Professor Darren McCabe


Research Overview

Darren McCabe has published on a number of workplace innovations including Total Quality Management, Business Process Reengineering and Teamwork. He has a broad interest in the cultural conditions of work, power, resistance, identity and subjectivity. He is generally interested in qualitative/ethnographic research and has conducted research in the Financial Services and Manufacturing sectors.

Masters of the universe: demystifying leadership in the context of the 2008 Global Financial Crisis
Knights, D., McCabe, D. 04/2015 In: British Journal of Management. 26, 2, p. 197-210. 14 p.
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The tyranny of distance: Kafka and the problem of distance in bureaucratic organizations
McCabe, D. 01/2015 In: Organization. 22, 1, p. 58-77. 20 p.
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Making out and making do: how employees resist and make organizational change work through consent in a UK bank
McCabe, D. 03/2014 In: New Technology, Work and Employment. 29, 1, p. 57-71. 15 p.
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Light in the darkness?: managers in the back office of a Kafkaesque bank
McCabe, D. 02/2014 In: Organization Studies. 35, 2, p. 255-278. 24 p.
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Opening Pandora's box: the unintended consequences of Stephen Covey's Effectiveness Movement
McCabe, D. 04/2011 In: Management Learning. 42, 2, p. 183-197. 15 p.
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Leading through fear: emotion, rationality and innovation in a UK manufacturing company
Lockyer, J., Mccabe, D. 1/01/2011 In: European Journal of International Management. 5, 1, p. 48-61. 14 p.
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Accounting for Consent: Exploring the Reproduction of the Labour Process
McCabe, D. 2011 In: Sociology. 45, 3, p. 430-446. 17 p.
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Strategy-as-Power: Ambiguity, Contradiction and the Exercise of Power in a UK Building Society
McCabe, D. 03/2010 In: Organization. 17, 2, p. 151-175. 25 p.
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Taking the long view: A cultural analysis of memory as resisting and facilitating organizational change
Mccabe, D. 2010 In: Journal of Organizational Change Management. 23, 3, p. 230-250. 21 p.
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Enterprise Contested: Betwixt and Between the Discourses of Career and Enterprise in a UK Bank
McCabe, D. 10/2009 In: Human Relations. 62, 10, p. 1551-1579. 29 p.
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Who's Afraid of Enterprise?: Producing and Repressing the Enterprise Self in a UK Bank
Mccabe, D. 1/05/2008 In: Organization. 15, 3, p. 371-387. 17 p.
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