Dr Humphrey Bourne

Dr Humphrey Bourne

Dr Humphrey Bourne
Senior Lecturer

Social Sciences Complex, 8 Woodland Road, Clifton
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Telephone Number (0117) 928 8407

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


ECON30083: Strategic Management (BSc)
MGRCM1001: Strategic Management (MSc Management)
ECONM2025: Strategic Management (MSc AFM, MSc EFM)
MGRCM1401: The Context of Strategic Management
MGRCM1402: Strategy and Strategic Management

Fields of interest

Values in organisations, Organisational identity

Latest publications

  1. Bourne, RHL, Jenkins, M & Parry, E, 2014, ‘The power of words: Charting espoused organizational values’.
  2. Bourne, H & Jenkins, M, 2013, ‘Organizational values: A dynamic perspective’. Organization Studies, vol 34., pp. 495-514
  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’. in: Academy of Management Conference, Chicago, USA.
  5. Bourne, R, 2009, ‘Report on Values’. Monmouthshire County Council
  6. Bourne, RHL & Jenkins, M, 2008, ‘Values in Organizations’.
  7. 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
  8. White, L & Bourne, R, 2007, ‘Voices and values: linking values with participation in OR/MS in public policy making’. Omega: International Journal of Management Science, vol 35 (5)., pp. 588 - 603
  9. Phillips, R & Bourne, R, 2007, ‘The impact of worker values on client outcomes within a drug treatment service’. University of Bristol
  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 & Szmigin, I, 1999, ‘Electronic Cash: A Qualitative Assessment of its Adoption’. International Journal of Bank Marketing, vol 17., pp. 192 - 202
  17. Bourne, R, 1999, ‘Managers, Personal Values and Corporate Values’. in: EDAMBA Summer School.
  18. Bourne, R, 1999, ‘Pricing: The Strategic Implications’. Management Accounting, vol 77., pp. 26
  19. Bourne, R & Jenkins, M, 1999, ‘Managers and their Values: Towards a Research Agenda’. in: British Academy of Management Conference.
  20. Bourne, R & Szmigin, I, 1998, ‘Consumer Equity in Relationship Marketing’. Journal of Consumer Marketing, vol 15., pp. 544 - 555
  21. Bourne, R, 1997, ‘The Marketing of Products and Services’. in: G Selim (eds) Advanced Management. The Institute of Internal Auditors United Kingdom
  22. Bourne, R, 1997, ‘Segmenting Markets by Relational Criteria: Towards a Conceptual Framework’. in: Academy of Marketing Conference.
  23. Bourne, R & Raimond, P, 1997, ‘Rethinking Strategy for an Interconnected World: The Role of the Individual’. in: Strategic Management Society, 17th Annual Conference.
  24. Bourne, R, 1993, ‘Managing Marketing on a Shoestring’. in: Health Services Marketing Group Conference.
  25. Bourne, R, 1993, ‘Introducing Marketing in the Services Sector’. in: Marketing Education 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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