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University of Exeter Business School

Professor Emma Jeanes

Professor Emma Jeanes

Associate Professor in Organisation Studies and Deputy Head of Department for Organisatioinal Behaviour and Human Resources Management

 e.jeanes@exeter.ac.uk

 4518

 +44 (0) 1392 724518

 Streatham Court 0.79

 

Streatham Court, University of Exeter, Rennes Drive, Exeter, EX4 4PU, UK


Overview

Professor Emma Jeanes is an Associate Professor at the Exeter Business School, University of Exeter and was previously affiliated to Lund University, Sweden (2011-2012) alongside her position at Exeter. Prior to her appointment, she worked at Cardiff University. She conducts research within the broad area of organisational behaviour and organisation theory, particularly gender and inclusivity at work and also has an interest in organising in rural contexts.

Prof. Jeanes is currently working on an ERDF funded project - The Inclusivity Project - that aims to support SMEs in Cornwall recruiting and retaining older, long-term sick and disabled workers. Emma has recently worked with the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts to redesign their global Leadership Development Programme for young women, and launched a Future Learn MOOC on Gender Inequality in 2019. She has also run Gender Equality training sessions for secondary schools as part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science scheme. Her earlier work focused on public services, including the NHS and Housing Association sector. 

She has previously acted as an Associate Editor for Gender, Work and Organization, and as a member of the editorial board of Journal of Finance and Management in Public Services and the Series Editor of Gender and Organization Theory (Ashgate Publishing). She co-edited the Wiley Handbook in Gender, Work and Organization (2011) with David Knights and Patricia Yancey Martin, and Men, Wage Work and Family (2012) with Paula McDonald. Prof. Jeanes publishes in journals such as British Journal of Management, Journal of Management Inquiry; Gender, Work and Organization, Public Administration, Scandinavian Journal of Management, and Creativity and Innovation Management and Organization. Her research has been funded by the ESRC, Housing Corporation, Handelsbanken Foundation, ERDF, the British Academy, GW4, and Defra.

Professor Jeanes is head of Organisational Behaviour and Human Resources Management, and was previously Head of Department for Management, Head of Department for Organisation Studies, Head of Taught Programmes, Head of Undergraduate Studies, and has undertaken a number of other administrative roles during her time at Exeter, including: Ethics Officer, Exams Officer, MRes Programme Director, Admissions Tutor, and Editor of the working paper series. She has also chaired and been a member of a number of school committees, and served on various University-level committees.

Emma is currently the School's Athena Swan Lead and Advanced Teaching Practitioner (Digital Lead) for the Department of Management, and sits on the University's Gender Pay Gap Committee. 

Emma’s research draws on sociology and philosophy; she was awarded her MA in Political Theory (Distinction) from Exeter in 2009 which she undertook part-time alongside her employment at Exeter.

Qualifications

BSc (Econ and Management) (Cardiff), Dipl (SocSciResMeths) (Cardiff), PhD (Cardiff),

MA (Political Theory) (Exeter)

Awarded LTHE Accreditation in 2002

Academic Associate Member of CIPD

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Research

Research interests

Experiences of work, gender, discrimination, and inclusivity at work; adopts an historical, sociological and philosophical approach to research alongside empirical study. 

  • Gender & discrimination
  • Organising for inclusivity

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Publications

Books

Walker RM, Jeanes EL, Rowlands RO (2022). Managing Public Services Innovation., Bristol University Press.
Jeanes EL, Huzzard, T (eds)(2014). Critical Management Research: Reflections from the Field. London, Sage.
McDonald P, Jeanes E (eds)(2012). Men's Wage and Family Work., Routledge.
Jeanes EL, Knights D, Yancey-Martin P (eds)(2011). Handbook of Gender, Work and Organization. Oxford, Blackwells.
Walker RM, Jeanes EL, Rowlands R (2001). Managing Public Services Innovation: the Experience of English Housing Associations., the Policy Press. Abstract.
Walker RM, Jeanes EL, Rowlands RO (2001). Managing public services innovation., Bristol University Press.
Walker RM, Jeanes EL, Rowlands RO (2001). Managing public services innovation., JSTOR.

