Dr Karen Dale

Reader in Organisation Studies

Professional Role

Director of Teaching, Department of Organisation, Work and Technology

A member of the University Equality and Diversity Committee

A member of the University Research Ethics Committee

The Effects of Spatial Configuration on opportunities for Emergent Strategy Making
Angwin, D.N., Thomas, M.A., Dale, K. 08/2017
Conference paper

Spaces and places of remembering and commemoration
Cutcher, L., Dale, K., Hancock, P., Tyler, M. 01/2016 In: Organization. 23, 1, p. 3-9. 7 p.
Journal article

Fit for work?: redefining ‘normal’ and ‘extreme’ through human enhancement technologies
Bloomfield, B., Dale, K. 07/2015 In: Organization. 22, 4, p. 552-569. 18 p.
Journal article

Ethics and entangled embodiment: bodies-materialities-organization
Dale, K., Latham, Y. 03/2015 In: Organization. 22, 2, p. 166-182. 17 p.
Journal article

Leadership and space in 3D: distance, dissent and disembodiment in the case of a new academic building
Dale, K., Burrell, G. 2015 In: Leadership in Spaces and Places. Cheltenham : Edward Elgar p. 217-241. 25 p. ISBN: 9781783477913.
Chapter

Posthuman performances: the aesthetics and ethics of the enhanced labouring body
Dale, K., Bloomfield, B.P. 2015
Conference paper

Space and organization studies
Dale, K., Burrell, G. 2015 In: The Oxford Handbook of Sociology, Social Theory and Organization Studies. Oxford : Oxford University Press p. 684-706. 22 p. ISBN: 9780199671083.
Chapter

Being occupied: an embodied re-reading of organizational ‘wellness’
Dale, K., Burrell, G. 03/2014 In: Organization. 21, 2, p. 159-177. 19 p.
Journal article

Family and household reproduction
Dale, K. 2013 In: The Routledge Companion to Alternative Organization. London : Routledge p. 120-134. 15 p. ISBN: 9780415782265. Electronic ISBN: 9780203725351.
Chapter

Emotion and aesthetics: organizational space, embodiment and materiality
Cutcher, L., Dale, K. 28/02/2012 In: International Journal of Work Organisation and Emotion . 5, 1, 5 p.
Special issue

Re-creating organizational design: embodiment, materiality and the social/political
Dale, K., Latham, Y. 2012
Conference paper

The employee as 'Dish of the Day’: human resource management and the ethics of consumption
Dale, K. 2012 In: Journal of Business Ethics. 111, 1, p. 13-24. 12 p.
Journal article

All together, altogether better : the ideal of 'community' in the spatial reorganisation of the workplace.
Dale, K., Burrell, G. 2011 In: Organizational spaces. Cheltenham : Edward Elgar p. 14-19. 6 p. ISBN: 978-1-84844-650-2.
Chapter

Disturbing structure : reading the ruins
Dale, K., Burrell, G. 2011 In: Culture and Organization. 17, 2, p. 107-121 . 15 p.
Journal article

Seeking spatial imaginaries: gendering spaces, evoking emotions, re-working identities
Dale, K. 2010 In: Gender, Work and Organisation Conference (Keele University) - 2010. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

Ideal homes? Management and the domestic dream
Dale, K. 2009 In: The Management of Everyday Life. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan p. 127-146. 20 p. ISBN: 9780230524798.
Chapter

Beyond the frame? The visual and lived experience of organisational redesign of workspaces
Dale, K. 2008 In: ESRC Funded International Network for Visual Studies in Organisation (inVisio) (Royal Holloway, University of London) - 2008. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

Disturbing structures: oscillations in time and place
Dale, K., Burrell, G. 2008 In: EIASM Workshop on Architecture and Social Architecture: Disturbing Notions of Structure in Organisations (Brussels) - 2008. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

The spaces of organization and the organisation of space : power, identity and materiality at work.
Dale, K., Burrell, G. 2008 Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan. 328 p. ISBN: 978-0-230-57268-3.
Book

Dolores Hayden: radical spaces
Dale, K. 2007 In: The Dictionary of Alternatives: Utopianism and Organization. London : Zed Books ISBN: 9781842773321.
Chapter

The Spaces of Organisation and the Organisation of Space: Power, Identity and Materiality at Work
Dale, K., Burrell, G. 2007 Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN: 9780230572683.
Book

Building a social materiality: spatial and embodied politics in organizational control
Dale, K. 2005 In: Organization. 12, 5, p. 649-678. 30 p.
Journal article

An-aesthetics and architecture
Dale, K., Burrell, G. 2003 In: Art and Aesthetics at Work. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan p. 155-173. 19 p. ISBN: 9780333968635.
Chapter

Building better worlds?
Burrell, G., Dale, K. 2003 In: Studying Management Critically. London : Sage p. 177-196. 20 p. ISBN: 0761967370 0761967362.
Chapter

