Brian Leggett is Professor in the Department of Managing People in Organizations. His areas of interest include the use of persuasion (rhetoric) and dialectic in the management process; the practical application of persuasion and dialectic in management situations (as in effective corporate-speech making and in the area of conflict); the relationship between organizational communication, commitment and identification in organizations; the connection between leadership and communication; and the role of spirituality in the creation and preservation of managers’ long term personal credibility (ethos).
Emeritus Professor of Managing People in Organizations
• Ph.D. in Corporate Communications
• Master of Arts in Rhetoric, Philosophy, University of California
• Bachelor of Law, London University
• Inns of Court School of Law, Gray’s Inn, London
Areas of interest
* The use of rhetoric and the dialectic in the communication process.
* The practical application of rhetoric and the dialectic in management situations
* The relationship between communication and organisational commitment and identification.
* The role of language in interpersonal relationships.