Professor Glenn Morgan

Professor Glenn Morgan

Professor Glenn Morgan
Professor of Management

The Priory Road Complex, Priory Road, Clifton
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Department of Management

Personal profile

Glenn Morgan is Professor of Management. He was previously Professor at Cardiff Business School (2010-2015) and at Warwick Business School (1998-2010: Professor from 2004).

In 2014, he was Velux Guest Professor at the Department of Business and Politics, Copenhagen Business School. He has been visiting professor at the Sorbonne Business School, Paris, LEST at the University of Aix-Marseilles, the Wissenschaftzcentrum, Berlin and the University of Alberta Business School.  In 2014-15, he was President of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE). Glenn graduated in Social and Political Sciences from the University of Cambridge and pursued graduate studies in the Department of Sociology at the University of Essex.




Glenn’s main areas of interest are in the impact of globalization on different forms of capitalism.

He has published a range of edited books, journal papers and book chapters on the impact of multinational firms, global professional service firms, financialization and transnational communities of regulators and social movements on institutional change, inequality and elite formations in different forms of capitalism in Europe, Asia and Latin America.

Current research is focusing on the interaction of institutions and new innovations in the primary, manufacturing and service sectors in emerging economies in Latin America and Asia.

His papers have appeared in a range of journals including Organization Studies, Organization, Journal of Management Studies, Human Relations, Socio-Economic Review, Economy and Society.

From 2005-2008, Glenn was Editor of the journal Organization; he is on the board of Journal of Professions and Organizations, and Critical Perspectives in International Business.

Latest publications

  1. Morgan, G & Pulignano, V, 2020, ‘Solidarity at Work: Concepts, levels and challenges’. Work, Employment and Society.
  2. Rana, MB & Morgan, G, 2019, ‘Twenty-five years of business systems research and lessons for international business studies’. International Business Review, vol 28., pp. 513-532
  3. Morgan, G & Doering, H, 2019, ‘Varieties of capitalism’. in: Keith Townsend, Kenneth Cafferkey, Aoife McDermott, Tony Dundon (eds) Elgar Introduction to Theories of Human Resources and Employment Relations. Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, pp. 183-198
  4. Morgan, G, Sturdy, A & Frenkel, M, 2019, ‘The Role of Large Management Consultancy Firms in Global Public Policy’. in: Diane Stone, Kim Moloney (eds) The Oxford Handbook on Global Public Policy and Transnational Administration. Oxford University Press, pp. 583-598
  5. Lai, K, Morgan, G & Morris, J, 2019, ‘‘Eating Bitterness’ in a Chinese Multinational: Identity Regulation in Context’. Organization Studies.
  6. Morgan, G, 2018, ‘Exploring 21st Century Capitalisms and Asia: The Impact of Financialization’. in: Hyun-Chin Lim, Jan Neederveen Pieterse, Suk-Man Hwang (eds) Capitalism and Capitalisms in Asia: Origin, Commonality and Diversity. Seoul National University Press, Seoul, Republic of Korea, pp. 453-480
  7. Villela, M, Bulgacov, S & Morgan, G, 2018, ‘B Corps and Hybrid Organisations: Challenges for Governing Boards’., pp. 1-37
  8. Zhu, J & Morgan, G, 2018, ‘Global supply chains, institutional constraints and firm level adaptations: A comparative study of Chinese service outsourcing firms’. Human Relations, vol 71., pp. 510-535
  9. Villela, M & Morgan, G, 2018, ‘Cross-Sector Governance in Bristol’s Socio-Environmental Economy Ecosystem’., pp. 1-34
  10. Morgan, G, 2018, ‘Power Relations within multinational corporations’. in: Andreas Nolke, Christian May (eds) Handbook of the International Political Economy of the Corporation. Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK, pp. 262-278
  11. Kristensen, PH & Morgan, G, 2018, ‘Danish Foundations and Cooperatives as Forms of Corporate Governance: Origins and Impacts on Firm Strategies and Societies’. in: Nina Boeger, Charlotte Villiers (eds) SHAPING THE CORPORATE LANDSCAPE Towards Corporate Reform and Enterprise Diversity. Hart Publishing, London, pp. 271-288
  12. Kristensen, PH, Lilja, K, Moen, E & Morgan, G, 2017, ‘Nordic Countries as Laboratories for Transnational Learning’. in: Johan Strang (eds) Nordic Cooperation: A European Region in Transition. Routledge, London , pp. 183-204
  13. Morgan, G, 2017, ‘The Multinational as a Corporate Form: a critical contribution from Organization Studies’. in: Andre Spicer, Grietje Baars (eds) The Corporation: A Critical Interdisciplinary Handbook. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 248-256
  14. Morgan, G, 2017, ‘Brexit and the elites: the elite versus the people or the fracturing of the British business elites’. Socio-economic Review, vol 14., pp. 825-829
  15. Morgan, G, 2016, ‘New Actors and Old Solidarities: institutional change and inequality under a neo-liberal international order’. Socio-economic Review, vol 14.
  16. Morgan, G, Gomes, M & Perez-Aleman, P, 2016, ‘Transnational Governance Regimes in the Global South: Multinationals, States and NGOs as Political Actors’. Revista de Administração de Empresas, vol 56., pp. 374-379
  17. Morgan, G & Kubo, I, 2016, ‘Institutions, Dominant Coalitions and Firms: Comparing how Japan and Korea responded to Deregulation, Globalization and Competition in the Telecommunications Industry’. in: Richard Whitley, Xiaoke Zhang (eds) Changing Asian Business Systems: Globalization, Socio-Political Change and Economic Organisation. Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp. 65-88
  18. Morgan, G, 2015, ‘Elites, Varieties of capitalism and the crisis of neo-liberalism’. in: Glenn Morgan, Paul Hirsch, Sigrid Quack (eds) Elites on Trial: Research in the Sociology of Organizations. Emerald, Bingley, pp. 55-80
  19. Morgan, G, Hirsch, P & Quack, S, 2015, ‘Elites on Trial: Research in the Sociology of Organizations Vol.43’. Emerald, Bingley
  20. Boussebaa, M, Sturdy, A & Morgan, G, 2014, ‘Learning from the world? Horizontal knowledge flows and geopolitics in professional service multinationals’. International Journal of Human Resource Management, vol 25., pp. 1227-1242
  21. Boussebaa, M & Morgan, G, 2014, ‘Pushing the frontiers of critical international business studies: the multinational as a neo-imperial space’. Critical Perspectives on International Business, vol 10., pp. 96-106
  22. Adler, P, Du Gay, P, Morgan, G & Reed, M, 2014, ‘The Oxford Handbook of Sociology, Social Theory and Organization Studies: Contemporary Currents’. Oxford University Press, Oxford
  23. Hadden, T, Ireland, P, Morgan, G, Parker, M, Pearson, G, Piccoto, S, Sikka, P & Willmott, H, 2014, ‘Fighting Corporate Abuse: Beyond Predatory Capitalism’. Pluto Press
  24. Morgan, G & Kristensen, PH, 2014, ‘The Comparative Analysis of Capitalism and the Study of Organizations’. in: Paul Adler, Paul Du Gay, Glenn Morgan, Mike Reed (eds) The Oxford Handbook of Sociology, Social Theory and Organization Studies. Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp. 220-247
  25. Morgan, G, 2014, ‘Financialization and the multinational’. Transfer: European Review of Labour and Research , vol 20., pp. 183-197

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