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Organisations and Society
A research group of the Business School.
We take a critical approach to studying organisational and societal challenges, engaging in collaborative and inter-disciplinary research that has impact.
The Centre brings together research expertise in:
- Organisational Ethics;
- HRM and Employee Relations;
- Critical Management Studiesl;
- Markets, Marketing and Consumption.
Centre strategy is set by group members with advice from an expert steering group.
Faculty, Durham University Business School, Mill Hill Lane, Durham DH1 3LB
- Prof Carol Adams
- Dr Roberta Aguzzoli
- Professor Habib Ahmed
- Dr Barbara Bechter
- Dr Bernd Brandl
- Professor Nick Ellis
- Prof Jackie Ford
- Dr Peter Hamilton
- John Hirst
- Professor Michael Humphreys
- Professor Mark Learmonth
- Professor Geoff Moore
- Prof Kevin Morrell
- Professor Andrew Pendleton
Faculty, Durham University Business School, Queen's Campus, Thornaby TS17 6BH
- Dr Gretchen Larsen
- Dr Mona Moufahim
- Professor Richard Slack
- Professor Mark Tadajewski
- Dr Ji (Karena) Yan
Faculty, Durham University Business School, Ushaw College, Durham, DH7 9RH
Institute for Local Governance, Elvet Hill House, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH
Publications by staff in this group
- Brandl, B. & Ibsen, C.L. (2017). Instability and Change in Collective Bargaining: An Analysis of the Effects of Changing Institutional Structures. British Journal of Industrial Relations 55(3): 527-550.
- Griffin, M., Harding, N. & Learmonth, M. (2017). Whistle while you Work? Disney Animation, Organizational Readiness and Gendered Subjugation. Organization Studies 38(7): 869-894.
- Moore, G. & Grandy, G. (2017). Bringing morality back in: institutional theory and MacIntyre. Journal of Management Inquiry 26(2): 146-164.
- Young, S., Nagpal, S. & Adams, C. (2016). Sustainable Procurement in Australian and UK Universities. Public Management Review 18(7): 993-1016.
- Adams, C.A., Potter, B., Singh, P.J. & York, J. (2016). Exploring the implications of integrated reporting for social investment (disclosures). The British Accounting Review 48(3): 283-296.
- Cabantous, L., Gond, J. P., Harding, N. & Learmonth, M. (2016). Critical Essay: Reconsidering critical performativity. Human Relations 69(2): 197-213.
- Fernando, M. & Moore, G. (2015). MacIntyrean virtue ethics in business a cross-cultural comparison. Journal of Business Ethics 132(1): 185-202.
- Ahmed, H. (2015). Basel III liquidity requirement ratios and Islamic banking. Journal of banking regulation 16(4): 251-264.
- Slack, R., Corlett, S. & Morris, R. (2015). Exploring employee engagement with (corporate) social responsibility a social exchange perspective on organisational participation. Journal of Business Ethics 127(3): 537-548.
- Cooper, S. & Slack, R. (2015). Reporting practice, impression management and company performance: a longitudinal and comparative analysis of water leakage disclosure. Accounting and Business Research 45(6-7): 801-840.
- Aldrich, P., Dietz, G., Clark, T. & Hamilton, P. (2015). Establishing HR Professionals’ Influence and Credibility: Lessons from the Capital Markets and Investment Banking Sector. Human Resource Management 54(1): 105-130.
- Hirst, A. & Humphreys, M. (2015). Configuring bureaucracy and the Making of the Modular Man. Organization Studies 36(11): 1531-1553.
- Vigneau, L., Humphreys, M. & Moon, J. (2015). How do firms comply with international sustainability standards? Processes and consequences of adopting the global reporting initiative. Journal of Business Ethics 131(2): 469-486.
- Lim, M. & Moufahim, M. (2015). The spectacularization of suffering an analysis of the use of celebrities in ‘Comic Relief’ UK’s charity fundraising campaigns. Journal of Marketing Management 31(5-6): 525-545.
- Morrell, K., Learmonth, M. & Heracleous, L. (2015). An Archaeological Critique of 'Evidence-Based Management': one digression after another. British Journal of Management 26(3): 529-543.
- Morrell, K. & Learmonth, M. (2015). Against evidence-based management, for management learning. Academy of Management Learning and Education 14(4): 520-533.
- Currie, Graeme, Tuck, Penelope & Morrell, Kevin (2015). How hybrid managers act as “canny customers” to accelerate policy reform: A case study of regulator-regulatee relationships in the UK’s tax agency. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal 28(8): 1291-1309.
- Larsen, G., Patterson, M. & Markham, L. (2014). A Deviant Art: Tattoo-Related Stigma in an Era of Commodification. Psychology and Marketing 31(8): 670-681.
- Huang, H. & Mitchell, V.W. (2014). The Role of Imagination and Brand Personification in Brand Relationships. Psychology and Marketing 31(1): 38-47.