Professor Connson Locke

Professor Connson Locke

Professor (Education) of Management | Deputy Head of Department (Teaching and Learning)

Department of Management

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MAR 4.14
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Key Expertise
Leadership, Power and influence, Gender, Organisational culture & change

About me

Connson Chou Locke joined the Department of Management in 2008 where she teaches leadership, organisational behaviour, and negotiation and decision making. She has received several teaching awards including the Department of Management Outstanding Teaching Contribution Award and the LSE Excellence in Education Award. Professor Locke holds a PhD and MSc in Business Administration (Organisational Behaviour) from the University of California at Berkeley and a BA in Sociology from Harvard University where she graduated with honours.

Before entering academia, Professor Locke worked for 16 years as an educator, manager, and management consultant in the United States and Asia Pacific, including serving as the Asia Pacific Regional Training and Development Manager for the Boston Consulting Group where she oversaw the learning and development of consulting staff across the region. She has extensive experience designing and teaching leadership development programmes and has worked in nearly 20 countries across Europe and Asia Pacific as well as in the United States and Australia.

Visit Professor Locke’s website for recent articles, blogs, videos, and information about her new book, Making Your Voice Heard.

View CV (PDF) 

Organisational Behaviour Faculty Research Group

Expertise Details

Leadership; followership; power and influence; gender stereotypes; organisational culture & change