Journal Articles

Bowden, V., Gond, J.-P., Nyberg, D., & Wright, C. (2021). Turning back the rising sea: Theory performativity in the shift from climate science to popular authority. Organization Studies, 01708406211024558.

Wright, C., Nyberg, D., & Bowden, V. (2021). Beyond the discourse of denial: The reproduction of fossil fuel hegemony in Australia. Energy Research & Social Science, 77, 102094.              [PDF]

De Cock, C., Nyberg, D., & Wright, C. (2021). Disrupting climate change futures: Conceptual tools for lost histories. Organization, 28(3), 468-482.

Bowden, V., Nyberg, D., & Wright, C. (2021). “I don’t think anybody really knows”: Constructing reflexive ignorance in climate change adaptation. The British Journal of Sociology, 72(2), pp. 397-411.

Bowden, V., Nyberg, D., & Wright, C. (2021). “We’re Going Under”: The Role of Local News Media in Dislocating Climate Change Adaptation. Environmental Communication, 15(5), pp. 625-640.

Nyberg, D., & Wright, C. (2020). Climate-proofing management research. Academy of Management Perspectives.

Bowden, V., Nyberg, D., & Wright, C. (2020). Truth and power: deliberation and emotions in climate adaptation processes. Environmental Politics, 30(5), pp. 708-726.

Nyberg, D., Wright, C. & Kirk, J. (2020) ‘Fracking the Future: The Temporal Portability of Frames in Political Contests’, Organization Studies, 41(2), pp. 153-174.

Bowden, V., Nyberg, D. & Wright, C. (2019) ‘Planning for the Past: Local Temporality and the Construction of Denial in Climate Change Adaptation’, Global Environmental Change, 57, 101939. 

Jones, S. and Wright, C. (2018) ‘Fashion or Future: Does Creating Shared Value Pay?’, Accounting & Finance, 58(4), pp.1111-1139.    [PDF]

Wright, C., Nyberg, D., Rickards, L. & Freund, J. (2018) ‘Organizing in the Anthropocene’, Organization, 25(4), pp. 455-71.    [PDF]

Nyberg, D., Wright, C. and Kirk, J. (2018) ‘Dash for Gas: Climate Change, Hegemony and the Scalar Politics of Fracking in the UK’, British Journal of Management, 29(2), pp. 235-51.     [PDF]

Rhodes, C., Wright, C. & Pullen, A. (2018) ‘Changing the World? The Politics of Activism and Impact in the Neoliberal University’, Organization, 25(1), pp. 139-147.  [PDF]

Wright, C. & Nyberg, D. (2017) ‘An Inconvenient Truth: How Organizations Translate Climate Change into Business As Usual’, Academy of Management Journal, 60(5), pp. 1633-1661.    [PDF]

Nyberg, D., Wright, C. & Kirk, J. (2017) ‘Re-producing a Neoliberal Political Regime: Competing Justifications and Dominance in Disputing Fracking’, Research in the Sociology of Organisations, vol. 52, pp. 143-171. [PDF]

Nyberg, D. & Wright, C. (2016) ‘Performative and Political: Corporate Constructions of Climate Change Risk’, Organization, vol.23, no.5, pp. 617-638. [PDF]

Sturdy, A., Wright, C. and Wylie, N. (2016) ‘Managers as Consultants: The Hybridity and Tensions of Neo-Bureaucratic Management’, Organization 23(2): 184-205. [PDF]

Wright, C. and Nyberg, D. (2014) ‘Creative Self-destruction: Corporate Responses to Climate Change as Political Myths’, Environmental Politics, vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 205-223. [PDF]

Wylie, N., Sturdy, A. and Wright, C. (2014) ‘Change agency in occupational context: Lessons for HRM’, Human Resource Management Journal, vol.24, no. 1, pp. 95-110. [PDF]

Nyberg, D. and Wright, C. (2013) ‘Corporate Corruption of the Environment: Sustainability as a Process of Compromise’, British Journal of Sociology, vol. 64, no. 3, pp. 405-424. [PDF]

Wright, C. and Mann, M. (2013) ‘Future Imaginings and the Battle over Climate Science: An Interview with Michael Mann’, Organization, vol. 20, no. 5, pp. 748-56. [PDF]

Wright, C. and Gilding, P. (2013) ‘Imagining the Climate Crisis and the Great Disruption: An Interview with Paul Gilding’, Organization, vol. 20, no. 5, pp. 757-66. [PDF]

Wright, C., Nyberg, D., De Cock, C. and Whiteman, G. (2013) ‘Future Imaginings: Organizing in Response to Climate Change’, Organization, vol. 20, no. 5, pp. 647-58. [PDF]

