Dr Scott Taylor

Dr Scott Taylor

Department of Management
Business School Director of Admissions
Reader in Leadership & Organization Studies

Contact details

Address
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

Scott Taylor joined the School in April 2013. He previously worked at Essex, Exeter, and Loughborough universities, and at Birmingham from 2002 to 2007. He has visited and taught at the universities of Auckland, Delhi, GFV-EAESP Sao Paolo, Jeddah, Melbourne and Lapland. Scott is currently Development Editor for the Journal of Business Ethics, and an editorial board member for Academy of Management Learning & Education, Leadership, and Organization.

Qualifications

MA (Arts), University of Glasgow

MA (Human Resource Management), University of Bolton

PhD (Management), Manchester Metropolitan University

Biography

Scott’s research currently focuses on feminism in organizations. Current projects include the use of quotas to change women’s representation in political parties, and women working in the craft brewing sector.

Postgraduate supervision

Jennifer Davies, distributed leadership in the National Health Service

Isbahna Naz, gendered careers in banking

Hind Alsudays, gender pay gap

Andrew Maile, virtues and wisdom in leadership education

Research

  • Contemporary feminism in workplaces
  • Craft work
  • Quotas in organizations and professions

Other activities

  • Director of External Engagement & Responsible Business
  • Academic lead for accreditations
  • Member of Chartered Association of Business Schools Equality, Diversity & Inclusion committee

Publications

Steinþorsdottir, F., Carmichael, F. & Taylor, S. (2021) ‘Gendered workload allocation in universities: A feminist analysis of practices and possibilities in a European university’. Gender, Work & Organizationhttps://doi.org/10.1111/gwao.12709

Prasad, A., Centeno, A., Rhodes, C., Nisar, M., Taylor, S., Tienari, J. & Alakvuklar, A. (2021) ‘What are men’s roles and responsibilities in the feminist project for gender equalitarianism?’, Gender, Work & Organization, 28: 1579-1599. 

Barros, A. & Taylor, S. (2020) ‘Think tanks, business and civil society: The ethics of promoting pro-corporate ideologies’, Journal of Business Ethics, 162: 505-517.

Spence, L. & Taylor, S. (2021) ‘Toward future directions for critical CSR: Beyond framing CSR as strategic, political, or utopian’, in Maak, T., Pless, N. & Sandhu, S. (eds) Routledge Companion to Corporate Social Responsibility. London: Routledge.

Bell, E., Gog, S., Simionca, A. & Taylor, S. (2020) ‘Spiritualities and neoliberalism: Changes and continuities’, in Bell, E., Gog, S., Simionca, A. & Taylor, S. (eds) Spirituality, Organization and Neoliberalism: Understanding lived experiences. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

McCarthy, L., Soundararajan, V. & Taylor, S. (2020) ‘The hegemony of men in global value chains: Why it matters for labour governance’. Human Relations. https://doi.org/10.1177/0018726720950816

Smolovic-Jones, O., Smolovic-Jones, S., Taylor, S. & Yarrow, E. (2020) ‘I wanted more women in, but…’: Oblique resistance to gender equality initiatives’. Work, Employment & Societyhttps://doi.org/10.1177/0950017020936871

Smolovic-Jones, S., Smolovic-Jones, O., Taylor, S. & Yarrow, E. (2020) ‘Theorising gender desegregation as political work: The case of the Welsh Labour Party’. Gender, Work & Organizationhttps://doi.org/10.1111/gwao.12445

Chertkovskaya, E., Korczynski, M. & Taylor, S. (2020) ‘The consumption of work: Representations and interpretations of the meaning of work at a UK university’, Organization, 27(4): 517-536.

Bell, E., Gog, S., Simionca, A. & Taylor, S. (eds) (2020) Spirituality, Organization and Neoliberalism: Understanding lived experiences. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar

Bell, E., Meriläinen, S., Taylor, S. & Tienari, J. (2019) ‘Time’s up! Feminist theory and activism meets organization studies’, Human Relations, 72(1): 4-22. 

Carroll, B., Ford, J. & Taylor, S. (eds) (2019) Leadership: Critical Contemporary Perspectives, second edition. London: Sage.

Tienari, J. & Taylor, S. (2019) ‘Feminism and men: Ambivalent space for acting up’, Organization, 26(6): 948-960.

Taylor, S. (2018) ‘Reviving the moral meaning of leading and following: The lost metaphysics of leadership’, in Carroll, B., Wilson, S. & Firth, J. (eds) After Leadership. New York: Routledge.

Chertkovskaya, E., Korczynski, M. & Taylor, S. (forthcoming) ‘The consumption of work: Representations and interpretations of the meaning of work at a UK university’, Organization.

Bell, E., Mangia, G., Taylor, S. & Toraldo, M.L. (eds) (2018) The Organization of Craft Work: Identities, meanings and materiality. New York: Routledge.

Carroll, B., Firth, J., Ford, J. & Taylor, S. (2018) ‘The social construction of leadership studies: Representations of rigour and relevance in textbooks’, Leadership, 14(2): 159-178. 

Carroll, B., Ford, J. & Taylor, S. (eds) (2019) Leadership: Critical Contemporary Perspectives, second edition. London: Sage.

Taylor, S. (2018) ‘Reviving the moral meaning of leading and following: The lost metaphysics of leadership’, in Carroll, B., Wilson, S. & Firth, J. (eds) After Leadership. New York: Routledge.

Bell, E., Mangia, G., Taylor, S. & Toraldo, M.L. (2018) ‘Introduction: Understanding contemporary craft work’, in Bell, E., Mangia, G., Taylor, S. & Toraldo, M.L. (eds) (2018) The Organization of Craft Work: Identities, meanings & materialities. New York: Routledge.

Land, C., Sutherland, N. & Taylor, S. (2018) ‘Back to the Brewster: Craft brewing, gender and the dialectical interplay of re-traditionalisation and innovation’, in Bell, E., Toraldo, M.L., Taylor, S. & Mangia, G. (eds) The Organization of Craft Work: Identities, meanings & materialities. New York: Routledge.

Bell, E. & Taylor, S. (2016) ‘Vernacular mourning and corporate memorialization in framing the death of Steve Jobs’. Organization, 23(1): 114-132. 

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