Judith McMorland

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Judith McMorland
Dr. and Senior Lecturer
Department of Management and Employment Relations

Judith has thirty years' teaching, consulting and research experience mainly in the field of change management, and organisational learning.

A Senior Lecturer, in the Department of Management and Employment Relations, the University of Auckland School of Business, Judith is also Director of CO-LEARNZ Ltd. a management consultancy.

Before joining the Business School, Judith spent twenty years as Programme Director, Vocational Courses, in the Centre for Continuing Education. In these various capacities, Judith has worked with a wide range of organisations - in particular with not-for-profit organisations in the health and welfare field - providing training programmes, management education, facilitation and change management consultancy. She spent two years as Executive Dean, of the Auckland Consortium for Theological Education, prior to the establishment of the School of Theology in the University (1999-2000).

Over the last five years, Judith's focus and interests have been in capacity and capability development, using the levels of work framework in organisational development and senior management education. She teaches post graduate students and supervises PhD and Masters' Thesis work in a range of related of topics.

Other interests include action research, and action learning. She is involved in human rights advocacy groups in New Zealand, and is an international committee member for Action Learning, Action Research and Process Management (ALARPM) Assoc.

Current projects involving application of the Levels of Work include Management Education with senior executives through the Business School's Corporate Programmes and CO-LEARNZ consultancies; short courses in Capacity, Capability and Challenge, on-going sector development in mental health provision, teaching and facilitation of student consultancy projects within the Organisation Change and Innovation programme in the Master of Commerce.

Degrees and certifications

  • BA (Hons) - Sociology - Leeds, United Kingdom
  • MA (Hons) - Education - Massey, New Zealand
  • PhD - Sociology - Aukland, New Zealand
  • DipEd. - Massey, New Zealand
  • Dip - Youth Work - Manchester, United Kingdom

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