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Dr Edward Barratt

Senior Lecturer
EBS - Organisational Studies and Human Resources
Dr Edward Barratt
  • Email

  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1206 873854

  • Location

    EBS.3.63, Colchester Campus

  • Academic support hours

    You can find details of Academic Support hours on the EBS UG and PG information page on Moodle or by calling EBS Student Services on 01206873911

Profile

Qualifications

  • BA (Hons)/li>

  • MSc

  • PhD

  • MCIPD.

Research and professional activities

Research interests

the use of genealogical and historical perspectives in the study of management and human resource management

Open to supervise

management and human resource management in the Civil Service and public sector in the UK

Open to supervise

power and elites

Open to supervise

the ethics of human resource management

Open to supervise

Conferences and presentations

Guarding Bureaucratic Ethics

EGOS 33rd Collegium, Copenhagen, Denmark, 6/7/2017

5th Critical Management Studies Conference, Manchester.

Manchester, United Kingdom, 2017

Governing project managers

British Academy of Management, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom, 6/9/2016

Barratt, E. (2014) 'New Labour and the government of civil servants', Governmentality after Neo - Liberalism, Berkeley, University of California.

Berkeley, United States, 2014

Barratt, E. (2014) Mutualising government, Association of Business Historians, Newcastle.

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom, 2014

Barratt, E. (2013) C. Wright Mills and power today, 8th Critical Management Studies Conference, Manchester.

Manchester, United Kingdom, 2013

Barratt, E. (2011) Liberal conservatism and the government of civil servants, 25th ANZAM Conference, Wellington.

Christchurch, New Zealand, 2011

Barratt, E. (2010) C.Wright Mills and CMS a reappraisal, 24th ANZAM, Adelaide. (Awarded prize for best paper in track).

24th ANZAM, Adelaide, Australia, 2010

Barratt, E. (2009) Re reading Mills, 26th SCOS Conference, Copenhagen.

Copenhagen, Denmark, 2009

Barratt, E. (2008) The art of critique, BAM Conference , Harrogate.

Harrogate, United Kingdom, 2008

Barratt, E. (2007) Governing public servants&rsquo 24th SCOS, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2007

Barratt, E. (2007) Genealogy and the government of public servants

2007

Barratt, E. (2006)Revisiting Northcote Trevelyan, ECAS Conference, York.

York, United Kingdom, 2006

Barratt, E. (2005) An alternative future for human resource management? 22nd SCOS, Stockholm.

Stockholm, Sweden, 2005

Barratt, E. (2005) Utopianism in management studies 21st EGOS Conference, Berlin.

Berlin, Germany, 2005

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Human Resource Management (BE475)

  • Independent Study Project: Management/Marketing (BE938)

  • Research Methods in Human Resource Management (BE966)

Publications

Journal articles (14)

Barratt, E., (2019). Speaking frankly - parrhesia and public service. Management and Organizational History. 14 (3), 294-310

Barratt, E., (2016). Book Review: Pragmatism and organization. Organization. 23 (1), 136-139

Barratt, E., (2015). Liberal conservatism, ‘boardization’ and the government of civil servants. Organization. 22 (1), 40-57

Barratt, E., (2014). Bureaucracy, citizenship, governmentality: Towards a re-evaluation of New Labour. ephemera theory & politics in organization. 14 (2), 263-280

Barratt, E., (2014). C Wright Mills, power and the power elites ? a reappraisal. Management and Organizational History. 9 (1), 92-106

Barratt, E., (2014). ?Modernizing? government ? the case of the cooperatives of the Civil Service. Management and Organizational History. 9 (2), 150-165

Barratt, E., (2011). Re-Reading C. Wright Mills. Organization. 18 (5), 707-724

Barratt, E., (2009). Governing public servants. Management & Organizational History. 4 (1), 67-84

Barratt, E., (2008). The later Foucault in organization and management studies. Human Relations. 61 (4), 515-537

BARRATT *, E., (2004). Foucault and the politics of critical management studies. Culture and Organization. 10 (3), 191-202

Barratt, E., (2003). Foucault, HRM and the Ethos of the Critical Management Scholar. Journal of Management Studies. 40 (5), 1069-1087

Barratt, E., (2003). Representing enterprise: The texts of recruitment and change in the UK banking sector. Culture and Organization. 9 (3), 145-160

Barratt, E., (2002). Foucault, Foucauldianism and human resource management. Personnel Review. 31 (2), 189-204

Barrett, E., (1999). Justice in the workplace?. Personnel Review. 28 (4), 307-318

Book chapters (4)

Mackenzie, E. and Barratt, E., (2019). The freelance project manager as an agent of governmentality: evidence from a UK local authority.. In: The Projectification of the Public Sector. Editors: Hodgson, D., Fred, M., Bailey, S. and Hall, P., . Routledge. 978-1138298545

Barratt, E., (2016). Codifying ethics: New Labour and the government of civil servants. In: Governmentality after Neoliberalism. Editors: Bevir, M., . Routledge. 9781138923447

Barratt, E., (2016). 'Neo - liberalism'; 'hierarchy'; 'bureaucracy'; 'power'. In: Encyclopedia of Human Resource Management. Editors: Wilkinson, A. and Johnstone, S., . Edward Elgar. 978 1 78347 545 2

Barratt, E., (2014). C Wright Mills and the Theorists of Power. In: The Oxford Handbook of Sociology, Social Theory, and Organization Studies. Editors: Adler, P., du Gay, P., Morgan, G. and Reed, M., . Oxford University Press. 249- 265. 9780199671083

Contact

ebarratt@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1206 873854

Location:

EBS.3.63, Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

You can find details of Academic Support hours on the EBS UG and PG information page on Moodle or by calling EBS Student Services on 01206873911