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Professor David Knights

Distinguished Scholar

  1. 2019
  2. Published

    Gendered practices in veterinary organizations

    Knights, D. & Clarke, C., 3/10/2019, In : Veterinary Record. 185, 13, 6 p., 407.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  3. E-pub ahead of print

    Disabled people and digitalization: Disruptive documents in distributing digital devices

    Knights, D. & Latham, Y., 12/09/2019, In : Organization Studies. 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  4. Published

    Epilogue: Embodied Leadership, Ethics and its Affects

    Knights, D., 30/03/2019, Leadership. Carroll, B., Ford, J. & Taylor, S. (eds.). 2nd ed. ed. London: Sage

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  5. 2018
  6. Published

    Leadership Lives? Affective Leaders in a Neo-humanist World

    Knights, D., 5/10/2018, After Leadership. Carroll, B., Firth, J. & Wilson, S. (eds.). New York: Routledge, p. 75-88 14 p. (Routledge Studies in Leadership Research).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  7. Published

    Practice Makes Perfect? Skillful Performance in Veterinary Work, Human Relations

    Clarke, C. & Knights, D., 1/10/2018, In : Human Relations. 71, 10, p. 1395-1421 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  8. Published

    Doubt, Depression and Anxiety - Just some of the Problems plaguing the Veterinary Profession

    Knights, D., 18/05/2018

    Research output: Exhibits, objects and web-based outputsWeb publication/site

  9. Published

    Introduction: Philosophical Approaches to Leadership Ethics

    Cuilla, J., Knights, D., Mabey, C. & Tomkins, L., 5/01/2018, In : Business Ethics Quarterly. 28, 1, p. 1-14 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  10. Published

    Introduction "Leadership Matters?"

    Knights, D. & Mabey, C., 5/01/2018, Leadership Matters?: Finding Voice, Connection and Meaning in the 21st Century. Mabey, C. & Knights, D. (eds.). New York: Routledge, p. 1-14 14 p. (Routledge Studies in Leadership Research).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  11. Published

    Leadership Matters? Finding Voice, Connection and Meaning in the 21st Century

    Mabey, C. & Knights, D., 5/01/2018, New York: Routledge. 190 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  12. Published

    Introduction: "Leadership Matters?"

    Knights, D. & Mabey, C., 2018, Leadership Matters?: Finding Voice, Connection and Meaning in the 21st Century. Mabey, C. & Knights, D. (eds.). New York: Routledge, p. 1-13 13 p. (Routledge Studies in Leadership Research).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  13. Published

    Living on the Edge? Professional Anxieties at Work in Academia and Veterinary Practice

    Knights, D. & Clarke, C., 2018, In : Culture and Organization. 24, 2, p. 134-153 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  14. Published

    What’s more Effective than Affective Leadership? Searching for embodiment in leadership research and practice

    Knights, D., 2018, Leadership Matters?: Finding Voice, Connection and Meaning in the 21st Century. Mabey, C. & Knights, D. (eds.). London: Routledge, p. 75-88 14 p. (Routledge Studies in Leadership Research).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  15. 2017
  16. E-pub ahead of print

    In remembrance of Professor Joan Acker: A legendary figure in the field of Gender, Work and Organization

    Knights, D., 8/12/2017, In : Gender, Work and Organization. 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  17. Published

    Pushing the Boundaries of Amnesia and Myopia: A Critical Review of the Literature on Identity in Management and Organization Studies

    Knights, D. & Clarke, C., 07/2017, In : International Journal of Management Reviews. 19, 3, p. 337-356 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  18. Published

    Ways of leading in non-Anglophone contexts: Representing, expressing and enacting authority beyond the English-speaking world

    Schedlitzki, D., Case, P. & Knights, D. (Guest ed.), 1/04/2017, In : Leadership. 13, 2, p. 127-132 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  19. Published

    Accounting for our Lives: Foucault, Neoliberalism and the Spread of the ‘Self-Accounting’ Subject

