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Dr Kristina Brown

Senior Lecturer

Department: Newcastle Business School


Kristina currently works as a senior lecturer within Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University since 2017 in organisational behaviour.  She is the programme leader for the Degree Apprenticeship Programme in Business Leadership and Management Practise for Ernst and Young.  She also teaches research methods at a postgraduate level on the MBA and MSc in Leadership and Management programmes.

She is a doctoral student at Durham University Business School studying Health and Wellbeing Boards in the North East of England. Her doctoral research focuses on the system leaders of Health and Wellbeing Board and the development of health and social care policy at this level.  From 2014 to 2016 she worked with South Tyneside Public Health as a health researcher and was responsible for coordinating the Evaluation of Stop Smoking Services Intervention for Smoking Women in South Tyneside, a cross-sector stakeholder group hosted by South Tyneside Public Health. Stakeholders included South Tyneside Public Health, South Tyneside Clinical Commissioning Group and South Tyneside foundation Trust. Kristina’s role included co-ordination of the evaluation study between stakeholders, qualitative research of practioners and intervention users, policy analysis and disseminating information to stakeholders.  

Kristina has also worked in a range of third sector and health organisations doing academic research, including the Department of Health in 2017 and with a range VCO’s in Gateshead and Newcastle in 2011/12. This work has included looking at workforce capacity and planning and strategic collaboration for funding. 

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Newcastle Business School CCE1 - 405

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • A Darker Side to Interorganizational Relations, Brown, K. 5 Oct 2018, The Management of Wicked Problems in Health and Social Care, CRC Press
  • “All the worlds a stage, and all the men and women merely players ” (Shakespeare, As You Like It, Act 2. Scene 7). Acting or Collaborating? Managing the Conflict in Health and Social Care Integration, Brown, K. 3 Jul 2017, 10th International Critical Management Studies Conference
  • Working together: scoping exercise for workforce capacity and planning, Brown, K., McMurray, R., Ward, J. 30 Jun 2017

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