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Melissa Hawkins

Postgraduate Associate

Department: Newcastle Business School


  • Education MA September 01 2012
  • Education PGCE July 31 2003
  • Qualified Teacher Status QTS

Key Publications

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  • Managing the complexity of outcomes: a new approach to performance measurement and management, French, M., Lowe, T., Wilson, R., Rhodes, M., Hawkins, M. 24 Jan 2020, Handbook on performance management in the public sector, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar
  • Navigating complexity, Lowe, T., French, M., Hawkins, M. 19 Feb 2020, The Palgrave handbook of the public servant, London, Palgrave
  • The human, learning, systems approach to commissioning in complexity, Lowe, T., French, M., Hawkins, M. 16 Jan 2020, Local authorities and social determinants of health, Bristol, Policy Press
  • Questioning performance measurement: metrics, organizations and power, Hawkins, M. 3 Sep 2019, In: Local Government Studies
  • Reconceptualising and redefining educational leadership practice, James, C., Connolly, M., Hawkins, M. 7 May 2019, In: International Journal of Leadership in Education
  • Developing a Perspective on Schools as Complex, Evolving, Loosely Linking Systems, Hawkins, M., James, C. 1 Sep 2018, In: Educational Management Administration and Leadership
  • Theorising schools as organisations, Hawkins, M., James, C. 8 Apr 2016

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

Social sciences researcher with interests in the public and third sectors, complexity theories, and qualitative methods


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