Scott is currently director of undergraduate programmes at Birmingham Business School. He is also co-chair of the Critical Management Studies division at the Academy of Management from 2013 to 2017, and an associate edtor of the journal Organzation.
Scott’s research is based on generating better understandings of the human experience of work, management, and organizations. He started by researching people management in smaller companies. Alongside that he analysed the implementation of the Investors in People training initiative, in the UK and elsewhere. Recent research focuses on how contemporary feminism is affecting traditionally masculine workplaces and professions, such as brewing and politics.