Mr John McGoldrick

Ontological security and identity work - the case study of management consultants

Personal profile

Over 35 years in industry.  Starting off in production management and then the design and development of management information systems in electronics industry, moving onto MIS for international marketing of wine and spirit brands. Switched into UK financial services working mainly in the arena of strategy develoment and corporate investment prioritisation. My last 13 years was as Finance Director of a large SME bank.

Since starting my PhD, I have also got involved in the not-for-profit UK social housing sector as a board member of a small housing association here in Bristol.

MA(Hons) in Political Economy and Psychology, 1978.  University of Glasgow

BSc in Biology and Biochemistry, 1976. University of Glasgow

MSc in Organizational Learning and Change, 2010. University of Bristol


UoB seminar and tutorials.  Management Theory, Creative Thinking.

External.  Using management consultants; theory and practice

Fields of interest

Identity Studies, Narrative Research, Social Theory, Critical Management Studies and the critique of the underlying ethics of CMS research

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