrianoub, A., Ferliec, E. and Cowie, M. (2009)
"Enacting evidence into clinical practice : the case of coronary heart disease"
, Public Money & Management , Vol.29 , 307-312
Baeza, J. I., Fitzgerald, L. and McGivern, G. (2008)
"Change capacity: the route to service improvement in primary care"
, Quality in Primary Care , Vol.16 , 401-407
McGivern, G. and Ferlie, E. (2007)
"Playing tick-box games : interrelating defences in professional appraisal"
, Human Relations , Vol.60 , 1361-1385
Addicott, R., McGivern, G. and Ferlie, E. (2007)
"The Distortion of a Managerial Technique? The Case of Clinical Networks in UK Health Care"
, British Journal of Management , Vol. 18 , 93-105
Dopson, S., Ferlie, E., McGivern, G., Fischer, M. D., Ledger, J., Behrens, S. and Wilson, S. (2016)
"The impact of leadership and leadership development in higher education : a review of the literature and evidence"
McGivern, G., Fischer, M., Palaima, T., Spendlove, Z., Thomson, O. and Waring, J. (2016)
"Exploring and explaining the dynamics of osteopathic regulation, professionalism and compliance with standards in practice