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Professor Steffen Boehm

Professor Steffen Boehm

Professor in Organisation and Sustainability

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Science and Engineering Research Support Facility (SERSF):, University of Exeter, Penryn Campus, Penryn, Cornwall, TR10 9FE, UK

Steffen Boehm is a Professor in Organisation & Sustainability at the University of Exeter Business School. He completed a BA in Business Administration at Lancaster, a MA in Organisation Studies at Warwick, and a PhD entitled ‘The Political Event: Impossibilities of Repositioning Organisation Theory’, also at Warwick. Prior to joining Exeter in January 2016, he was Professor of Management & Sustainability and Founding Director of the Essex Sustainability Institute (ESI) at the University of Essex.

Professor Boehm is also a Visiting Professor at Uppsala University, Sweden, and at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden. He has taught and held visiting positions at universities around the world, including Uppsala University (Sweden), Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, University of St Andrews (Scotland), University of Innsbruck (Austria), Copenhagen Business School (Denmark), and Federal University of Rio Grande du Sul (Brazil).

Professor Boehm was a co-founder of the open-access journals ephemera: theory & politics in organization as well as Interface: A Journal for and about Social Movements. He is also co-founder and co-editor of the new open-access publishing press MayFlyBooks. He has published five books: Repositioning Organization Theory (Palgrave), Against Automobility (Blackwell), Upsetting the Offset: The Political Economy of Carbon Markets (Mayfly), The Atmosphere Business (Mayfly), and Ecocultures: Blueprints for Sustainable Communities (Routledge). He has published in, and is reviewer for, leading academic journals, including Organisational Studies, Environment and Planning A., Journal of Business Ethics, Organization, Global Networks, The Sociological Review, Business Ethics: A European Review, Social Movement Studies, Capital & Class, Critical Perspectives of International Business, and Scandinavian Journal of Management. He is Editorial Review Board member of Organization Studies.

Professor Boehm also publishes short articles aimed at the wider public. He has written over 25 articles in The Conversation, reaching over 200,000 readers worldwide. He’s also published in The Guardian, the Ecologist, CounterPunch and other publications aimed at the general reader, engaging in contemporary events.

Professor Boehm’s research focuses on a range of social scientific analyses of problems of environmental sustainability and circular economy. He is currently engaged in the following projects, many of which have received funding from a range of sources:

Food and the Circular Economy - South West: Exploring the opportunities available to, and challenges faced by, small and medium-sized enterprises in the food and beverages manufacturing industry as they transition towards the circular economy.

Climate policy and carbon markets: A critical interrogation of the social struggles involved in forming a sustainable climate policy. Prof Boehm has developed critical understandings of the role of carbon markets, arguing that they have been a distraction and that they have had a range of unintended, negative social and environmental consequences.

Sustainability of the food system: Developing an inter-disciplinary and political economy approach to understanding issues of health, well-being, environmental sustainability, work and labour in the global food system. Prof Boehm has run funded research projects on local food systems, agroecological business and health and well-being.

The water-food-energy-environment nexus: Expanding our perspective of the nexus by incorporating political, economic and social issues that are not normally considered by environmental scientists and systems engineers.

Environmental activism amongst social movements, community groups, NGOs, policymakers and company employees and managers: Expanding our perspective of activism to include domains not normally considered to be ‘activist’.

Political economy of organisation: Expanding our view of organisation to include social movement, environmental and political activities. Such a view must include an understanding of the social struggles between business, government and civil society actors who often have different interests, facing divergent material realities and practices.

In all of the above areas he’s been supervising Masters dissertations and PhD theses.

Qualifications

  • PhD (University of Warwick)
  • MA Organisation Studies (University of Warwick)
  • BA(Hons) Business Administration (University of Lancaster)

Research clusters

Research interests

  • Political economies and ecologies of management, organisation and sustainability
  • Governance of climate change and carbon markets
  • Sustainability and governance of the food-energy-water-environment nexus
  • Environmental activism inside and outside organisations and corporations
  • Contestations and struggles between business, governments and civil society
  • Actors, processes, innovations and competitiveness in circular economy

Research projects

Professor Boehm’s research focuses on a range of social scientific analyses of problems of environmental sustainability and circular economy. He is currently engaged in the following projects, many of which have received funding from a range of sources:

Food and the Circular Economy - South West: Exploring the opportunities available to, and challenges faced by, small and medium-sized enterprises in the food and beverages manufacturing industry as they transition towards the circular economy.