Organisational unwellness
Dale, K., Burrell, G. 2003 In: Organisational Wellness - SCOS Conference (Cambridge) - 2003. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

Space, architecture and control: building a social materiality
Dale, K. 2003 In: Workshop on New Forms of Control (Cardiff Business School) - 2003. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

An-aesthetics and architecture
Dale, K., Burrell, G. 2002 In: Tamara: Journal of Critical Postmodern Organization Science. 2, 1, p. 77-90. 14 p.
Journal article

Utopiary: utopias, gardens and organization
Burrell, G., Dale, K. 2002 In: Utopia and organization. Oxford : Blackwell p. 106-127. 22 p. ISBN: 1405100729, 9781405100724.
Chapter

Aesthetics and an-aesthetics in organization
Dale, K., Burrell, G. 2001 In: Critical Management Studies Conference (Manchester) - 2001. N/A : unknown
Paper

Organizational Studies: Critical Perspectives on Business and Management Vol 2 (of 4 vols): Objectivity and its Other
Antonacopoulou, E., Bresnen, M., Burrell, G., Collinson, D.L., Corbett, M., Dale, K., Legge, K., Land, C., Morgan, G., Swan, J. 2001 London and New York : Routledge. ISBN: 0141521553.
Book

Organizational Studies: Critical Perspectives on Business and Management Vol 4 (of 4 vols): Evil Empires
Antonacopoulou, E., Bresnen, M., Burrell, G., Collinson, D.L., Corbett, M., Dale, K., Legge, K., Land, C., Morgan, G., Swan, J. 2001 London and New York : Routledge. ISBN: 0415215536.
Book

Organizational Studies: Critical Perspectives on Business and Management: Vol 1 (of 4 vols): Modes of Management
Antonacopoulou, E., Bresnen, M., Burrell, G., Collinson, D.L., Corbett, M., Dale, K., Legge, K., Land, C., Morgan, G., Swan, J. 2001 London and New York : Routledge. ISBN: 041215536.
Book

Selves and subjects
Dale, K., Collinson, D.L. 2001 In: Organizational Studies: Critical Perspectives on Business and Management Vol 3 (of 4 vols): Selves and Subjects. London and New York : Routledge ISBN: 0-415-21553-6.
Chapter

Anatomising Embodiment and Organisation Theory
Dale, K. 2000 Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN: 9780333674659.
Book

Cyborg shells and leaky flesh: an exploration in the connections between globalisation, the production of space and the embodiment
Dale, K. 2000 In: Asia Pacific Researchers in Organisation Studies Conference (Sydney) - 2000. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

Finding space in organisation studies
Burrell, G., Dale, K. 2000 In: Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference (Sydney) - 2000. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

What shape are we in?: organization theory and the organized body
Dale, K., Burrell, G. 2000 In: Body and organization. London : Sage p. 15-30. 16 p. ISBN: 0761959173, 9780761959182.
Chapter

Modes of organizing, power/knowledge shifts and the case of the conference
Bresnen, M., Dale, K., Newell, S., Robertson, M., Swan, J. 1998 In: Organization. 5, 4, p. 451-460. 10 p.
Journal article

Organisation studies under the knife
Dale, K. 1995 In: First Annual Conference of the Centre for Social Theory and Technology: The Labour of Division (Keele University) - 1995. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

Shapeshifting: re-organising the body
Dale, K. 1995 In: Asia Pacific Researchers in Organisation Studies (Mexico) - 1995. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

Formal opportunity, informal barriers: black women managers within a local authority
Liff, S., Dale, K. 1994 In: Work, Employment and Society. 8, 2, p. 177-198. 22 p.
Journal article

Organization
Editorial activity

Organization
Editorial activity

Visiting Scholar
Research and Teaching at External Organisation

Health at Work Workshop
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Sustainability & Organisational Spaces
Participation in conference

ESRC Seminar Series. Transforming the Children’s Sector: Examining the Spaces of Childhood, Co-practice and Trans-professional Training
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Gender, Aesthetics and Emotions stream. Gender, Work and Organization Conference 2012
Participation in conference

EGOS
Participation in conference

Annual Conference of the Association of University Directors of Estates
Participation in conference

Facilities Management Conference
Participation in conference

Gender, Work and Organization
Editorial activity

Culture and Organization
Publication peer-review

International Journal of Management Reviews
Publication peer-review

Constructing the Visual Organisation. ESRC funded International Network for Visual Studies in Organisation
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

EIASM Workshop on Architecture and Social Architecture
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

The Management of Organisational Space
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

ESRC Seminar Series. The Social Significance of Body Work. Body Work: Critical Perspectives, Future Agendas
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

External Examiner: Worcester Business School
Research and Teaching at External Organisation

Gender, Work and Organization
Publication peer-review

Organization Studies
Publication peer-review

Organization
Publication peer-review

Chris Murray

PhD student

Esra Paca

PhD student

Matt Thomas

PhD student, Teaching Fellow
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Aneesa Zafar

PhD student