My publications

  • Black S.A. (2016) The Challenges of Exploring the Genetic Distinctiveness of the Barbary Lion and the Identification of Putative Descendants in Captivity, International Journal of Evolutionary Biology. ID 6901892
  • Stebbings, E., Copsey, J., Tatayah, V., Black, S.A., Zuël, N., and Ferrière, C. (2016) Applying systems thinking and logic models to evaluate effectiveness in wildlife conservation. Open Journal of Leadership 5:70-83
  • Lee T.E., Black S.A., Fellous A., Yamaguchi N., Angelici F.M., Al Hikmani H., Reed J.M., Elphick C.S., Roberts D.L. (2015) Assessing uncertainty in sighting records: an example of the Barbary lion. PeerJ 3:1224
  • Black S.A. (2015) System behaviour charts inform an understanding of biodiversity recovery. International Journal of Ecology, 2015 (787925): pp6
  • Black S. A. (2015) A clear purpose is the start point for conservation leadership. Conservation Letters, 8(5), 383–384.
  • Black S.A. and Copsey J.A. (2014). Purpose, process, knowledge and dignity in interdisciplinary projects. Conservation Biology. 28 (5): 1139-1141. DOI: 10.1111/cobi.12344
  • Black S.A. and Copsey J.A. (2014). Does Deming’s ‘System of Profound Knowledge’ Apply to Leaders of Biodiversity Conservation? Open Journal of Leadership. 3 (2): 53-65   DOI: 10.4236/ojl.2014.32006
  • Black S. A., Groombridge J.J. and Jones C. (2013) Using better management thinking to improve conservation effectiveness, ISRN Biodiversity. Volume 2013, Article ID 784701.
  • Black S.A., Fellous A., Yamaguchi N., Roberts D.L. (2013). Examining the Extinction of the Barbary Lion and Its Implications for Felid Conservation. PLoS ONE 8(4): e60174. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0060174
  • Kundu, S., Faulkes C. G., Greenwood A. G., Jones C. G., Kaiser P., Lyne O. D., Black S. A., Chowrimootoo A. and Groombridge J. J. (2012). Tracking viral evolution during a disease outbreak: the rapid and complete selective sweep of a circovirus in the endangered echo parakeet. Journal of Virology doi: 10.1128/​JVI.06504-11.
  • Black S. A., Meredith, H.M.R. and Groombridge J.J. (2011) Biodiversity Conservation: applying new criteria to assess excellence, TQM and Business Excellence 22, 11/12
  • Black S. A., Groombridge J.J. and Jones C. (2011) Leadership and conservation effectiveness: finding a better way to lead, Conservation Letters 4, 5: 329-339, DOI: 10.1111/j.1755-263X.2011.00184.x
  • Black S. A. and Groombridge J.J. (2010) Use of a Business Excellence Model to Improve Conservation Programs, Conservation Biology, 24 (6): 1448–1458.  DOI: 10.1111/j.1523-1739.2010.01562
  • Black S., Yamaguchi, N., Harland, A. and Groombridge, J.J (2010) Maintaining the genetic health of putative Barbary lions in captivity: an analysis of Moroccan Royal Lions, Eur. J. Wildlife Res. 56, 1, 21-31

Other major publications:

  • Crumley, H. and Black S.A. (1998) Excellence in Action, Total Quality Management, 9 (4): 41-44
  • Black S.A. and Crumley H. (1997) Self-Assessment: what’s in it for us? Total Quality Management, 8 (2/3): 90-94
  • Black S.A. and Porter L.J. (1996) Identification of the Critical Factors of TQM, Decision Sciences, 27 (1): 1-21
  • Black S. and Porter L. (1995) An empirical model for total quality management. Total Quality Management, 6 (2): 149-164.
  • Porter L.J. and Black S. (1994) Total Quality management: Research into the Critical Factors, Total Quality Management in the Chemical Industry: Special Publication of the Royal Society of Chemistry 145: 156-168

Book contributions:

  • Brown-Blewett, A. (2014) “Lion Pride”. in Mission: Lion Rescue – All About Lions and How to Save Them. (eds Brown-Blewett A. and Raven-Ellison, D.) Chapter 3, National Geographic Children’s Books, Washington DC.
  • Black S.A. (1996) Driving commitment to business excellence through self-assessment, Total Quality Management in Action, (ed. G.K. Kanji), London, Chapman & Hall, 153 – 156
  • Black S.A. (1994) Measuring the Critical Success Factors of Total Quality Management, 12 Fresh Views on TQM, European Foundation for Quality Management, 78 – 8