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Professor Jeff Gold

Professor Jeff Gold
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Professor Jeff Gold


Leeds Business School

0113 81 25457

About Professor Jeff Gold

Jeff Gold is co-founder of the HRD and Leadership Research Unit at Leeds Business School, a collaborative project with several organisations including Hallmark Cards, Morrisons plc, Skipton Building Society, BUPA, LBBC ltd, Webanywhere and TheWorks. The projects seeks to support leadership and talent development in each organisation and allow knowledge to be shared between partners.

Jeff Gold is also the Director of the DBA programme at Leeds Beckett University. The programme started in 2009 and now has over 100 students.

Jeff Gold works closely with partners in the Northern Leadership Academy, seeking to use evidence to stimulate the demand for leadership development across all sectors in the North of England.
He has delivered a wide range of seminars, programmes and workshops on change, strategic learning, management and leadership with a particular emphasis on participation and distribution.

Current Teaching

Jeff Gold is the Director of the DBA programme and teaches methodology for DBA research projects.

Research Interests

Jeff Gold has completed a wide range of research projects since 1989. His current research focuses on how to increase the return on investment in leadership and talent programmes, the vital role of SME networks in leadership development, leadership learning from social capital and the contribution of coaching to change in the NHS.

Jeff Gold's approach to research is increasingly collaborative, seeking to work with practitioner partners on their issues and ensuring impact and value-added.

Selected Publications

Journal articles (10)

Books (1)

  • Bratton J; Gold J (2012) Human Resource Management: Theory and Practice. 5th Edition Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Chapters (3)

  • Rodgers H; Stewart J; Iles P; Gold J; Holden R; Kershaw Solomon H (2013) Strategic HRD and the Learning and Development function. In: Beardwell J; Gold J; Holden R; Iles P; Stewart J Human Resource Development: Theory and Practice. : Palgrave Macmillan, pp. .
  • Yeo R; Gold J (2012) Action in action learning. In: Pedler M Action Learning in Practice. Farnham: Gower Publishing, Ltd., pp. .
  • Anderson L; Gold J; Gibb A (2012) Action learning in SME development. In: Pedler M Action learning in practice. Farnham: Gower Publishing Company, Limited, pp. .
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