Improving and Retaining Spiritual Values and Resiliency in the Law Enforcement Community
Institute For Spirituality & Policing
Dr. Jonathan Smith will partner in our work to research and maintain spiritual values and resiliency in the police culture. WELCOME JONATHAN!
Dr Jonathan Smith Is a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD, Fellow of the Leadership Trust and Senior Lecturer at the Lord Ashcroft International Business School at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge. He leads modules on a number of innovative masters level leadership and human resource management programmes, and undertakes consultancy projects with organisations. He is the lead at the University on their membership of the Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative, Associate at the Centre for Leadership, Governance and Global Responsibility at Leeds Metropolitan University, Director of the Institute for Spirituality and Policing, and member of the national Membership and Professional Development Committee of the UK’s Professional Body for Human Resource Management, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). He also coaches and supports leaders and HR professionals in the research, design and implementation of best practice initiatives in organisations. His current research interests are focused on development and training within the police; resilience; organisational, team, and individual transformation through spiritual leadership; and sustainable development for businesses.Dr Smith has experience in a variety of managerial and training roles, in a number of public and private sector organisations. Prior to joining the Business School he was a Director of Studies at the UK’s National Police Improvements Agency. Dr Smith's PhD explored the relevance of spirituality within police training in England and Wales. He also has an MA in Human Resource Management and a first class honours degree in Mechanical Engineering.