Leadership on an industrial journey: An interview with Sir John Parker, Chairman of the National Grid

Nicholas O'Regan, Mairi Maclean

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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to interview Sir John Parker, Chairman of the National Grid. Design/methodology/approach – The paper takes the form of an interview. Findings – Sir John Parker shares his thoughts and advice on a range of topics, including leadership challenges, decision making and strategic direction. Originality/value – Provides valuable insights from one of the most influential directors in British business.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)111-117
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Strategy and Management
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 22 Aug 2008


  • Competitive strategy
  • Decision making
  • Leadership

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business and International Management
  • Strategy and Management

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