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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 Jeremy Aroles
- Dr Barbara Bechter
- Professor Bernd Brandl
- Dr Hannah Dean
- Professor Nick Ellis
- Prof Jackie Ford
- Dr Peter Hamilton
- John Hirst
- Professor Michael Humphreys
- Professor Mark Learmonth
- Dr Zach Lee
- Professor Geoff Moore
- Prof Kevin Morrell
- Professor Andrew Pendleton
- Dr Anna Tilba
Faculty, Durham University Business School, Queen's Campus, Thornaby TS17 6BH
- Miss Mercy Denedo
- Professor Laurence Ferry
- Dr Gretchen Larsen
- Dr Mona Moufahim
- Professor Richard Slack
- Dr Ji (Karena) Yan
Faculty, Durham University Business School, Ushaw College, Durham, DH7 9RH
Research Staff, Durham University Business School, Mill Hill Lane, Durham DH1 3LB
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.