David has been a member of the teaching staff at Aston Business School since 2013. He has taught a range of subjects including Strategic Management, Marketing Management, Market Research, Marketing Strategy, and Retail Management. David is also the Programme Director for BSc Business and Management.
David's PhD focused on strategic cognitive consensus and cognitive shifts during crises and he has already published twice in The Leadership Quarterly as well as presenting at the British Academy of Management and Engaging Research for Business Transformation (EREBUS) conferences.
Formerly, he was a Strategic Marketing Executive whereby he helped develop and implement a successful business strategy for a medium sized UK organisation dealing with an increasingly competitive commissioning environment. This role helped embed a market-oriented culture and also included the expansion and management of the organisation’s marketing team.
Having worked in various business environments for several years he also possesses extensive experience in project and people management, market research and business consultancy.
David's research interests are in the areas of strategic cognition during crises, cognitive consensus, cognitive shifts, strategic change and the methods associated with causal cognitive mapping. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and a member of Beta Gamma Sigma.
Position: Teaching Fellow and Course Director of BSc Business and Management Tel: +44(0)121 204 4116 Email: email@example.com Room: ABS242
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Carrington, D.J., Combe, I.A., & Mumford, M.D. (2018). Cognitive shifts within leader and follower teams: Where consensus develops in mental models during an organizational crisis. The Leadership Quarterly. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.leaqua.2018.12.002
Combe, I. A., & Carrington, D. J. (2015). Leaders’ sensemaking under crises: Emerging cognitive consensus over time within management teams. The Leadership Quarterly, 26, 307-322.
Carrington, D. J., & Combe, I. A. (2012) Marketing cultural beliefs and stakeholder orientations. British Academy of Management Conference, Cardiff, United Kingdom.
Carrington, D. J., & Combe, I. A. (2013). Market oriented cognitive subcultures in a multiple stakeholder environment. In B. Clegg, J. Scully, & J. Bryson (Eds.), ESRC research capacity building clusters: summit conference 2013: 25th – 26th June 2013, Aston University. (pp. 151-169). Birmingham (UK): Aston University.
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