Alicia Parkes BSc in Forensic Science (University of Lincoln)
Doctoral Researcher in Information Management
Alicia is a part-time PhD student who has been working as a scrum master and agile coach in the FinTech industry for more than eight years. Her focus has been on establishing agile, lean and systems thinking at an organisational level in order to deliver value for the customer, which is closely related to her research topic.
Alicia received a BSc in Forensic Science from the University of Lincoln in 2008 and embarked on her part-time PhD journey in 2014.
- Agile Software Development
- Organisational Agility
- Organisational Design
Embedded Researcher, Longitudinal Case Study, Interpretive Perspective, Qualitative Research
Supervisor(s): Dr. Crispin Coombs and Dr. Guy Fitzgerald
“The Adoption of Agile Working Practices in Software Development – A Leadership Perspective”
This research is focused on how software development teams adopt and embed agile working practices, and on the impact of different leadership styles on agile adoption.