Currently Director of the MBA Programme of Portsmouth Business School, James has worked for over eighteen years in the Higher Education sector.
Before entering academe he worked in commercial engineering in the heavy industrial sector.
His main teaching interests are in strategic management, leadership, culture and change, as well as management cybernetics.
His research publications have recently been in the area of applying cybernetic principles to strategic issues such as change leadership and knowledge management. Previous research included management education and knowledge project management.