Professor Ismael Al-Amoudi has been the Director of the Centre of Social Ontology since 2018. He has written on management, power and normativity in the context of Late Modernity. His research provides philosophical discussions based on empirical investigations. He is also an Associate Editor of the journal Organization.
Publications in the context of CSO’s book series:
w/ Lazega, E. (Eds) (in-press). Post-Human Institutions and Organizations: Confronting the Matrix. London: Routledge.
w/ Morgan, J. (Eds) (2019). Realist Responses to Post-Human Society: ex machina. London: Routledge.
w/ Lazega. E. (in-press). Digital society’s techno-totalitarian matrix. In Al-Amoudi I. and Lazega, E. (Eds.). Post-Human Institutions and Organizations: Confronting the Matrix. London: Routledge.
w/ Latsis, J. (in-press). Anormative black boxes: artificial intelligence and health policy. In Al-Amoudi I. and Lazega E. (Eds.). Post-Human Institutions and Organizations: Confronting the Matrix. London: Routledge.
w/ Morgan, J. (2019). Introduction: Posthumanism in morphogenic societies. In Al-Amoudi I. and Morgan, J. (Eds.). Ex Machina: Realist Responses to Posthuman Society. London: Routledge.
(2019). Management and dehumanization in Late Modernity. In Al-Amoudi I. and Morgan, J. (Eds.). Ex Machina: Realist Responses to Posthuman Society. London: Routledge.
(2017). Reflexivity in a just Morphogenic society: a sociological contribution to political philosophy. In Archer, MS (Ed.) Social Morphogenesis and Human Flourishing. New York: Springer.
(2015). In letter and in spirit: social morphogenesis and the interpretation of codified rules. In Archer MS (ed.) Morphogenesis & the Crisis of Normativity. New York: Springer.
with Latsis, J. (2015). ‘Death contested: morphonecrosis and conflicts of interpretation’ in Archer, M.S. (ed.) Generative Mechanisms Transforming the Social Order. New York: Springer.
(2014). ‘Morphogenesis and Normativity: problems the former creates for the latter’ in Archer, MS (ed.) Late Modernity: Trajectories towards Morphogenic Society, pp.193-219. New York: Springer.
(2013). ‘Authority’s hidden network: obligations, roles and the morphogenesis of authority’ in Archer, M.S. (Ed.), Social Morphogenesis, pp.187-204. New York: Springer.
Other publications since the creation of CSO (2012)
Full papers in peer-reviewed journals
w/ Foroughi, H. (in-press). Collective forgetting in a changing organization: when memories become unusable and uprooted. Organization Studies. Journal’s 5 yrs impact factor: 5.03.
w/ Lindebaum, D. and Brown, V. (2018). Does leadership development need to care about neuroethics? Academy of Management Learning and Education. 17(1), pp. 96-109. Journal’s 5 yrs impact factor: 4.24. ABS 4.
w/ Latsis, J. (2017). The limits of ontological critique: from judgmental rationality to justification. Cambridge Journal of Economics, 41(5), pp. 1303-21. Journal’s 5 yrs impact factor: 2.22.
w/ Edwards, T., O’Mahoney, H and O’Mahoney, J. (2017). De/humanisation and critical realism. Journal of Critical Realism. 16(4), pp. 349-52. Journal’s 5 yrs impact factor: NA.
w/ O’Mahoney, J. and O’Mahoney H. (2017). How can the loggerhead sea-turtle survive? Exploring the journeys of the caretta caretta using ant and critical realism. Organization. 24(6), pp. 781-99. Journal’s 5 yrs impact factor: 3.68.
w/ Varman, R. (2016). Accumulation through dispossession: How corporate violence remains unchecked. Human Relations. 69(10), pp. 1909-35. Journal’s 5 yrs impact factor: 4.35.
w/ Latsis, J. (2014). The Arbitrariness and Normativity of Social Conventions. British Journal of Sociology, 65(2), pp.358-78. Journal’s 5 yrs impact factor: 2.80.
w/ Blanc, S. M.-A. (2013). Corporate institutions in a declining welfare state. A Rawlsian perspective. Business Ethics Quarterly, 23 (4), pp. 497-525. Journal’s 5 yrs impact factor: 3.96.
w/ Lindebaum, D. and Brown, V. (in-press). ‘Murder They Said’: A Content Analysis and Further Ethical Reflection on the Application of Neuroscience in Management. In Martineau, J.T. (Ed.) Organizational Neuroethics. Springer.
w/ O’Mahoney, J. (2016). Ontology: philosophical discussions and implications for organization studies. In Mir, R., Greenwood, M. & Willmott, H. The Routledge Companion to Philosophy in Organization Studies. London: Routledge.
Review of Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow. Organization Studies. 39(7): 995-8. Journal’s 5 yrs impact factor: 5.03. Number of reads: 15,000 (Research Gate).