As Associate Director of the Leadership and Management Academy, offers leadership to the development of the Postgraduate and Executive Education portfolio and provide effective operational management of relevant staff. I understand the challenges and opportunities facing the subject area, both internal and external. I have the passion to move the programmes and areas managed into the next stage of growth whilst developing in line with the Academy’s strategic priorities and the University’s 2030 strategy and vision.
Ross has been at the University of Suffolk since 2019 as the Suffolk Executive MBA (SEMBA) Programme Leader and acting Programme Leader on the International Business Management programme. During this time, Ross has acquired several different roles and redesigned several postgraduate programmes. His previous role at Anglia Ruskin University as Researcher Development Programme Manager enabled him to engage with over 800+ doctoral candidates where he was able to develop, enhance, and facilitate on many cross-faculty researcher development sessions.
Dr Kemble's PhD thesis was entitled: The Changing Nature of Work in the UK since Hassard et al (2009): 3 perspectives of employees’ perceptions of the changing nature of work in 2014? A Study of 3 Companies. Research interests include employee perceptions, the real lived experience, template analysis and the global financial crisis.
I have been at the University of Suffolk for the past 3 years, during this time, I have acquired several different roles and redesigned a number of postgraduate programmes. As Programme Leader I am responsible for the academic management and development of the SEMBA, Senior Leaders Apprenticeship and International Business Management programmes. I have had to display I strong aptitude for academic task management and people management when leading a team of academics teaching on the programmes previously mentioned. I always attempt to ensure a high-quality focus is maintained regarding our teaching, learning and assessment and sit on the Excellence in Learning and Teaching at the University.
- Keeble – Ramsey D & Kemble, R. Conceptual analysis of post-global credit crunch and impact of employee engagement and communications within the UK (International Federation of Training and Development Organisation, Dubai, 2014)
- Keeble – Ramsey D & Kemble, R. Has uncertainty allowed HRM to a cul-de-sac? Post-2008 engagement experiences in the UK (International Human Resource Management, Crakow, 2014)
- Keeble – Ramsey D, Kemble, R & Farnsworth T. Problematizing ‘repeat studies’ in management sciences (European Conference Research Methods, London, 2014)
- Keeble – Ramsey D, Armitage A, & Kemble, R Lived experiences in the UK of changes to work given a global financial crisis – Updates for Labour Process Theory? (International Labour Process Conference, London, 2014)
- Kemble, R. Employee insights into perceptions of UK organisational change 2014. (University Forum of Human Resource Development Conference, Dublin, 2015)
- Keeble – Ramsey D & Kemble, R. Labour Process Theory – new ways of explaining any shift in power and exploitation in post-global financial crisis UK. (International Labour Process Conference, Athens, 2015)
- Keeble – Ramsey D & Kemble, R. Story Completion for Qualitative Research (European Conference Research Methods, Rome, 2018)
McVicar,A.,Andrew,S. & Kemble,R. (2013) Biosciences within the pre-registration (pre-requisite) curriculum: an integrative literature review of curriculum interventions 1990-2012.Nurse Education Today
Andrew,S., McVicar,A. & Kemble,R. (2013) Biosciences within the pre-registration curriculum: a chronological review of issues, and suggested directions for change. Nurse Education Today.
Keeble – Ramsey D, Kemble, R & Farnsworth T. (2014) Problematizing ‘repeat studies’ in management sciences. Proceedings of European Conference Research Methods.
Keeble – Ramsey D & Kemble, R. (2015) The Degradation of the Employment Relationship–Back to Work as the Focus of CMS. management after critique 19 (3), 291
Keeble – Ramsey D & Kemble, R. (2018) Story Completion for Qualitative Research. Proceedings of European Conference Research Methods.
Critical Realism, Qualitative Research, Template Analysis, Real Lived Experience of Employees, Chronic Conditions in the Workplace and Global Finical Crisis (GFC).
- August 2021: University of Suffolk, Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
- Jan 18 –Jan 19: Anglia Ruskin University, PG Cert.
- Feb 13 – Jan 17: Anglia Ruskin University, PhD in Management Science.
- Sep 10 - Jan 12, Anglia Ruskin University, MSc International Management Practise
- Sep 03 - Dec 07, Wolverhampton University, BA Leisure Management
- Sep 01 - June 03 Duchy College, BTEC Public Services
- 3rd Supervisor on a project titled: Critical business success factors in UK chemical industry SMEs.
- Co-supervisor on a project titled: Understanding and Development of Entrepreneurial Intentions among the Students in Jordanian Universities.
- Co-supervisor on a project titled: The Factors that Drive Innovative Sustainable Entrepreneurial Practices: A Case Study in the Bangladeshi Ready-Made Garments (RMG).
- Co-supervisor on Project titled: What makes a good priest? An examination of which qualities, skills, and knowledge make a good Church of England priest in contemporary secular society.
- I have been an External Examiner on 3 doctoral projects.