Dr John Latsis
Leadership, Organisations and Behaviour
Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour
Telephone: +44 (0) 118 378 5357
Location: Whiteknights campus
Profile website: http://www.spc.ox.ac.uk/Staff/69/Staff.html?StaffId=309
John Latsis is a Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Henley Business School. He previously held a Junior Research Fellowship at the University of Oxford and was a visiting scholar at Harvard University. His research interests are in social theory and economic philosophy and cover questions about the nature of conventional behaviour and rule following in social life, the influence of theory on economic action, and the socio-economic dimensions of human need. His recent publications include articles in the Cambridge Journal of Economics, the Journal of Institutional Economics and the British Journal of Sociology. He is also an editor of Economic Thought, a new journal launched by the World Economics Association that focuses on the philosophy, methodology and history of economics. He is currently lecturing on Organisational Behaviour and also contributing to methods and ethics teaching at Henley Business School.
Social & Organisational Theory
Philosophy of Economics and Social Science
Module Convenor: Managing People and Organisations (Postgraduate), Organisational Behaviour (Undergraduate), Business Project (Undergraduate). Module Contributor: Ethics in International Management (Postgraduate), Advanced Qualitative Methods (Postgraduate), Managing People (Undergraduate).
(In Press) The Arbitrariness and Normativity of Social Conventions, British Journal of Sociology. With Ismael Al-Amoudi.
(2013) Priority Setting in Health Care: from Arbitrariness to societal values, Journal of Institutional Economics. With Philippe Batifoulier and Louise Braddock.
(2010) Veblen on the Machine Process and Technological Change, Cambridge Journal of Economics, vol. 34:4, pp. 601-615.
(2010), Are conventions solutions to uncertainty? Contrasting visions of social coordination, Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, vol. 32:4, pp. 535-558. With Guillemette de Larquier and Franck Bessis.
(2009) The Philosophy of Need and the normative foundations of health policy, Review of Economic Philosophy, vol 10:1, pp. 79-102. With Philippe Batifoulier and Jacques Merchiers.
(2009) Hume and the concept of convention, Recherches sur la Philosophie et le Langage, vol. 26, pp. 217-234
(2006) Convention and Intersubjectivity: New Developments in French Economics, Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour, vol 36:3, pp. 255-277
(2005) Is there redemption for conventions? Cambridge Journal of Economics, vol 29:5, pp. 707-727
(2013) Conventions (Logic of), Encyclopedia of Philosophy and the Social Sciences, B. Kaldis [ed.], London: Sage Publications.
(2007) Quine and the Ontological Turn in Economics, in Contributions to Social Ontology, London: Routledge, pp. 127-141.
(2007) Introduction: ontology, philosophy and the social sciences, in Contributions to Social Ontology, London: Routledge, pp. 1-14. With Clive Lawson and Nuno Martins.
(2004) An asset market experiment, in Economics Lab: an intensive course in experimental economics, Friedman & Cassar (eds.), London: Routledge, pp. 173-178. With Tobias Lindqvist, Evan Moore and Kyu Sang Lee.
(2007) Contributions to Social Ontology, London: Routledge. With Clive Lawson and Nuno Martins.
Mainstream economics and social transformation: the case of moral hazard, AHE/FAPE/IIPPE Conference, Universite Pantheon-Sorbonne, Paris (July 2012)
The arbitrariness and normativity of conventions, British Sociological Association Annual Conference, LSE, London (April 2011)
Performativity and Critique in the Social Sciences, Philosophy of Social Science Roundtable, EcoleNormaleSuperieure, Paris (Mar 2011)
Research Fellow, St. Peter's College, University of Oxford
Member, World Economics Association
Member, Cambridge Social Ontology Group
Member, British Sociological Association