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Dr Angus Robson

Lecturer, Entrepreneurial Team Coach

Angus Robson is currently a lecturer and team enterprise coach at in Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University, where he completed his PhD in 2014.

Angus Robson 1The doctorate explored leadership and ethics in Scottish banking from the perspective of Alasdair MacIntyre’s Aristotelian ethics. Prior to undertaking the PhD, he worked in banking and in social enterprise, and this experience as a practitioner and manager informs his approach to academic research. 





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Faculty of Business and Law
Northumbria University
City Campus East



PhD in Business Ethics, Advanced Diploma in Leadership and Performance Coaching, Postgraduate Diploma in Management Studies, Postgraduate Certificate in Education, MA (Oxon), BA Hons in Classics.

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

Angus’s current research interests are leadership and virtue ethics in banking and in entrepreneurship. He continues to publish on the topic of leadership and virtues in traditional Scottish banking, and is now undertaking further primary research into the links between gender and leadership in entrepreneurial teams.

Key Publications

Robson, A. (2015). Constancy and integrity:(un)measurable virtues?. Business Ethics: A European Review, 24(S2), S115-S129.

Robson, A. (2014). Leader narratives in Scottish banking: An Aristotelian approach. PhD Thesis. Northumbria University


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