Dr Humphrey Bourne

Dr Humphrey Bourne

Dr Humphrey Bourne
Senior Lecturer in Management and Faculty Education Director (PGT)

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Department of Management


Humphrey Bourne's research interests focus on values in organisations and on organisational identity. Areas of particular interest include: the evolution of organisational values; the relationship between organisational values and members' personal values; values and organisational processes; methods for researching values in organisations; and organisational identity re-construction following disruptive events such as merger or acquisition.

Humphrey's research area webpage


EFIM30300 Strategy

MGRCM0005 Critial Issues in Strategy

Fields of interest

Values in organisations, Organisational identity

Key publications

  1. Bourne, H, Jenkins, M & Parry, E, 2017, ‘Mapping Espoused Organizational Values’. Journal of Business Ethics.
  2. Lee, Z & Bourne, H, 2017, ‘Managing dual identities in nonprofit rebranding: an exploratory study’. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly.
  3. Bourne, H & Jenkins, M, 2013, ‘Organizational values: A dynamic perspective’. Organization Studies, vol 34., pp. 495-514
  4. Bourne, H, Clarke, B & McCormack, J, 2016, ‘Attributing values to organisations: What managers see depends on where they sit’.
  5. Bourne, H & Wen, S, 2015, ‘Turning the tide? Patterns of divergence and convergence in values espoused by new CEOs of large UK companies’.

Latest publications

  1. Ibrahim, NF, Wang, X & Bourne, H, 2017, ‘Exploring the effect of user engagement in online brand communities: Evidence from Twitter’. Computers in Human Behavior, vol 72., pp. 321?338
  2. Bourne, RHL, Jenkins, M & Parry, E, 2014, ‘The power of words: Charting espoused organizational values’. in: Academy of Management Proceedings 2014. Academy of Management
  3. Wen, S & Bourne, H, 2012, ‘Change in espoused organizational values: An institutional persepective’.
  4. Bourne, R & Jenkins, M, 2009, ‘The dynamics of values in organizations’. Academy of Management Review.
  5. Bourne, R, 2009, ‘Report on Values’. Monmouthshire County Council
  6. Bourne, R & Jenkins, M, 2009, ‘The dynamics of values in organizations’. in: Academy of Management Conference, Chicago, USA.
  7. Bourne, RHL & Jenkins, M, 2008, ‘Values in Organizations’.
  8. Phillips, R & Bourne, R, 2008, ‘The impact of worker values on client outcomes within a drug treatment service’. International Journal of Drug Policy, vol 19., pp. 33 - 41
  9. White, L & Bourne, R, 2007, ‘Voices and values: linking values with participation in OR/MS in public policy making’. Omega, vol 35 (5)., pp. 588 - 603
  10. Phillips, R & Bourne, R, 2007, ‘The impact of worker values on client outcomes within a drug treatment service’.
  11. Bourne, R & Jenkins, M, 2005, ‘Eliciting Managers' Personal Values: An Adaptation of the Laddering Interview Method’. Organizational Research Methods, vol 8 (4)., pp. 410 - 428
  12. Bourne, R & Jenkins, M, 2004, ‘Rejected values: Pointers to priorities in organizations’. in: Creating Actionable Knowledge: Academy of Management Annual Meeting, New Orleans, 9-11 August., pp. 1 - 28
  13. Bourne, R & Jenkins, M, 2003, ‘Sharing values differently: a study of the relationship between personal and corporate values’. in: Democracy in a Knowledge Economy: Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Seattle, 4-6 August. Academy of Management, pp. 1 - 37
  14. Bourne, R & Jenkins, M, 2001, ‘Eliciting Personal Values of Senior Managers: A Development of the Laddering Technique’. in: Academy of Management Conference.
  15. Bourne, R & Jenkins, M, 2001, ‘Using Laddering to Explore Managers' Personal Values: Method, Findings and Implications’. in: EIASM 8th Workshop on Managerial and Organisational Cognition.
  16. Bourne, R & Jenkins, M, 1999, ‘Managers and their Values: Towards a Research Agenda’. in: British Academy of Management Conference.
  17. Bourne, R & Szmigin, I, 1999, ‘Electronic Cash: A Qualitative Assessment of its Adoption’. International Journal of Bank Marketing, vol 17., pp. 192 - 202
  18. Bourne, R, 1999, ‘Managers, Personal Values and Corporate Values’. in: EDAMBA Summer School.
  19. Bourne, R, 1999, ‘Pricing: The Strategic Implications’. Management Accounting, vol 77., pp. 26
  20. Bourne, R & Szmigin, I, 1998, ‘Consumer Equity in Relationship Marketing’. Journal of Consumer Marketing, vol 15., pp. 544 - 555
  21. Bourne, R, 1997, ‘Segmenting Markets by Relational Criteria: Towards a Conceptual Framework’. in: Academy of Marketing Conference.
  22. Bourne, R & Raimond, P, 1997, ‘Rethinking Strategy for an Interconnected World: The Role of the Individual’. in: Strategic Management Society, 17th Annual Conference.
  23. Bourne, R, 1997, ‘The Marketing of Products and Services’. in: G Selim (eds) Advanced Management. The Institute of Internal Auditors United Kingdom
  24. Bourne, R, 1993, ‘Introducing Marketing in the Services Sector’. in: Marketing Education Group Conference.
  25. Bourne, R, 1993, ‘Managing Marketing on a Shoestring’. in: Health Services Marketing Group Conference.
  26. Bourne, R & Miles, C, 1993, ‘Health Service Marketing: Its place in the Organisational Structure’. Health Services Management Journal, vol 89.
  27. Bourne, R, 1992, ‘Marketing for Healthcare Providers’. in: Health Services Marketing Group Inaugural Conference.

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