    Knights, D. & Bloom, P., 2017, The Routledge Companion to Critical Accounting. Roslender, R. (ed.). London: Routledge, p. 91-108 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  20. Published

    Leadership, Masculinity and Ethics in Financial Services

    Knights, D., 2017, The Routledge Companion to Leadership. Storey, J., Hartley, J., Denis, J-L., 't Hart, P. & Ulrich, D. (eds.). London: Routledge, p. 332-347 15 p. (Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  21. Published

    Management and Leadership

    Knights, D., 2017, Introducing Organization Behaviour and Management. Knights, D. & Willmott, H. (eds.). London: Cengage Learning, p. 296-373 77 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  22. Published

    Managing People: Contexts of HRM, Diversity and Social Inequality

    Knights, D., 2017, Introducing Organizational Behaviour and Management. Knights, D. & Willmott, H. (eds.). 3rd ed. London: Cengage Learning, p. 158-197 39 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  23. Published

    Organization, Structure and Design

    Knights, D., 2017, Introducing Organizational Behaviour and Management. Knights, D. & Willmott, H. (eds.). 3rd ed. ed. London: Cengage Learning, p. 240-295 55 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  24. Published

    Political Organization and Decision Making

    Knights, D., 2017, Introducing Organizational Behaviour and Management. Knights, D. & Willmott, H. (eds.). London: Cengage Learning, p. 349-373 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  25. Published

    Short Introduction

    Knights, D., 2017, Introducing Organizational Behaviour and Management. Knights, D. & Willmott, H. (eds.). 3rd ed ed. London: Cengage Learning, p. 1-38 38 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  26. 2016
  27. Published

    Addressing Disillusionment Among Young Vets

    Knights, D., Clarke, C. & Finch, G., 31/12/2016, In : Veterinary Record. 179, 23, p. 603-604 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

  28. Published

    Associations for disruptiveness – The Pirate Bay vs. Spotify

    Remneland-wikhamn, B. & Knights, D., 1/10/2016, In : Journal of Technology Management and Innovation. 11, 3, p. 40-49 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  29. Published

    The Grand Refusal? Struggling with Alternative Foucauldian-Inspired Approaches to Resistance at Work

    Knights, D., 30/09/2016, The Sage Handbook of Resistance. Courpasson, D. & Vallas, S. (eds.). London: Sage, p. 98-120 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  30. Published

    The ‘missing masses’ of resistance: an ethnographic understanding of a workplace dispute

    Knights, D. & McCabe, D. J., 31/07/2016, In : British Journal of Management. 27, 3, p. 534-549 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  31. Published

    Learning to listen: exploring discourses and images of masculine leadership through corporate videos

    McCabe, D. & Knights, D., 04/2016, In : Management Learning. 47, 2, p. 179-198 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  32. Published

    (Mis)managing diversity: exploring the dangers of diversity management orthodoxy

    Knights, D. & Omanović, V., 01/2016, In : Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal. 35, 1, p. 5-16 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  33. 2015
  34. Published

    Careering through academia: securing identities or engaging ethical subjectivities?

    Clarke, C. & Knights, D., 12/2015, In : Human Relations. 68, 12, p. 1865-1888 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  35. Published

    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.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  36. Published

    Binaries need to shatter for bodies to matter: do disembodied masculinities undermine organizational ethics?

    Knights, D., 03/2015, In : Organization. 22, 2, p. 200-216 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  37. Published

    Rethinking Diversity in Organizations and Society

    Knights, D. & Omanović, V., 2015, The Oxford Handbook of Diversity in Organizations. Bendl, R., Bleijenbergh, I., Henttonen, E. & Mills, A. J. (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  38. 2014
  39. Published

    It’s a bittersweet symphony, this life: fragile academic selves and insecure identities at work

    Knights, D. & Clarke, C., 03/2014, In : Organization Studies. 35, 3, p. 335-357 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  40. Published

    Managing masculinity, mismanaging markets: masculinities and the financial crisis

    Knights, D. & Tullberg, M., 03/2014, The Oxford handbook of gender in organizations. Kumra, S., Simpson, R. & Burke, R. J. (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, (Oxford Handbooks in Business and Management).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  41. Published

