Dr Catherine Wilson


Project Administrat​​or/Research Assistant, Centre for Leadership and Enterprise

Department: Creative Leadership and Enterprise Centre
Telephone No: +44 (0) 29 2041 7160
Email:  cwilson@cardiffmet.ac.uk​​​

Catherine joined the Creative Leadership and Enterprise Centre in 2010 and has had the opportunity during the last five years to work with a variety of sectors from SME's in the public, private and third sectors and more recently the Construction Industry.  Catherine predominately works in the field of Leadership and Management from a research, teaching and administration level.  She has designed and delivered a range of bespoke leadership development programmes aimed at both developing and established business leaders. Part her of role is directed at looking at variety models of growth and change for SME's in Wales through the 20Twenty Leadership Programme in the hope of providing a deeper insight into issues of SME growth and leadership.   Prior to that she was a Research Fellow at Glamorgan Business School, University of Glamorgan, her research focused on: Workplace Conflict, Leadership, Organizational Behaviour, Human Resource Management and Development, Organisational Behaviour and Strategic Leadership.  She has also taught on a number of postgraduate and undergraduate courses in business and society.   


PhD. PgDip Social Science Research Methods, BA (hons) Sociology and Psychology, ​OCN (counselling) ​

Relevant Training

NVivo, SPSS, ECDL Course, PowerPoint, EXCEL, Word.   ​​


Leadership, Human Resource Management and Development and Change Management. Organisational Behaviour, Corporate Social Responsibility and Strategic management. Civil Society and Third Sector. Social Enterprise. Health and Wellbeing, Qualitative Research, Workplace Bullying, Identity, Employment relations, Workplace Conflict. Young people, national identity. Schools, wellbeing and teachers


Selected Publications​

Lewis, D., Sheehan, M. and Davies, C. (2010). 'Uncovering Workplace Bullying', Journal of Workplace Rights, 13, 3, 279-299 

Davies. C. C. and Dunkerely. D. (2006) 'Young People, Citizenship and Partnership', in Civil Society in Wales (eds. Graham Day, David Dunkerley and Andrew Thompson) Cardiff: University of Wales Press.

Davies, C.C. and Phillips., R (2005)   (2005) 'History teaching and National Identity in the United Kingdom', in Education in Europe, (eds. Alessandro Cavalli).

Davies. C. C.  and Phillips., R (2005) 'The teaching of contemporary history in the United Kingdom', in History Teaching: An International Perspective.

Davies.C. C. (2003). Review of 'National Identity and Popular Culture' by Tim Edensor. Nations and Nationalism. July 2003

Conference's and Papers Presented. 

Catherine C Davies, Duncan Lewis, Michael Sheehan (2008).  Responding to Organisational 'Noise' about Bullying: Opening Pandora's Box.  University of Quebec and Montreal.  6th International Conference on Workplace Bullying.  4-6th June 2008. 

Catherine Clara Davies (2007) Teacher Health and Wellbeing, presented to the National Union of Teachers, Cardiff, 16th April 2007.

Catherine Clara Davies (2003). Devolution, Young People and the National Assembly. Presented to the Political Studies Association (PSA) conference, University Of Leicester, UK, 15-17April 2003.

Catherine Clara Davies (2003). 'Cool Cymu': National Identity and Young People.  Paper accepted for the British Sociological Youth Study Group (BSA) Conference, University of Northampton, September 11-13 2003.

Catherine Clara Davies and Robert Phillips (2002). The teaching of contemporary history and national identity. Presented to the European Teaching of Contemporary History conference, University of Turin, Italy, 15-18 October 2002.


Professional Reports

Brooks, S., Wilson, C., Rhisiart, M. and Clarke O. (2010) The Corporate Social Responsibility landscape of Wales.  A report prepared by University of Glamorgan Commercial Services for the Department for the Economy and Transport, the Welsh Assembly Government, Wales.

Lewis. D. and Wilson. C. (2009) Wales Annual Pay & Conditions Survey. A report prepared by University of Glamorgan for Acas Wales.

Lewis. D., and Wilson. C. (2010) Workplace Behaviours Survey for CAFCASS. Glamorgan Business School, University of Glamorgan

Lewis. D., and Wilson. C. (2009) Workplace Behaviours Survey. A report prepared by Glamorgan Business School, University of Glamorgan for the Welsh Assembly Government, Wales.


Leadership, Management and SMES in Wales.

Leadership in the Construction Sector

The Corporate Social Responsibility of SMES in Wales

The prevalence of workplace bullying amongst teachers in the UK and the impact of their health and wellbeing.

Pay and Conditions Survey in Wales. 

A study on workplace bullying in a UK organisation.

The impact on public sector employees and co-workers in the workplace. 

National Identity among Young People in Wales.​