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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tourism Earth & Environmental Sciences
call center Social Sciences
employability Social Sciences
Tourism Social Sciences
worker Social Sciences
employee Social Sciences
labor Social Sciences
workplace Social Sciences

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Projects 2003 2024

Research Output 1983 2019

A band aid on a gaping wound: Taylor and modern working practices

Taylor, P., 11 Mar 2019, In : New Technology, Work and Employment. 34, 2, p. 100-105 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access

A changing world of work. What can we learn from the service sector about employing Millennials (and Gen Z)?

Baum, T., 2 Apr 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Organizational Dynamics. 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

working-day world
tertiary sector
service work
Human resource management
Practice Management


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 2019

Research Affiliate

Kendra Briken (Contributor)
1 Aug 20191 Aug 2020

Activity: Other activity typesTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Media article or participation

Precariousness in relation: Collective sense-making as cruel optimism

Kendra Briken (Speaker), Eleanor Kirk (Speaker)
20 Aug 201923 Aug 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Upskilling and intensification of work; are robots the answer?

Johanna McQuarrie (Speaker), Patricia Findlay (Speaker), Kendra Briken (Contributor), Robert Van Der Meer (Contributor), Marion Bennie (Contributor), Emma Dunlop (Contributor)
22 Aug 201924 Aug 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation


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