    Corporate Strategy, Organizations, and Subjectivity: A Critique in Perspectives Issue of Organization Studies on “Strategy as Practice”

    Knights, D. & Morgan, G., 2014, Organization Studies . 10 ed. Vol. 35. p. 1407-1421 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  42. Published

    Introduction to special issue ‘Biting the Hand that Feeds': Reflections on Power, Politics, Identity and Managerialism at Work in Academia

    Berg, E., Knights, D. (Guest ed.) & Clarke, C., 2014, In : Journal of Workplace Rights. 17, 3, p. 383-388 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue

  43. Published

    Is Paternalism Still Relevant? Changing Culture in a Mutual UK Insurance Company

    McCabe, D. & Knights, D., 2014, Contemporary Issues in Management . Hamilton, L., Mangan, A. & Mitchell, L. (eds.). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  44. Published

    Negotiating Identities: Fluidity, Diversity and Researcher Emotion

    Clarke, C. & Knights, D., 2014, Researching in Feeling. Clarke, C., Broussine, M. & Watts, L. (eds.). Routledge, p. 35-50 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  45. Published

    Whistleblowing Paradoxes: Legislative Protection and Corporate Counter Resistance

    Monk, H., Knights, D. & Page, M., 2014, The Routledge Companion to Ethics, Politics and Organizations. Pullen, A. & Rhodes, C. (eds.). Routledge, 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  46. 2013
  47. Published

    Networking as knowledge work: a study of strategic interorganizational development in the financial services industry

    Knights, D., Murray, F. & Willmott, H., 2013, Case study methods in business research. Mills, A. J. & Durepos, G. (eds.). London: Sage

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  48. 2012
  49. Published

    Transaction cost economics and open innovation: implications for theory and practice

    Remneland-wikhamn, B. & Knights, D., 09/2012, In : Creativity and Innovation Management. 21, 3, p. 277-289 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  50. Published

    Managing masculinity/mismanaging the corporation

    Knights, D. & Tullberg, M., 07/2012, In : Organization. 19, 4, p. 385-404 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  51. Published

    A labour of love? academics in business schools

    Clarke, C., Knights, D. & Jarvis, C., 03/2012, In : Scandinavian Journal of Management. 28, 1, p. 5-15 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  52. Published

    Feeling and speaking through our gendered bodies: embodied self-reflection and research practice in organization studies

    Thanem, T. & Knights, D., 2012, In : International Journal of Work Organisation and Emotion . 5, 1, p. 91-108 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  53. Published

    Introducing organizational behaviour and management

    Knights, D. (ed.) & Willmott, H. (ed.), 2012, 2nd ed. ed. Andover: Cengage Learning. 632 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  54. Published

    Introduction

    Knights, D. & Willmott, H., 2012, Introducing organizational behaviour and management. Knights, D. & Willmott, H. (eds.). 2nd ed. ed. Andover: Cengage Learning, p. 1-40 40 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  55. Published

    Management and leadership

    Knights, D. & Willmott, H., 2012, Introducing organizational behaviour and management. Knights, D. & Willmott, H. (eds.). 2nd ed. ed. Andover: Cengage Learning, p. 296-348 53 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  56. Published

    Managing people: contexts of HRM, diversity and social inequality

    Kerfoot, D. & Knights, D., 2012, Introducing organizational behaviour and management. Knights, D. & Willmott, H. (eds.). 2nd ed. ed. Andover: Cengage Learning, p. 159-165 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  57. Published

    Organization, structure and design

    Knights, D. & Willmott, H., 2012, Introducing organizational behaviour and management. Knights, D. & Willmott, H. (eds.). 2nd ed. ed. Andover: Cengage Learning, p. 240-295 56 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  58. Published

    Political organization and decision making

    Knights, D. & Odih, P., 2012, Introducing organizational behaviour and management. Knights, D. & Willmott, H. (eds.). 2nd ed. ed. Andover: Cengage Learning, p. 349-373 25 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  59. Published

