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Dr Damian O'doherty - personal details

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Dr Damian O'doherty

Role: Senior Lecturer




Damian graduated from the University of Warwick in 1991 with a Masters degree in Industrial Relations. He was employed from 1991 as a lecturer in Human Resource Management in the Business School at DeMontfort University before joining the Organizational Analysis Group in The Manchester School of Management, UMIST in October 1999. Damian has written and published in the areas of human resource management, organization theory, and labour process analysis. He is currently working on papers concerned with the question of speed in organization, David Lynch and new organized 'hauntologies', 'motorvation', radical forms of pedagogy in organization, and a paper which addresses the question of new developments in organization theory. Damian hosts a working postructuralism reading group in the School, which provides a forum for academics to read and discuss the work of Nietzsche, Heidegger, Bataille, Foucault, Derrida, and Deleuxe and Guattari, and their relevance for questions of management and organization. Future developments include work on issues around sloth, ennui, and psychosis in organization, and has a growing interest in reflexity in organization analysis.