Ace Volkmann Simpson

Ace Volkmann Simpson, BHSci (Hons) (AUT), PhD (UTS)



Publications 

Refereed Journal Articles

Simpson, A. V., Cunha, M. P., & Clegg, S. (under second review), ‘Hybridity, sociomateriality and compassion: A sequence analysis’, Scandinavian Journal of Management.

Simpson, A. V., Cunha, M. P., & Rego, A. 2014, ‘Compassion in the context of capitalistic organizations: Evidence from the 2011 Brisbane floods’, Journal of Business Ethics, online ahead of press DOI: 10.1007/s10551-014-2262-0.

Simpson, A. V., Clegg, S., Lopez, M. P., Cunha, M. P., Rego, A., & Pitsis, T. 2014, ‘Doing compassion or doing discipline? Power relations and the Magdalene Laundries’, Journal of Political Power, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 253-274.

Simpson, A. V., Clegg, S., & Pitsis, T. 2014, ‘“I used to care but things have changed”: A genealogy of compassion in organizational theory’. Journal of Management Inquiry, vol. 23, no. 4, pp. 347-359.

Simpson, A. V., Clegg, S., & Pitsis, T. 2014, ‘Normal compassion: A framework for compassionate decision making’, Journal of Business Ethics, vol. 119, no. 4, pp. 473-491.

Simpson A. V. & Berti, M. 2014, ‘Being social in organizational studies: the early works of Stewart Clegg’, Journal of Political Power, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 307-318.

Simpson, A. V., Clegg, S., & Freeder, D. 2013, ‘Power, compassion and organization’ Journal of Political Power, vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 385-404.

Simpson, A. V., Clegg, S., & Cunha, M. P. 2013, ‘Expressing compassion in the face of crisis: Organizational practices in the aftermath of the Brisbane floods of 2011’, Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management, vol. 21, no 2, pp. 115-124.

Simpson, A. 2010, ‘What is the best treatment for Nancy in Aotearoa, New Zealand?’, Australian Journal of Counselling Psychology, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 3-8.

 

Edited Book   Pitsis, T., Simpson, A. V., & Dehlin, E. (Eds.). 2012, Handbook of organizational and managerial innovation. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.

 

 

Conference Presentations

Simpson, A. V. 2014, ‘Augmenting the limitations of organizational compassion with wisdom and power: Insights from Bhutan’, Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management, Sydney, Australia.

Redfern, K,. Simpson, A.V. & Zhang, R. 2014, ‘Character strengths in employees in the PRC: Analysing the factor structure of the VIA Inventory of Strengths’, Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management, Sydney, Australia.

Simpson, A. V., Regio, A. & Cunha, M. 2014, ‘When the feeling of being humble is not humble: Exploring (im)modesty effects on leaders’, Osaka, Japan.

Simpson, A. V., & Miguel, E. 2013, The mediating effects of organizational compassion in reducing antisocial withdrawal and promoting pro-social behavior in crisis. European Academy of Management, Istanbul, Turkey.

 

Research Grants

UTS Business School Research Grants Scheme 2015 – $9519 for a research project titled ‘Organizational compassion and its outcomes’ (with Associate Professor Redfern)

 

MDG Research Development Grant, 2014 – $9750 for a research project titled ‘Management/Governance by design’ (with Dr Berti)

 

MDG Research Development Grant, 2014 – $9330 for a research project titled ‘Architectural design as an instrument of change management’ (with Dr Berti)

 

Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations research grant 2014 – 136,000 for a research project titled ‘Australian Leadership Capability Standard’, (with Professor Jusserand et al.)

 

UTS Business School Research Grants Scheme 2014 – $9580 for a research project titled ‘Virtues of Finance’ (with Dr Logue)

Lecturing
Managing People and Organizations, UTS Business School, Management Discipline Group. Undergraduate course, Lecturer, Co-coordinator (core business degree subject)Positive Psychology and the Self. UTS Business School, Management Discipline Group. MBA Course, Lecturer, Co-coordinator.

 

Professional Affiliations
Core Member of the Centre for Management and Oranisational StudiesMember of the European Academy of Management

Member of the New Zealand Association of Positive Psychology

NZCER Psychological Test Centre, Restricted psychological test administrator, Levels A, B, Csp, and C.

 

Research Interests
Organizational compassion, Positive Psychology, Positive Organizational Scholarship, virtue, power, organizational theory, Critical Management Studies