Job: Lecturer in Business and Management (VC2020)
Faculty: Business and Law
School/department: Leicester Castle Business School
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.
Media Discourse Centre (MDC)
Center for Critical Perspectives on Politics, Economy and Culture (CPPEC)
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
Doctoral Inaugural Lecture (2018) at Doctoral College, University of Leicester.
The primacy of resistance – An exploration of the organizational creativity of resistance exceeding its confrontational stance (2018) CPPEC, European University of Nicosia (Cyprus).
More than a social clinic: experiments of creative resistance in a grass-root health centre in Thessaloniki (Greece) (2018) Presented with Kokkinidis G. at LAEMOS, IAE Business School, Buenos Aires (Argentina).
Transversalità e resistenza (2017) Guattari retreat, Testalepre, Greve in Chianti (Italy).
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., 2018. Gli spazi del «comune» ancora da inventare. Il manifesto, 25/08/2018, p.11.
Checchi, M., 2017. Resistance in vulnerability with an eye to the vulnerability of power. Ephemera, 17(4), pp. 925-931.
Checchi, M., 2016. 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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