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Lost in delegation? (Dis)organizing for sustainability (2018)
Journal Article
Allen, S., Brigham, M., & Marshall, J. (2018). Lost in delegation? (Dis)organizing for sustainability. Scandinavian Journal of Management, 34(1), (29-39). doi:10.1016/j.scaman.2017.11.002. ISSN 0956-5221

Using actor-networks as our conceptual lens for appreciating complex sociomaterial interdependencies, we explore how a vision to “do things differently” for sustainability becomes enacted and significantly diluted at a major brownfield development pr... Read More about Lost in delegation? (Dis)organizing for sustainability.

Metalogue: trying to talk about (un)sustainability - a reflection on experience (2015)
Journal Article
Allen, S., & Marshall, J. (2015). Metalogue: trying to talk about (un)sustainability - a reflection on experience. Tamara : journal of critical postmodern organization science, 13(1-2), 1-13

This paper considers dilemmas for organization and management scholars studying and writing about environmental sustainability. It suggests that sustainability requires new ways of thinking which in turn require new forms of representation to help fo... Read More about Metalogue: trying to talk about (un)sustainability - a reflection on experience.

Living with contradictions: the dynamics of senior managers in relation to sustainability (2015)
Journal Article
Allen, S., Marshall, J., & Easterby-Smith, M. (2015). Living with contradictions: the dynamics of senior managers in relation to sustainability. Organization & environment, 28(3), 328-348. https://doi.org/10.1177/1086026615575048

In this article, we investigate how senior managers located in Northern Europe in the energy and power industry coordinate their recognition of sustainability challenges with other things they say and do. Identity theory is used to examine the fine-g... Read More about Living with contradictions: the dynamics of senior managers in relation to sustainability.


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