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Senior Lecturer in Management, University of York

Kevin Tennent is a Senior Lecturer in Management. He joined the York Management School in 2012. He is a management historian whose research focuses around the development of strategy, purpose and governance within the broad corporate economy, and with specific reference to the transport and sport industries.

Kevin has most recently been carrying out research on the development of employee voice in the interwar American corporate economy as well the interaction of stakeholders within the organization of large sporting events and the hybridisation of the transport industry. He also has interests in the development of historic consciousness in management students.

Recent publications have included works in Business History, the Journal of Management History, the Project Management Journal, the International Journal of the History of Sport, the Seattle University Law Review and a paper is forthcoming in the 50th anniversary edition of Management Learning. He is founding chair of the British Academy of Management’s Management and Business History SIG, the Secretary of the Management History Research Group, and sits on the editorial board of the Journal of Management History.


  • –present
    Lecturer in Management, University of York


  • 2009 
    LSE, Economic History