Work, Employment And Organisation

  • United Kingdom

  • 199 Cathedral Street, Strathclyde Business School (Duncan Wing)

    G4 0QU Glasgow

    United Kingdom

Organization profile

Organisation profile

The Department has an established reputation for research which is theory-led and policy relevant. Our main area of activity is in employment studies which was named as one of the main areas of the Strathclyde Business School's strengths in the UK-wide 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF). The Business School was rated 10th best in the UK for business and management research with a joint 1st rating for ‘research environment’ and 3rd highest for research impact.

We aim to make our research relevant to a number of different stakeholders, including government, employers, trade unions, the third sector and professional bodies such as the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). Our staff hold prominent editorships of international journals; we take a lead in the organisation of international conferences; and work with international institutions and organisations in collaborative research networks and projects.

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call center Social Sciences
employability Social Sciences
employee Social Sciences
worker Social Sciences
labor Social Sciences
Tourism Social Sciences
labor market Social Sciences
workplace Social Sciences

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Projects 2003 2021

REA Studentship - Public leadership as robust collaborative action

Simpson, B.


Project: Research - StudentshipResearch Studentship (Internally Allocated)

Research Output 1983 2019

A sustainable hospitality and tourism workforce research agenda – exploring the past to create a vision for the future

Mooney, S. & Baum, T., 1 Jun 2019, A Research Agenda for Tourism and Development. Cheltenham, 31 p. (Research Agenda)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

working conditions
tourism management
tourism development
Human resource management
Practice Management
Open Access
Creative city
Employment dynamics


Awarded Guest Lectureship

Kendra Briken (Recipient), 1 Jun 2017

Prize: Appointment

Award of Academic Fellow designation

Dennis Nickson (Recipient), 2013

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively


Activities 1993 2018

Geografia Humana/FFLCH/ Universidad de Sao Paulo

Briken, K. (Visiting researcher)
1 Apr 201828 Apr 2018

Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting an external academic institution

Will a Robot take my Job? Trends in Work and Employment in the European Union

Briken, K. (Speaker)
19 Apr 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Organization Studies (Journal)

Simpson, B. (Guest editor), Nancy Harding (Guest editor), Peter Fleming (Guest editor), Viviane Sergi (Guest editor), Anthony Hussenot (Guest editor)
May 20182020

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workJournal or guest editorship


Balancing shiftwork, safety and employee wellbeing in the NHS and police

Dora Scholarios (Main contact), Hannah Hesselgreaves (Participant)

Impact: Impact - for External PortalEconomic and commerce, Health and welfare - new products, guidelines and services, Quality of life and safety, Policy and legislation

Flexible But Not Precarious: Towards a Sustainable Social Contract

Ian Cunningham (Participant)

Impact: Impact - for External PortalPolicy and legislation, Public understanding, information and debate

Increasing inward investment in Scotland and enhancing union responses to offshoring and international labour standards

Philip Taylor (Participant)

Impact: Impact - for External PortalEconomic and commerce, Policy and legislation