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David Buchanan

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Department of Management


Professor Buchanan teaches on post experience management programmes and doctoral research programmes as well as staff workshops and seminars.

Career overview

Until October 2013, David was Professor of Organisational Behaviour at Cranfield University School of Management.

Research areas

David's most recent project was funded by the National Institute for Health Research, Health Services & Delivery Research programme: £480,000 over three years. Publications (journal articles and conference papers) are still being developed from that work, concerning the changing roles of middle managers, and failures in post-crisis change implementation.

David is currently developing healthcare management case studies focusing on the transformational change programmes at two acute hospital trusts, with the support of the Thurnham Legacy fund from Cranfield University School of Management: £2,500 over two years.