Stewart Clegg

Stewart Clegg

Australian sociologist
Country: Australia

  1. Biography of Stuart Clegg
  2. Early Life and Education
  3. Academic Career
  4. Contributions and Achievements

Biography of Stuart Clegg

Early Life and Education

Stuart Clegg, an Australian sociologist of British descent, was born in 1947 in Bradford, England. He immigrated to Australia in 1975 after obtaining his bachelor's degree in sociology from the University of Aston and completing his doctorate in management from Bradford University.

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Academic Career

Clegg has had an extensive academic career, holding positions at various universities around the world. He taught at Griffith University from 1976 to 1984 and was a professor at the University of New England from 1985 to 1989. From 1990 to 1993, he served as a professor of organizational studies and chair of management at the University of St Andrews in Scotland. He also held positions in universities in France, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Brazil, Canada, Mexico, and the United States.

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Currently, Clegg is a professor at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) and leads research at the Centre for Management and Organisation Studies (CMOS). He is also an invited professor at European universities and research centers. In 2010, he was a distinguished fellow at the Institute of Advanced Study at Durham University in northern England, and in 2011, he became an honorary visiting professor at the Cambridge Judge Business School.

Contributions and Achievements

Clegg is a member of the Academy of the Social Sciences and an honorary fellow of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management. He is also a member of the 'Advanced Institute of Management Research' in London. With over forty monographs, textbooks, encyclopedias, and reference books to his name, including 'Handbook of Power' (2009) and 'Directions in Organization Studies' (2010), Clegg has made significant contributions to the field of sociology and management.

His research interests span organizational theory, management theory, and power theory, although he has also written on topics such as food, strategy, modernity, and rumors. In 2003, Clegg was recognized as one of the top 200 business gurus in the world. He serves on the editorial boards of several scientific journals and is an editor for the 'Advances in Organization Studies' series published by John Benjamins Publishing Company.

Clegg has also worked as a consultant for international publications, including the British newspaper 'Sunday Times' and the Australian 'Australian Financial Review,' as well as several universities, commercial firms, and healthcare services.