Professor Clive Gilson

Clive Gilson

Qualifications: BA Middlesex, MA PhD Warwick

About Clive

Clive is co-author of the international best-seller Peak Performance, and together with co-authors Mike Pratt and Kevin Roberts, he consults at the level of CEO and top management team with some of the world’s icon organisations. These include Procter & Gamble, Saatchi & Saatchi, Silicon Graphics and the Toyota Motor Corporation. Clive heads the IBR’s Leadership Research Group, and his research interests include comparative industrial relations systems, HRM practices in deregulated labour markets, and the organisational practices that enable organisations to maintain sustained peak performance.

Recent Publications

  • Barker, J. R., Gilmore, S., & Gilson, C. (2013). Rhetorical profiling: Modes of meaning generation in organizational topoi. Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, 30, 280-291. doi:10.1002/cjas.1263

  • Collett, A., & Gilson, C. (2009). Jean Batten and the accident of sex. Women's History Review, 18(2), 219-242. doi:10.1080/09612020902770923

  • Gilson, C., & Weiler, A. (2008). Transnational company industrial relations: The role of European Works Councils and the implications for international human resource management. Journal of Industrial Relations, 50(5), 697-717. doi:10.1177/0022185608096805 Open Access version:

  • Gilmore, S., & Gilson, C. (2008). Football managers of the premiership: Strategic gameplans defeat the masculine model of management: Department of Strategy and Human Resource Management Working Paper Series (72). Waikato Management School.

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