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Dr Sarah Fidment

Senior Lecturer


Summary

Dr. Sarah Fidment is teaching fellow of the Higher Education Academy, Principal Lecturer and Programme Leader for the work based learning Professional Business Practice courses at Sheffield Business School. Her role in the Sheffield Business School is to provide strategic direction and development of innovative work based business education and leadership development in the private sector, nationally and internationally. She has a track record of developing innovative and cutting edge educational products and services that have won national awards.  Her main drive and motivation is to celebrate the difference and diversity of each learner and work with them to flourish to become an independent and autonomous life- long learner. Sarah is a Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Personnel and Development (FCIPD), has a DBA (Doctorate in Business Administration), a MSc in Leadership & Management in Education and a Diploma in Human Resource Management. Her research interests include embodied sense making, developing non-traditional qualitative research techniques, and exploring reflexive approaches to management and research, practice and learning.

About

Qualifications

  • 2015: Doctorate of Business Administration, Business Studies, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
  • 2002: MSc Leadership and Management, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
  • 2000: PGDip Human Resource Management, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
  • 2000: BA Business and Finance, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

Member of professional body

Other

  • 2008: , Higher Education Academy (HEA)

Teaching expertise

  • Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management

Research

  • Human Resource Management / Organisational Behaviour
  • I specialise in leadership development and embodied leadership identity formation. I contribute to the pedagogical development of leadership by bringing together childhood development, adult development and social theory.

Industry Links

  • Nestle Chartered Management Degree Apprentice Scheme
  • SIG Collaborative Award

Teaching

Department of Management

Sheffield Business School

OBHRM

Publications

Scholarly editions

(2020). Leadership Identity as Embodied Practice: A Double Hermeneutic Methodology. Management Learning Journal 1.935 Impact Factor.

Theses / Dissertations

Fidment, S.E. (2016). Who do you think you are? A hermeneutic study of leaders' identities. (Doctoral thesis). Supervised by Mcauley, J., & Richardson, H.

Presentations

Fidment, S., Davidson-Hague, T., & Littlewood, G. (2019). Higher Degree Apprenticeships: Bridging 'Knowledge & 'Action' in the Workplace a case study example. Presented at: University Forum for Human Resource Development Conference, Nottingham University Business School

Fidment, S., Davidson-Hague, T., & Littlewood, G. (2019). Higher Degree Apprenticeships: Bridging 'Knowledge & 'Action' in the Workplace a case study example. Presented at: University Forum for Human Resource Development Conference, Nottingham University Business School

Fidment, S. (2019). "Higher Degree Apprenticeships: an insider's perspective", January 2019. Presented at: University Forum Human Resource Development Higher Degree Apprenticeship annual event, Sheffield Hallam University

Fidment, S. (2018). nvited Key note presenter, Chartered Association of Business Schools, Executive Education Symposium, ‘Managing the impact on existing programmes, enhancing your portfolio and how to avoid cannibalising the market’. October 2018. Presented at: Chartered Association of Business Schools, Executive Education Symposium, Nottingham Business School

Fidment, S. (2018). Invited Key note presenter, Chartered Association of Business Schools, Executive Education Symposium, Poster Presentation on Best Practice and Innovation in L7 Executive Education Apprenticeships, University of Bath, March 2018. Presented at: Chartered Association of Business Schools Executive Education Symposium, University of Bath

Fidment, S. (2017). Invited Key note presenter for the University Forum Human Resource Development annual event "Leadership Identity as Embodied Practice", October 2017. Presented at: University Forum for Human Resource Development Workshop, Sheffield Hallam University

Fidment, S. (2015). The interaction between Leadership and Organisational Culture within Private Sector Businesses,” at British Academy of Management Conference, September 2015. Presented at: British Academy of Management, Nottingham Business School

Posters

Fidment, S. (2012). Leadership Identity: a Hermeneutic Study at Sheffield Business School Doctoral Conference, Sheffield, May 2012. Presented at: Doctoral Student Conference, Sheffield

Other publications

Hughes, M. (2018). Book Review Managing and Leading Organisational Change, Routledge, September 2018. Routledge: https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=gkBvDwAAQBAJ&lpg=PT1&ots=doZylfM6qJ&dq=Mark%20Hughes%20Managing%20Change%20Sarah%20Fidment&pg=PT1#v=onepage&q=Mark%20Hughes%20Managing%20Change%20Sarah%20Fidment&f=false

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