Dr Rick James
Senior Teaching Fellow
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106 Bunhill Row
Rick is an organisational change specialist in international development. He has spent 25 years working in Africa, Latin America and Europe, consulting for more than 100 aid agencies and churches. His focus is on change at an individual level (leadership development and change agent skills); organisation development (culture and strategy) and inter-organisational change (partnership, capacity building, collaboration). Rick believes in the importance of client ownership and responsibility as well as integrating the emotional and spiritual dimensions in change.
As well as consulting, coaching and training, Rick researches and writes. His PhD focused OD and Leadership in Africa. He is an Senior Teaching Fellow in the Faculty of Management, Bayes Business School (formerly Cass), University of London, co-directing the NGO Management course. Rick has published extensively with more than 50 articles and eight books including: ‘Consultants for Change’, ‘Creating Space for Grace’; ‘Inspiring Change’; ‘Capacity building for NGOs: Making it work’ and ‘Demystifying Organisation Development’.
- MBA, Bath Business School, United Kingdom, Sep 1991 – Sep 1992
- PhD, Bayes Business School (formerly Cass), United Kingdom
- Senior Teaching Fellow, Bayes Business School (formerly Cass), Dec 2018 – present
- Principal Consultant, INTRAC, Jun 1992 – present
- Change Management
- Management Consulting
- Organizational Behaviour
- non-profit & voluntary sector
- Americas - Central