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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Business and Management H-index 79 Citations 24,133 202 World Ranking 43 National Ranking 7

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Awards & Achievements

Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences, United Kingdom University of London

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Epistemology
  • Management

Hugh Willmott mainly investigates Epistemology, Power, Public relations, Critical management studies and Accounting. His work on Dualism, Subjectivity and Argument as part of general Epistemology research is frequently linked to Critical examination, thereby connecting diverse disciplines of science. His Power research incorporates elements of Identity, Discipline, Social relation, Social conflict and Meaning.

He has researched Identity in several fields, including Space, Optimal distinctiveness theory and Intervention. Hugh Willmott works mostly in the field of Public relations, limiting it down to concerns involving Financial services and, occasionally, Control, Strategic financial management and Professional regulation. The concepts of his Critical management studies study are interwoven with issues in Critical theory, Skepticism, Engineering ethics and Information system.

His most cited work include:

  • Identity regulation as organizational control: Producing the appropriate individual (1612 citations)
  • Strength is Ignorance - Slavery is Freedom: Managing Culture in Modern Organizations (882 citations)
  • Critical management studies (680 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Hugh Willmott mostly deals with Epistemology, Accounting, Social science, Corporate governance and Public relations. His Epistemology research includes elements of Identity and Organizational theory. His work in Accounting is not limited to one particular discipline; it also encompasses State.

His Corporate governance study combines topics in areas such as Performativity, Corporation and Law and economics. The various areas that Hugh Willmott examines in his Corporation study include Stakeholder, Politics and Political economy. His study on Politics is mostly dedicated to connecting different topics, such as Power.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Epistemology (16.58%)
  • Accounting (13.90%)
  • Social science (11.50%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2013-2021)?

  • Corporate governance (14.71%)
  • Corporation (11.76%)
  • Epistemology (16.58%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Hugh Willmott mainly focuses on Corporate governance, Corporation, Epistemology, Shareholder and Law and economics. His Corporate governance research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Political economy, Performativity, Accounting, Public policy and Market economy. His study in Corporation is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Stakeholder and Politics.

His research investigates the connection between Politics and topics such as Power that intersect with issues in Identity. His work deals with themes such as Separate legal entity and Social organization, which intersect with Epistemology. His Law and economics research focuses on Organizational theory and how it relates to Organizational architecture, Organizational structure, Information technology, Ontology and Social psychology.

Between 2013 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • In defiance of folly: Journal rankings, mindless measures and the ABS guide (75 citations)
  • Why Institutional Theory Cannot Be Critical (59 citations)
  • Cooperatives - Saviours or Gravediggers of Capitalism? Critical Performativity and the John Lewis Partnership (54 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Law
  • Epistemology
  • Management

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Epistemology, Organizational theory, Corporate governance, Institutional theory and Knowledge management. His Epistemology study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Social psychology and Media studies. His study of Identity is a part of Social psychology.

His Corporate governance research includes themes of Policy studies, Service, Commission and Public administration. His research in Institutional theory intersects with topics in Positive economics and Management science. His studies in Knowledge management integrate themes in fields like Engineering ethics, Training and development and Personalization.

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Top Publications

Identity regulation as organizational control: Producing the appropriate individual

Mats Alvesson;Hugh Willmott.
Journal of Management Studies (2002)

3187 Citations

Strength is Ignorance - Slavery is Freedom: Managing Culture in Modern Organizations

Hugh Willmott.
(1992)

1981 Citations

On the Idea of Emancipation in Management and Organization Studies

Mats Alvesson;Hugh Willmott.
Academy of Management Review (1992)

1214 Citations

Re-Embedding Situatedness: The Importance of Power Relations in Learning Theory

Alessia Contu;Hugh Willmott.
Organization Science (2003)

1165 Citations

Critical management studies

Mats Alvesson;Hugh Willmott.
SAGE Library in Business and Management; 1-4 (2011) (1992)

1064 Citations

Power and Subjectivity at Work: From Degradation to Subjugation in Social Relations:

David Knights;Hugh Willmott.
Sociology (1989)

987 Citations

Making Sense of Management: A Critical Introduction

Mats Alvesson;Hugh Willmott.
Journal of the Operational Research Society (1997)

867 Citations

Studying Management Critically

Mats Alvesson;Hugh Willmott.
(2003)

618 Citations

3 Critical Management Studies

Paul S. Adler;Linda C. Forbes;Hugh Willmott.
The Academy of Management Annals (2007)

553 Citations

Fragmenting work: blurring organizational boundaries and disordering hierarchies

Mick Marchington;Damian Grimshaw;Jill Rubery;Hugh Willmott.
Research Papers in Economics (2004)

531 Citations

Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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