Journal articles

De Cock C, Jeanes EL (In Press). Questioning Consensus, Cultivating Conflict. SSRN Electronic Journal
Raghuraman S, Reh S, Lundqvist Å, Jeanes E, Trigg L, Tischler V (2023). Exploring the challenges and facilitators that impact the experiences of being an older female worker in the European labour market. European Journal of Workplace Innovation, 8(1), 18-47.
Jeanes E, Janes K (2021). Trans men doing gender at work. Gender, Work and Organization, 28(4), 1237-1259. Abstract.
Jeanes E (2020). A meeting of mind(sets). Integrating the pedagogy and andragogy of mindsets for leadership development. Thinking Skills and Creativity, 39
Jeanes E, Loacker B, Śliwa M (2019). Complexities, challenges and implications of collaborative work within a regime of performance measurement: the case of management and organisation studies. Studies in Higher Education, 44(9), 1539-1553. Abstract.
Aumais N, Basque J, Carrim NM, Daskalaki M, Dorion L, Garneau J, Jeanes E, Kostera M, Liu H, Loacker B, et al (2018). In 1000 words: #TimeIsUp, Academics and Organization Studies. M n gement, 21(3).
Jeanes E, Loacker B, Sliwa M (2018). Revisiting struggles over gender inequalities: an account of three academics. Management (France), 21(3), 1100-1102.
Jeanes E (2016). Are we ethical? Approaches to ethics in management and organisation research. Organization, 24(2), 174-197. Abstract.
Jeanes EL (2016). ‘Questioning the common sense of creativity and innovation through Deleuzian thought’. Quaderni, 91, 79-91.
Jeanes EL, Loacker B, Sliwa M, Weiskopf R (2015). Mobilities in contemporary worlds of work and organizing. Ephemera: theory and politics in organization, 15, 795-723.
Jeanes EL, Butler N, Otto B (2014). Diagrammatics of organization. Ephemera: theory and politics in organization, 14(2), 167-175.
Gregory A, Jeanes E, Tharyan R, Tonks I (2013). Does the Stock Market Gender Stereotype Corporate Boards? Evidence from the Market's Reaction to Directors' Trades. British Journal of Management, 24(2), 174-174.
Gregory A, Jeanes EL, Tharyan R, Tonks I (2013). Gender Diversity on Corporate Boards:. What we can learn from market reaction to insider trades. Forthcoming in British Journal of Management, 24(2), 174-190.
Jeanes EL (2013). The construction and controlling effect of a moral brand. Scandinavian Journal of Management, 29(2), 163-172. Abstract.
Jeanes E (2008). Handbook of workplace diversity. Gender, Work and Organization, 15(3), 305-307.
Bessant J (2008). Managign innovation.
Jeanes E (2008). Rural gender relations. Issues and case studies. Gender, Work and Organization, 15(5), 543-545.
Jeanes E (2007). Gender injustice: an international comparative analysis of equality in employment. Gender, Work and Organization, 14(3), 302-304.
Jeanes EL (2007). The Doing and Undoing of Gender: the Importance of Being a Credible Female Victim. Gender Work & Organization, 14(6), 551-571.
Jeanes EL (2006). 'Resisting Creativity, Creating the New'. A Deleuzian Perspective on Creativity. Creativity and Innovation Management, 15(2), 127-134.
De Cock C, Jeanes EL (2006). Chasing shadows? Response by De Cock and Jeanes. Journal of Management Inquiry, 15(1), 33-34.
Jeanes EL, De-Cock C (2006). Questioning Consensus, Cultivating Conflict. Journal of Management Inquiry, 15(1), 18-30.
Jeanes E (2005). TechnoFeminism. Gender, Work and Organization, 12(4), 381-383.
Jeanes EL, Rowlands R, Walker RM (2002). Measuring Innovation - Applying the Literature-Based Innovation Output Indicator to Public Services. Public Administration, 80(1), 201-214.
Brown G, Clifton NC, Jeanes EL, Pickernell D (2001). All Growth No Change? a Case Study of Maintaining Organisational Culture Through a Period of Growth. International Journal of Applied Human Resource Management, 2(1).
Walker, R.M. Jeanes EL (2001). Innovation in a Regulated Service: the Case of English Housing Associations. Public Management Review, 3(4), 525-550.

