Professor Glenn Morgan

Professor Glenn Morgan

Professor Glenn Morgan
Professor of Management

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Department of Management

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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. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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 UP, Cambridge, Cambridge, pp. 248-256
  4. 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
  5. Morgan, G, Sturdy, A & Frenkel, M, 2017, ‘The role of large management consultancy firms in global public policy’. in: Diane Stone, Kim Moloney (eds) Oxford Handbook on Global Public Policy and Transnational Administration. Oxford University Press
  6. Kristensen, PH, Lilja, K, Moen, E & Morgan, G, 2017, ‘Nordic Countries as Laboratories for Transnational Learning’. in: Johan Strang (eds) Nordic Cooperation . Routledge:London, London , pp. 183-204
  7. Morgan, G, 2016, ‘New Actors and Old Solidarities: institutional change and inequality under a neo-liberal international order’. Socio-economic Review, vol 14.
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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 Group Publishing Ltd., Bingley, pp. 55-80
  11. Morgan, G, Hirsch, P & Quack, S, 2015, ‘Elites on Trial: Research in the Sociology of Organizations Vol.43’. Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., Bingley
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Morgan, G, 2014, ‘Financialization and the multinational’. Transfer: European Review of Labour and Research , vol 20., pp. 183-197
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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

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