The Institute for Management, Governance and Society (IMaGeS) aim is to bring together expertise relating to the complex changes facing society today. Research themes within the institute are in the areas of Business and Enterprise; Information and Communication; and Governance and Society.

Leadership

Institute Director

  • David Gray

    Professor David Gray

    David Gray is acting Director of the Research Institute for Management Governance and Society (IMaGeS) and Professor of Transport Policy.  

  • Graduate School Leader

  • Seonaidh McDonald

    Dr Seonaidh McDonald

    Prof. McDonald is Graduate School Leader for Institute for Management, Governance and Society. Her research is in two main areas - Sustainable Consumption and qualitative research methods.  

  • Theme Leaders

  • Alistair Anderson

    Alistair Anderson

    Professor Anderson is the Director of the Centre for Entrepreneurship and Theme Leader for the Business and Enterprise research group. His research interests are in Social aspects of Entrepreneurship and SMEs.  

  • Simon Burnett

    Simon Burnett

    Dr Simon Burnett is Research theme leader for Governance and Society within IMaGeS. His interests are in the importance of the knowledge economy and its development.  

  • David Gray

    Professor David Gray

    David Gray is acting Director of the Research Institute for Management Governance and Society (IMaGeS) and Professor of Transport Policy.  

  • Research & Support Team

    Lyndsay Bloice Research Assistant 01224 263991 l.s.bloice1@rgu.ac.uk
    Katie Cooper Lecturer +44 (0)1224 263886 k.cooper2@rgu.ac.uk

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    Visiting Professors

  • Hugh Little

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    During his tenure as Visiting Professor, Hugh will deliver sessions to accountancy and business management students which will give an insight into his working world.  

  • Enda Logan

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    Areas of expertise in relation to Visiting Professor role: Communications, change management, knowledge management, public relations  

  • Adam Ogilvie-Smith

    Adam Ogilvie-Smith

    Professor Adam Ogilvie-Smith is a visiting professor at the Aberdeen Business School. His teaching interests lie in the areas of Management Consultancy, Organisation Review, Organisational Development, Strategy, Marketing and Business Continuity.  

  • Charles Oppenheim

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    Area of expertise in relation to Visiting Professor role: Intellectual Property Rights, other legal issues such as Freedom of Information and Data Protection, librarianship and information science and research evaluation.  

  • Murray Strachan

    Murray Strachan - Visiting Professor

    Visiting professor at Aberdeen Business School, his areas of expertise include, Executive leadership ,Strategy development and execution, Strategic Business Development, Internationalisation and Business transformation.  

  • Martyn Wade

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    Areas of expertise in relation to Visiting Professor role: Library and Information Management, Intellectual Freedom and Freedom of Expression, Change Management, Governance.