I am enthusiastic about the 'classics' in organization theory and a strong advocate for continually revisiting them as a source of inspiration for current scholarship. I think this is a requirement in the social sciences and particularly important in a heterogenous field as management and organization theory which also tends to suffer from a certain 'novelty bias.' I am always keen to hear from folks who may be interested in showcasing the relevance of foundational research in the field of management and organization theory.
Talking About Organization Podcast This is a podcast of which I am co-founder which has an average audience of 9000 listeners per episode. The podcast has a strong focus on classic authors and texts in the field of management and organization theory.
AOM PDW Classics in Organization and Management Theory This is a workshop at the Academy of Management Meeting aimed at sparking interest for classic scholarship in organization and management theory. It was first convened in 2018 and organized by me. I am currently organizing together with Greetje Corporaal another session for AOM 2019.
Symposium on The Management of Work in the Gig Economy This symposium took place in December 2017 in Sussex University with funding from the Society for the Advancement of Management Studies. It brought together people from organization theory, information systems, and employment relations to reflect on the changes/continuities on work and its management in the gig economy.