Ashridge research: improving the practice of management

Ashridge research focuses on investigating the issues that affect leaders and organisations today. We work closely with our clients and partners to conduct leadership and management research that informs and improves the practice of management.

By grounding our research in the everyday practices of leaders, we ensure that our research has relevance and value both for organisations and for leaders.

About Research

Current research

Current research

Our current research covers a wide range of projects and themes relevant to businesses, organisations and leaders. 
We also deliver commissioned research and work in partnership with organisations with whom we have mutual interests. 
To find out more about our research projects, use our projects database
Recentres centres

Ashridge research centres

The Ashridge research centres work with clients, practitioners and professionals to develop expertise that underpins our programmes and is disseminated through our publications.

Ashridge has six research centres, each of which focuses on a specialist area of research or practice. 



Research publications

You can access our latest research reports and over 3,000 other Ashridge authored publications via our Research Publications Database. The database includes a range of full text articles and reports, as well as references for many other Ashridge publications. 
Ashridge also publishes a range of regular news updates featuring research, including: Insights and 360°, The Ashridge Journal.

Research office

The Ashridge Research Office is run by experienced, professional researchers. The team works in partnership with a network of Research Fellows and Associates. 
Each of our researchers is broadly aligned to one of the six Ashridge Research Centres, offering advice and guidance in their specialist research areas.

Coming up...

Ashridge offers a range of research-based activities that are open to both general and invited audiences. These include business briefings, academic and practitioner conferences, workshops, book launches and other learning opportunities.

The 4th Ashridge International Research Conference took place on 12th-14th June 2015. This conference is linked to four special journal issues each focusing on aspects relevant to knowledge intensive organisations:

  • The Journal of Knowledge Management
  • The International Journal of Human Resource Management
  • The Journal of Academic Ethics
  • The Journal of Public Affairs

Visit to download the call/s for papers.

To find out about other Ashridge events, visit our events page.