About

 

Prof. Peter Case’s research encompasses organization development, international development, rural development, leadership studies, organization theory & philosophy and organizational ethics. 

For the past four years Peter has acted as a programme management consultant for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation funded Malaria Elimination Initiative (MEI) based at the University of California San Francisco, advising on projects in the Greater Mekong Sub-region. He is currently leading an organization development project for the MEI in southern Africa concerned with improving malaria elimination service delivery. Peter also have extensive experience of leading rural development projects in SE Asia and is currently principal investigator for a farmer technology adoption project in Lao People’s Democratic Republic funded by the Australian Centre for Agricultural Research. My research is geared toward 'makng a difference' to the well being of others and achieving impact beyond academia.

Peter has been a tutor for the London Business School EMBA core module ‘Business Ethics and Corporate Responsibility’ and has acted as an academic and personal coach to a number of senior executives in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. He also has consultancy experience within the UK NHS and a variety of private sector organizations.

Interests
Research
  • Organization Theory
  • Organization Philosophy
  • Leadership Ethics
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Business Ethics
  • International Development
  • Workplace Spirituality
Teaching
  • Leadership Studies
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Organizational Ethics
  • Organization Theory
Experience
  • 2011 to present - Professor of Management and Organization Studies, James Cook University (Townsville, Queensland)
  • 2004 to present - Professor of Organization Studies, University of the West of England (Bristol, UK)
  • 2002 to 2004 - Professor of Leadership Studies, University of Exeter (Exeter, UK)
Socio-Economic Objectives
Honours
Fellowships
  • 2010 - Fellow of the Leadership Trust Foundation (UK)
Other
  • Editorial Board Member: Journal of Leadership and Organizational Development
  • Editorial Board Member: Culture & Organization
  • Editorial Board Member: Social Business
  • Editorial Board Member: Journal of Management, Spirituality and Religion
  • 2011 to 2015 - Visiting Professor, University of Leicester (UK) School of Management
  • 2008 to 2011 - Visiting Professor, University of Humanistics, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Publications

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Book Chapters
Current Funding

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ACIAR - Research Grant

Smallholder farmer decision-making and technology adoption in southern Laos: opportunities and constraints

Indicative Funding
$1,048,686 over 5 years
Summary
This project aims to research the gap between aspirations and reality with respect to technology adoption impacts and thence improve smallholder livelihoods. The project will review the drivers and constraints influencing smallholder farmers? decisions to adopt proven technologies and management systems to improve farm productivity. It will analyse the influence on farming decisions of complex interactions between economics, politics, technology and the biological environment with ethnicity, local social traditions, personal motivation and leadership. Opportunities to enhance the livelihood of smallholder farmers through technology adoption will be identified and the role of stakeholder networks explored.
Investigators
Peter Case and Pascal Perez in collaboration with John Connell, Kim Alexander, Garry Greenhalgh, Anne Giger-Dray, Tom Jovanovic, Silva Larson, Magnus Moglia, Thavone Inthavong, Somxay Sisanonh and Sillinthone Sacklokham (College of Business, Law & Governance, Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zurich, , Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation, The Laos National Agricultural & Forestry Research Institute, Department of Agriculture Extension & Cooperatives and National University of Laos)
Keywords
Farmer decision-making; Technology adoption; International Development; Bayesian Network Analysis; Participatory Action Research; Laos
Supervision

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Current
  • Distributed Leadership Applied to the Design and Evaluation of Leadership Development Programs (PhD , Secondary Advisor)
Completed
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  • 1 collaboration
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  • 27.317, Law, Business And Creative Arts (Townsville campus)
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