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Prof. Stephen Linstead University of York, UK

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Biography

Stephen Linstead holds undergraduate and Masters degrees in English Literature from the universities of Keele and Leeds, and a further Masters in Organization Development and PhD from what is now Sheffield Hallam University. More recently, he was awarded a D.Litt from Durham University. He has held academic chairs in Wollongong... read more(NSW), Sunderland, Essex and Durham before moving to York Management School. He also spent two years as a Visiting Scholar at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Prof. Linstead's research tends to fall into five main areas - organization theory and philosophy; aesthetic approaches to organization; language based approaches to organization; gender and sexuality in organizations; qualitative methods, ethnography and culture. He has current active interests in all of these areas, and is developing interests in aspects of globalization and post-colonialism; the ontology and practice of play - especially in organizational and social intervention - and the use of music and song as a form of ethnographic representation.