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Jeremy Aroles is a Senior Lecturer in Organisation Studies. He joined the School for Business and Society in December 2021. Previously, he held academic positions at Durham University and at the University of Manchester where he obtained his PhD in 2016. His research currently focuses on the exploration of new ways of working, the management of cultural institutions, and the intricate relation between fiction and organizational worlds.
His research has notably been published in Organization Science, Organization Studies, European Journal of Information Systems, Organization, Management Learning and New Technology, Work and Employment.
Jeremy became a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in 2018.
Jeremy is keen to supervise doctoral students with an interest in new work practices, the gig economy, sociology of science and technology as well as qualitative studies of management and organization.
Work Management and Organisation
Jeremy’s research currently gravitates around three different topics:
Conceptually, Jeremy is interested in a wide array of approaches. His works has notably drawn from the material semiotics of the actor-network theory, the work of Gilles Deleuze (and Félix Guattari) and the writings of various phenomenologists (such as Merleau-Ponty or Ricoeur). He is particularly interested in interdisciplinary research.
Jeremy’s empirical research is qualitative; he has experience conducting ethnographic research, interviews as well as online research.
Aroles, J., de Vaujany, F.X. and Dale, K. (2021). Experiencing the new world of work. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
Mitev, N., Aroles, J., Stephenson, K. and Malaurent, J. (2021). New world of work: Organisations and Organising in the digital age. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.
Peer reviewed journal articles
Bonneau, C., Aroles, J. and Estagnasié, C. (2022). Romanticisation and monetisation of the digital nomad lifestyle: The role played by online narratives in shaping professional identity work. Organization (online first).
Bhankaraully, S., Goyer, M. and Aroles, J. (2022). Workplace discrimination against LGBT employees in Mauritius: A sociological perspective. Economic and Industrial Democracy (online first).
Liang, Y., Aroles, J., & Brandl, B. (2022). Charting platform capitalism: Definitions, concepts and ideologies. New Technology, Work and Employment (online first).
Aroles, J. and Küpers, W. (2022). Flânerie as a methodological practice for explorative re-search in digital worlds. Culture and Organization (online first).
Aroles, J., Hassard, J. and Hyde, P (2022). ‘Culture for Sale’: The Effects of Corporate Colonization on the UK Museum Sector’. Organization Studies, 43(3), 347-368.
Aroles, J., Bonneau, C. and Bhankaraully, S. (2022). Conceptualising ‘meta-work’ in the context of continuous, global mobility: The case of digital nomadism. Work, Employment and Society (online first).
Aroles, J., Cecez-Kecmanovic, D., Dale, K., Kingma, S.F., and Mitev, N. (2021). New Ways of Working (NWW): Workplace Transformation in the Digital Age. Information & Organization, 31(4), 100378.
Aroles, J., Hassard, J. and Hyde, P. (2021). The discursive construction of culture through business: Exploring hegemonic linguistic performativity in the UK museum sector. Organization (online first).
Aroles, J. and Küpers, W. (2021). Towards an integral pedagogy in the age of “Digital Gestell”: Moving between embodied co-presence and tele-presence in learning and teaching practices. Management Learning (online first).
Blakçori, F. and Aroles, J. (2021). Assessing the role of managerial feedback in changing routines in Small and Medium Enterprises. Journal of Organizational Change Management, 34(3), 570-589.
Küpers, W. and Aroles J. (2021) Pratique éthique receptive, active et incarnée: La contribution de Merleau-Ponty à l'éthique corporelle dans les organisations. Revue Internationale de Psychosociologie et de Gestion des Comportements Organisationnels, 26(66), 163-187.
Aroles, J. and McLean, C. (2021). Smoothing, striating and territorialising in practice: The assembling of ‘science in the making’. Ethnography, 22(1), 111-130.
Leclerq-Vandelannoitte, A. and Aroles J. (2020). Does the end justify the means? Information technologies and control society in the age of pandemics. European Journal of Information Systems, 29(6), 746-761.
