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Research interests

Andrew Sturdy is a Professor of Organisation and Management. His research interests focus mainly on issues of power and identity in the production and use of management ideas, especially in relation to management consultancy and organisational change. Recent projects have looked at the use of management consultants in the NHS, alternative models to external management consultancy and national differences in consulting use and sources of management advice. He has published widely on these topics in articles and books and led two ESRC-funded research projects on management consultancy. He advises various organisations (on an unpaid basis) on the use of management consultancy and has a public policy interest in this area. He is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Management Inquiry and his most recent book, the Oxford Handbook of Management Ideas, was published in 2019.

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External positions

Visiting Professor, VU University Amsterdam

1 Jan 201831 Dec 2021

Structured keywords and research groupings

  • Perspectives on Work
  • Health Science and Technology
  • International Development
  • Cabot Institute Environmental Change Research

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Getting Things Changed: Tackling disabling practices: co-production and change

Abbott, D. W. F., Dowling, S. F., Farmer, E., Gall, M. R. Y., Heslop, P., Mason, V. A., Merchant, W. E., Porter, S. M., Read, S. A., Reynolds, N., Steel, M., Sturdy, A. J., Tarleton, B., Turney, D., Webb, J. C., Sass, B., Turner, S., Hatton, C., Antaki, C., Kitzinger, C., Blue, S. & Hicks, L. J.

Economic and Social Research Council


Project: Research

  • Research Output

    • 32 Article (Academic Journal)
    • 2 Authored book
    • 1 Chapter in a book
    • 1 Conference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

    Management Consultancy, Boundaries and Knowledge in Action

    Sturdy, A. J., Handley, K., Clark, T. & Fincham, R., 2009, Oxford University Press.

    Research output: Book/ReportAuthored book

    Consultancy’s consequences? A critical assessment of management consultancy’s impact on management

    Sturdy, AJ., 2011, In : British Journal of Management. 22, 3, p. 517 - 530

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

  • 73 Citations (Scopus)

    Constructing global firms? National, transnational and postcolonial effects in international management consultancies

    Boussebaa, M., Morgan, G. & Sturdy, A. J., Apr 2012, In : Organization Studies. 33, 4, p. 465 - 486 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

  • 61 Citations (Scopus)