Dr Marjana Johansson

  • Senior Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour (Management)

telephone: 0141 330 7527
email: Marjana.Johansson@glasgow.ac.uk

Adam Smith Business School, Room 202, Main Building, University Avenue, Glasgow, G12 8QQ

ORCID iDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-0877-0603

Biography

Marjana joined the Adam Smith Business School as a Senior Lecturer in January 2018. Before that she worked in the business school at the University of Essex. She has also taught at Hanken School of Economics in Helsinki and at Stockholm School of Economics, where she did her PhD. Prior to doing her PhD, Marjana worked in Adult Education, in the small business sector, and as a management training consultant. 

Research interests

Marjana is a member of the School's Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour research cluster.

Areas of expertise:

  • Gender and diversity in organisations
  • Multilingualism in organisations
  • Academic work and careers
  • Organising cultural production with a focus on festivals

Publications

List by: Type | Date

Jump to: 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2012 | 2011 | 2009 | 2007
Number of items: 21.

2020

Adamson, M. and Johansson, M. (2020) Writing class in and out: constructions of class in elite businesswomen's autobiographies. Sociology, (doi: 10.1177/0038038520962393) (Early Online Publication)

Śliwa, M. and Johansson, M. (2020) The influence of language on self-initiated expatriate experience. In: Andresen, M., Brewester, C. and Suutari, V. (eds.) Self-initiated Expatriates in Context: Recognizing Space, Time and Institutions. Routledge: London, pp. 72-87. ISBN 9780367371036

Johansson, M. (2020) The ladder of opportunity and other myths of meritocracy debunked. Organization, 27(4), pp. 634-636. (doi: 10.1177/1350508418784394)[Book Review]

Johansson, M. and Jones, S. (2020) Writing past and present classed and gendered selves. In: Pullen, A., Helin, J. and Harding, N. (eds.) Writing Differently. Series: Dialogues in critical management studies, vol. 4. Emerald: Bingley, West Yorkshire, pp. 131-144. ISBN 9781838673383

Johansson, M. (2020) City festivals and festival cities. In: Knowles, R. (ed.) The Cambridge Companion to International Theatre Festivals. Series: Cambridge companions to literature. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, pp. 54-69. ISBN 9781108425483 (doi:10.1017/9781108348447.004)

2019

Johansson, M. and Jones, S. (2019) Interlopers in class: A duoethnography of working-class women academics. Gender, Work and Organization, 26(11), pp. 1527-1545. (doi: 10.1111/gwao.12398)

2018

Yates, S., Riach, K. and Johansson, M. (2018) Stress at work, gendered dys-appearance and the broken body in policing. Gender, Work and Organization, 25(1), pp. 91-105. (doi: 10.1111/gwao.12179)

2017

Johansson, M. (2017) Performing diversity at festivals. In: Making Sense of Arts Management: Research, Cases and Practices. Sibelius Academy: Helsinki, pp. 92-98. ISBN 9789523290853

Johansson, M. and Toraldo, M. L. (2017) ‘From mosh pit to posh pit’: Festival imagery in the context of the boutique festival. Culture and Organization, 23(3), pp. 220-237. (doi: 10.1080/14759551.2015.1032287)

2016

Adamson, M. and Johansson, M. (2016) Compositions of professionalism in counselling work: An embodied and embedded intersectionality framework. Human Relations, 69(12), pp. 2201-2223. (doi: 10.1177/0018726716639118)

Johansson, M. and Śliwa, M. (2016) ‘It is English and there is no alternative’: intersectionality, language and social/organizational differentiation of Polish migrants in the UK. Gender, Work and Organization, 23(3), pp. 296-309. (doi: 10.1111/gwao.12049)

Johansson, M. (2016) ”Vi syns, vi märks, vi tar plats”: om hur festivaler skapar rum (a spatial perspective on festivals). In: Silvanto, S. (ed.) Festivaalien Suomi (Festivals in Finland). Cupore: Helsinki, pp. 44-48.