Chapters

Jeanes E, Reh S, Raghuraman S, Lundqvist A, Tischler V, Trigg L (2022). Challenges to a sustainable working life for older women in Europe. In Abrahamsson K, Ennals R (Eds.) Sustainable Work in Europe. Concepts, Conditions,, Arbeit, Bildung und Gesellschaft / Labour, Education and Society 38, 117-128.
Jeanes E, Huzzard T (2014). Conclusion: Reflexivity, ethics and the researcher. In  (Ed) Critical Management Research: Reflections from the Field, 227-240.
Jeanes E, Huzzard T (2014). Introduction. In  (Ed) Critical Management Research: Reflections from the Field, SAGE Publications, 1-20.
Jeanes E, Loacker B, S’liwa M (2014). Researcher collaboration: Learning from experience. In  (Ed) Critical Management Research: Reflections from the Field, 41-60.
Jeanes EL (2013). Chapter 5: Leadership in a family business: kinship and emotional control. In  (Ed) Critical Perspectives on Leadership, Edward Elgar Publishing, 86-104.
Jeanes EL (2013). Leadership in a family business – kinship and emotional control. In Muhr SL, Lemmergaard J (Eds.) Critical Perspectives on Leadership – Emotion, Toxicity and Dysfunction, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
Parker S, Freathy R, Francis LJ (2012). Introduction. In Parker S, Freathy R, Francis LJ (Eds.) Religious Education and Freedom of Religion and Belief, Oxford: Peter Lang, 1-3.
McDonald P, Jeanes EL (2012). Introduction to Men's Wage and Family Work. In McDonald P, Jeanes E (Eds.) Men's Wage and Family Work, Routledge.
Jeanes EL (2011). Approaches to Organizational Behaviour. In Butler M, Rose E (Eds.) Introduction to Organisational Behaviour, London: CIPD.
Jeanes EL, Knights D, Martin PY (2011). Introduction to Handbook of Gender, Work and Organization. In Jeanes E, Knights D, Martin PY (Eds.) Handbook of Gender, Work and Organization, Wiley-Blackwell.
Jeanes EL, Muhr SL (2010). Chapter 8: the Impossibility of Guidance – a Levinasian Critique of Business Ethics. In  (Ed) Ethics and Organizational Practice, Edward Elgar Publishing.
Jeanes EL, Muhr SL (2010). The impossibility of guidance - a Levinasian critique of business ethics. In Sørensen BM, Vallentin S, Muhr S (Eds.) Ethics and Organizational Practice - Questioning the Moral Foundations of Management, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
Walker RM, Jeanes EL, Rowlands RO (2001). Classifying and measuring innovation. In  (Ed) Managing public services innovation, Bristol University Press, 47-62.
Walker RM, Jeanes EL, Rowlands RO (2001). Conclusions. In  (Ed) Managing public services innovation, Bristol University Press, 99-110.
Walker RM, Jeanes EL, Rowlands RO (2001). In search of the innovative housing association. In  (Ed) Managing public services innovation, Bristol University Press, 63-76.
Walker RM, Jeanes EL, Rowlands RO (2001). Introduction. In  (Ed) Managing public services innovation, Bristol University Press, 1-12.
Walker RM, Jeanes EL, Rowlands RO (2001). List of tables, figures and boxes. In  (Ed) Managing public services innovation, Bristol University Press, iv-v.
Walker RM, Jeanes EL, Rowlands RO (2001). Public services innovation: perspectives on innovation in organisation and management. In  (Ed) Managing public services innovation, Bristol University Press, 13-28.
Walker RM, Jeanes EL, Rowlands RO (2001). Summary. In  (Ed) Managing public services innovation, Bristol University Press, vii-xvi.
Walker RM, Jeanes EL, Rowlands RO (2001). The housing association policy environment, regulation and innovation. In  (Ed) Managing public services innovation, Bristol University Press, 29-46.

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External Engagement and Impact

External positions

  • External Examiner, University of Wales (2020-)
  • Visiting Academic, University of Colorado (2019)
  • Visiting Academic, Copenhagen Business School (2019)
  • Invited researcher, Lund University (2011-2012)
  • Visiting Academic, Sydney University (2011)
  • Visiting Academic, Lund University (2010)
  • Visiting Academic, Queensland University of Technology (2004, 2005, 2011)
  • Associate Editor, Gender, Work and Organization (until 2020)
  • External Examiner at UEA, Norwich Business School (2009-2013)
  • External Examiner at University of Bristol, Department of Management (2009-2013)
  • Series Editor, Gender and Organization Theory, Ashgate Publishing
  • Previously, member, Editorial Board, Journal of Finance and Management in Public Services

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Teaching

Professor Jeanes teaches in the area of organisational behaviour, organisational theory and research methodology, and runs an executive education Leadership and Change module.

Emma taught BEM2020 and BEM2004 Organisational Behaviour for over 10 years at Exeter, and Business and Management Research Skills on the MRes. Prior to that she taught Public Sector Management on the MBA at Exeter. 

Emma has also taught internationally, in Sweden, Australia and Sharjah.

Modules

2023/24


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Supervision / Group

Postgraduate researchers

  • Hassan Juda (first supervisor)
  • Ajlaa Mokhtar (second supervisor)
  • Polina Nikolaou (first supervisor)
  • Shirley Pulis-Xerxen (first supervisor/ part-time)

Alumni

  • Lubna Almasri (first supervisor): PhD awarded
  • Laura Bonner (sole supervisor): PhD awarded
  • Rachel Gibson (first supervisor): PhD awarded
  • Vanessa Iwowo (second supervisor): PhD awarded
  • Padraic McMickle (first supervisor): MPhil awarded

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