Dr Tom Forbes

Senior Lecturer

Management, Work and Organisation University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA

Dr Tom Forbes

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I originally trained as a radiographer and spent most of my career working in the NHS with occasional assignments in the private health care sector and in the Irish Republic.I completed a BA (Hons) in Public Administration and Management from Glasgow Caledonian University and a PhD in Strategic Management in the NHS from Glasgow University. Outside academia, I officiate at regional, national and international cycle races as a race referee or ‘Commissaire’ in road, track and cyclo-cross after spending many (too many!) years as a competitor. Teaching First year modules: contribute strategic management lectures on two introductory modules on the School of Management Undergraduate Programmes, the Global Business Environment and the Fundamentals of Business and Management BUSU9SM Strategic Management (Autumn Semester) offerwed to final year students BSMP31 Strategic Management (Spring Semester) offered to post-graduate students I supervise PhDs in the areas of strategic management, public sector management and the management of change. Administration I am the Business Studies Degree Programme Director for the School of Management. .

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Social Identity, Self-Enactment Strategies and Social Work: Adapting to Change in Professional-Managerial Relationships. Fourteenth Annual Conference of the International Research Society for Public Management (IRSPM XIV)
International Research Society for Public Management (IRSPM)


Understanding integration in health and social care through the interplay of structure, agency and ideas. Health Organisation Research Network, Glasgow University, June 2010
Health Organisation Research Network