Luonila, M., Suomi, K. and Johansson, M. (2016) Creating a stir: the role of word of mouth in reputation management in the context of festivals. Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 16(4), pp. 461-483. (doi: 10.1080/15022250.2015.1113646)

2015

Śliwa, M. and Johansson, M. (2015) Playing in the academic field: Non-native English-speaking academics in UK business schools. Culture and Organization, 21(1), pp. 78-95. (doi: 10.1080/14759551.2013.828725)

2014

Śliwa, M. and Johansson, M. (2014) How non-native English-speaking staff are evaluated in linguistically diverse organizations: A sociolinguistic perspective. Journal of International Business Studies, 45(9), pp. 1133-1151. (doi: 10.1057/jibs.2014.21)

Śliwa, M. and Johansson, M. (2014) The discourse of meritocracy contested/reproduced: Foreign women academics in UK business schools. Organization, 21(6), pp. 821-843. (doi: 10.1177/1350508413486850)

Johansson, M. and Śliwa, M. (2014) Gender, foreignness and academia: an intersectional analysis of the experiences of foreign women academics in UK business schools. Gender, Work and Organization, 21(1), pp. 18-36. (doi: 10.1111/gwao.12009)

2012

Johansson, M. (2012) Place branding and the imaginary: the politics of re-imagining a garden city. Urban Studies, 49(16), pp. 3611-3626. (doi: 10.1177/0042098012446991)

2011

Johansson, M. and Kociatkiewicz, J. (2011) City festivals: creativity and control in staged urban experiences. European Urban and Regional Studies, 18(4), pp. 392-405. (doi: 10.1177/0969776411407810)

2009

Johansson, M. and Naslund, L. (2009) Welcome to Paradise. Customer experience design and emotional labour on a cruise ship. International Journal of Work Organisation and Emotion, 3(1), p. 40. (doi: 10.1504/IJWOE.2009.025397)

2007

Johansson, M. and Näslund, L. (2007) Artisans of the spectacle: entrepreneurship in the event industry. In: Hjorth, D. and Kostera, M. (eds.) Entrepreneurship and the Experience Economy. CBS Press: Copenhagen, pp. 155-178. ISBN 9788763002059

This list was generated on Wed Apr 21 10:00:13 2021 BST.
Number of items: 21.

Articles

Adamson, M. and Johansson, M. (2020) Writing class in and out: constructions of class in elite businesswomen's autobiographies. Sociology, (doi: 10.1177/0038038520962393) (Early Online Publication)

Johansson, M. and Jones, S. (2019) Interlopers in class: A duoethnography of working-class women academics. Gender, Work and Organization, 26(11), pp. 1527-1545. (doi: 10.1111/gwao.12398)

Yates, S., Riach, K. and Johansson, M. (2018) Stress at work, gendered dys-appearance and the broken body in policing. Gender, Work and Organization, 25(1), pp. 91-105. (doi: 10.1111/gwao.12179)

Johansson, M. and Toraldo, M. L. (2017) ‘From mosh pit to posh pit’: Festival imagery in the context of the boutique festival. Culture and Organization, 23(3), pp. 220-237. (doi: 10.1080/14759551.2015.1032287)

Adamson, M. and Johansson, M. (2016) Compositions of professionalism in counselling work: An embodied and embedded intersectionality framework. Human Relations, 69(12), pp. 2201-2223. (doi: 10.1177/0018726716639118)

Johansson, M. and Śliwa, M. (2016) ‘It is English and there is no alternative’: intersectionality, language and social/organizational differentiation of Polish migrants in the UK. Gender, Work and Organization, 23(3), pp. 296-309. (doi: 10.1111/gwao.12049)

Luonila, M., Suomi, K. and Johansson, M. (2016) Creating a stir: the role of word of mouth in reputation management in the context of festivals. Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 16(4), pp. 461-483. (doi: 10.1080/15022250.2015.1113646)

Śliwa, M. and Johansson, M. (2015) Playing in the academic field: Non-native English-speaking academics in UK business schools. Culture and Organization, 21(1), pp. 78-95. (doi: 10.1080/14759551.2013.828725)

Śliwa, M. and Johansson, M. (2014) How non-native English-speaking staff are evaluated in linguistically diverse organizations: A sociolinguistic perspective. Journal of International Business Studies, 45(9), pp. 1133-1151. (doi: 10.1057/jibs.2014.21)

