David Buchanan

University Cranfield School of Management
Department Management
Website https://www.cranfield.ac.uk/som/people/professor-david-buchanan-448615

Research details

David is Emeritus Professor of Organizational Behaviour at Cranfield University School of Management, and Visiting Professor at Nottingham Business School.  He works freelance as a consultant, speaker, and author, specializing in change management and organization politics.  He has a Doctorate in Organizational Behaviour from Edinburgh University, was Director of Loughborough University Business School from 1992 to 1995, has held visiting posts in Australian and Canadian management schools, and has worked often in Australia and Sweden.  He is author/co-author of over two dozen books, including the best-seller, Organizational Behaviour (with Andrzej Huczynski; ninth edition 2017, tenth edition 2020).  He has co-authored several books on change management, including: The Sustainability and Spread of Organizational Change (with Louise Fitzgerald and Diane Ketley), Power, Politics and Organizational Change: Winning the Turf Game (with Richard Badham), and Managing Organizational Change: A Multiple Perspectives Approach (with Ian Palmer and Richard Dunford).  He has also written numerous book chapters, papers, and articles on organizational behaviour and change, and organizational research methods.