Employee Engagement for Organizational Change (Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK)

6:00pm Wednesday, 13 March 2019
8:00pm Wednesday, 13 March 2019
Natwest Entrepreneurial Spark
1 Trinity Gardens, 2nd Floor, Broadchare
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2HF
United Kingdom

This session will explore a practical approach for engendering engagement with organizational change.  It will focus on fostering engagement with change through a stakeholder perspective and how this can be done successfully within different sectors. 

The session will be based on the research which Julie Hodges conducted for her book ‘Employee Engagement for Organizational Change’ and her experience of leading transformational change in companies across the globe. 

This is a speaker event with interactive discussion. Suitable for anyone interested in change management.

About our Speaker 

Dr Julie Hodges, Associate Dean & Associate Professor, Durham University Business School

Julie is a leading expert on change in organizations, particularly the role and impact of people during transformations. Before entering the academic world Julie worked as a business consultant for over 20 years in several profit and non-profit organizations, including PwC. At PwC Julie was responsible for organizational change and management development in a number of companies include Barclays, Shell, BBC, Lloyds, Reuters. Julie has also worked with Vertex where she set up and led a commercial consultancy team. Her first role was with the British Council where she was the Development Consultancy for East Asia. 

Julie has published in a number of international journals on change in organisations. She is the author of several books including ‘Consultancy, Organizational Development and Change’, ‘ Managing and Leading People through Change’ (Kogan Page); Sustaining Change in Organizations (Sage) and ‘Public and Third Sector Leadership: experience speaks’ (Emerald).

Julie’s latest book is ‘Employee Engagement for Organizational Change’ (Routledge).

Julie is a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and Senior Fellow of the Foundation for Management Education (FME).  She is also a member of the editorial board of the ‘Management Consulting’ journal.


We acknowledge and thank our event sponsor Natwest Entrepreneurial Spark for their support. Entrepreneurial Spark is a team of mindset enablers. Since our creation six years ago we have worked with thousands of entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs to create positive social change. We do this via a unique focus on developing the mindset and behaviours of every individual we work with making them more resilient, action-led and focused, true entrepreneurial leaders. We are now taking this way of thinking to new markets, new customers and the wider public with our unique mindset development programmes.

Members free, non-members £5. Members should login to claim the discount. Registration from 5.30pm. Times are GMT. There is free parking available in Quayside Car Park from 5pm. 

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