Climate policy and carbon markets: A critical interrogation of the social struggles involved in forming a sustainable climate policy. Prof Boehm has developed critical understandings of the role of carbon markets, arguing that they have been a distraction and that they have had a range of unintended, negative social and environmental consequences.

Sustainability of the food system: Developing an inter-disciplinary and political economy approach to understanding issues of health, well-being, environmental sustainability, work and labour in the global food system. Prof Boehm has run funded research projects on local food systems, agroecological business and health and well-being

The water-food-energy-environment nexus: Expanding our perspective of the nexus by incorporating political, economic and social issues that are not normally considered by environmental scientists and systems engineers.

Environmental activism amongst social movements, community groups, NGOs, policymakers and company employees and managers: Expanding our perspective of activism to include domains not normally considered to be ‘activist’.

Political economy of organisation: Expanding our view of organisation to include social movement, environmental and political activities. Such a view must include an understanding of the social struggles between business, government and civil society actors who often have different interests, facing divergent material realities and practices.

In all of the above areas he’s been supervising Masters disserations and PhD theses.

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Publications by category


Books

Böhm S, Bharucha ZP, Pretty JN (2014). Ecocultures Blueprints for Sustainable Communities., Routledge. Abstract.
Böhm S, Murtola A-M, Spoelstra S (2012). The Atmosphere Business.
Böhm S, Dabhi S (2009). Upsetting the Offset the Political Economy of Carbon Markets., Fastprint Publishing. Abstract.
Böhm S, Jones C, Land C, Paterson M (2006). Against Automobility., Wiley-Blackwell. Abstract.
Böhm S (2006). Repositioning Organization Theory Impossibilities and Strategies., Palgrave Macmillan. Abstract.

