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Professor Con Connell BSc, MSc, PhD, MBCS, CIPT

Professor of Management

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Professor Con Connell is Professor of Management within Southampton Business School at the University of Southampton.


Career overview

Professor of Management 2006.

Head of Department of Accounting and Management Sciences 1991-1994.

Professional and commercial experience in information systems (IS) and general management in the public and private sector. Consulting, research and teaching experience over a wide range of management topics, particular with reference to healthcare systems. Responsible for the development and delivery of outdoor-based management development programmes.

Editorial Board Member, Knowledge Management Research and Practice & International Journal of Enterprise Information Systems.


Research interests

Recent research includes:

  • Approaches to Knowledge Management
  • Use of narrative approaches in knowledge creation and transfer
  • NHS Information Systems Development in healthcare settings
  • Continuous improvement programmes in NHS
  • Approaches to problem structuring
  • Systems modelling

Doctoral supervision

I have supervised a number of candidates to successful completion, with two students under my supervision at the present time.

I welcome enquiries from prospective students, who are advised in the first instance to look at the appropriate section of the Information Systems Research page.

Work in progress

Learning Communities Initiative, funded by the Health Foundation.

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Professor Con Connell
Southampton Business School, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK

Room Number: 2/6049

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