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Dr Matthew Sinnicks

Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour

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Specialisms

  • Ethics, 
  • Meaningful Work, 
  • Management

Location

Henley Business School building room 240, Whiteknights campus

Dr Matthew Sinnicks is a Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Henley Business School.

Prior to joining Henley Business School, Matthew taught at the University of York, Northumbria University, the Univeristy of Birmingham and the Open University.

His research interests include flourishing and alienation in the workplace, the ethical quality of market society, virtue ethics in business and organisations and the work of Alasdair MacIntyre. His work has appeared in Business Ethics Quarterly, Journal of Business Ethics and Business and Society.

Reference: Reeves, C. and Sinnicks, M. (2022) Adorno’s critique of work in market society. Business Ethics Journal Review, 10 (1). pp. 1-7. ISSN 2326-7526
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Reference: Sinnicks, M. (2019) Moral education at work: on the scope of MacIntyre’s concept of a practice. Journal of Business Ethics, 159 (1). pp. 105-118. ISSN 1573-0697 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-017-3753-6
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Reference: Sinnicks, M. (2014) Practives, governance, and politics: applying MacIntyre's ethics to business. Business Ethics Quarterly, 24 (2). pp. 229-249. ISSN 2153-3326) doi: https://doi.org/10.5840/beq20145299
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Reference: Sinnicks, M. (2018) Leadership after virtue: MacIntyre’s critique of management reconsidered. Journal of Business Ethics, 147 (4). pp. 735-746. ISSN 1573-0697 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-016-3381-6
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Reference: Sinnicks, M. (2021) “We ought to eat in order to work, not vice versa”: MacIntyre, practices, and the best work for humankind. Journal of Business Ethics, 174 (2). pp. 263-274. ISSN 1573-0697 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-020-04603-4
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Reference: Sinnicks, M. (2021) MacIntyre and business ethics. In: Poff, D. C. and Michalos, A. C. (eds.) Encyclopedia of Business and Professional Ethics. Springer, Cham, Switzerland. ISBN 9783319235141 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-23514-1_1259-1
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Reference: Sinnicks, M. (2020) The just world fallacy as a challenge to the business-as-community thesis. Business & Society, 59 (6). pp. 1269-1292. ISSN 0007-6503 doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/0007650318759486
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Reference: Pointon, D. and Sinnicks, M. (2021) Equal pay as a precondition of justice? In: Debating Equal Pay for All: Economy, Practicability and Ethics. Palgrave Debates in Business and Management. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 255-266. ISBN 9783030535742 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-53575-9_16
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Reference: Burton, N. and Sinnicks, M. (2022) Quaker business ethics as MacIntyrean tradition. Journal of Business Ethics, 176 (3). pp. 507-518. ISSN 1573-0697 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-020-04706-y
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Reference: Sinnicks, M. (2021) On the analogy between business and sport: towards an Aristotelian response to the market failures approach to business ethics. Journal of Business Ethics. ISSN 1573-0697 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-021-04749-9
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Reference: Reeves, C. and Sinnicks, M. (2021) Business ethics from the standpoint of redemption: Adorno on the Possibility of Good Work. Business Ethics Quarterly, 31 (4). pp. 500-523. ISSN 2153-3326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1017/beq.2020.45
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Reference: Sinnicks, M. (2014) Mastery of one’s domain is not the essence of management. Business Ethics Journal Review, 2 (2). pp. 8-14. ISSN 2326-7526 doi: https://doi.org/10.12747/bejr2014.02.02
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Reference: Sinnicks, M. (2021) In defence of wish lists: business ethics, professional ethics, and ordinary morality. Business and Professional Ethics Journal. ISSN 0277-2027 (In Press)
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Managing People and Organisations

The module examines existing knowledge about how people behave in organisational settings, the theories that inform this knowledge and the practical implications for managers. It relies on the tacit knowledge...

Module code: MMM048