People

Professor Martyna Sliwa

Dean of Postgraduate Research and Education and Professor (R)
EBS - Management and Marketing
Professor Martyna Sliwa

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Language, multilinguality and translation in organizations

Migration and transnationalism in the context of contemporary knowledge workers

Academic mobility and careers

Gender, intersectionality and professional identities

Critical management education

The use of Literary fiction in studying organizations

Conferences and presentations

?liwa, M. and Ciuk, S. (2017) Positive consequences of language asymmetries in MNC subsidiaries, European Group for Organization Studies Colloquium, Copenhagen, Denmark.

01/01/2017

Grandy, G. and ?liwa, M. (2014) Im all things to all people so that I can save some: The possibilities of contemplative leadership, European Group for Organization Studies Colloquium, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

01/01/2014

?liwa, M. and Johansson, M. (2014) A British academic, only with a different accent: The stigmatization of non-native English speakers in Anglophone organizational contexts, European Group for Organization Studies Colloquium, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

01/01/2014

?liwa, M. (2014) They expect everything to the in the English standard: Effects of evaluations of non-native English speaking staff in linguistically diverse organisations, Keynote presentation at the Doctoral Symposium organised by the University of Montpellier, France.

01/01/2014

Jeanes, E., Loacker, B. and ?liwa, M. (2013) Power and inequality in researcher collaboration: Reflections from the field, Critical Management Studies Conference, Manchester, UK.

01/01/2013

?liwa, M. and Sørensen, B.M. (2013) The new spirit of the classroom: A quest for dissensus and equality, Humanities and Social Sciences in Management Education, Copenhagen, Denmark.

01/01/2013

Loacker, B. and ?liwa, M. (2012) Living in transition: conceptualising the mobile middle through exploring academic and artistic practices of organising work, career and self, Standing Conference on Organizational Symbolism, Barcelona, Spain.

01/01/2012

Johansson, M. and ?liwa, M. (2012) Changing the composition of UK academia? A structuration perspective on the employment of foreign faculty, European Group for Organization Studies Colloquium, Helsinki, Finland.

01/01/2012

?liwa, M. and Johansson, M. (2011) Meritocracy and intersectionality at work: Foreign women academics in UK business schools European Group for Organization Studies Colloquium, Gothenburg, Sweden.

01/01/2011

?liwa, M., Cairns, G. and Meier Sørensen, B. (2011) Employing literary fiction in Critical Management Education: An empirical study, Critical Management Studies Conference, Naples, Italy.

01/01/2011

Johansson, M. and ?liwa, M. (2010) Transnational female academics in UK Higher Education: Institutional changes and individual realities, Work, Employment and Society Conference, Brighton, United Kingdom.

01/01/2010

?liwa, M. and Johansson, M. (2010) Multilingually competent or linguistically stranded? European Group for Organization Studies Colloquium, Lisbon, Portugal.

01/01/2010

Johansson, M. and ?liwa, M. (2010) A double-glazed ceiling? Experiences of foreign female academics in UK business schools, European Group for Organization Studies Colloquium, Lisbon, Portugal.

01/01/2010

?liwa, M. (2009) Wishing to make a difference: Reflections upon experiences of teaching IB critically, Critical Management Studies Conference, Warwick University, United Kingdom.

01/01/2009

Riach, K. and ?liwa, M. (2009) Making scents of transition: Smellscapes and the everyday in old and new Urban Poland, European Group for Organization Studies Colloquium, Barcelona, Spain.

01/01/2009

Cairns, G., ?liwa, M. and Wright, G. (2008) Developing the stakeholder perspective in international business education through application of phron?sis and scenario thinking, Australia and New Zealand International Business Academy Conference, Brisbane, Australia.

01/01/2008

Cairns, G., ?liwa, M. and Wright, G. (2008) Problematising international business futures through scenario thinking and phronetic inquiry, British Academy of Management Conference, Harrogate, United Kingdom.