Journal articles

Bo L, Boehm SG, Reynolds N-S (2018). Organizing the environmental governance of the rare-earth industry: China's passive revolution. Organization Studies DOI.
Agar CC, Boehm SG (2018). Towards a pluralist labor geography: Constrained grassroots agency and the socio-spatial fix in Dȇrsim, Turkey. Environment and Planning A DOI.
Lanka SV, Khadaroo I, Böhm S (2017). Agroecology accounting: biodiversity and sustainable livelihoods from the margins. Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, 30(7), 1592-1613. DOI.
Misoczky MC, Dornelas Camara G, Böhm S (2017). Organizational practices of social movements and popular struggles: understanding the power of organizing from below. Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management: an International Journal, 12(4), 250-261. DOI.
Fontoura Y, Bharucha Z, Böhm S (2016). A Transnational Agri-Food System for Whom? the Struggle for Hegemony at Rio+20. Revista de Administração de Empresas, 56(4), 424-437. DOI.
Böhm S, Brei V, Dabhi S (2015). EDF Energy's green CSR claims examined: the follies of global carbon commodity chains. Global Networks, 15(1), 87-107. DOI.
Beverungen A, Böhm S, Land C (2015). Free Labour, Social Media, Management: Challenging Marxist Organization Studies. Organization Studies, 36(4), 473-489. DOI.
Pearse R, Böhm S (2015). Ten reasons why carbon markets will not bring about radical emissions reduction. Carbon Management, 5(4), 325-337. DOI.
Moog S, Spicer A, Böhm S (2015). The Politics of Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives: the Crisis of the Forest Stewardship Council. Journal of Business Ethics, 128(3), 469-493. DOI.
Bryant G, Dabhi S, Böhm S (2015). ‘Fixing’ the climate crisis: capital, states, and carbon offsetting in India. Environment and Planning A, 47(10), 2047-2063. DOI.
Sutherland N, Land C, Böhm S (2014). Anti-leaders(hip) in Social Movement Organizations: the case of autonomous grassroots groups. Organization, 21(6), 759-781. DOI.
Böhm S (2014). Book Review: JK Gibson-Graham, Jenny Cameron and Stephen Healy, Take Back the Economy: an Ethical Guide for Transforming Our Communities. Sociology, 48(5)(5), 1055-1057. DOI.
Beverungen A, Böhm S, Land C (2014). From the open road to the high seas? Piracy, damnation and resistance in academic consumption of publishing. Prometheus, 31(3), 241-247. DOI.
Dellagnelo EHL, Böhm S, Mendonça PMED (2014). Organizing resistance movements: contribution of the political discourse theory. Revista de Administração de Empresas, 54(2), 141-153. DOI.
Brei V, Böhm S (2014). ‘1L=10L for Africa’: Corporate social responsibility and the transformation of bottled water into a ‘consumer activist’ commodity. Discourse & Society, 25(1), 3-31. DOI.
Misoczky MC, Böhm S (2013). Resistindo ao desenvolvimento neocolonial: a luta do povo de Andalgalá contra projetos megamineiros. Cadernos EBAPE.BR, 11(2), 311-339. DOI.
Misoczky MC, Böhm S (2012). Do desenvolvimento sustentável à economia verde: a constante e acelerada investida do capital sobre a natureza. Cadernos EBAPE.BR, 10(3), 546-568. DOI.
Böhm S, Misoczky MC, Moog S (2012). Greening Capitalism? a Marxist Critique of Carbon Markets. Organization Studies, 33(11), 1617-1638. DOI.
Böhm S, Land C (2012). The New ‘Hidden Abode’: Reflections on Value and Labour in the New Economy. The Sociological Review, 60(2), 217-240. DOI.
Beverungen A, Böhm S, Land C (2012). The poverty of journal publishing. Organization, 19(6), 929-938. DOI.
Sullivan S, Spicer A, Böhm S (2011). Becoming Global (Un)Civil Society: Counter-Hegemonic Struggle and the Indymedia Network. Globalizations, 8(5), 703-717. DOI.
Böhm S, Dhabi S (2011). Commentary: Fault lines in climate policy: what role for carbon markets?. Climate Policy, 11(6), 1389-1392. DOI.
Frenzel F, Böhm S, Quinton P, Spicer A, Sullivan S, Young Z (2011). Comparing Alternative Media in North and South: the Cases of IFIWatchnet and Indymedia in Africa. Environment and Planning A, 43(5), 1173-1189. DOI.
Brei V, Böhm S (2011). Corporate social responsibility as cultural meaning management: a critique of the marketing of ‘ethical’ bottled water. Business Ethics: a European Review, 20(3), 233-252. DOI.
Boehm S (2011). Discourse and Economy: Discourse-analytical perspectives of markets and organizations. ORGANIZATION, 18(3), 410-415. Author URL.
Böhm S, Dinerstein AC, Spicer A (2010). (Im)possibilities of Autonomy: Social Movements in and beyond Capital, the State and Development. Social Movement Studies, 9(1), 17-32. DOI.
Böhm S, Batta A (2010). Just doing it: enjoying commodity fetishism with Lacan. Organization, 17(3), 345-361. DOI.
Fotaki M, Böhm S, Hassard J (2010). The failure of transition. Journal of Organizational Change Management, 23(6), 637-650. DOI.
Essers J, Böhm S, Contu A (2009). Corporate Robespierres, ideologies of management and change. Journal of Organizational Change Management, 22(2), 129-140. DOI.
Misoczky MC, Flores RK, Böhm S (2008). A práxis da resistência e a hegemonia da organização. Organizações & Sociedade, 15(45), 181-193. DOI.
Böhm S, Spicer A, Fleming P (2008). Infra-political dimensions of resistance to international business: a Neo-Gramscian approach. Scandinavian Journal of Management, 24(3), 169-182. DOI.
Böhm S, Brei V (2008). Marketing the hegemony of development: of pulp fictions and green deserts. Marketing Theory, 8(4), 339-366. DOI.
De Cock C, Böhm S (2007). Liberalist Fantasies: Žižek and the Impossibility of the Open Society. Organization, 14(6), 815-836. DOI.
Spicer A, Böhm S (2007). Moving Management: Theorizing Struggles against the Hegemony of Management. Organization Studies, 28(11), 1667-1698. DOI.
Paterson M, Böhm S, Jones C, Land C (2006). Acknowledgements. The Sociological Review, 54(1_suppl), vii-vii. DOI.
Böhm S, De Cock C (2006). Everything you Wanted to Know about Organization Theory … but were Afraid to Ask Slavoj Žižek. The Sociological Review, 53(1_suppl), 279-291. DOI.
Böhm S, Jones C, Land C, Paterson M (2006). Introduction: Impossibilities of Automobility. The Sociological Review, 54(1_suppl), 3-16. DOI.
Bohm S, Jones C, Land C, Paterson M (2006). Introduction: Impossibilities of automobility. SOCIOLOGICAL REVIEW, 54, 3-16. Author URL.
Otto B, Böhm S (2006). “The people” and resistance against international business. Critical perspectives on international business, 2(4), 299-320. DOI.
Böhm S, Cairns G (2005). Academia, the G8 and other misfortunes: notes on two journeys. Critical perspectives on international business, 1(4), 277-284. DOI.
De Cock C, Böhm S (2005). An Encounter with Zizek. SSRN Electronic Journal DOI.
Böhm S (2003). Introduction to the special book review section. Information Technology & People, 16(2). DOI.

