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Prof Ron Beadle

Professor

Department: Newcastle Business School

Ron Beadle Nbs Staff ProfileProfessor Ron Beadle is a Professor of Organization and Business Ethics. He has been widely published in the field of virtue ethics in business and regularly invited to lecture in universities across the UK and internationally. The main focus of Ron's empirical work is the travelling circus. In addition to ethics Ron has taught and published across a wide range of subjects including HRM, organization theory / behaviour and reward management. Ron is an experienced Doctoral Supervisor and is keen to discuss research proposals involving ethics in business and organizations.

Beyond the University Ron has been a local Councillor in Gateshead since 1996 and is a regular columnist for 'The Journal' newspaper.  

Qualifications

  • Management PhD 'Goods, Virtues, Practices and Institutions': Defending, Applying and Extending Al;asdair MacIntyre's Theory of Organization October 30 2008
  • Industrial Relations MSc Human Resource Management in Small Establishments in the London Dockloands development Corporation November 15 1989
  • Politics BSc (Hons) August 01 1987
  • Chartered Fellow (FCIPD) Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD) 2014

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

Virtue Ethics, Organizations, Circus.

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Institutions and moral agency: the case of Scottish Banking, Robson, A., Beadle, R. 21 Feb 2019, In: Journal of Institutional Economics
  • Work, Meaning and Virtue, Beadle, R. 15 Jan 2019, Oxford Handbook of Meaningful Work, Oxford University Press
  • On Running Away to the Circus, Beadle, R. Jun 2018, In: Politics & Poetics
  • MacIntyre on virtue and organization, Beadle, R., Moore, G. 15 Mar 2018, Virtue Ethics, Abingdon & New York, Routledge
  • Ethics in the Conflicts of Modernity – An Essay on Desire, Practical Reasoning and Narrative, Beadle, R. 1 Aug 2017, In: Journal of Business Ethics
  • Individual and Organisational Virtues, Beadle, R. 26 Aug 2016, The Challenges of Capitalism for Virtue Ethics and the Common Good, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar
  • The Man in the Red Coat, Beadle, R., Konyot, D. 18 Mar 2016, The Routledge Circus Studies Reader, Abingdon & New York, Routledge
  • Virtue and the case for meaningful work, Beadle, R. 23 Dec 2015, Handbook of Virtue Ethics in Business, London, Springer
  • MacIntyre's Influence on Business Ethics, Beadle, R. 22 Dec 2015, Handbook of Virtue Ethics in Business and Management, London, Springer
  • Virtue and Virtuousness: When will the twain ever meet?, Beadle, R., Sison, A., Fontrodona, J. Aug 2015, In: Business ethics: a European review

PGR Supervision

  • KATHARINE DAVIES Start: 01/03/2016
  • KATHARINE DAVIES Start: 01/03/2016
  • Caitlin Hudson Start: 01/10/2015
  • Beth Picton Start: 06/10/2014


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