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Professor Julie Hodges

Professor in Management

PhD, MA, BA, PHEA, Academic Fellow ICMCI, Senior Fellow FME, CMBE

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Julie is a leading expert on change in organizations, particularly the role and impact of people during transformations. She joined the Business School in 2006. Before entering the academic world Julie worked as a business consultant for over 20 years in several profit and non-profit organizations, including PwC. At PwC Julie was responsible for organizational change and management development in a number of companies include Barclays, Shell, BBC, Lloyds, Reuters. Julie has also worked with Vertex where she set up and led a commercial consultancy team. Her first role was with the British Council where she was the Development Consultancy for East Asia. 

Julie has published in a number of international journals on change in organisations. She is the author of several books including ‘Consultancy, Organizational Development and Change’, ‘ Managing and Leading People through Change’ (Kogan Page); Sustaining Change in Organizations(Sage) and ‘Employee Engagement for Organizational Change’ (Routledge) and ‘Organization Development: how organizations change and develop effectively’ (Palgrave McMillan)Her latest book is ‘Reshaping the HR: the role of HR in organizational change’. 

Julie is a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, Academic Fellow of the ICMCI (International Council of Management Consulting Institutes)and a Senior Fellow of the Foundation for Management Education (FME). She is also a member of the editorial board of the ‘Management Consulting’ journal.

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Research interests

  • Engagement of employees with organizational change
  • Impact of organizational change on people
  • Sustaining change in organisations


Authored book

  • Hodges, J & Crabtree, M (2021). Reshaping HR: The role of HR in Organizational Change. Routledge.
  • Hodges, J (2021). Managing and Leading People through Organizational Change: the theory and practice of sustaining change through people. Kogan Page.
  • Hodges, Julie & Crabtree, Mark (2020). Reshaping HR: The Role of HR in Organizational Change. Routledge.
  • Hodges, Julie (2020). Organization Development How Organizations Change and Develop Effectively. London: Palgrave McMillan/Red Globe Press. Red Globe Press.
  • Hodges, J (2018). Employee Engagement for Organizational Change: The Theory and Practice of Stakeholder Engegement. London: Routledge.
  • Hodges, J. (2017). Consultancy, Organizational Development and Change: A Practical Guide to Delivering Value. London: Kogan Page.
  • Hodges, J. (2016). Managing and Leading People Through Organizational Change: the theory and practice of sustaining change through people. London: Kogan Page.
  • Hodges, J. & Gill, R. (2015). Sustaining Change in Organizations. London: Sage.
  • Howieson, B. & Hodges, J. (2014). Public and Third Sector Leadership: Experience Speaks. London: Emerald.

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