The Cascade Effect of a Workplace Struggle Against Neoliberal Hegemony

[We’re pleased to welcome authors Florence Palpacuer and Amélie Seignour of the University of Montpellier. They recently published an article in the Journal of Management Inquiry entitled "Resisting Via Hybrid Spaces: The Cascade Effect of a Workplace Struggle Against Neoliberal Hegemony" which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, they reflect on the … Continue reading The Cascade Effect of a Workplace Struggle Against Neoliberal Hegemony

How Can Organization Theory Help Explain the Emergence of ISIL?

The emergence of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in recent years has been a cause for concern across the globe, particularly as the terrorist group becomes not only more organized, but also more prominent. Analyzing the rise of ISIL, many researchers are unsure of what the future holds for ISIL, and how much longer … Continue reading How Can Organization Theory Help Explain the Emergence of ISIL?

Exploring the Politics of Labeling Through Wikileaks and The News of the World

[We’re pleased to welcome Danielle Logue of the University of Technology Sydney. Dr. Logue recently collaborated with Stewart R. Clegg, also of the University of Technology Sydney, on their article "Wikileaks and The News of the World: The Political Circuitry of Labeling" from Journal of Management Inquiry.] After my PhD, a colleague from Oxford went … Continue reading Exploring the Politics of Labeling Through Wikileaks and The News of the World

Stewart Clegg on Relationships in Organizations

Stewart Clegg, widely acknowledged as one of the most significant contemporary theorists of power relations, recently collaborated with Miguel Pina e Cunha, Arménio Rego, and Joana Story on their article "Powers of Romance: The Liminal Challenges of Managing Organizational Intimacy" from Journal of Management Inquiry. The abstract: Problematic organizational relationships have recently been at the … Continue reading Stewart Clegg on Relationships in Organizations

Snowden and … Sophocles? Whistleblowing in Antigone

While figures like Edward Snowden and Julian Assange have been in the public eye in recent years, whistleblowers are not a new concept. Qui tam was a common law practice that began in thirteen century England that allowed an individual to bring charges against an entity who violated the law and receive compensation from the … Continue reading Snowden and … Sophocles? Whistleblowing in Antigone