Carl Rhodes is Professor of Organization Studies at UTS Business School. Working in the disciplines organization studies and business ethics, his current research investigates the ethical and political environments in which contemporary organizations operate and its effects on their behaviour. Central focus is on how organizations, especially corporations, can and should be held to account for their actions by citizens and by civil society. This work endeavours to contribute to the rigorous and critical questioning an reformulation of what the purpose of work organizations in the context of democracy.
Carl’s most recent books are The Companion to Ethics and Politics in Organizations (Routledge, 2015 with Alison Pullen), and Organizations and Popular Culture (Routledge, 2012 Simon Lilley). His work appears in journals such as Organization Studies, Human Relations, Organization, The Journal of Business Ethics, and The Leadership Quarterly. He serves as Senior Editor of the journal Organization Studies as well as Associate Editor of Organization and Gender, Work and Organization.
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Despite a catastrophic financial crisis and sufficient evidence of the harm caused by Wall Streets obsession with short-term financial targets, Americas mantras of competition, self-interest, efficiency and profit continue...
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Sep 06, 2016 09:28 am UTC| Insights & Views Law
When the European Union decided to fine Apple 13.5 billion for tax evasion in Ireland last week, it didnt take long for the Irish government to join with Apple to announce it would appeal the ruling. The alignment...
'Command and control' banks have got ethics and culture all wrong
Mar 17, 2016 22:57 pm UTC| Insights & Views Law
The latest scandal engulfing Australias biggest bank has reverberated through the industry with NAB and the ANZ Bank instigating reviews of their life insurance businesses. Earlier this year ANZ was charged with fixing...
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