People

Professor Martyna Sliwa

Professor
EBS - Management and Marketing
Professor Martyna Sliwa

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Language and multilinguality in organisations

Open to supervise

Migration

Open to supervise

Mobility and careers

Open to supervise

Intersectionality

Open to supervise

Critical management education

Open to supervise

The use of Literary fiction in studying organizations

Open to supervise

Self-initiated expatriates

Organisational diversity

Linguistic diversity

Inclusion in organisations

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.

Copenhagen, Denmark, 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.

Rotterdam, Netherlands, 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.

Rotterdam, Netherlands, 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.

Montpellier, France, 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.

Manchester, United Kingdom, 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.

Copenhagen, Denmark, 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.

Barcelona, Spain, 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.

Helsinki, Finland, 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.

Gothenburg, Sweden, 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.

Naples, Italy, 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.

Brighton, United Kingdom, 2010

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

Lisbon, Portugal, 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.

Lisbon, Portugal, 2010

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

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.

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.

Australia and New Zealand International Business Academy Conference, Australia, 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.

2008

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

2008

Teaching and supervision

Previous supervision

Jan Wilcox
Jan Wilcox
Thesis title: The Incredibles: Investigating What It Is Like to be a Portfolio Worker.
Degree subject: Management Studies
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 3/7/2019
Saranzaya Manalsuren
Saranzaya Manalsuren
Thesis title: An Ethnographic Investigation Into Mongolian Management in the Context of Cultural and Institutional Changes
Degree subject: Management Studies
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 23/6/2017

Publications

Journal articles (44)

Jeanes, E., Loacker, B. and Sliwa, M., (2019). Complexities, challenges and implications of collaborative work within a regime of performance measurement: the case of management and organisation studies. Studies in Higher Education. 44 (9), 1539-1553

Kerr, R. and Śliwa, M., (2019). When the political becomes (painfully) personal: Org-studying the consequences of Brexit. Organization, 135050841985570-135050841985570

Ciuk, S., James, P. and Śliwa, M., (2018). Micropolitical Dynamics of Interlingual Translation Processes in an MNC Subsidiary. British Journal of Management

Loacker, B. and Sliwa, M., (2018). Beyond bureaucracy and entrepreneurialism: Examining the multiple discursive codes informing the work, careers and subjectivities of management graduates. Culture and Organization. 24 (5), 426-450

Jeanes, E., Loacker, B. and Sliwa, M., (2018). Revisiting struggles over gender inequalities: An account of three academics. Management (France). 21 (3), 1100-1102

Śliwa, M., Villesèche, F. and Muhr, SL., (2018). From radical black feminism to postfeminist hashtags: Re-claiming intersectionality. Ephemera : Theory and Politics in Organization. 18 (1), 1-16

Sliwa, M., Butler, N. and Delaney, H., (2017). The labour of academia. Ephemera : Theory and Politics in Organization. 17 (3), 467-480

Johansson, M. and Sliwa, M., (2016). "It is English and there is no Alternative": Intersectionality, Language and Social/Organizational Differentiation of Polish Migrants in the UK. Gender, Work & Organization. 23 (3), 296-309

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

Santamaria-Alvarez, SM. and Śliwa, M., (2016). Transnational entrepreneurship in emerging markets: The Colombian Case. Journal of Enterprising Communities: People and Places in the Global Economy. 10 (2), 203-223

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., Jeanes, E., Loacker, B. and Weiskopf, R., (2015). Mobilities in contemporary worlds of work and organizing. Ephemera : Theory and Politics in Organization. 15 (4), 705-723

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

Taylor, B. and Sliwa, M., (2011). Polish Migration: Moving Beyond the Iron Curtain. History Workshop Journal. 71 (1), 128-146

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

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

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

Śliwa, 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

Śliwa, M., (2007). Globalization, inequalities and the “Polanyi problem”. Critical perspectives on international business. 3 (2), 111-135

Śliwa, M., (2007). Is Poland A Country of Roman Catholic Work Ethics?. Journal of Management, Spirituality & Religion. 4 (4), 486-504

Sliwa, M., Spicer, A. and Svensson, P., (2007). Writing in the margins is being elsewhere. Always.. Ephemera : Theory and Politics in Organization. 7 (4), 499-504