Sturdy, A., Wylie, N. and Wright, C. (2013) ‘Management Consultancy and Organisational Uncertainty: The Case of Internal Consultancy’. International Studies of Management and Organization, vol. 43, no. 3, pp. 58-73. [PDF]

Nyberg, D., Spicer, A. and Wright, C. (2013) ‘Incorporating Citizens: Corporate Political Engagement with Climate Change in Australia’, Organization, vol. 20, no. 3, pp. 433-53. [PDF]

O’Mahoney, J., Heusinkveld, S. and Wright, C. (2013) ‘Commodifying the Commodifiers: The Impact of Procurement on Management Knowledge’, Journal of Management Studies, vol. 50, no.2, pp. 204-35. [PDF]

Wright, C. and Nyberg, D. (2012) ‘Working With Passion: Emotionology, Corporate Environmentalism and Climate Change’, Human Relations, vol. 65, no.12, pp. 1561-1587. [PDF]

Wright, C., Nyberg, D. and Grant, D. (2012) ‘“Hippies on the Third Floor”: Climate Change, Narrative Identity and the Micro-Politics of Corporate Environmentalism’ Organization Studies, vol.33, no.11, pp. 1451–1475. [PDF]

Nyberg, D. and Wright, C., (2012). ‘Justifying Business Responses to Climate Change: Discursive Strategies of Similarity and Difference’. Environment & Planning A, vol.44, no.8, pp. 1819-1835. [PDF]

Wright, C., Sturdy, A. and Wylie, N. (2012) ‘Management Innovation Through Standardization: Consultants as Standardizers of Organizational Practice’. Research Policy, vol.41, no.3, pp. 652-662. [PDF]

Sturdy, A. and Wright, C. (2011) ‘The Active Client: The Boundary-spanning Roles of Internal Consultants as Gatekeepers, Brokers and Partners of their External Counterparts’, Management Learning, vol.42, no.5, pp. 487–505. [PDF]

Wright, C. (2011) ‘Historical Interpretations of the Labour Process: Retrospect and Future Research Directions’, Labour History, no.100, pp.19-32. [PDF]

Wright, C. (2009) ‘Inside Out? Organizational Membership, Ambiguity and the Ambivalent Identity of the Internal Consultant’, British Journal of Management, vol.20, no.3, pp. 309-322. [PDF]

Wright, C., Suh, C-S and Leggett, C. (2009) ‘If At First You Don’t Succeed: Globalized Production and Organizational Learning at the Hyundai Motor Company’, Asia Pacific Business Review, vol.15, no.2, pp.163–180.

Lund, J. and Wright, C. (2009) ‘Enabling “Managed Activism”: The Adoption Of Call Centres In Australian, British And US Trade Unions’, New Technology, Work and Employment, vol.24, no.1, pp.43-59. [PDF]

Wright, C. (2008) ‘Reinventing Human Resource Management: Business Partners, Internal Consultants and the Limits to Professionalisation’, Human Relations, vol. 61, no. 8, pp. 1063-1086. [PDF]

Sturdy, A. and Wright, C. (2008) ‘A Consulting Diaspora? Enterprising Selves as Agents of Enterprise’, Organization, vol. 15, no. 3, pp.427-444. [PDF]

Puck, J., Kittler, M. and Wright, C. (2008) ‘Does It Really Work? Re-Assessing the Impact of Pre-Departure Cross-Cultural Training on Expatriate Adjustment’, International Journal of Human Resource Management, vol. 19, no. 12, pp.2182-2197.

Kitay, J. and Wright, C. (2007) ‘From Prophets to Profits: The Occupational Rhetoric of Management Consultants’, Human Relations, vol. 60, no. 11, pp. 1613–1640. [PDF]

Dery, K., Grant, D., Harley, B. and Wright, C. (2006) ‘Work, Organisation and Enterprise Resource Planning Systems: An Alternative Research Agenda‘, New Technology, Work and Employment, vol. 21, no. 3, pp. 199-214.

Grant, D., Harley, B. and Wright, C. (2006) ‘Editorial Introduction: The Work and Organisational Implications of Enterprise Resource Planning Systems’, New Technology, Work and Employment, vol. 21, no. 3, pp. 196-198.

Wright, C. & S.-H. Kwon (2006), ‘Business Crisis and Management Fashion: Korean Companies, Restructuring and Consulting Advice’, Asia Pacific Business Review, vol. 12, no. 3, pp.331-349.

