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Professor Christian De Cock

Staff positionProfessor in Management
Telephone01206 873813
Office hoursby email appointment

Prior to joining the Essex Business School Christian worked as a research fellow at Manchester Business School, as Lecturer at Royal Holloway College (University of London), as Senior Lecturer at the University of Exeter, and Professor of Organization Studies at Swansea University.


Lic. T.E.W. (Antwerp)

MSc, PhD (Manchester)

Research interests

Political Economy of Organization
Cultural Political Economy
Creativity and Organization
Finance Capitalism
Discourse / Literary Theory and Organization
Management and Organizational History
Future Imaginings of Organization
'White Spaces' of Organization

Teaching responsibilities

BE851-7: Research Methods and Skills (MBA)

BE 465-7: Creativity and Organizations (MSc)

BE 868-7: Creativity and the Management of Change (MBA)

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Editorial Work:

2003 – to date: member editorial board Journal of Management Studies
2004 – to date: member editorial board Creativity and Innovation Management
2009 – to date: member editorial board Culture & Organization
2009 – to date: member editorial board Organization

Conference Streams:

Together with Sheena Vachhani, Daniel Nyberg and Christopher Wright I organized the stream “We’re Fucked! Conceptualising Catastrophe” at the 8th Critical Management Studies conference, University of Manchester, 10-12 July 2013.


Together with Daniel Nyberg and Christopher Wright I will organize the stream “The Corporatization of Politics and the Politicization of Corporations" at the 30th EGOS colloquium, Rotterdam July 2014.

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