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Dr Simon Parker

BA (Hons) (Universtity of Lincoln), Masters (University of Lincoln), PhD (University of Warwick)
Assistant Professor in HRM/OB

Division: Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management
E-mail: Simon.Parker@nottingham.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0) 115 8466624
Location: C78 (North Building, Jubilee Campus)

Simon Parker is an assistant professor at Nottingham University Business School. He received his PhD from Warwick Business School in 2015 and has recently joined from Cass Business School.

His research focuses on sustainability, corporate social responsibility and alternative organizations and he is now in the final stages of writing up an ethnographic study of a sustainable financial services organization. In so doing he explores the tensions involved for individuals working with sustainability, emerging issues concerning organizational identity and the temporality of sustainability as well as the problems of critiquing a "good" organization.

Simon is also interested in responsible management education, social mobility, social studies of finance, regulation and accreditation.

He has been commended for his teaching activities and has experience teaching at a variety of levels. You can follow him on Twitter: @SiParker86.

Administrative Roles
Deputy Director of Doctoral Programmes and Doctoral Admissions Tutor
I am module convenor of the following modules:


MSc

Contemporary developments in HRM/OB (N14B72)


Details of all modules can be found in the Module Catalogue


External Exminerships & Validations
2013 - 2013    Commended in the 'Warwick Awards for Postgraduate Teaching Excellence'
 

Publications from 2005 to the present day

Journal Articles

Parker, S; Parker, M. (2017), "Antagonism, Accommodation and Agonism in Critical Management Studies: Alternative Organizations as Allies", Human Relations, Vol.70(11), pp. 1366-1387.



Conferences

Parker, S. 2016, "Investment and over-investment in sustainability: Highlighting the role of fantasy, affect and identification in a sustainable organization", in Academy of Management Meeting.

Parker, S.; Palmer, P. 2016, "The power of soft-regulation within bureaucratic organizations: A closer look at the practices and uses of business school accreditation", in European Group for Organizational Studies Conference.

Glynos, J.; Klimecki, R.; Parker, S.; Willmott, H. 2015, "Counter-hegemony at Work? A Critical Nodal Analysis of Alternative Finance Practices and Advocacy", in I-Mean conference (University of Warwick).

Parker, S. 2013, "The Limits of Critique: Criticising the Critical Organisation", in Critical Management Studies Conference.



Reports for external body

Spicer A,; Gond, J-P.; Patel, K.; Lindley, D.; Fleming, P.; Monsonyi, S.; Benoit, C. and Parker, S. 2014, "Report on the Culture of British Retail Banking'", in http://newcityagenda.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Online-version.pdf.

 

 

Nottingham University Business School

Jubilee Campus
Nottingham
NG8 1BB

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