Adam Turner

Adam Turner

PhD Student

Worcester Business School

Research Degree Students

Adam is a part-time PhD student in the University of Worcester Business School. He also works full time nationally for NHS England and Improvement within the field of HR, organisational development and service improvement.

Adam’s research seeks to explore how healthcare executive leaders experience personal resilience. He is applying an interpretive phenomenological methodology to appeal to the subjective and contextual nature of personal resilience as a phenomenon.

Twitter: @AdamTSays


MSc Leadership and Change Management, 2010, Birmingham City University

PGDip Human Resource Management (CIPD), 2013, Birmingham City University

Certificate Executive Coaching and Mentoring, 2013, Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM)

PGCert (Level 8) Organisational Leadership Research, 2015, University of Worcester

Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)


Personal Resilience of Leader’s (2017) article within ‘Talent Management in Healthcare: Exploring How the World's Health Service Organisations Attract, Manage and Develop Talent’ | online here

Development Assessment Centres: Practice Implications Arising from Exploring the Participant Voice (2016) research publication within International Journal HRDPPR | online here

Leadership and Change Management (2015) Chapter 4 of ‘Practising Public Health’ | online here

Healthcare Talent Management (2014) within ‘Make your people before you make your products’ | online here

Inclusive Talent Management Implementation Toolkit (2014) a Health Education England publication 

Talent Management in Healthcare (2013) article within HSJ | online here

How to Effectively Lead from within Partnerships (2012) research within HSJ | online here