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Dr Andy Bailey

Formerly at Lancaster University

Andy Bailey

Research Interests

The Process of Strategy Development, Executive and Managerial Involvement in Determining Strategic Direction, Strategic Implementation and Change, Managerial Reflection

Professional Role

Director of Management Development Division

Formerly Director of the Lancaster MBA programmes, Global MBA, Executive MBA; the MA in Management & Leadership Practice; and Royal & SunAlliance Partnership programmes.

Masters and MPhil dissertation supervisor.

Director of the strategic choices, performance and strategizing research project undertaken for the Centre of Excellence in Leadership between 2004 and 2007.

Current Teaching

Postgraduate: Strategic management, Strategy implementation, Change management, Research methods.


Andy has degrees in Applied Psychology and Behavioural Science and a PhD in Strategic Management from Cranfield University, School of Management.

Prior to joining Lancaster, Andy was a Senior Research Fellow in the Strategic Management Group, Cranfield School of Management.  There, his research focused on the nature of strategy development; organisational change; and processes of increasing individual effectiveness in strategy formulation.  His research activities included a major research project funded by the Economic and Social Research Council into the links between strategy development and organisational context both in the public and private sectors.  He has written a number of papers in the area of strategy process.  Through both his research and consultancy, Andy has worked closely with senior managers and board members both in the public and private sectors.


PhD Strategic Management, MSc Applied Psychology, BSc (Hons) Behavioural Science

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