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
Simpson, R., Morgan, R., Lewis, P. and Rumens, N. (2021) 'Living and Working on the Edge: ‘Place Precarity’ and the Experiences of Male Manual Workers in a UK Sea-side Town'. Population, Space and Place, 27 (8). pp. 1 - 13. ISSN: 1544-8444 Open Access Link
Simpson, R. and Morgan, R. (2020) ''Gendering’ Contamination: Physical, Social and Moral taint in the Context of Covid-19'. Gender in Management: an international journal, 35 (7/8). pp. 685 - 691. ISSN: 1754-2413 Open Access Link
Ajibade Adisa, T., Mordi, C., Simpson, R. and Iwowo, V. (2020) 'Social dominance, hypermasculinity, and career barriers in Nigeria'. Gender, Work and Organization, 28 (1). pp. 175 - 194. ISSN: 0968-6673 Open Access Link
Akainji, B., Mordi, C., Simpson, R., Adisa, TA. and Oruh, E. (2020) 'Time Biases: Exploring the Work-Life Balance of Single Nigerian Managers and Professionals'. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 35 (2). pp. 57 - 70. ISSN: 0268-3946 Open Access Link
Simpson, R., Kumra, S., Lewis, P. and Rumens, N. (2019) 'Towards a Performative Understanding of Deservingness: Merit, Gender and the BBC Pay Dispute'. Gender, Work & Organization, 27 (2). pp. 181 - 197. ISSN: 0968-6673 Open Access Link