Dr Jon Burchell
Senior Lecturer in Management
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Sheffield University Management School
Jon joined the Management School in 2006. With a background in politics and sociology, Jon's early research focused upon the development of European Green parties and the emergence of Anti-corporate campaigning and protest.
He has continued this interest in critical approaches to management and the impact of challenge of business development, through his work on Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainable Development and Responsible Management Education.
- Research interests
Jon's primary research interests focus upon issues of corporate social responsibility, sustainable development and business ethics.
He is particularly interested in the interactions between businesses and third sector organisations. In addition, he is involved in the school's commitment to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME).
- Bridging the Gaps in Employee Volunteering: Why the Third Sector Doesn’t Always Win. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 47(1), 165-184. View this article in WRRO
- Responsible management education in UK business schools: Critically examining the role of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education as a driver for change. Management Learning, 46(4), 479-497.
- CSR, Co-optation and resistance: The emergence of new agonistic relations between business and civil society. Journal of Business Ethics, 115(4), 741-754.
- Sleeping with the Enemy? Strategic Transformations in Business-NGO Relationships Through Stakeholder Dialogue. Journal of Business Ethics, 1-14.
- Banging on open doors? Stakeholder dialogue and the challenge of business engagement for UK NGOs. ENVIRONMENTAL POLITICS, 20(6), 918-937.
- “It ain't wot you do, it's the way that you do it”. International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 30(11/12), 632-647.
- Stakeholder dialogue and organisational learning: changing relationships between companies and NGOs. BUS ETHICS, 17(1), 35-46.
- Assessing the impact of stakeholder dialogue: changing relationships between NGOs and companies. Journal of Public Affairs, 6(3-4), 210-227.
- It's good to talk? Examining attitudes towards corporate social responsibility dialogue and engagement processes. Business Ethics: A European Review, 15(2), 154-170.
- Confronting the “corporate citizen”. International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 26(3/4), 121-137.
- Teaching interests
Jon's teaching focus centres around themes of responsible management, sustainability and social engagement. In this respect he seeks to get students to consider how their own personal values can shape their working lives and how business skills can be effectively applied for social benefit.
Beyond the classroom he works with students in the area of social enterprise and community engagement through his role as University Advisor for the Sheffield ENACTUS team.