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Biography <p>Dr. Peter Bloom is a Senior Lecturer and Head of the Department of People and Organisations at the Open University, Co-Founder of the research group<em>REEF</em>(Research into Employment, Empowerment, and Futures), and Chair of REF preparation for Business and Management.&nbsp;His books include&nbsp;<em>Authoritarian Capitalism in the Age of Globalization</em>(Edward Elgar Press),&nbsp;<em>Beyond Power and Resistance: Politics at the Radical Limits</em>&nbsp;(Rowman and Littlefield International, November 2016), T<em>he Ethics of Neoliberalism: The Business of Making Capitalism Mora</em>l (Routledge, 2017),&nbsp;The Bad Faith in the Free Market: The Radical Promise of Existential Freedom (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018), and&nbsp;<em>The CEO Society: How the Cult of Corporate Leadership Transform Our World</em>&nbsp;co-written Carl Rhodes (Zed Books). His scholarly work has also been published in leading international journals such as&nbsp;<em>Human Relations</em>,<em>Organization,&nbsp;</em><em>Theory and Event</em>,<em>Journal of Political Ideologies</em>,<em>Journal of Political Power</em>,<em>New Formations,</em>&nbsp;<em>Research on the Sociology of Organization</em>,<em>Culture and Organizations</em>,<em>Ephemera</em>,<em>Journal of Organizational Change Management</em>,<em>Organization</em>and<em>International Journal of Žižek Studies</em>. His writing has been additionally featured in top international and national media outlets such as&nbsp;<em>The Washington Post, The Guardian, and The Independent, The New Statesmen, The Week, The Conversation</em>and<em>Open Democracy</em>among others. Recently, he has served as the lead academic on a range of BBC programmes including&nbsp;<em>&quot;</em>The Bottom Line&quot; on Radio 4, the&quot;Can Britain Have a Payraise&quot; aired on BBC2 and most recently the two part television documentary&quot;The Secrets of Silicon Valley&quot;.</p><div><u>Education</u></div><ol><li>2009:&nbsp;<span></span>PhD in Government (Ideology and Discourse Analysis), Thesis Title:&nbsp;Creating the&ldquo;Chinese Market&rdquo;: The CCP and the Discursive Construction of an Authoritarian Capitalism through a Maoist Governing Paradigm, 2002-2008, University of Essex</li><li>2005:<span></span>MSc in Government (distinction for thesis), University of Essex</li><li>2002<span></span>BA in Political Science and Philosophy, Goucher College</li><li>2000<span></span>Hansard Scholar, London School of Economics&nbsp;</li></ol><div><u>Academic Appointments</u></div><ol><li>2016: Senior Lecturer in Organisation Studies, Open University&nbsp;</li><li>2014-16<span></span>Lecturer in Organisation Studies, Open University&nbsp;</li><li>2009&ndash;14<span></span>Lecturer in Organisation Studies, Swansea University</li><li>2008-09<span></span>University Tutor in Political Theory, Cambridge University</li></ol><div><u>Awards</u></div><ol><li>2016:<span></span>Open University International Fellowship Program&nbsp;</li><li>2013:<span></span>Teaching Commendation (Swansea University, 2012&ndash; 2013)</li><li>2012:<span></span>Visiting Fellowship to NUI Galway, Ireland&lsquo;Inspiring Leadership&nbsp;2012&rsquo;&nbsp;</li><li>2005:<span></span>Overseas Research Student Award (Doctoral Studies), University&nbsp;of Essex</li><li>2000:<span></span>Hansard Scholarship, London School of Economics</li></ol>
