Professor Michael Rowlinson
Professor of Organization Studies
Tel: +44 (0)20 7882 6323
Location: Mile End, Building, Room 4.09
Michael’s research interests are in Organization Theory, Critical Management Studies, as well as Management and Organisational History, and he has explored the tensions between Organization Studies and Business History in a series of articles.
He is a Senior Editor for Organization Studies and an editorial board member for the Academy of Management Review, Business History, Management & Organizational History, the journal he co-founded in 2006, and Organization. He is currently co-editing a Special Topic Forum of the Academy of Management Review on History and Organization Studies: Toward a Creative Synthesis.
Recent Journal articles:
Rowlinson M, Harvey C, Kelly A, Morris H, Todevae E (2014) “Accounting for research quality: Research audits and the journal rankings debate”, Critical Perspectives on Accounting
Rowlinson M, Casey A, Hansen PH, Mills AJ (2014) “Narratives and memory in organizations”, Organization, 21(4): 441-446
Rowlinson, M. Hassard, J. & Decker, S. (2014) Research Strategies for Organizational History: A Dialogue between Organization Theory and Historical Theory. Academy of Management Review 39(3), pp.250-274.
Hassard, J., Wolfram Cox, J. & Rowlinson, M. (2013) Dialogue. Where are the Old Theories of Organization? Prospects for Retrospection in Organization Theory. Academy of Management Review 38(2), pp.309-13.
Rowlinson, M., Harvey, C., Kelly, A., Morris, H., & Todeva, E. (In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 25 June 2013) Accounting for Research Quality: Research Audits and the Journal Rankings Debate. Critical Perspectives on Accounting.
Rowlinson, M. & Hassard, J. (2013) Historical neo-institutionalism or neo-institutionalist history? Historical research in management and organization studies. Management & Organizational History 8(2), pp.111-126.
Procter, S. & Rowlinson, M. (2012) From the British Worker Question to the Impact of HRM: Understanding the Relationship Between Employment Relations and Economic Performance. Industrial Relations Journal 43:1 pp.5-21.
Rowlinson, M. & Hassard, J. (2011) How come the Critters came to teaching in Business Schools? Organization 18(5), pp.673-689.
Rowlinson, M., Booth, C., Clark, P., Delahaye, A., & Procter, S. (2010) Social Remembering and Organizational Memory. Organization Studies 31(1), pp.69-87.
Rowlinson, M. & A. Delahaye (2009) The Cultural Turn in Business History. Enterprises et Histoire 55 (Juin), pp.90-110.
Booth, C., Rowlinson, M., Clark, P., Delahaye, A. & Procter, S. (2009) Scenarios and counterfactuals as modal narratives. Futures 41: pp.87-95.
Delahaye, A., Booth, C., Clark, P., Procter, S., & Rowlinson, M. (2009) The Genre of Corporate History. Journal of Organizational Change Management Special Issue on Historical Approaches in Organizational Research. 22(1), pp.27-48.
Current Doctoral Students
1st Supervisor - Marrisa Joseph, Katrina Barker (PT), Zhihui Bi.
2nd Supervisor - Muhammad Riaz (PT)
PhD Supervision Completions
Dr Marina Michalski, 2008