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Dr Craig Shepherd

MA (University of Cambridge), PGCHE (The University of Nottingham), PhD (University of Sheffield), PGCHE (The University of Nottingham)
Assistant Professor in Organisation Studies

Division: Management
E-mail: Craig.Shepherd@nottingham.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0) 115 8232349
Location: C76a (North Building, Jubilee Campus)

Craig Shepherd is a Assistant Professor in Organisation Studies at
Nottingham University Business School. Previously, he
worked for Shell as an information technology consultant
on Enterprise Resource Planning projects.
His interests include new technology, the
management of change and research methods.

Research Interests
Technological change; Change Management; Discourse; Research methods

Current Research Activities
My research interests include the management of technological change in the workplace and research methods, in particular rhetorical analysis.
 

Publications prior to 2005



Publications prior to 2005

Conferences

Clegg, C.; Dietmann, A.; Shepherd, C. 2004, "Lessons from PLM", at UTP Spring Conference. Conference held in Bristol, UK. 30-31 March 2004.

Shepherd, C. 2004, "Towards enhancing the implementation of DATUM", at UTP Conference. Poster presented in Bristol, UK. 30-31 March 2004.

Shepherd, C. 2003, "SAP/HR: Putting the 'Human' back into Human Resources", in UTP Spring Conference, Poster presented in Bristol, UK. 24-25 March 2003.

Shepherd, C. 2003, "Restructuring SAP R/3: Just another icon on the desktop?", in 11th European Congress on Work and Organisational Psychology, Conference held in Lisbon, Portugal. 14-17 May 2003.

Shepherd, C.; Clegg, C.; Cassell, C. 2003, "Just another three letter acronym? Viewing the implementation and use of Enterprise Resource Planning system through a lens of overlapping structures", in Seventh International Symposium on Human Factors in Organisation Design and Management, ODAM, Human Factors in Organizational Design and Management (VII). Conference held in Aachen, Germany..

Shepherd, C. 2002, "SAP/HR: Just Another Icon on the Desktop?", in UTP Spring Conference, Poster presented in Bristol, UK. 26-27 March 2002.



Publications from 2005 to the present day

Journal Articles

Challenger, R.; Clegg, C.; Shepherd, C. (2013), "Function allocation in complex systems: Reframing an old problem", Ergonomics, Vol.56 (7), pp. 1051-1069.

Shepherd, C.; Challenger, R. (2013), "Revisiting paradigm(s) in management research: a rhetorical analysis of the paradigm wars", International Journal of Management Reviews, Vol.15 (2), pp. 225-244.

Shepherd, C.; Clegg, C.; Stride, C. (2009), "Opening the 'black box': a multi-method analysis of an enterprise resource planning implementation", Journal of Information Technology, Vol.24(1), pp. 81-102.

Shepherd, C. (2008), "Contesting the gendering of methodology: Treating methods as text.", Gender in Management: An International Journal (formerly Women in Management Review), Vol.23(7), pp.537-543.

Clegg, C.; Shepherd, C. (2007), "'The biggest computer programme in the world ever!' - Time for a change in mindset?", Journal of Information Technology, Vol.22, pp.212-221.

Shepherd, C. (2006), "Constructing enterprise resource planning: A thoroughgoing interpretivist perspective on technological change", Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, Vol.79(3), pp.357-376.



Chapters in Books

Günter, H.; Shepherd, C.; Moscoco, P.; De Snoo, C.; Riedel, J. (2010), "Relationship Quality and Collaborative Planning in Supply Chains", in Fransoo, J.; Wafler, A.; Wilson, J. (ed) Behavioural Operations in Planning and Scheduling, Berlin, Springer.

Shepherd, C.; Günter, H. (2010), "Measuring supply chain performance: current research and future directions", in Fransoo et al (ed) Behavioral Operations in Planning and Scheduling, Berlin, Springer.

Shepherd, C. 2005, "Enterprise Resource Planning", in The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Management (Volume XI, Organizational Behavior). 2nd Edition, Oxford: Blackwell, p. 104.

Shepherd, C.; Holman, D.; Axtell, C.; Clegg, C. 2005, "Changes in modern manufacturing practices", in International Encyclopedia of Ergonomics and Human Factors. 2nd Edition, London, Taylor & Francis Ltd, p. 2065-2069.



Conferences

Al-Bulushi, W.; Kuk, G.; Shepherd, C. 2017, "GOVERNING OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE COMMUNITIES THROUGH INCLUSIONS AND EXCLUSIONS: A SCOCIOMATERIAL PERSPECT", in 25th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS2017).

Shepherd, C. 2014, "Towards a pluralist understanding of the materiality of technology", at Proceedings of Terra Firma, Terra Nova, Terra Incognita, the 11th International Conference on Organisational Discourse.

Shepherd, C. 2012, "Towards a rhetorical understanding of technology in organisations.", at British Academy of Management Conference, Cardiff, UK, 11-13 September, 2012..

Gasser, R.; Shepherd, C.; Gartner, K. 2010, "Enterprise Resource Planning as discursively negotiated technology", at 17th International Annual EurOMA conference, Porto, Portugal, 6-9 June, 2010..

