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 a Section Editor for the Journal of Business Ethics.

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.

Teaching

Organisation Studies: Past, present and future 07 28229

Management Education and Learning A and B 08 33981 and 08 33984

Postgraduate supervision

Jennifer Davies, distributed leadership in the National Health Service

Isbahna Naz, gendered careers in banking

Hind Alsudays, gender pay gap

Research

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

Other activities

Journal of Business Ethics, Developmental Editor, 2021 on

Journal of Business Ethics, Section Editor for ‘Leadership: Philosophical, theoretical, qualitative issues’, 2018-2020

Academy of Management Learning & Education, editorial board member 2017 on

Organization, editorial board member 2020 on

Publications

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.

Durepos, G., Shaffner, E. & Taylor, S. (2019) ‘Developing critical organizational history: Context, practice, and implications’, Organizationhttps://doi.org/10.1177/1350508419883381

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. 

Bell, E., Meriläinen, S., Taylor, S. & Tienari, J. (2019) ‘Time’s up! Feminist theory and activism meets organization studies’, Human Relationshttp://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0018726718790067

Tienari, J. & Taylor, S. (2018) ‘Feminism and men: Ambivalent space for acting up’, Organizationhttp://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/1350508418805287  

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

Barros, A. & Taylor, S. (2018) ‘Think tanks, business and civil society: The ethics of promoting pro-corporate ideologies’, Journal of Business Ethics. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-018-4007-y

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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