Robert MacIntosh is Head of the School of Social Sciences at Heriot-Watt University. He trained as an engineer and has researched strategy development and strategic change for twenty years in a range of public, private, family and charitable organizations. He has published extensively in top rank journals including Strategic Management Journal. He sits on the Council of the British Academy of Management, is a board member for the charity Turning Point Scotland and for Heriot-Watt University Malaysia as well as being a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology and the Academy of Social Sciences. His latest books include "Strategic Management: strategists at work" published by Palgrave and "Research Methods" (2nd Ed) published by Goodfellow. His status as a shareholder in Aberdeen Football Club demonstrates his sense of optimism.
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