    The conditions of our freedom: Foucault, organization and ethics

    Crane, A., Knights, D. & Starkey, K., 2012, New directions in business ethics. Crane, A. & Matten, D. (eds.). Los Angeles: Sage

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  60. 2011
  61. Published

    Gendered incorporations: critically embodied reflections on the gender divide in organisation studies

    Knights, D. & Thanem, T., 01/2011, In : International Journal of Work Organisation and Emotion . 4, 3-4, p. 217-235 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  62. Published

    Introduction: 5 seperate sections

    Jeanes, E., Knights, D. & Yancey Martin, P., 2011, Handbook of gender, work and organization. Jeanes, E., Knights, D. & Yancey Martin, P. (eds.). Chichester: Wiley

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  63. Published

    Introductions

    Knights, D. & Willmott, H., 2011, Organizational analysis: essential readings. Knights, D. & Willmott, H. (eds.). Andover: Cengage Learning

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  64. 2010
  65. Published

    In search of relevance: perspectives on the contribution of academic—practitioner networks

    Knights, D. & Scarbrough, H., 09/2010, In : Organization Studies. 31, 9-10, p. 1287-1309 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  66. Published

    Introduction: A Post-crisis Critical Reflection on Business Schools

    Currie, G., Knights, D. & Starkey, K., 03/2010, In : British Journal of Management. 21, Suppl. S1, p. s1-s5 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  67. Published

    Sustainability of the international sourcing model

    Knights, D., 2010, Organizing and managing in the era of globalization . Singh, P. & Verma, S. (eds.). New Delhi: Sage

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  68. 2009
  69. Published

    Making and mending your nets: managing relevance, participation and uncertainty in academic-practitioner knowledge networks

    Alferoff, C. & Knights, D., 03/2009, In : British Journal of Management. 20, 1, p. 125-142 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  70. Published

    Power at work in organizations

    Knights, D., 2009, The Oxford handbook of critical management studies. Alvesson, M., Bridgman, T. & Willmott, H. (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  71. Published

    Self-critical Reflections on CMS: Special Issue on developments in Critical Management Studies

    Bergström, O. & Knights, D., 2009, Critical Management Studies.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  72. 2008
  73. Published

    Myopic rhetorics: reflecting epistemologically and ethically on the demand for relevance in organizational and management research

    Knights, D., 1/12/2008, In : Academy of Management Learning and Education. 7, 4, p. 537-552 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  74. Published

    The night of the bug: technology, risk and (dis)organization at the fin de siecle

    Knights, D., Vurdubakis, T. & Willmott, H., 08/2008, In : Management and Organizational History. 3, 3-4, p. 289-309 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  75. Published

    The conditions of our freedom: Foucault, organization and ethics

    Crane, A., Knights, D. & Starkey, K., 07/2008, In : Business Ethics Quarterly. 18, 3, p. 299-320 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  76. Published

    Reluctant leaders: an analysis of middle managers' perceptions of leadership in further education in England

    Gleeson, D. & Knights, D., 02/2008, In : Leadership. 4, 1, p. 49-72 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  77. Published

    Gender and emotion

    Knights, D. (ed.) & Surman, E. (ed.), 01/2008, In : Gender, Work and Organization. 15, 1

    Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue

  78. Published

    Customer relationship management in call centers: the uneasy process of re(form)ing the subject through the ‘people-by-numbers’ approach

    Alferoff, C. & Knights, D., 2008, In : Information and Organization. 18, 1, p. 29-50 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  79. Published

    Time and gender

    Sabelis, I. (ed.), Knights, D. (ed.) & Odih, P. (ed.), 2008, In : Gender, Work and Organization. 15

    Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue

  80. 1991
  81. Published

    Corporate strategy, organizations, and subjectivity: a critique

    Knights, D. & Morgan, G., 04/1991, In : Organization Studies. 12, 2, p. 251-273 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  82. 1986
  83. Published

    Gender and the Labour Process

    Knights, D. & Willmott, H., 1986, Aldershot: Gower Publishing Company.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

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