Richard Pettinger

Richard Pettinger

UCL | University College London

Richard Pettinger is Professor of Management Education at University College London (UCL). He has worked at UCL for over 30 years. He continues to teach foundations and practices of management, project management, leadership and organisational behaviour. He is presently developing syllabus based work on the relationships between society, technology, behaviour and business; and on business as a social infrastructure. This is in turn reflecting the seismic shifts in society, business practice and organisational activities and effectiveness as the result of the present pandemic and its effects on society, activities and business development. To date Richard has published over 50 books and numerous articles on all aspects of management and leadership. He delivers at least one conference keynote speech a year. He continues to work in many different parts of the world, including Cyprus, South Africa, Singapore, Hong Kong, Spain, Italy, Poland, France, Germany and Romania.

Professor of Management Education

  • Teaching interests: Management Education, HRM, employee relations, principles of management, project management
  • Research interests: society, technology and behaviour; behavioural impacts on investment and business decisions; leadership expertise; performance management; organisation politics; profession and professionalisation of management
  • Director of MSci Information Management for Business
  • Joined UCL 1989: worked in Bartlett School as lecturer and teaching fellow before joining the School of Management in 2001. First Principal Teaching Fellow (Teaching Reader) ever appointed by UCL. Appointed professor in 2019.
  • Visiting professor: Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
  • External examiner: Kent University, Singapore Polytechnic, University of Greenwich, University of the Creative Arts, University of Reading