Tim Newton
Tim Newton
BSc, MA, PhD
Current Position: Professor of Organisation and Society, University of Exeter

Contact

Office: Room 220 Streatham Court
Phone (personal): (01392) 263221
Phone (secretary): (01392) 264427
Fax (department): (01392) 263242
email: t.j.newton@exeter.ac.uk

External Positions

Editorial Board Member, Organization Studies
Visiting Professor, Department of Anthropology and Sociology, University of British Columbia, 2002
Member of the British Sociological Association
and Associate Fellow, British Psychological Society

ResearchInterests

Major fields:
Research related to debates surrounding sociology and biology; interdisciplinarity; emotion, the body and health; the development of credit and commercialisation in early modernity; the sociology of work.
PhD supervision:
Robin Canniford, PhD, full-time
Robert Sharp, Ph.D, part-time

Publications

  1. Newton, Tim
    "From Freemasons to the employee: Organization, history and subjectivity",
    Organization Studies, forthcoming (2004)
     
  2. Newton, Tim
    "Credit and civilization",
    British Journal of Sociology, 54 (3): 347-371 (2003)
     
  3. Newton, Tim
    "Truly embodied sociology: marrying the social and the biological",
    The Sociological Review 51 (1): 20-42 (2003)
     
  4. Newton, Tim
    "Crossing the Great Divide: Time, nature and the social",
    Sociology, 37 (3): 433-457 (2003)
     
  5. Newton, Tim
    "Creating the new ecological order?",
    Academy of Management Review, 27 (4): 523-540. (2002)
     
  6. Newton, Tim and Dennis Smith
    "Introduction"
    in The Civilized Organisation: Norbert Elias and the Future of Organisation Studies.
    eds. Iterson, Ad Van, Mastenbroek, Willem, Newton, Tim, and Smith, Dennis
    Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company, pp. vii-xxviii, (2002)
     
  7. Newton, Tim
    "Elias, organizations and ecology"
    in The Civilized Organisation: Norbert Elias and the Future of Organisation Studies.
    eds. Iterson, Ad Van, Mastenbroek, Willem, Newton, Tim, and Smith, Dennis
    Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company, pp. vii-xxviii, (2002)
     
  8. Newton, Tim
    "Organization: The relevance and the limitations of Elias",
    Organization, 8 (3): 467-495 (2001)
     
  9. Newton, Tim (editor)
    "Elias and organizations",
    Organization, 8 (3): 459-465 (2001).
     
  10. Newton, Tim
    "Power, subjectivity and British industrial and organizational sociology: The relevance of the work of Norbert Elias",
    Sociology, 33 (2): 411-440, (1999)
     
  11. Newton, Tim
    "Theorising subjectivity in organisations:
    The failure of Foucauldian studies?"
    Organisation Studies, 19(3): 415-447 (1998)
     
  12. Findlay, Patricia and Tim Newton
    "Re-framing Foucault: The case of performance appraisal",
    in Foucault, Management and Organization Theory:
    From Panopticon to Technologoes of Self,

    eds. Alan McKinlay and Ken Starkey,
    Sage, London, pp. 211-229.(1998)
     
  13. Newton, Tim
    "An historical sociology of emotion",
    in Emotions in Social Life: Social Theories and Contemporary Issues,
    eds. Gillian Bendelow and Simon Williams,
    Sage, London, pp 60-80 (1998)
     
  14. Newton, Tim
    "Stress discourse and individualisation",
    in Controvosies in Psychotherapy and Counselling, ed. Colin Feltham,
    Sage, London, (1998)
     
  15. Newton, Tim and George Harte
    "Green business: Technicist kitsch?"
    Journal of Management Studies, 21, pp 213-220, (1997)
     
  16. Newton, Tim
    "Agency and discourse: Recruiting consultants in a life insurance company",
    Sociology, 30(4): 717-739, (1996)
     
  17. Newton, Tim and Patricia Findlay
    "Playing God? The performance of appraisal",
    Human Resource Management Journal, 6(3): 42-58, (1996)
     
