Leadership on an industrial journey: An interview with Sir John Parker, Chairman of the National Grid

Nicholas O'Regan (Bristol Business School, UWE, Bristol, UK)
Mairi Maclean (Bristol Business School, UWE, Bristol, UK)

Journal of Strategy and Management

ISSN: 1755-425X

Publication date: 22 August 2008

Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to interview Sir John Parker, Chairman of the National Grid.

Design/methodology/approach

The paper takes the form of an interview.

Findings

Sir John Parker shares his thoughts and advice on a range of topics, including leadership challenges, decision making and strategic direction.

Originality/value

Provides valuable insights from one of the most influential directors in British business.

Keywords

Citation

O'Regan, N. and Maclean, M. (2008), "Leadership on an industrial journey: An interview with Sir John Parker, Chairman of the National Grid", Journal of Strategy and Management, Vol. 1 No. 1, pp. 111-117. https://doi.org/10.1108/17554250810909455

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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