Gazi Islam

Gazi Islam is Professor of Business Administration at Grenoble Ecole de Management. He completed his Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior at Tulane University, where his research focused on organizational identity, voice, and power relations. His current research interests include the organizational antecedents and consequences of identity, and the relations between identity, group dynamics and the production of group and organizational cultures. His work been published in journals such as Organization Studies, Leadership Quarterly, Organization, Human Relations, The American Journal of Public Health, Journal of Business Ethics, and American Psychologist.

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Recent Publications

Islam, G. (in press). Business ethics and quantification – Towards an ethics of numbers. Journal of Business Ethics, onlinefirst.

Islam, G., Holm, M. & Karjalainen, M. (in press). Sign of the times: Workplace mindfulness as an empty signifier. Organization, onlinefirst.

Islam, G. (2020). The future(s) of work. RAE-Revista de Administração de Empresas, 60(5), 365–370.

Ganzin, M., Islam, G. & Suddaby, R. (2020). Spirituality and entrepreneurship: The role of magical thinking in future-oriented sensemaking. Organization Studies, 41(1), 77-102.

Islam, G. (2020). Psychology and business ethics: A multi-level research agenda. Journal of Business Ethics, 165(1), 1-13.

Toraldo, M.L. & Islam, G. (2019). Festival and Organization Studies. Organization Studies, 40(3) 309–322.      

Toraldo, M.L., Islam, G. & Mangia. G. (2019). Serving time: Volunteer work, liminality and the uses of meaningfulness at music festivals.  Journal of Management Studies,56(3), 617-654.

Islam, G. (2019). The field as limit, politics, and imaginary: A reflection on qualitative inquiries in the 21st century (translation). M@n@gement, 22(1), 98-104.

Islam, G. (2019). Le terrain comme limite, politique et imaginaire: Une réflexion sur les enquêtes qualitatives au XXIème siècle. M@n@gement 22(1), 98-104.

Picard, H. & Islam, G. (2020). “Free to do what I want”? Exploring the ambivalent effects of liberating leadership. Organization Studies, 41(3), 393-414.

Fotaki M, Antoni, A. & Islam, G (eds. 2019). Business Ethics and Care in Organizations. London: Routledge.

Islam, G. (2019). Embodying the social: Desire and devo(ra)tion at the Teatro Oficina. In A. Pullen & M. Fotaki (eds.) Diversity, Embodiment and Affect, p 249-273. U.K.: Palgrave.

Islam, G., Rüling, C.C. & Schüßler, E. (2019). Rituals of critique and institutional maintenance at the United Nations Climate Change Summits. In J. Sieweke, L. Wessel and P.  Haack(eds.) “Microfoundations of Institutions” (Research in the Sociology of Organizations, Volume). London: Emerald.

Karjalainen, M., Islam, G. & Holm, M (2019).  Scientization, instrumentalization and commodification of mindfulness in a professional services firm. Organization.