Chapters

Böhm S, Misoczky MC, Watson D, Lanka S (2016). Alternatives to green growth? Possibilities and contradictions of self-managed food production. In Dale G, Mathai MV, Puppim de Oliverira JA (Eds.) Green Growth: Political Ideology, Political Economy and Policy Alternatives, Zed Books.
Böhm S, Skoglund A (2016). Wind Power Activism: epistemic struggles in the formation of eco-ethical selves at Vattenfall. In Bulkeley H, Paterson M, Stripple J (Eds.) Towards a Cultural Politics of Climate Change: Devices Desires and Dissent, London: Routledge.
Böhm S, Misoczky MC (2015). Environment, extractivism and the delusions of nature as capital. In  (Ed) The Routledge Companion to Philosophy in Organization Studies, Routledge.
Böhm S, Misoczky MC (2015). The oppressed organize against mega-mining in Famatina, Argentina. In  (Ed) The Routledge Companion to Ethics, Politics and Organizations, Routledge.

Conferences

Howard MB, Boehm S, Eatherly D, Lobley M, Mustafee N, Vamvakeridou-Lyroudia L (2018). A Capability Maturity Model for the Circular Economy: an Agri-food Perspective. Circular Economy Disruption: Past, Present & Future – an academic symposium. 17th - 19th Jun 2018.

Publications by year


2018

Howard MB, Boehm S, Eatherly D, Lobley M, Mustafee N, Vamvakeridou-Lyroudia L (2018). A Capability Maturity Model for the Circular Economy: an Agri-food Perspective. Circular Economy Disruption: Past, Present & Future – an academic symposium. 17th - 19th Jun 2018.
Bo L, Boehm SG, Reynolds N-S (2018). Organizing the environmental governance of the rare-earth industry: China's passive revolution. Organization Studies DOI.
Agar CC, Boehm SG (2018). Towards a pluralist labor geography: Constrained grassroots agency and the socio-spatial fix in Dȇrsim, Turkey. Environment and Planning A DOI.

2017

Lanka SV, Khadaroo I, Böhm S (2017). Agroecology accounting: biodiversity and sustainable livelihoods from the margins. Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, 30(7), 1592-1613. DOI.
Misoczky MC, Dornelas Camara G, Böhm S (2017). Organizational practices of social movements and popular struggles: understanding the power of organizing from below. Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management: an International Journal, 12(4), 250-261. DOI.

2016

Fontoura Y, Bharucha Z, Böhm S (2016). A Transnational Agri-Food System for Whom? the Struggle for Hegemony at Rio+20. Revista de Administração de Empresas, 56(4), 424-437. DOI.
Böhm S, Misoczky MC, Watson D, Lanka S (2016). Alternatives to green growth? Possibilities and contradictions of self-managed food production. In Dale G, Mathai MV, Puppim de Oliverira JA (Eds.) Green Growth: Political Ideology, Political Economy and Policy Alternatives, Zed Books.
Böhm S, Skoglund A (2016). Wind Power Activism: epistemic struggles in the formation of eco-ethical selves at Vattenfall. In Bulkeley H, Paterson M, Stripple J (Eds.) Towards a Cultural Politics of Climate Change: Devices Desires and Dissent, London: Routledge.