Shepherd, C.; Cassell, C. 2010, "A rhetorical perspective on organisational theorising", at British Academy of Management Conference, Sheffield, UK, 14-16 September, 2010.

Günter, H.; Shepherd, C.; Moscoco, P.; De Snoo, C.; Riedel, J. 2009, "Understanding relationship quality and its link with supply chain performance - a review", at 14th International Symposium on Logistics - global supply chains and inter-firm networks, Istanbul, Turkey, 5-8 July 2009.

Shepherd, C.; Finn, R. 2009, "Legitimising qualitative psychological research in organizations", at 14th European Congress of Work and Organizational Psychology, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, 14-17 July 2009.

Shepherd, C.; Kerr, M. 2008, "Bridging the 3 worlds: A multi-method approach towards enhancing knowledge sharing in Rolls-Royce", in 2nd International Conference of Applied Human Factors & Ergonomics, Conference held in Las Vegas, USA. 14-17 July 2008.

De Snoo, C.; Moscoco, P.; Günter, H.; Shepherd, C.; Riedel, J. 2007, "Relationship quality and collaborative planning: An interdisciplinary review", in Human and Organisational Factors in Production Planning and Scheduling (HOPS) Conference, Conference held in Eindhoven, Netherlands. 1-2 October 2007.

De Snoo, C.; Moscoco, P.; Günter, H.; Shepherd, C.; Riedel, J. 2007, "Relationship Quality and collaborative planning: An interdisciplinary review", in 14th International Annual Conference of the European Operations Management Association (EurOMA) "Managing Operations in an Expanding Europe", Conference held in Ankara, Turkey. 17-20 June 2007..

Günter, H.; De Snoo, C.; Moscoco, P.; Shepherd, C.; Riedel, J. 2007, "Relationship quality in the context of planning", in Human and Organisational Factors in Production Planning and Scheduling (HOPS) Conference, Conference held in Frejus, France. 22-23 March 2007.

Gunter, H.; Shepherd, C.; Moscoco, P.; De Snoo, C.; Riedel, J. 2007, "Unpacking relationship quality in supply chains: An interdisciplinary review", in 11th International Conference on Human Aspects of Advanced Manufacturing Agility and Hybrid Automation, Conference held in Poznan, Poland. 9-12th July 2007.

Shepherd, C. 2007, "Are research methods gendered? Some questions for consideration and discussion", in Symposium at the British Academy of Management Conference, Conference held in Warwick, UK. 11-13 September 2007.

Shepherd, C.; Günter, H. 2007, "Performance measurement in supply chains", in Human and Organisational Factors in Production Planning and Scheduling (HOPS) Conference, Conference held in Eindhoven, Netherlands. 1-2 October 2007.

Shepherd, C.; Kerr, M. 2007, "Exploring knowledge sharing within Rolls-Royce: A Pilot Study", at 9th UTP Spring Conference, Derby, UK. 27th March 2007.

Günter, H.; Shepherd, C.; Riedel, J.; Moscoco, P.; De Snoo, C. 2006, "From relationship quality to relationship dynamics (and back?)", in Human and Organisational Factors in Production Planning and Scheduling (HOPS) Conference, Conference held in Madrid, Spain. 11-12 October 2006.

Günter, H.; Shepherd, C.; Williams, P.; Cheikhrouhou, N. 2006, "Quality of supply chain relationship across the relationship lifecycle", in Human and Organisational Factors in Production Planning and Scheduling (HOPS) Conference, Conference held in Prague, Czech Republic. 16-17 March 2006.

Holmström, J.; Cheikhrouhou, N.; Shepherd, C. 2006, "Benefits and constraints of linking product centric service provision and planning", in Human and Organisational Factors in Production Planning and Scheduling (HOPS) Conference, Conference held in Madrid, Spain. 11-12 October 2006.

Shepherd, C. 2006, "Exploring innovation using a constructivist understanding of identity", in British Acadmey of Management Conference, Conference held in Belfast. 12-14th September 2006..

Shepherd, C.; Cassell, C. 2006, "A rhetorical analysis of the paradigm wars.", in British Academy of Management Conference, Conference held in Belfast. 12-14th September 2006..

Shepherd, C.; Günter, H. 2006, "Performance measurement in supply networks", in The International Ergonomics Association 16th World Congress on Ergonomics, Conference held in Maastricht, Netherlands. 10-14th July 2006.

Shepherd, C.; Günter, H. 2006, "Evaluating supply chain performance: Current research and future directions", in Human and Organisational Factors in Production Planning and Scheduling (HOPS) Conference, Conference held in Prague, Czech Republic. 16-17 March 2006.

Shepherd, C. 2005, "Lessons learned from SAP HR and DATUM", at 7th UTP Spring Conference. Poster presented in Derby, UK. 4-5 April 2005.

Shepherd, C.; Günter, H.; Riedel, J.; Falck, M.; Theuma, A.; Meyer, J. 2005, "Evaluating supply chain performance", in Human and Organisational Factors in Production Planning and Scheduling (HOPS) Conference, Conference held in San Anton, Malta. 14-15 October 2005.

 

 

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