My role at Sheffield Hallam University combines teaching and research that is underpinned by 30 years of applied experience. This spans the private, public and thirds sectors. I am the second year Business Studies Course lead.
Prior to entering academia, I worked at senior levels that had a strong emphasis on strategic, organisational and individual development. My work has contributed to funding bids that supported participative, asset-based approaches to community development and addressed issues such as food poverty and social isolation.
In addition to teaching, I am currently in the final stages of doctoral research that explores discourses of collaboration in policy and the subsequent implications for non -profit organisations.
Sheffield Business School
2015 Leadership, Psychology, Coaching and Mentoring Skills, Supervision , Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
2015 Strategic Management, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
2015 Enterprise, Change and Creativity, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
2014 Understanding and Managing Organising Organisations, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
2014 PCDP, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
2012 Organisational Development
2000 Public Sector L&D
1999 Charity Resource Managment, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
1988 Retail Management, The Body Shop, United Kingdom
2015- present PhD - discourses of collaboration in policy and the subsequent implications for non -profit organisations
2017 Masters in Research (passed with distinction)
2017 Postgraduate certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (passed with merit)
2013 Masters in Coaching and Mentoring (passed with merit)
Member of CIPD
Duffy, M., & Watts, J. (2020). Earning the commitment of millennials, the secret weapon of Corporate Social Responsibility. In British Academy of Management 2020 In the Cloud Conference, Manchester, UK (Virtual), 2 September 2020 - 4 September 2020. British Academy of Management
Watts, J., Duffy, M., & Watts, J. (2020). Operationalising Theory; a Framework to Explore How Policy Guides Organisational Action. In BAM 2020 Conference in the Cloud, Virtual conference, 2 September 2020 - 4 September 2020. Oxford Abstracts
Watts, J. (2016). The future of the Voluntary Action in Unsettled times. Collaboration among non-profit organisations in policy discourse.