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Journeying and the experiential gaze in research (2012)
Presentation / Conference
French, R., Gaggiotti, H., & Simpson, P. (2012, July). Journeying and the experiential gaze in research. Paper presented at Standing Conference on Organizational Symbolism

In this paper we consider the implications of the ideas of journeying and the experiential gaze for research practice. We do so by drawing first upon Plato’s analogy of the Cave as a mythical representation of the journey of the philosopher to see ul... Read More about Journeying and the experiential gaze in research.

From theoria to theory: Leadership without contemplation (2012)
Journal Article
Case, P., French, R., & Simpson, P. (2012). From theoria to theory: Leadership without contemplation. Organization, 19(3), 345-361. https://doi.org/10.1177/1350508412437072

This paper explores the transition of the theological and philosophical concept of theoria – contemplation - to the modern notion of theory. Theory derives linguistically from theoria and retains a connection with knowledge. However, it has lost and,... Read More about From theoria to theory: Leadership without contemplation.

Complexity and change management: Analyzing church leaders' narratives (2012)
Journal Article
Simpson, P. (2012). Complexity and change management: Analyzing church leaders' narratives. Journal of Organizational Change Management, 25(2), 283-296. https://doi.org/10.1108/09534811211213955

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to introduce a novel approach to the analysis of individual and co-constructed change management narratives, utilizing a framework derived from the theory of complex responsive processes. Design/methodology/appro... Read More about Complexity and change management: Analyzing church leaders' narratives.

Worldly leadership and concepts of community (2012)
Book Chapter
Edwards, G. (2012). Worldly leadership and concepts of community. In S. Turnbull, P. Case, G. Edwards, D. Jepson, & P. Simpson (Eds.), Worldly Leadership, 85-103. Palgrave Macmillan