Liz Wiggins

BA, MSc, PhD

Liz Wiggins is a Principal Consultant at Ashridge. She has led and participated in a wide range of consulting assignments from strategy implementations and culture change to internal communication and engagement, working with a variety of high-profile organisations including Microsoft and Oxfam.

Liz joined Ashridge after an extensive international career in marketing and internal communications. She has held a variety of posts at Unilever and BT, living in both France and The Netherlands, while working across Europe and Asia.

She graduated from Durham University with a degree in Psychology and Philosophy and gained a Masters and a PhD in Organisational Psychology from Birkbeck College, University of London.

Liz is also an Ashridge accredited coach.

Liz Wiggins

Publications

Pluralism: the art and science of making (practical) choices about change and improvement methods

Wiggins, L., Marshall, B. and Smallwood, J. (2016) Pluralism: the art and science of making (practical) choices about change and improvement methods. Peer reviewed conference paper at 10th International Behaviour in Healthcare Conference: Attaining, sustaining and spreading improvement: Art or Science? April 2016, Cardiff. 

Giving Voice to Humanity: early findings from using Action Research and Appreciative Inquiry in Qatar's ambulance service

Coleman, G., Wiggins, L. and Lavelle, K. (2016) Giving Voice to Humanity: early findings from using Action Research and Appreciative Inquiry in Qatar's ambulance service’ Peer reviewed conference paper at 10th International Behaviour in Healthcare Conference: Attaining, sustaining and spreading improvement: Art or Science? April 2016, Cardiff. 

GenerationQ: The organisational and Personal Impact of the Programme

Waller, L., Marshall, B., Smallwood, J. & Wiggins, L. (2015). GenerationQ: The Organisational and Personal Impact of the Programme. An Evaluation Report prepared for the Director of The Health Foundation.

Constructing work identity through accommodation, assimilation or rejection? Emerging leadership narratives of Senior Emiratis working alongside Western Expatriates

Wiggins, L. and Al Ahdad, M. (2014) Constructing work identity through accommodation, assimilation or rejection? Emerging leadership narratives of Senior Emiratis working alongside Western Expatriates. 6th Developing Leadership Capacity Conference,  Lancaster Universiy Management School, June.

Participatory change interventions: Invitation to share power or ‘benign manipulation’?

Wiggins, E. & Rae, J. (2012) "Participatory change interventions: Invitation to share power or ‘benign manipulation’?", Paper to EGOS Conference on Power, Cambridge University, April

Organizational Change: Perspectives on theory and practice

Myers, P., Hulks, S. & Wiggins, L. (2012) Organizational Change: Perspectives on theory and practice, OUP Oxford, March

Supervision, lives and audiotapes

Wiggins, L., Atter, A. & de Haan, E. (2011) Supervision, lives and audiotapes, Coaching at work, Vol. 6, Issue 6, pp.42 - 45

Listening to learn: using audio tapes to enrich supervision

Wiggins, L., Atter, A. & de Haan, E. (2011) Listening to learn: using audio tapes to enrich supervision, Coaching at Work

Getting together without being together: helping leaders enhance the way they lead virtually

Wiggins, L. (2009) Getting together without being together: helping leaders enhance the way they lead virtually, Converse, Issue 6, pp. 14 - 16, April

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