01/01/2008

?liwa, M. (2008) Postsocialist transformation of the city and the society, European Group for Organization Studies Colloquium, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

01/01/2008

Publications

Adamson, M., Kelan, E., Lewis, P., Rumens, N. and Sliwa, M., (2016). The quality of equality: thinking differently about gender inclusion in organizations. Human Resource Management International Digest. 24 (7), 8-11

Kellard, NM. and Sliwa, M., (2016). Business and Management impact assessment in REF2014: Analysis and reflection. British Journal of Management. 27 (4), 693-711

Loacker, B. and Sliwa, M., (2016). 'Moving to stay in the same place? Academics and theatrical artists as exemplars of the 'mobile middle. Organization. 23 (5), 657-679

Grandy, G. and Sliwa, M., (2015). Contemplative Leadership: The Possibilities for the Ethics of Leadership Theory and Practice. Journal of Business Ethics. 143 (3), 423-440

Santamaria Alvarez, SM. and Sliwa, M., (2015). Transnational activities of Colombians in the US. Critical Perspectives on International Business. 12 (2), 140-166

Sliwa, M. and Johansson, M., (2015). Playing in the academic field: Non-native English-speaking academics in UK business schools. Culture and Organization. 21 (1), 78-95

Śliwa, M., Meier Sørensen, B. and Cairns, G., (2015). ‘You have to choose a novel’: The biopolitics of critical management education. Management Learning. 46 (3), 243-259

Sliwa, M. and Johansson, M., (2014). How non-native English-speaking staff are evaluated in linguistically diverse organizations: A sociolinguistic perspective. Journal of International Business Studies. 45 (9), 1133-1151

Johansson, M. and Sliwa, M., (2014). Gender, Foreignness and Academia: An Intersectional Analysis of the Experiences of Foreign Women Academics in UK Business Schools. Gender, Work & Organization. 21 (1), 18-36

Sliwa, M., (2013). Learning to listen: An organizational researcher's reflections on 'doing oral history'. Management and Organizational History. 8 (2), 185-196

Sliwa, M. and Johansson, M., (2013). The discourse of meritocracy contested/reproduced: Foreign women academics in UK business schools. Organization. 21 (6), 821-843

Gibbon, J. and Sliwa, M., (2012). Critical perspectives on Fair Trade: an introduction.. Critical Perspectives on International Business. 8 (4), 272-276

Sliwa, M., Spoelstra, S., Sorensen, BM. and Land, C., (2012). Profaning the sacred in leadership studies: a reading of Murakami's A Wild Sheep Chase. Organization. 20 (6), 860-880

Sliwa, M. and Taylor, B., (2011). Everything comes down to money??: Migration and working life trajectories in a (post)socialist context. Management and Organisational History. 6 (4), 347-366

Sliwa, M. and Riach, K., (2011). Making Scents of Transition: Smellscapes and the Everyday in 'Old' and 'New' Urban Poland. Urban Studies. 49 (1), 23-41

Sliwa, M. and O'Kane, J., (2011). Service quality measurement: appointment systems in UK GP practices. International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance. 24 (6), 441-452

Butler, N., Olaison, L., Sliwa, M., S�rensen, BM. and Spoelstra, S., (2011). Work, play and boredom. ephemera theory & politics in organization. 11 (4), 329-335

Sliwa, M., (2010). Catching up with civilisation?: Reflections on language spread in Poland. Journal of Organizational Change Management. 23 (6), 689-709

Cairns, G., Sliwa, M. and Wright, G., (2010). Problematizing international business futures through a ?critical scenario method?. Futures. 42 (9), 971-979

Sliwa, M., (2010). This is not the same city:narratives of postsocialist spatial change. Journal of Organizational Change Management. 22 (6), 650-667

Land, C., Sliwa, M. and Butler, N., (2009). Editorial: Throwing Shoes. ephemera theory & politics in organization. 9 (3), 195-200

Butler, N., Land, C. and Sliwa, M., (2009). Throwing shoes.... ephemera theory & politics in organization. 9 (3), 195-200

Sliwa, M. and Cairns, G., (2009). Towards a Critical Pedagogy of International Business: The Application of Phronesis. Management Learning. 40 (3), 227-240

Land, C. and Sliwa, M., (2009). The novel and organization: introduction from the Editors. Journal of Organizational Change Management. 22 (4), 349-356

Land, C. and Sliwa, M., (2009). The novel and organization: introduction from the Editors. Journal of Organizational Change Management. 22 (4), 349-356

Belova, O., King, I. and Sliwa, M., (2008). Introduction: Polyphony and Organization Studies. Mikhail Bakhtin and beyond. Organization Studies. 29 (4), 493-500

Sliwa, M., (2008). Mapping and measuring service quality: The implications of Henri Bergson?s philosophy. Philosophy of Management. 6 (3), 114-134