2015

Böhm S, Brei V, Dabhi S (2015). EDF Energy's green CSR claims examined: the follies of global carbon commodity chains. Global Networks, 15(1), 87-107. DOI.
Böhm S, Misoczky MC (2015). Environment, extractivism and the delusions of nature as capital. In  (Ed) The Routledge Companion to Philosophy in Organization Studies, Routledge.
Beverungen A, Böhm S, Land C (2015). Free Labour, Social Media, Management: Challenging Marxist Organization Studies. Organization Studies, 36(4), 473-489. DOI.
Pearse R, Böhm S (2015). Ten reasons why carbon markets will not bring about radical emissions reduction. Carbon Management, 5(4), 325-337. DOI.
Moog S, Spicer A, Böhm S (2015). The Politics of Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives: the Crisis of the Forest Stewardship Council. Journal of Business Ethics, 128(3), 469-493. DOI.
Böhm S, Misoczky MC (2015). The oppressed organize against mega-mining in Famatina, Argentina. In  (Ed) The Routledge Companion to Ethics, Politics and Organizations, Routledge.
Bryant G, Dabhi S, Böhm S (2015). ‘Fixing’ the climate crisis: capital, states, and carbon offsetting in India. Environment and Planning A, 47(10), 2047-2063. DOI.

2014

Sutherland N, Land C, Böhm S (2014). Anti-leaders(hip) in Social Movement Organizations: the case of autonomous grassroots groups. Organization, 21(6), 759-781. DOI.
Böhm S (2014). Book Review: JK Gibson-Graham, Jenny Cameron and Stephen Healy, Take Back the Economy: an Ethical Guide for Transforming Our Communities. Sociology, 48(5)(5), 1055-1057. DOI.
Böhm S, Bharucha ZP, Pretty JN (2014). Ecocultures Blueprints for Sustainable Communities., Routledge. Abstract.
Beverungen A, Böhm S, Land C (2014). From the open road to the high seas? Piracy, damnation and resistance in academic consumption of publishing. Prometheus, 31(3), 241-247. DOI.
Dellagnelo EHL, Böhm S, Mendonça PMED (2014). Organizing resistance movements: contribution of the political discourse theory. Revista de Administração de Empresas, 54(2), 141-153. DOI.
Brei V, Böhm S (2014). ‘1L=10L for Africa’: Corporate social responsibility and the transformation of bottled water into a ‘consumer activist’ commodity. Discourse & Society, 25(1), 3-31. DOI.

2013

Misoczky MC, Böhm S (2013). Resistindo ao desenvolvimento neocolonial: a luta do povo de Andalgalá contra projetos megamineiros. Cadernos EBAPE.BR, 11(2), 311-339. DOI.

2012

Misoczky MC, Böhm S (2012). Do desenvolvimento sustentável à economia verde: a constante e acelerada investida do capital sobre a natureza. Cadernos EBAPE.BR, 10(3), 546-568. DOI.
Böhm S, Misoczky MC, Moog S (2012). Greening Capitalism? a Marxist Critique of Carbon Markets. Organization Studies, 33(11), 1617-1638. DOI.
Böhm S, Murtola A-M, Spoelstra S (2012). The Atmosphere Business.
Böhm S, Land C (2012). The New ‘Hidden Abode’: Reflections on Value and Labour in the New Economy. The Sociological Review, 60(2), 217-240. DOI.
Beverungen A, Böhm S, Land C (2012). The poverty of journal publishing. Organization, 19(6), 929-938. DOI.

2011

Sullivan S, Spicer A, Böhm S (2011). Becoming Global (Un)Civil Society: Counter-Hegemonic Struggle and the Indymedia Network. Globalizations, 8(5), 703-717. DOI.
Böhm S, Dhabi S (2011). Commentary: Fault lines in climate policy: what role for carbon markets?. Climate Policy, 11(6), 1389-1392. DOI.
Frenzel F, Böhm S, Quinton P, Spicer A, Sullivan S, Young Z (2011). Comparing Alternative Media in North and South: the Cases of IFIWatchnet and Indymedia in Africa. Environment and Planning A, 43(5), 1173-1189. DOI.
Brei V, Böhm S (2011). Corporate social responsibility as cultural meaning management: a critique of the marketing of ‘ethical’ bottled water. Business Ethics: a European Review, 20(3), 233-252. DOI.
Boehm S (2011). Discourse and Economy: Discourse-analytical perspectives of markets and organizations. ORGANIZATION, 18(3), 410-415. Author URL.

