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Head of Department, Professor of Organisation Studies & Human Resource Management, The University of Melbourne

Graham Sewell is currently Head of Department and Professor of Organisation Studies and Human Resource Management in the Department of Management and Marketing at the University of Melbourne. His interests focus on workplace surveillance, teamwork, business ethics, organisation and management theory, qualitative research methods, evolutionary psychology, strategy development processes, and business agility.


  • 2007–present
    Professor, University of Melbourne


  • 1994 
    University of Wales, Cardiff, PhD


  • 2012
    Working under intensive surveillance: When does ‘measuring everything that moves’ become intolerable?, Human Relations
  • 2010
    From National Service to Global Playe: Transforming the Organizational Logic of a Public Broadcaster, Journal of Management Studies
  • 2010
    Metaphor, Myth, and Theory Building: Communication Studies Meets the Linguistic Turn in Sociology, Anthropology, and Philosophy, Management Communication Quarterly
  • 2008
    Applying Critical Discourse Analysis in Strategic Management Research, Organizational Research Methods

Research Areas

  • Business And Management (1503)