Interview with Newstalk, leadership lessons from the zombie apocalypse

Some thoughts about surviving the zombie apocalypse and a couple of leadership lessons that are taken from that. A conversation recorded between Jonathan McCrea and I, in the leading science radio program in Ireland: Newstalk.

Link to the conversation here


Article published:

Some time ago, Linda Rouleau, Mark De Rond, and I had our article.. published in Journal of Management Studies. Hopefully, researchers become interested in extreme contexts, or it helps to articulate some interesting aspects for researchers that are already interested in extreme contexts. You find the article here:

Learning about leadership & team dynamics in projects by way of the zombie apocalypse

Leadership and team dynamics are obviously important to any project setting. In the books and articles, it is typically described as something inherently positive and not that entirely complex. By examining a clip from the Walking Dead Series, and problematizing the notion of leadership and teams we learn a great deal about human behavior, in project settings, or apocalypses. What great fun to discuss such matters with the students at the master’s program in management! The case itself is developed with and from research with Professor David Buchanan (Photo: teaching these days]

Surviving a zombie apocalypse: Leadership configurations in extreme contexts

The dark side of group behavior: Zombie apocalypse lessons