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Envisioning a future by paying attention to the past: Rediscovering the work-of-leisure. (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Von Bulow, C., & Simpson, P. (2017, December). Envisioning a future by paying attention to the past: Rediscovering the work-of-leisure. Paper presented at International Studying Leadership Conference 2017, Richmond, Virginia (US)

Populist movements are inherently reactionary, motivated by dissatisfaction with the status quo (Albertazzi & McDonnell, 2008). One source of dissatisfaction in the West over the last decade has been a decline in prosperity alongside an increase in d... Read More about Envisioning a future by paying attention to the past: Rediscovering the work-of-leisure..

Envisioning a future by paying attention to the past: Rediscovering the work-of-leisure (2017)
Presentation / Conference
von B├╝low, C., & Simpson, P. (2017, December). Envisioning a future by paying attention to the past: Rediscovering the work-of-leisure. Paper presented at International Studying Leadership Conference 2017

Populist movements are inherently reactionary, motivated by dissatisfaction with the status quo (Albertazzi & McDonnell, 2008). One source of dissatisfaction in the West over the last decade has been a decline in prosperity alongside an increase in d... Read More about Envisioning a future by paying attention to the past: Rediscovering the work-of-leisure.

An ethic of care: Reconnecting the private and the public (2017)
Book Chapter
Tomkins, L., & Simpson, P. (2017). An ethic of care: Reconnecting the private and the public. In D. Knights, & C. Mabey (Eds.), Leadership Matters: Finding Voice, Connection And Meaning in the 21st CenturyRoutledge

This chapter draws on the authors’ own personal and professional experiences more than most conventional leadership text-books. We interweave ideas about familial care and organisational leadership based on our own first-hand experiences of both. W... Read More about An ethic of care: Reconnecting the private and the public.

Developing the leader's negative capability: Mobilising attention for the greater good (2017)
Presentation / Conference
French, R., & Simpson, P. (2017, July). Developing the leader's negative capability: Mobilising attention for the greater good. Paper presented at 33rd European Group for Organization Studies (EGOS) Colloquium 'The Good Organization'

The development of Negative Capability, as described by the poet Keats, can contribute to a quality of attention in leadership practice that encourages greater consideration of the common good. Current societal and organizational realities demand man... Read More about Developing the leader's negative capability: Mobilising attention for the greater good.

Attention as a basis for thinking in groups (2017)
Book Chapter
French, R., & Simpson, P. (2017). Attention as a basis for thinking in groups. In M. Ringer (Ed.), Surfacing New Thoughts: Special Issue on Thinking in Groups and TeamsGruppo: Omogeneita e differenze

In this contribution, which is taken from Chapter 1 of our book, 'Attention, Cooperation, Purpose: An approach to working in groups using insights from Wilfred Bion' (Karnac, 2015), we outline the state of mind we talk of as attention. We make an imp... Read More about Attention as a basis for thinking in groups.

Re-imagining business schools of the future as places of theorizing (2017)
Book Chapter
Gaggiotti, H., Simpson, P., & Cicmil, S. (2017). Re-imagining business schools of the future as places of theorizing. In M. Zawadzki, M. Kostera, & M. Izak (Eds.), The future of university educationPalgrave. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-46894-5

In this chapter, we argue that one of the reasons of resisting the temptation of teaching what ‘we could do and perhaps should not do’ (Eco, 2014 [1980], 107) in university Business Schools is the emphasis on the application of theories to the exclus... Read More about Re-imagining business schools of the future as places of theorizing.