New Horizons in Organisational Studies is a series of edited collections, based on the successful British Academy of Management track on Organisational Studies led by David Weir, David Bamber, Craig Marsh, Robert Price and Robert Mikecz since 2007.The series is organised around a selection of the best papers presented at the BAM conferences over that period, and shall begin with two volumes of the “Best of” the previous years, published alongside a 2014 volume.
David Weir has been Director and Dean of several University Business Schools including those at Glasgow, Bradford, Northumbria and Universities was until recently Head of the School of Business, Leadership and Enterprise at University Campus Suffolk and Affiliate Professor at ESC Rennes. He researches and writes about issues in intercultural management like Diwan styles of decision in the Arab Middle East, careers of expatriates and international managers. With Pierpaolo Andriani he is writing a study of the collapse of the UK airship industry and the exaptative response that dynamised the UK aircraft industry in the 1930s. He is co-author with Nabil Sultan of From Critique to Action published by Cambridge Scholars, and The New Post-Oil Arab Gulf, published by Al Saqi, and with Julie Wolfram Cox, Tony Le Trent Jones and Maxim Voronov of Critical Management Studies at Work published by Edward Elgar. He co-authored with Eric Butterworth the Sociology of Moderrn Britain series, including Social Problems of Modern Britain. His secret sadness is that he supports Leeds United Football Club to death and beyond.