Research Assistant; PhD Student
H03 - Institute Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia
Abz Sharma is a Research Assistant for Professor David Grant and the Organizational Discourse,Strategy and Change (ODSC) Group. He is also a PhD student at the Discipline of Work and Organisational Studies, University of Sydney.
Abz completed his undergraduate studies with Honours at the University of Sydney in2008. His research interests include leadership, organisational behaviour and organisational discourse.
Working thesis title: The Routinisation of Charisma.
The Sydney Morning Herald
"Are Steve Ballmer's latest efforts to turn around the fortune of Microsoft too little, too late?" ask Professor David Grant, Co-Dean of the University of Sydney Business School, and Abz Sharma, PhD candidate. Read more
Sharma A and Grant D 2011 'Discourse in Organizations' in The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics, Wiley Blackwell, Boston MA, United States
Sharma A and Grant D 2011 'Narrative, Drama and Charismatic Leadership: The Case of Apple’s Steve Jobs', Leadership, vol.7:1, pp. 3-26
Sharma A and Grant D 2009 'Drama, narrative and charismatic leadership: The case of Apple’s Steve Jobs', 2nd New Zealand Discourse Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, 20th November 2009