De Vaujany, F.X., Clegg, S.R., Vaast, E. and Aroles, J. (2020). Organizational Memorialisation: Spatial history and Legitimation as Chiasms. Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management, 16(1), 76-97.
Faure, S., Aroles, J. and de Vaujany, F.X. (2020). At the heart of new work practices: A paradoxical approach to silence in a coworking space. Ephemera: theory and politics in organization, 20(4), 307-322.
McCann, L., Granter, E., Hyde, P. and Aroles, J. (2020). ‘Upon the gears and upon the wheels’: Terror convergence and total administration in the neoliberal university. Management Learning, 51(4), 431-451.
Aroles, J., Granter, E. and de Vaujany, F.X. (2020). ‘Becoming mainstream’: The professionalization and corporatization of digital nomadism’. New Technology, Work and Employment, 35(1), 114-129.
Aroles, J. (2020). Ethnographic encounters: Towards a minor politics of field access. Culture and Organization, 26(1), 48-60.
Aroles, J., Mitev, N. and de Vaujany, F.X. (2019). Mapping themes in the study of new work practices. New Technology, Work and Employment, 34(3), 285-299.
De Vaujany, F.X. and Aroles, J. (2019). Nothing happened, something happened: Silence in a makerspace. Management Learning, 50(2), 208-225.
Aroles, J., Clegg, S. and Granter, E. (2019). Death and the Penguin: Modularity, alienation and organizing. Culture and Organization, 25(2), 104-117.
De Vaujany, F.X., Aroles, J. and Laniray, P. (2019). Towards a political philosophy of management: Performativity & Visibility in Management Practices. Philosophy of Management, 18(2), 117-129.
Aroles, J. (2018). Performance and Becoming: Rethinking native-ness in virtual communities. Games and Culture, 13(5), 423-439.
Aroles, J. and McLean, C. (2017). Deciphering signs: an empirical apprenticeship. Ethnography, 18(2), 175-192.
Aroles, J. and McLean, C. (2016). Rethinking stability and change: difference and repetition in a newspaper-printing factory. Organization Science, 27(3), 535-550.
Aroles, J., de Vaujany, F.X. and Dale, K. (2021). Introduction: Experiencing the new world of work. In J. Aroles, F.X. de Vaujany and K. Dale (eds.), Experiencing the new world of work, Cambridge University Press, pp. 1-10.
De Vaujany, F.X. and Aroles, J. (2021). Experiencing making: Silence, Atmosphere and Togetherness in two makerspaces. In J. Aroles, F.X. de Vaujany and K. Dale (eds.), Experiencing the new world of work, Cambridge University Press, pp. 84-106.
Bonneau, C. and Aroles, J. (2021). Digital nomads: A new form of leisure class? In J. Aroles, F.X. de Vaujany and K. Dale (eds.), Experiencing the new world of work, Cambridge University Press, pp. 157-177.
Aroles, J., de Vaujany, F.X. and Dale, K. (2021). Conclusion: Experiences of continuity and change in the new world of work. In J. Aroles, F.X. de Vaujany and K. Dale (eds.), Experiencing the new world of work, Cambridge University Press, pp. 253-263.
McLean, C. and Aroles, J. (2016). Critical realism and ANT/Deleuzian thinking: a critical comparison in the area of information systems, technology and organisation studies. In L. Introna, D. Kavanagh, S. Kelly, W. Orlikowski and S. Scott (eds.), Beyond Interpretivism? New encounters with technology and organization, Springer, pp. 58-72.
Aroles, J. and McLean, C. (2015). Becoming, assemblages and intensities: re-exploring rules and routines. In F.X. de Vaujany, N. Mitev, G.F. Lanzara and A. Mukherjee (eds.), Rules, regulations and materiality in management and organization studies, Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 177-194.
McLean, C. and Aroles, J. (2014). Making organizational facts, standards and routines: tracing materialities and materialising traces. In F.X. de Vaujany, N. Mitev, P. Laniray. and E. Vaast (eds.), Materiality and Time: Historical Perspectives on Organizations, Artefacts and Practices, Palgrave Macmillan.
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