Sliwa, M. and Wilcox, M., (2008). Philosophical thought and the origins of quality management: Uncovering conceptual underpinnings of W.A. Shewhart's ideas on quality. Culture and Organization. 14 (1), 97-106

Sliwa, M., (2008). Understanding social change through post-colonial theory: Reflections on linguistic imperialism and language spread in Poland. Critical Perspectives on International Business. 4 (2/3), 228-241

Books (1)

Cairns, G. and Sliwa, M., (2008). Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book about International Business. Sage. 1473981018. 9781412947626

Book chapters (12)

Sliwa, MA., Aesthetics: Working with the senses. In: The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Business and Management Research Methods. Editors: Cassell, C., Grandy, G. and Cunliffe, A., . 9781526429278

Sliwa, MA., Kwestie praktyczne zarządzania w kontekście wielonarodowym. Perspektywa firmy i jej interesariuszy.. In: Nowe kierunki w organizacji i zarządzaniu. Organizacje, konteksty, procesy zarządzania.. Editors: Glinka, B. and Kostera, M., . 240- 255

Manalsuren, S., Sliwa, M. and Michalski, M., (2018). What we talk about when we talk about Mongolian management: local practitioners' perspective in the face of economic, political and socio-cultural changes.. In: Comparative Capitalism and Transitional Periphery. London: EE. (forthcoming). Editors: Wood, G. and Demirbag, M., . EE

Sliwa, MA. and Sørensen, BM., (2016). Classroom Diversity, Infinite Potential and the Bildung of Debt. In: The Routledge Companion to Reinventing Management Education. Editors: Steyaert, C., Beyes, T. and Parker, M., . Routledge. 482- 496. 0415727375. 9780415727372

Sliwa, MA., (2016). Organizacja w środowisku międzynarodowym. Zarys teoretyczno-instytucjonalny.. In: Nowe kierunki w organizacji i zarządzaniu. Organizacje, konteksty, procesy zarządzania.. Editors: Glinka, B. and Kostera, M., . 29- 45. 978-83-8092-098-9

Jeanes, E., Loacker, B. and Sliwa, M., (2014). Researcher Collaboration: Learning from Experience. In: Critical Management Research: Reflections from the Field. Editors: Jeanes, E. and Huzzard, T., . Sage Publications Ltd. 41- 60. 9781446257432

Sliwa, MA., (2014). Magiczna rzeczywistość organizacyjna w polskiej/brytyjskiej budowlance.. In: O przedsiębiorczości. Historie niezwykłe. Studia przypadku z przedsiębiorczości humanistycznej.. Editors: Kostera, M., . Difin. 9788379304653

Land, C., Sliwa, M. and Spoelstra, S., (2012). A Wild Sheep Chase: Haruki Murakami. In: Fictional Leaders: Heroes, Villains and Absent Friends. Editors: Gosling, J. and Villiers, P., . Palgrave Macmillan. 139- 155. 9781137272744

Kostera, M. and Sliwa, M., (2011). Nowe tendencje w badaniach miedzykulturowych i badaniach kultury. In: Zarz?dzanie mi?dzykulturowe. Editors: Jelonek, A. and Glinka, B., . Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jagiellonskiego. 9788323330554

Sliwa, M. and Cairns, G., (2010). Developing a new ethics of international business: Possibilities and role of educators. In: Ethics and Organizational Practice - Questioning the Moral Foundations of Management. Editors: Muhr, SL., S�rensen, BM. and Vallentin, S., . Edward Elgar. 17- 35. 9781848441682

Sliwa, M., (2008). Globalization and social change: The Polish experience. In: Organizations, Markets and Imperial Formations - Towards an Anthropology of Globalization. Editors: Banerjee, SB., Chio, VCM. and Mir, R., . Edward Elgar. 198- 218. 9781848443174

Cairns, G. and Sliwa, M., (2008). The implications of Aristotle's phronesis for organizational inquiry. In: The SAGE Handbook of New Approaches in Management and Organization. Editors: Barry, D. and Hansen, H., . Sage. 318- 331. 9781412912181

Grants and funding

2016

Exploring Gendered Inclusion in Contemporary Organisations

Economic & Social Research Council

Contact

martyna.sliwa@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1206 873491

Location:

EBS.3.89, Colchester Campus