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Dr Kenneth Brown PhD

Senior Lecturer


Kenneth Brown became an academic in 2010, after a career in project and programme management within the Telecoms and IT sector. He was awarded a PhD in 2010, with his thesis title being 'A Study of the Impact of Information Systems Implementation on Care Service Organizations in the public Sector'. He a senior lecturer in the department of Finance, Accounting and Business Systems at the Sheffield Business School, Sheffield Hallam University, UK. Kenneth's teaching is mainly on operations and project management, with students from a wide variety of backgrounds.One of his main research focuses is on the impact of Information Systems implementation on service organizations in the public and private sector. He has co-authored an articles published in Work and Occupations (2010) and Sociology (2015).

  • About


    • 2013: Fellow - Higher Education Academy, Other
    • 2010: PhD Organizational Behaviour and Information Systems, Loughborough University
    • 1999: Information Systems in Management, Other
    • 1985: Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, Other
    • 1984: Business Studies, Other

    Senior Lecturer

  • Teaching

    Sheffield Business School

    Business Operations and Systems

  • Publications

    BROWN, Kenneth and KORCZYNSKI, Marek (2017). The caring self within a context of increasing rationalisation: The enduring importance of clients for home care aides. Sociology, 51 (4), 833-849.

    Journal article: BROWN, K. KORCZYNSKI, M. (2015), 'The Caring Self within a Context of Increasing Rationalisation: The Enduring Importance of Clients for Home Care Aides', Sociology

    Journal article: Brown, K. Korczynski, M. (2010), 'When Caring and Surveillance Technology Meet Organizational Commitment and Discretionary Effort in Home Care Work', Work and Occupations, vol 37, no 3, pp. 404-432

  • Post graduate supervision

    Current supervisions

    • Independent Assessor for the RF1 (1 student)

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