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Dr Marco Checchi

Job: Lecturer in Business and Management (VC2020)

Faculty: Business and Law

School/department: Faculty of Business and Law

Address: Hugh Aston Building, De Montfort University

T: N/A

E: marco.checchi@dmu.ac.uk

W: dmu.ac.uk/bal

 

Personal profile

Marco joined the Department of Strategic Management & Marketing as a Lecturer in Business and Management (VC2020) in August 2017. Prior to this, he was at the School of Business, University of Leicester where he also received his PhD. Marco’s research interests focus upon a postmodern conceptualisation of the primacy of resistance in relation to management and organisation studies, with strong attention to political philosophy and social science. He is also interested in alternative forms of organisation and social and community based entrepreneurship.

Research interests/expertise

Organisation studies

Critical management studies

Social and political philosophy

Political economy

Work and employment

Qualifications

PhD. in Business, University of Leicester, UK

International Research Master in Social and Political Philosophy, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen, the Netherlands

BA in Philosophy, Universita degli studi di Roma “La Sapienza”, Italy

Conference attendance

  • Pride Without Borders. Experimenting resistance with LGBT+ refugees and asylum seekers (2016) Presented with Tacchetti M. at Crossing Borders, Cooperative Institute for Transnational Studies, Lesvos (Greece).
  • Resistance as counter-power or power as counter-resistance? Inverting the microphysics of power through the primacy of resistance (2015) MANCEPT, Manchester Centre for Political Theory, University of Manchester.
  • The primacy of labour: processes of extensification and scenarios of extinction from Autonomism to bio- financialisation (2015) PhD Spring Conference, School of Management, University of Leicester.
  • The primacy of resistance and the re-thinking of the microphysics of power (2014) Engaging Foucault, Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory, University of Belgrade (Serbia).
  • “Resistance my ass!” – Reflections on the strange encounter of “resistant” academics and dinner at the yacht club (2014) What is so critical about Critical Management Studies, School of Management, University of Leicester (UK).
  • The primacy of resistance as comradeship. A Foucauldian analysis of la Boétie’s inservitude (2014) Resistance, resisting, and resisters in and around organizations, Organization Studies workshop, Corfu (Greece).

When there is resistance, there is power (2012) 12th Annual meeting of Foucault Circle, Canisius College, Buffalo, NY. 

Monograph

Checchi, M., 2017. The primacy of resistance: conceptual explorations between historical closures and contemporary openings (Doctoral dissertation, University of Leicester).

Book chapters

Checchi, M. (2015) 'Engaging with Foucault's Microphysics of Power through The Primacy Of Resistance' in Zaharijević, A., Cvejić, I. and Losoncz, M. (eds.) Engaging Foucault. Belgrade: Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory, Belgrade, pp 96-111.

Journal articles

Checchi, M. (2014) 'Spotting the primacy of resistance in the virtual encounter of Foucault and Deleuze', Foucault Studies, (18), pp. 197-212.

Book reviews

Checchi, M., (2016) Book Review: Why this is not a resistant era – Caygill’s philosophical visit to the archive of resistance. Organization, 23(1), pp.140-143.

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