Harley, B., Wright, C., Hall, R. and Dery, K. (2006) ‘Management Reactions to Technological Change: The Example of Enterprise Resource Planning’, Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, vol. 42, no. 1, pp. 58-75.

Grant, D., Hall, R., Wailes, N. and Wright, C. (2006) ‘The False Promise of Technological Determinism: The Case of Enterprise Resource Planning Systems’, New Technology, Work and Employment, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 2-15.

Wright, C. and Lund, J. (2006) ‘Variations on a Lean Theme: Work Restructuring in Retail Distribution’, New Technology, Work and Employment, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 59-74.

McIvor, A. and Wright, C. (2005) ‘Managing Labour: UK and Australian Employers in Comparative Perspective, 1900-1950’, Labour History, no. 88, pp.45-62.

Wright, C. and Kitay, J. (2004) ‘Spreading the Word: Gurus, Consultants and the Diffusion of the Employee Relations Paradigm in Australia’, Management Learning, vol. 35, no. 3, pp.271-286.

Kitay, J. and Wright, C. (2004) ‘Take the Money and Run? Organisational Boundaries and Consultants’ Roles’, Service Industries Journal, vol. 24, no. 3, pp.1-19.

Lund, J. and Wright, C. (2004) ‘More Pain, Less Gain: New Compensation Systems for Grocery Truck Drivers’, Labor Studies Journal, vol. 29, no. 2, pp.1-20.

Kitay, J. and Wright, C. (2003) ‘Expertise and Organizational Boundaries: The Varying Roles of Australian Management Consultants’, Asia Pacific Business Review, vol. 9, no. 3, pp.21-40.

Lund, J. and Wright, C. (2003) ‘Integrating the Supply Chain: Industrial Relations Implications in US Grocery Distribution’, New Technology, Work and Employment, vol. 18, no. 2, pp.104-114.

Wright, C. and Lund, J. (2003) ‘Supply Chain Rationalisation: Retailer Dominance and Labour Flexibility in the Australian Food and Grocery Industry’, Work Employment & Society, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 137-157. [PDF]

Lund, J. and Wright, C. (2003) ‘Building Union Power Through the Supply Chain: Mapping Opportunities and Jurisdictional Boundaries in Grocery Distribution’, Labor Studies Journal, vol. 27, no. 4, pp.59-75.

Wright, C. and Kitay, J. (2002) ‘“But Does It Work?” Perceptions of the Impact of Management Consulting’, Strategic Change, vol. 11, no. 5, pp.271-278.

Lund, J. and Wright, C. (2001) ‘State Regulation and the New Taylorism: The Case of Australian Grocery Warehousing’, Relations Industrielles, vol. 56, no. 4, pp.747-769.

Wright, C. (2000) ‘From Shopfloor to Boardroom: The Historical Evolution of Australian Management Consulting, 1940s to 1980s’, Business History, vol. 42, no. 1, pp.86-106.

Kitay, J. and Wright, C. (1999) ‘An Unexplored Relationship: Australian Management Consulting and the Management of Human Resources’, Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources, vol. 37, no. 3, pp.1-17.

Wright, C. and Lund, J. (1998) ‘“Under the Clock”: Trade Union Responses to Computerised Control in US and Australian Grocery Warehousing’, New Technology, Work and Employment, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 3-15. [PDF]

Ferland, J. and Wright, C. (1996) ‘Rural and Urban Labour Processes: A Comparative Analysis of Australian and Canadian Development’, Labour/Le Travail, No. 38, Fall, pp.142-169.

Wright, C. and Lund, J. (1996) ‘Best Practice Taylorism: “Yankee Speed-Up” in Australian Grocery Distribution’, Journal of Industrial Relations, vol. 38, no. 2, pp.196-212. [PDF]

Wright, C. (1993) ‘Taylorism Reconsidered: The Impact of Scientific Management Within the Australian Workplace’, Labour History, no. 64, pp.34-53.

Wright, C. (1991) ‘The Development of Incentive Payment Systems In Australian Manufacturing Industry, 1945-1970’, Labour & Industry, vol. 4, no. 1, pp.95-118.

Wright, C. (1991) ‘Employment, Selection and Training Procedures in Australian Manufacturing, 1940-1960’, Journal of Industrial Relations, vol. 33, no. 2, pp.178-195.

Wright, C. and Zappala, J. (1990) ‘History and Industrial Relations’, Labour & Industry, vol. 3, no. 3, pp.404-413.

Wright, C. (1988) ‘The Formative Years of Management Control at the Newcastle Steelworks, 1913-1924’, Labour History, No. 55, pp.55-70.

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