My Blog

Democracy to Come was developed as a website to bring together my research in one place: to document all the things that I write about, all the things I explore through my research and all the things that inspire and make me happy. I hope that in sharing them through this blog they provoke others to think more about democracy, freedom at work and how popular culture shapes how we think about our working lives.

Fiction and the Identity of the Boss

The influence of TV and film on the identity of the modern boss is undeniable. Bosses are portrayed on-screen in countless different ways within our favourite TV shows and films that reflect the way we

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Critical Care Nursing and Mental Health

Call for participants:  Mental Health and Well-being of Critical Care Nurses: A Study During and Beyond the Covid-19 Pandemic  The demands of critical care nursing are difficult even in normal times. Around one third of

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AOM Connect (Organizational Readiness Video)

The Academy of Management (AOM) conference was held in Boston (USA) in August 2019 and I was honoured to be asked to be ‘filmed’ for AOM connect– the Academy’s new digital approach towards helping us members

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“Sociocracy at Work” Event One

March 1st – 3rd 2019, Jubilee Conference Centre, Nottingham University The purpose of the “Sociocracy at Work” event was to reflect and integrate the findings of a three year ESRC project: “A Democracy to Come?

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Disney and Organizational Readiness

One of the most rewarding and enjoyable areas of research I have been involved with over the past few years has revolved around a study of Disney animations and their relation to work and organizational

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