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Annie is currently a Senior Lecturer within the Leadership and Management department at the University of Huddersfield.

Annie has worked as a manager in both the public and private sectors, initially within a retail environment, which included a two year period of self-employment. For the last twenty five years she has worked as Senior Lecturer and Curriculum Manager in both Further and Higher Education.

She is a qualified and experienced lecturer having taught both nationally and internationally on a variety of courses. These have ranged from 'A' levels, Undergraduate degrees; Professional Bodies, Management and Leadership related Masters Degrees, including the MBA and Professional Doctorates including both PhD supervision and examination. She has also worked with corporate clients; primarily within the National Health Service; Fire Service and Local Authorities, both managing and delivering change and leadership development courses.

Annie’s teaching expertise lies in the area of Organisational Behaviour , Personal Development and Reflective Practice. Where appropriate she uses ‘action learning’ as a teaching approach, believing this to be a very effective way for managers to learn. Annie is currently the Course Director for the Schools portfolio of Professional Doctorates which include the Doctor of Business Administration and Doctor of Public Administration. She is also one of the schools international recruitment academics, focusing on India, Pakistan and Bangladesh.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Organisational behaviour 
  • Management/leadership education 
  • Reflective/reflexive practive 

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Research Output 2012 2018

  • 6 Article
  • 2 Book/Film/Article review

Reflective vicarious learning (RVL) as an enhancement for action learning

Yeadon-Lee, A. 12 Mar 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Management Development. 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vicarious learning
Action learning

Lead and disrupt: How to solve the innovators dilemma

Yeadon-Lee, A. 19 Dec 2017 In : Action Learning: Research and Practice. 15, 1, p. 72-73 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

Universality of Servant Leadership

Timiyo, A. & Yeadon-Lee, A. Oct 2016 In : International Leadership Journal. 8, 3, p. 3-22 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Servant leadership
3 Citations

Leading with questions: How leaders find the right solutions by knowing what to ask

Yeadon-Lee, A. 2015 In : Action Learning: Research and Practice. 12, 1, p. 115-117 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

Open Access
1 Citations

Psychological climates in action learning sets: a manager's perspective

Yeadon-Lee, A. 2 Sep 2015 In : Action Learning: Research and Practice. 12, 3, p. 261-275 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Action learning
Psychological climate

Activities 2015 2015

  • 1 Oral presentation

Organizational Learning:Keeping Pace with Change through Action Learning

Yeadon-Lee, A. (Speaker)
11 Jun 201514 Jun 2015

Activity: Oral presentation