Imperial College London


Business School

Associate Dean of UG Programmes and Education Quality



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Edgar Meyer is the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programmes at Imperial College Business School.  As part of this portfolio, Edgar looks after a number of different programmes that support the development of business and management knowledge in undergraduate students across Imperial and beyond.

Edgar was previously Professorial Fellow (Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour) at the Southampton Business School, University of Southampton.  He holds visiting professorial posts at Cotrugli Business School, Croatia, and the Southampton Business School.   Edgar is an academic Member of the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development (CIPD) where he also acts as a membership assessor. 

Research Interests

Edgar’s research interests are in the area of teamwork and leadership. He focuses on notions of authenticity in leadership, as well as the changing dynamic of team leadership in virtual and/or mixed teams.  Previous research has focused on knowledge, training, and collaboration.  Edgar is area editor for Health Systems, a journal of the OR society.



Ashleigh M, Hardcastle D, Meyer E, The 8 Cs if Leadership – A Model of Leadership Delivery, 9th International Conference on Human Resource Development Research and Practice across Europe

Baden D, Meyer E, Tonne M, Which types of strategic corporate philanthropy lead to higher moral capital?, Annual Conference of the International Association for Business and Society

Connel NAD, Klein J, Meyer E, Narrative, Knowledge and Practice: what sort of stories do practitioners listen to, and tell?, British Academy of Management

Connell NAD, Klein J, Meyer E, Narrative as an interpretive research approach in IS: some promising indications for Knowledge Management, AIS-SIG Workshop on the Application of Interpretive Approaches to Information Systems

Lees A, Meyer E, Rafferty J, How can organisations support the anxieties of information sharing, Social Work Development 2012

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