Description <p>Dr. Peter Bloom is a Senior Lecturer and Head of the Department of People and Organisations at the Open University, Co-Founder of the research group<em>REEF</em>(Research into Employment, Empowerment, and Futures), and Chair of REF preparation for Business and Management.&nbsp;His books include&nbsp;<em>Authoritarian Capitalism in the Age of Globalization</em>(Edward Elgar Press),&nbsp;<em>Beyond Power and Resistance: Politics at the Radical Limits</em>&nbsp;(Rowman and Littlefield International, November 2016), T<em>he Ethics of Neoliberalism: The Business of Making Capitalism Mora</em>l (Routledge, 2017),&nbsp;The Bad Faith in the Free Market: The Radical Promise of Existential Freedom (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018), and&nbsp;<em>The CEO Society: How the Cult of Corporate Leadership Transform Our World</em>&nbsp;co-written Carl Rhodes (Zed Books). His scholarly work has also been published in leading international journals such as&nbsp;<em>Human Relations</em>,<em>Organization,&nbsp;</em><em>Theory and Event</em>,<em>Journal of Political Ideologies</em>,<em>Journal of Political Power</em>,<em>New Formations,</em>&nbsp;<em>Research on the Sociology of Organization</em>,<em>Culture and Organizations</em>,<em>Ephemera</em>,<em>Journal of Organizational Change Management</em>,<em>Organization</em>and<em>International Journal of Žižek Studies</em>. His writing has been additionally featured in top international and national media outlets such as&nbsp;<em>The Washington Post, The Guardian, and The Independent, The New Statesmen, The Week, The Conversation</em>and<em>Open Democracy</em>among others. Recently, he has served as the lead academic on a range of BBC programmes including&nbsp;<em>&quot;</em>The Bottom Line&quot; on Radio 4, the&quot;Can Britain Have a Payraise&quot; aired on BBC2 and most recently the two part television documentary&quot;The Secrets of Silicon Valley&quot;.</p><div><u>Education</u></div><ol><li>2009:&nbsp;<span></span>PhD in Government (Ideology and Discourse Analysis), Thesis Title:&nbsp;Creating the&ldquo;Chinese Market&rdquo;: The CCP and the Discursive Construction of an Authoritarian Capitalism through a Maoist Governing Paradigm, 2002-2008, University of Essex</li><li>2005:<span></span>MSc in Government (distinction for thesis), University of Essex</li><li>2002<span></span>BA in Political Science and Philosophy, Goucher College</li><li>2000<span></span>Hansard Scholar, London School of Economics&nbsp;</li></ol><div><u>Academic Appointments</u></div><ol><li>2016: Senior Lecturer in Organisation Studies, Open University&nbsp;</li><li>2014-16<span></span>Lecturer in Organisation Studies, Open University&nbsp;</li><li>2009&ndash;14<span></span>Lecturer in Organisation Studies, Swansea University</li><li>2008-09<span></span>University Tutor in Political Theory, Cambridge University</li></ol><div><u>Awards</u></div><ol><li>2016:<span></span>Open University International Fellowship Program&nbsp;</li><li>2013:<span></span>Teaching Commendation (Swansea University, 2012&ndash; 2013)</li><li>2012:<span></span>Visiting Fellowship to NUI Galway, Ireland&lsquo;Inspiring Leadership&nbsp;2012&rsquo;&nbsp;</li><li>2005:<span></span>Overseas Research Student Award (Doctoral Studies), University&nbsp;of Essex</li><li>2000:<span></span>Hansard Scholarship, London School of Economics</li></ol>
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Job title Senior Lecturer in Organisational Studies
