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Dr Matthew Sinnicks



Before joining York in 2019, Matthew taught at the University of Herfordshire, The Open University, The University of Birmingham, and Northumbria University.



Matthew's research focuses on normative ethical theory as it applies to business and organisations. He is particularly interested in virtue ethics, and in the concepts of flourishing and alienation as they apply to work.


Selected publications

2018 - “The Just World Fallacy as a Challenge to the Community Thesis.” Business & Society [Online advance publication]

2018 - “Leadership After Virtue: MacIntyre’s Critique of Management Reconsidered.” Journal of Business Ethics 147(4), 735-746.

2017 - “Moral Education at Work: On the Scope of MacIntyre’s Concept of a Practice.” Journal of Business Ethics [Online advance publication]

2014 - “Practices, Governance and Politics: Applying MacIntyre’s Ethics to Business.” Business Ethics Quarterly 22(2), 229-249.



Matthew's teaching focuses on topics in business ethics.

‌The York Management School
University of York
Freboys Lane
York YO10 5GD
Room MBA/109

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