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Dr Ian Elliott

Senior Lecturer

Department: Newcastle Business School

Dr Ian C. Elliott is Senior Lecturer in Public Leadership and Management and Programme Leader of the MSc Strategic Leadership for Public Services. His research includes work on public leadership, organisational change in the public sector and community empowerment. He has extensive consultancy and research experience and has successfully supervised and examined up to doctoral level. He is also the current Vice-Chair of the Joint University Council (JUC) and Chair of the JUC Public Administration Committee and sits on the Editorial Board of Teaching Public Administration.

 

Dr Elliott first taught within the Higher Education sector as a Graduate Teaching Assistant in 2002. Since then he has amassed over 10 year’s experience of teaching and learning across five UK universities. He has led the development of many postgraduate and doctoral programmes in public administration and management. He has also held strategic leadership roles within and across faculties including at Graduate School and Senate. At a national level Dr Elliott is currently Chair of the JUC Public Administration Committee – the UK Learned Society for public administration and management. He has also served on the CABS Academic Journal Guide Committee as a subject expert in Public Sector and Healthcare.

 

Much of Dr Elliott’s prior academic experience has included engaging with employers such as Academi Wales, City of Edinburgh Council, Dundee City Council, Orkney Islands Council and Association of Chief Officers of Scottish Voluntary Organisations. Dr Elliott has also been commissioned by organisations to run training courses and has been invited to speak at numerous academic and professional events including for Higher Education Academy, MacKay Hannah and Holyrood Events.

 

Dr Elliott is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA), a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (FRSA), a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute (FCMI) and a Chartered Management & Business Educator (CMBE).

 

Personal website: http://iancelliott.co.uk

LinkedIn: https://uk.linkedin.com/in/iancelliott

Ian Elliott

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • The Community Empowerment Act and Localism under Devolution in Scotland, Elliott, I., Fejszes, V., Tàrrega, M. 8 Apr 2019, In: International Journal of Public Sector Management
  • The Implementation of a Strategic State in a Small Country Setting - the case of the ‘Scottish Approach’, Elliott, I. 7 Jan 2019, In: Public Money and Management

Qualifications

  • Public Administration PhD July 12 2007
  • Chartered Management & Business Educator CMBE 2019
  • Senior Fellow (SFHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2018

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

My research interests are primarily in public administration and public leadership. Much of my research is located within the context of the Scottish Approach to Public Services. My interests within this are based on ideas of adaptive leadership in a government setting, the challenges faced in promoting greater community empowerment, how to demonstrate leadership in boundary-spanning integrated teams and the Scottish Approach to Public Services as an example of the Strategic State.

PGR Supervision

Robert Bickerstaffe Start: 01/10/2019


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