Researcher

My Expertise

Organisational structure, Organisational design, Organisational theory, Corporate governance

Biography

Lex Donaldson is a Professor of Management in Organizational Design in the UNSW Business School. He holds a BSc in Behavioural Science(Sociology Specialism) from the University of Aston and a PhD in Organizational Sociology from the University of London. Formerly he worked for Philips Electrical Industries (U.K.) Ltd. He was a Senior Research Officer in the Organizational Behaviour Research Group of the London Graduate School of Business...view more

Lex Donaldson is a Professor of Management in Organizational Design in the UNSW Business School. He holds a BSc in Behavioural Science(Sociology Specialism) from the University of Aston and a PhD in Organizational Sociology from the University of London. Formerly he worked for Philips Electrical Industries (U.K.) Ltd. He was a Senior Research Officer in the Organizational Behaviour Research Group of the London Graduate School of Business Studies.

He joined UNSW in 1977 as a member of the Australian Graduate School of Management in its first year of operations. He has won its Award for Excellence in Research and been made a Professorial Research Fellow. He has published eight books and many articles, some in leading journals such as the Academy of Management Review and Organization Science. His latest book The Meta-Analytic Organization: Introducing Statistico-Organizational Theory has been published in 2010 in the US by M.E. Sharpe, Inc (Armonk, New York:). 

Research Interests:

  • Organisational structure
  • Organisational design
  • Organisational theory
  • Corporate governance

 

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Location

UNSW Business School

Contact

+61 2 9385 9723

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