Seminar with Paul du Gay

Seminar with Professor Paul du Gay on the social and cultural dynamics of bureaucracy. 

Paul du Gay is Academic Director at the Public-Privat Platform in the Department of Organization (IOA) at Copenhagen Business School. Previously he was Professor of Organizational Behaviour at Warwick Business School and Professor of Sociology and Organization Studies at the Open University. His work is located on the cusp of the sociology of organizational life and cultural studies. His publications include Consumption and Identity at Work  (1996), Questions of Cultural Identity (eds. with Stuart Hall, 1996), Doing Cultural Studies: The Story of the Sony Walkman (eds. With Stuart Hall et al, 1997), In Praise of Bureaucracy (2000), The Values of Bureaucracy (2005), and Organizing Identity (2007). He is currently working on a book provisionally entitled For State Service. He has just received a Velux grant called “Office as vocation: reinstating the ethics in public service”