I am a Professor of Management at Brunel Business School where my most recent role was Head of Research (2011-2014). I was co-founder and director of the Centre for Research in Emotion Work (now Work and Organization Research Centre) for three years. Currently, I am visiting Professor at Kent Business School and have been visiting professor at the University of Macquarie. Additionally, I have held visiting positions at University of Technology, Sydney and University of South Australia. For five years I was co-editor (and founder of) the International Journal of Work, Organization and Emotion and presently I am associate editor of Gender Work and Organization and for three years was editorial member of the Academy of Management (Learning and Education) journal. I am on the editorial board of Journal Managerial Psychology and I have had teaching experience at undergraduate and post-graduate level including the MBA. Key teaching areas have included Managing the Business Environment, Gender and Organizations as well as more generic programmes on methods, management and organization.
Newest selected publications
Hughes, J., Simpson, R., Slutskaya, N., Simpson, A. and Hughes, K. (2017) 'Beyond the symbolic: a relational approach to dirty work through a study of refuse collectors and street cleaners'. WORK EMPLOYMENT AND SOCIETY, 31 (1). pp. 106 - 122. ISSN: 0950-0170 Open Access Link
Simpson, R., Hughes, J. and Slutskaya, N. (2016) 'Gender, Class and Occupation Working Class Men doing Dirty Work'. Springer. ISSN 10: 1137439696 ISSN 13: 9781137439697
Slutskaya, N., Simpson, R., Hughes, J., Simpson, A. and Uygur, S. (2016) 'Masculinity and Class in the Context of Dirty Work'. GENDER WORK AND ORGANIZATION, 23 (2). pp. 165 - 182. ISSN: 0968-6673 Open Access Link
Grandy, G., Simpson, R. and Mavin, S. (2015) 'What we can learn from de-valued and marginalised work/research'. Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management: An International Journal, 10 (4). pp. 344 - 349. ISSN: 1746-5648
Wright, T. (2015) 'The Oxford Handbook of Gender in Organizations'. SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD. ISSN 10: 0199658218 ISSN 13: 9780199658213