Sliwa, M. and Cairns, G., (2007). Exploring Narratives and Antenarratives of Graffiti Artists: Beyond Dichotomies of Commitment and Detachment. Culture and Organization. 13 (1), 73-82

Sliwa, M. and Cairns, G., (2007). The novel as a vehicle for organizational inquiry: Engaging with the complexity of social and organizational commitment.. Ephemera : Theory and Politics in Organization. 7 (2), 309-17

Sliwa, M. and Grandy, G., (2006). Real or hyper‐real?. Critical perspectives on international business. 2 (1), 8-24

Books (2)

Kostera, M. and Sliwa, M., (2012). Zarządzanie w XXI Wieku: Jakość, Twórczość, Kultura.. Wolters Kluwer. 978-83-264-4128-8

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

Book chapters (24)

Sliwa, MA., (2018). Aesthetics: Working with the senses. In: The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Business and Management Research Methods. Editors: Cassell, C., Grandy, G. and Cunliffe, A., . Sage. 347- 371. 9781526429278

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, M., (2018). Postface. In: Race, ethnicity and inclusion. The University of Essex Reader. Editors: Boncori, I., . Editoriale Scientifica

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

Sliwa, MA., (2012). 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., . Wolters-Kluwer. 240- 255. 9788326407611

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., (2011). Zarządzanie strategiczne organizacją. In: Strategie dla kultury. Kultura dla rozwoju. Zarządzanie strategiczne instytucją kultury.. Małopolski Instytut Kultury. 10- 25. 978-83-61406-44-0

Sliwa, M., (2011). Stratedzy i strategie polskich instytucji kultury: Podsumowanie. In: Strategie dla kultury. Kultura dla rozwoju. Zarządzanie strategiczne instytucją kultury. Małopolski Instytut Kultury. 208- 212. 978-83-61406-44-0

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

Sliwa, M. and Cairns, G., (2008). International business and critical ethics. In: Critical Theory Ethics for Business and Public Administration. IAP. 229- 258. 160752841X. 9781607528418

Sliwa, M., (2008). Organizacja w środowisku międzynarodowym: Zarys teoretyczno-instytucjonalny. In: Nowe kierunki w zarządzaniu podręcznik akademicki. Editors: Kostera, M., . Wydawnictwa Akademickie i Profesjonalne. 33- 51. 8360807663. 9788360807668

Sliwa, M., (2008). Kwestie praktyczne zarządzania w kontekście wielonarodowym: Perspektywa firmy i jej interesariuszy. In: Nowe kierunki w zarządzaniu podręcznik akademicki. Editors: Kostera, M., . Wydawnictwa Akademickie i Profesjonalne. 373- 391. 8360807663. 9788360807668

Sliwa, M. and Cairns, G., (2008). International Business. In: International Encyclopedia of Organization Studies. Editors: Clegg, S. and Bailey, J., . SAGE. 701- 704. 1412915155. 9781412915151

Sliwa, M., (2004). The Policy of Tony Blair’s government towards Higher Education in the context of traditional Labour values. In: Polska lewica w XX wieku. Historia, ludzie, idee.. Wydawnictwo Naukowe Akademii Pedagogicznej. 442- 451

Sliwa, M. and Stewart-David, D., (2002). Does currency fluctuation cause companies to move?. In: Monetary Unit Stability in Holistic Approach. Wyższa Szkoła Przedsiębiorczości i Zarządzania. 126- 148. 8386846739. 978-8386846733

Sliwa, M. and Stewart-David, D., (2001). Jak efektywnie wykorzystać czas pracowników?. In: Rozwój kadr administracji publicznej. Editors: Kudrycka, B., . Wyższa Szkoła Administracji Publicznej. 126- 148. 838846311X. 9788388463112

Sliwa, M. and Stewart-David, D., (2001). Skrócenie czasu oczekiwania a jakość usług w sektorze publicznym. In: Rozwój kadr administracji publicznej. Editors: Kudrycka, B., . Wyższa Szkoła Administracji Publicznej. 201- 216. 838846311X. 9788388463112

Sliwa, M. and Dobija, M., (2001). Money as in Intellectual Venture. In: Knowledge Café for Intellectual Product and Intellectual Capital. Editors: Kwiatkowski, S. and Stowe, C., . Wydawnictwo WSPiZ. 131- 185

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