Edward Granter and Leo McCann

Edward Granter is a lecturer in organisation and society at the University of Manchester. His research focuses on the sociology of work, and how organizations and social change can be understood using Frankfurt School Critical Theory and is the author of Critical Social Theory and the End of Work (Ashgate, 2009). Dr Leo McCann is Senior Lecturer in International and Comparative Management at Manchester Business School, University of Manchester. He has conducted extensive qualitative research into the daily working lives of managers in the USA, UK and Japan and has explored the ways in which white-collar work is represented in popular culture, such as in Japanese anime and manga. He is the co-author of ‘Managing in the Modern Corporation’ (Cambridge University Press)

April 7, 2013 When Work Intensity ‘Goes Up To Eleven’

Have you ever been attacked by someone whose life you were trying to save? Have you ever been asked by the police to identify human remains? Taken a phone call from someone trying to save their dying child? Probably not, but this is all part of professional life for many people working in Britain’s National…