University of Bath School of Management University of Bath School of Management

Dr Andrea Herepath

Andrea Herepath

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Leading Refereed Journal Papers
Other Outputs

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Job Title:

Senior Lecturer, Organisation Studies

Affiliated Research Centre:

Bath Centre for Healthcare Innovation and Improvement (CHI2)


Strategy & Organisation

Key Research Interests:

• Strategic management, strategy-as-practice, strategy formulation, implementation and change
• Institutional theory, logics and work
• Critical realism, critical discourse analysis

Research Interests

My past careers - clinical and senior management roles in the NHS in England and Wales; strategy and organisational research roles in the Welsh Government - influence my current research interests, which encompass strategic, organisational and institutional change, and focus on critical approaches to analysing management, organisation, power and resistance, with particular reference to healthcare policy, strategy and delivery.

PhD Supervision

Public sector management; healthcare policy, strategy and organisation/practice change to enhance performance and patient safety.


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Leading Refereed Journals Papers | Other Outputs

Leading Refereed Journal Papers

Herepath, A. 2014. In the loop: A realist approach to structure and agency in the practice of strategy. Organization Studies, 35(6): 857-879. DOI: 10.1177/0170840613509918.

Herepath, A., & Kitchener, M. 2014. When small bandages fail: The field-level repair of severe and protracted institutional breaches. Organization Studies, 37(8): 1113-1139. DOI: 10.1177/0170840615622065.

Other Outputs

Herepath, A., Kitchener, M., & Waring, J. 2015. A realist analysis of hospital patient safety in Wales: Applied learning for alternative contexts from a multisite case study. Health Services and Delivery Research, 3(40): 1-242. DOI: 10.3310/hsdr03400.