Professor Gerry McGivern

Gerry McGivern is Professor of Organisational Analysis in the Organisation and Human Resource Management (OHRM) Group at Warwick Business School, University of Warwick.  

Gerry's research focuses on understanding professionals' knowledge, practice, identities, and how they are affected by systems of regulation and organisation, primarily within health care systems. He has led Economic and Social Council, National Institute for Health Research and General Osteopathic Council funded research projects, published in leading international social science and management journals, and recently co-authored 'Making Wicked Problems Governable: The Case of Managed Networks in Health Care' (Oxford University Press, 2013).  

Gerry previously worked for Price Waterhouse, Ovum, in HR consultancy, and in academic roles at Royal Holloway, University of London, and King’s College London. He holds a MA in Organizational Analysis and Behaviour from Lancaster University Management School and a PhD in Organizational Behaviour from Imperial College Business School.  

Gerry is on the Editorial Board of Human Relations and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Health, with a developing interest in health care organisation and systems in resource-poor countries.