David Gray (BSc (Econ), MA(Ed), MSc, Cert Ed., PhD, FRSA) is Professor of Leadership and Organisational Behaviour at the University of Greenwich. His research interests, and publication record, include research methods, management learning (particularly coaching and mentoring), professional identity, action learning, reflective learning, management learning in SMEs and the factors that contribute to SME success. He has published books (Doing Research in the Business World (2017), Doing Research in the Real World (2018) 4th edition), A Critical Introduction to Coaching and Mentoring: Debates, Dialogues and Discourses (2016) (with Bob Garvey and David Lane) and articles on research methods, organizational learning, and coaching and mentoring. David has led a number of EU-funded research programmes including one examining the impact of coaching on the resilience of unemployed managers in their job-searching behaviours and another on how action learning can sustain unemployed managers in starting their own business. David is a member of the International Editorial Board of Management Learning and Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice.
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