Dr Mike Carter
Chief Scientific Officer
Mike Carter is the Chief Scientific Officer at Tensense and has extensive experience at senior leadership level in the private and public sectors. He is a specialist in the leadership of organisational change and holds a doctorate from the University of Bath.
For 10 years he was the Managing Director of Stratagem Consulting, for 5 years the CEO of Global Intelligence Group Solutions and is a former Director of Executive Development at the University of Exeter Business School.
Mike has consulted in most developed countries of the world for organisations that have included: ING Bank, The Foreign & Commonwealth Office, the NHS, EMI Music, Universal Music & Gillette. For three years he led a project with Apple Corps (The Beatles) and Cirque du Soleil in London, Montreal and Las Vegas assisting these creative companies to develop The Beatles Love Show – now the most successful show in Las Vegas.
Mike has conducted research in the area of Organisational Sensemaking since 1988 and was appointed a Fellow of the University of Bath in 2005 and the University of Exeter in 2008. He has taught on numerous MBA, MSc and executive development programmes in the areas of leadership and organisational change in the UK, US, Malaysia and Greece. Mike co-authored the winning 2014 international research paper of the year in Human Relations and between 2014– 2016 he led a UK government grant aided research project with the University of Bath, the findings of which helped him create Tensense’s diagnostic tool.
White paper by Doctor Mike Carter: Philosophy of the Tensense Model
Organisational Inquiry: General and Simple to Simple and Accurate Leaders Acknowledging Trade-Offs Curious leaders want to know what’s going on in their organisations, the issues that might be impeding high performance and what their colleagues are really thinking. Curious and determined leaders make it their business to find out the answers to these questions, but […]