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
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.
Critical management studies
Social and political philosophy
Work and employment
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
When there is resistance, there is power (2012) 12th Annual meeting of Foucault Circle, Canisius College, Buffalo, NY.
Checchi, M., 2017. The primacy of resistance: conceptual explorations between historical closures and contemporary openings (Doctoral dissertation, University of Leicester).
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.
Checchi, M. (2014) 'Spotting the primacy of resistance in the virtual encounter of Foucault and Deleuze', Foucault Studies, (18), pp. 197-212.
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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