Patrick C Flood is professor of organizational behaviour and co-director of the Leadership and Talent Institute at Dublin City University. He received his PhD from the London School of Economics. His main research interests are in leadership, change and the impact of HR practice on organisational performance.
He has taught at London Business School, University of Maryland, Australian Graduate School of Management, Cambridge Judge Business School (academic fellow), Irish Management Institute, Capital University of Economics, Beijing and Northeastern University, PRC.
Flood has provided executive education to over 100 fast growth and new venture teams as well as companies such as Intel, Bank of Ireland, Pirelli, Adidas; Pernod Ricard, Enterprise Ireland and ESBI. A former Fulbright, British Council FCO and EU HUMPCAP scholar he is the recipient of both research and teaching excellence awards.
He has been previously ranked in the top 10 most influential international thinkers in HR by HR magazine and in 2015 was elected Academic Guest of Honour at the HRONE Conference in Luxembourg.
Author of over 100 publications, he has published in Strategic Management Journal, Human Relations and Human Resource Management. Co-editor of the Blackwell Encyclopaedia of Organizational Behaviour (2015, Blackwell); his other 14 books include Change Lessons from the CEO (2013, Jossey Bass); Persuasive leadership (2010, Jossey Bass) and Effective Top Teams (Blackhall, 2000). He is currently working on a book on ‘outsider leadership’ and planning a large study on migrant leadership.