2010

Böhm S, Dinerstein AC, Spicer A (2010). (Im)possibilities of Autonomy: Social Movements in and beyond Capital, the State and Development. Social Movement Studies, 9(1), 17-32. DOI.
Böhm S, Batta A (2010). Just doing it: enjoying commodity fetishism with Lacan. Organization, 17(3), 345-361. DOI.
Fotaki M, Böhm S, Hassard J (2010). The failure of transition. Journal of Organizational Change Management, 23(6), 637-650. DOI.

2009

Essers J, Böhm S, Contu A (2009). Corporate Robespierres, ideologies of management and change. Journal of Organizational Change Management, 22(2), 129-140. DOI.
Böhm S, Dabhi S (2009). Upsetting the Offset the Political Economy of Carbon Markets., Fastprint Publishing. Abstract.

2008

Misoczky MC, Flores RK, Böhm S (2008). A práxis da resistência e a hegemonia da organização. Organizações & Sociedade, 15(45), 181-193. DOI.
Böhm S, Spicer A, Fleming P (2008). Infra-political dimensions of resistance to international business: a Neo-Gramscian approach. Scandinavian Journal of Management, 24(3), 169-182. DOI.
Böhm S, Brei V (2008). Marketing the hegemony of development: of pulp fictions and green deserts. Marketing Theory, 8(4), 339-366. DOI.

2007

De Cock C, Böhm S (2007). Liberalist Fantasies: Žižek and the Impossibility of the Open Society. Organization, 14(6), 815-836. DOI.
Spicer A, Böhm S (2007). Moving Management: Theorizing Struggles against the Hegemony of Management. Organization Studies, 28(11), 1667-1698. DOI.

2006

Paterson M, Böhm S, Jones C, Land C (2006). Acknowledgements. The Sociological Review, 54(1_suppl), vii-vii. DOI.
Böhm S, Jones C, Land C, Paterson M (2006). Against Automobility., Wiley-Blackwell. Abstract.
Böhm S, De Cock C (2006). Everything you Wanted to Know about Organization Theory … but were Afraid to Ask Slavoj Žižek. The Sociological Review, 53(1_suppl), 279-291. DOI.
Böhm S, Jones C, Land C, Paterson M (2006). Introduction: Impossibilities of Automobility. The Sociological Review, 54(1_suppl), 3-16. DOI.
Bohm S, Jones C, Land C, Paterson M (2006). Introduction: Impossibilities of automobility. SOCIOLOGICAL REVIEW, 54, 3-16. Author URL.
Böhm S (2006). Repositioning Organization Theory Impossibilities and Strategies., Palgrave Macmillan. Abstract.
Otto B, Böhm S (2006). “The people” and resistance against international business. Critical perspectives on international business, 2(4), 299-320. DOI.

2005

Böhm S, Cairns G (2005). Academia, the G8 and other misfortunes: notes on two journeys. Critical perspectives on international business, 1(4), 277-284. DOI.
De Cock C, Böhm S (2005). An Encounter with Zizek. SSRN Electronic Journal DOI.

2003

Böhm S (2003). Introduction to the special book review section. Information Technology & People, 16(2). DOI.

External positions

  • 2016 - to date: Visiting Professor, the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden
  • 2015 - to date: Visiting Professor, Uppsala University, Sweden
  • 2014 - 2016: Visiting Professor, University of St Andrews, Scotland
  • 2006: Visiting Professor, Federal University of Rio Grande du Sul, Brazil

Professor Steffen Boehm takes an inter-disciplinary approach to teaching topics in organisation, sustainability, corporate governance, business ethics, corporate social responsibility, environment and political economy. His teaching is research-led, theoretically astute and practice oriented. He has been teaching at all levels, Undergraduate, Postgraduate, MBA and PhD.

His teaching is informed by his many years of working in the world of business as well as his involvement with policymakers, NGOs, community groups and social movements. His lecturers and classes are hence practice oriented, analysing the organisational realities on the ground. This bottom-up or grassroots perspective is driven by the political and ethical need for students to engage with real social, economic and environmental problems – not just in the privileged world but also in disadvantaged and marginalised communities and countries.

Professor Boehm rarely uses PowerPoint slides, instead favouring a discursive engagement with students who are expected to take notes during lectures and participate in group activities and class discussions. He works with a range of real-world case studies, many of which are based on his many published journal articles and books.

Modules

2018/19