Research overview <p>My research focuses on critically reimagining contemporary power, politics and economics - specifically related to themes of democracy, capitalism, and technology.&nbsp;</p><p><u>Books</u></p><ol><li>Bloom, P. (2019) Monitored: Business and Surveillance in the Time of Big Data. Pluto Books.</li><li>Bloom, P. and Sancino, A. (2019) Disruptive Democracy: The Clash Between Techno-Democracy and Techno-Populism. Sage Publishing.</li><li>Bloom, P. (2018). The Bad Faith in the Free Market: The Radical Promise of Existential Freedom. Palgrave Macmillan.</li><li>Bloom, P. and Rhodes, C. (2018). The CEO Society: The Corporate Takeover of Everyday Life. Zed Books</li><li>Bloom, P. (2017) The Ethics of Neoliberalism: The Business of Making Capitalism Moral. Routledge.</li><li>Bloom, P. (2016) Authoritarian Capitalism in the Age of Globalization. Edward Elger Publishing</li><li>Bloom, P. (2016) Beyond Power and Resistance: Politics at the Radical Limits. Rowman and Littlefield International.</li></ol><p><u>Journal Articles</u></p><ol><li>Bloom, P. (2016). Back to the capitalist future: Fantasy and the paradox of crisis. Culture and Organization, 22(2): 158 - 177.</li><li>Bloom, P.&amp; White, P. (2016)&#39;The Moral Work of Subversion&#39;. Human Relations, 69(1): 5 - 31.</li><li>Bloom, Peter. (2015)&lsquo;Cutting off the King&rsquo;s Head: The Self-Disciplining&nbsp; Neoliberal Fantasy of Sovereignty&rsquo; New Formations 85.</li><li>Bloom, Peter (2015). Work as the contemporary limit of life: Capitalism, the death drive, and the lethal fantasy of&lsquo;work-life balance&rsquo;. Organization, 23(4) pp. 588&ndash;606.</li><li>Bloom, P. (2015).&#39;The&quot;Real&quot; Enemy: Fantasizing the Liberal Final Solution&#39;. The Library of Social Science.&nbsp;</li><li>Monta&ntilde;o, E. A.,&amp; Bloom, P. (2014). The Closed Promise: The Authoritarian&quot; Grip&quot; of Democracy. Theory&amp; Event, 17(3).</li><li>Bloom, P. (2014). We are all monsters now!: A Marxist critique of liberal organization and the need for a revolutionary monstrous humanism. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal, 33(7), 662-680.</li><li>Bloom, P. (2013). The power of safe resistance. Journal of Political Power, 6(2), 219-239.</li><li>Bloom, P. (2013). Fight for your alienation: The fantasy of employability and the ironic struggle for self-exploitation. ephemera: theory&amp; politics in organization, 13(4), 785-807.</li><li>Rhodes, C.,&amp; Bloom, P. (2012). The Cultural Fantasy of Hierarchy: Sovereignty and the Desire for Spiritual Purity. Research in the Sociology of Organizations, 35, 141-169.</li><li>Bloom, P.,&amp; Dallyn, S. (2011). The paradox of order: reimagining ideological domination. Journal of Political Ideologies, 16(01), 53-78.</li><li>Bloom, P.,&amp; Cederstrom, C. (2009).&ldquo;The sky&#39;s the limit&rdquo;: fantasy in the age of market rationality. Journal of Organizational Change Management, 22(2), 159-180.</li><li>Bloom, P. (2008). Capitalism&#39;s cynical leviathan: cynicism, totalitarianism, and hobbes in modern capitalist regulation. International Journal of Zizek Studies, 2(1), 1-30.</li></ol><p><u>Book Chapters</u></p><ol><li><div>D Knights and Bloom, P. (2017). Foucault and Critical Accounting. In: Robin Roslinder (ed.) The Routledge Companion to Critical Accounting. New York: Routledge.&nbsp;</div></li><li><div>Bloom, P. (2017) With mainstream politics seemingly devoid of answers, many vote for the previously unthinkable. IN: Darren Lilleker, Daniel Jackson, Einar Thorsen and Anastasia Veneti (eds.) US Election Analysis 2016: Media, Voters and the Campaign Early refections from leading academics, Centre Politics and Media Research, Bournmouth University.</div></li><li>Bloom, P. and Rhodes, C. (2016)&quot;Political Leadership in the 21st Century: NeoLiberalism and the Rise of the CEO Politician&quot; in in Storey, J., Hartley, J.-.L., Denis, P., Hart, P.&amp; Ulrich, D. (eds), The Routledge Companion to Leadership, Routledge, London, pp. 359-372.</li><li>Bloom, P. (2015).&lsquo;Resisting the power of organizational resistance&rsquo;. In: Allison Pullen and Carl Rhodes (eds.) The Routledge Companion to Ethics, Politics, and Organizations. London: Routledge.&nbsp;</li></ol>
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