Professor Morrell researches how organization and individuals can contribute to the public good. His interests branch out to different fields such as Strategy, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Leadership. Professor Morrell is known globally as the leading critic of the “evidence-based” approach to business research and also for his work on understanding careers.
Recent career achievements:
• 2015 awarded a British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship. There were 35 of these awards across all the Social Sciences and Humanities.
• 2014 the Academy of Management Learning & Education, the leading journal for management education invited Professor Morrell to write an Exemplary Contribution. This was judged runner up for best paper of 2015.
• 2013 his paper on “Governance in the Public Interest” coauthored with Nicola Harrington, of the United Nations Development Programme, was awarded the Haldane Prize in the journal Public Administration.
2017- Professor of Strategy, Associate Dean for Postgraduate Research, Director of the Doctoral Programme, Director of the Centre for Organizations and Society, Durham University Business School.
2012-17 Professor of Strategy, British Academy Mid-Career Fellow, Head of the Strategy and International Business Group, Director of the Multicultural Scholars Programme, Warwick Business School.
2007-12 Reader in Organizational Behaviour, Director of the Doctorate in Business Administration, University of Birmingham, Business School.
2003-7 Principal Research Fellow in Governance, WBS.
2003-4 Research Officer, King’s College London (p/t).
2002-4 ESRC Postdoctoral Fellow, Loughborough University, The Business School.
1999-2002 PhD in Organizational Behaviour, University of Loughborough.
1998-9 MSc in Human Resource Development, Sheffield Business School.
1995-8 Xerox and a Technology Startup: Business Analyst and Consultant.
1992-5 BA, MA in Philosophy, Jesus College, Cambridge.
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