Dr Walter (Wal) Jarvis is the Director of the UTS Master of Management and a researcher and educator in leadership, stewardship, and corporate governance.
His research investigates decision-making in business, foregrounding as a premise to management the moral-relational accountability of business leaders to regain public trust in enterprise management. In his research and teaching he draws on 20 plus years general management and consulting experience with local and international corporations, as well as formal qualifications in education and management learning.
Together with his colleague Dr. Natalia Nikolova (Director of the UTS Advanced MBA) he coordinates and lectures subjects across management, leadership and stewardship.
In all these endeavours Drs. Jarvis and Nikolova focus on ‘experiential’ learning to cultivate management capacities for moral judgement in business actions, which have increasingly warranted much greater critical scrutiny. Accountability for respecting human dignity is an action-guiding principle which underpins the public trust and confidence (Stewardship) in university-based management education.