  18. Newton, Tim
    "Resocialising the subject",
    Sociology, 30(1): 137-144, (1996)
     
  19. Newton, Tim
    "Postmodernism and action",
    Organisation, 23(1): 7-29, (1996)
     
  20. Newton, Tim
    'Managing' Stress: Emotion and Power at Work.
    London: Sage, (1995)

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  22. Newton, Tim
    "Discourse and Agency: The example of personnel psychology and 'Assessment Centres'",
    Organization Studies, 15 (6): 879-902, (1994)
     
  23. Newton, Tim
    "Stress management in the caring services",
    in The Evolution of Public Management: Concepts and Techniques for the 1990s
    ed. Colin Duncan,
    London: Macmillan, (1992)
     
  24. Newton, Tim and Anthony Keenan
    "Further analyses of the dispositional argument in organizational behavior",
    Journal of Applied Psychology, 76 (6), 781-787, (1991)
     
  25. Newton, Tim and Anthony Keenan
    "The moderating effect of the Type A behaviour pattern
    and locus of control upon the relationship between change in job demands
    and change in psychological strain",
    Human Relations, 43 (12): 1229-1255, (1990)
     
  26. Newton, Tim and Anthony Keenan
    "Consequences of changing employers among young engineers",
    Journal of Occupational Psychology 63: 113-127, (1990)
     
  27. Newton, Tim
    "Occupational stress and coping with stress: A critique",
    Human Relations, 42, (5): 441-461, (1989)
     
  28. Newton, Tim
    "Coping with occupational stress among professional engineers",
    in Stress and Tension Control, Volume 3: Stress Management
    eds. F.J. McGuigan, W. E. Sime, & J. Macdonald Wallace
    New York: Plenum, pp. 155-163, (1989)
     
  29. Newton, Tim and Anthony Keenan
    "Role stress re-examined: An investigation of role stress predictors",
    Organisational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 40: 346-368 (1987)
     
  30. Keenan, Anthony and Tim Newton
    "Work difficulties and stress in young professional engineers",
    Journal of Occupational Psychology 60 (2): 133-146, (1987)
     
  31. Keenan, Anthony and Tim Newton
    "Work experiences of female engineers in the UK",
    in The Psychology of Work and Organization: Current Trends and Issues,
    eds. G Debus & H W Schroiff, Amsterdam: Elsevier, (1987)
     
  32. Keenan, Anthony and Tim Newton
    "Work needs, sex-role stereotyping and affective reactions
    of female professional engineers",
    Journal of Occupational Behaviour 7: 67-73, (1986)
     
  33. Keenan, Anthony and Tim Newton
    "Work aspirations and experiences of young graduate engineers",
    Journal of Management Studies 23 (2): 224-237, (1986)
     
  34. Newton, Tim and Anthony Keenan
    "Coping with work-related stress",
    Human Relations 38 (2): 107-126, (1985)
     
  35. Keenan, Anthony and Tim Newton
    "Stressful events, stressors and psychological strains
    in young professional engineers",
    Journal of Occupational Behaviour, 6: 151-156, (1985)
     
  36. Keenan, Anthony and Tim Newton
    "Frustration in organisations:
    Relationships to role stress, climate and psychological strain",
    Journal of Occupational Psychology 57: 57- 65, (1984)
     
  37. Newton, Tim and Anthony Keenan
    "Is work involvement an attribute of the person or the environment?",
    Journal of Occupational Behaviour 4: 169-178, (1983)
     
  38. Publications on Engineering Education, Training, Work and Gender
    (all with Tony Keenan)

  39. "The non-technical components of engineering education: what do engineers really need",
    . in Engineering Education: Patterns for the Future,
    ed. J. M. Aguinaga
    Brussels: European Society for Engineering Education, (1985)
     
  40. "Engineering education and training: mismatch or complement",
    in Engineering Education: Patterns for the Future,
    ed. J. M. Aguinaga
    Brussels: European Society for Engineering Education, (1985)
     
  41. "The training of engineers: undergraduate preferences and subsequent experiences in employment",
    International Journal of Electrical Engineering Education 21, 213-220, (1984)
     
  42. "Graduate engineers' views on the adequacy of their training in industry",
    European Journal of Engineering Education, 8, 369-380, (1984)
     
  43. "Counselling women to take up careers as engineers",
    Chartered Mechanical Engineer (1984)
     
  44. "Sex discrimination in practice: Experiences of female professional engineers",
    Electronics and Power, Nov/Dec (1984): 882-884.
     

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