Brigid Carroll University of Auckland, New Zealand
Brigid Carroll is a Professor in the Department of Management and International Business and holds the Fletcher Building Employee Educational Fund Chair in Leadership at the University of Auckland in New Zealand. She teaches broadly in the area of leadership, organizational theory and qualitative research methods at undergraduate, postgraduate and executive level and does extensive cross sector leadership development work with corporate, community, professional, and youth organisations. Ongoing research themes revolve around identity work, power, responsibility and resistance, leadership development, distributed and collective leadership, cross system governance and discursive/ narrative approaches. Ultimately Brigid is interested in leadership as a discourse, identity, and practice and in exploring how it is constructed and shaped between people, spaces, and artefacts in different organisational contexts. She has published in Organization Studies, Human Relations, AMLE, Management Learning and Leadership and has co-edited three books on Leadership.