Śliwa, M. and Johansson, M. (2014) The discourse of meritocracy contested/reproduced: Foreign women academics in UK business schools. Organization, 21(6), pp. 821-843. (doi: 10.1177/1350508413486850)

Johansson, M. and Śliwa, M. (2014) Gender, foreignness and academia: an intersectional analysis of the experiences of foreign women academics in UK business schools. Gender, Work and Organization, 21(1), pp. 18-36. (doi: 10.1111/gwao.12009)

Johansson, M. (2012) Place branding and the imaginary: the politics of re-imagining a garden city. Urban Studies, 49(16), pp. 3611-3626. (doi: 10.1177/0042098012446991)

Johansson, M. and Kociatkiewicz, J. (2011) City festivals: creativity and control in staged urban experiences. European Urban and Regional Studies, 18(4), pp. 392-405. (doi: 10.1177/0969776411407810)

Johansson, M. and Naslund, L. (2009) Welcome to Paradise. Customer experience design and emotional labour on a cruise ship. International Journal of Work Organisation and Emotion, 3(1), p. 40. (doi: 10.1504/IJWOE.2009.025397)

Book Sections

Śliwa, M. and Johansson, M. (2020) The influence of language on self-initiated expatriate experience. In: Andresen, M., Brewester, C. and Suutari, V. (eds.) Self-initiated Expatriates in Context: Recognizing Space, Time and Institutions. Routledge: London, pp. 72-87. ISBN 9780367371036

Johansson, M. and Jones, S. (2020) Writing past and present classed and gendered selves. In: Pullen, A., Helin, J. and Harding, N. (eds.) Writing Differently. Series: Dialogues in critical management studies, vol. 4. Emerald: Bingley, West Yorkshire, pp. 131-144. ISBN 9781838673383

Johansson, M. (2020) City festivals and festival cities. In: Knowles, R. (ed.) The Cambridge Companion to International Theatre Festivals. Series: Cambridge companions to literature. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, pp. 54-69. ISBN 9781108425483 (doi:10.1017/9781108348447.004)

Johansson, M. (2017) Performing diversity at festivals. In: Making Sense of Arts Management: Research, Cases and Practices. Sibelius Academy: Helsinki, pp. 92-98. ISBN 9789523290853

Johansson, M. (2016) ”Vi syns, vi märks, vi tar plats”: om hur festivaler skapar rum (a spatial perspective on festivals). In: Silvanto, S. (ed.) Festivaalien Suomi (Festivals in Finland). Cupore: Helsinki, pp. 44-48.

Johansson, M. and Näslund, L. (2007) Artisans of the spectacle: entrepreneurship in the event industry. In: Hjorth, D. and Kostera, M. (eds.) Entrepreneurship and the Experience Economy. CBS Press: Copenhagen, pp. 155-178. ISBN 9788763002059

Book Reviews

Johansson, M. (2020) The ladder of opportunity and other myths of meritocracy debunked. Organization, 27(4), pp. 634-636. (doi: 10.1177/1350508418784394)[Book Review]

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Grants

  • 2013: The Swedish Cultural Foundation, £9,348
  • 2011: The Work Foundation, £21,000 (co-investigator) 
  • 2009: The Swedish Cultural Foundation, £10,455

Supervision

Marjana welcomes qualitative proposals related to the following broad topics and approaches:

  • Gender and diversity
  • Women’s careers
  • Spatial perspectives on organisations
  • Work in the creative industries
  • Ethnographic and visual methods

 

 

  • Otepbergen, Aigerim
    Employee performance in operations management in higher education: case of Kazakhstan
  • Wang, Feier
    Women's Views on Leadership in Chinese Higher Education Institutions
  • Yañez Ospina, Claudia Mylena
    Working well, living well? Views and use of employer-led wellbeing initiatives amongst early career medical and academic professionals

Completed supervision

Civil Society Organizations and Food Poverty: A Case Study of the London Borough of Islington.

Death, dying and ‘difficult marketing’: An ethnographic study of marketing at an English hospice.

'Dashed hopes and bruised egos’: Professional identity in investment banking in the context of the 2008 financial crisis.

Exploring the lived dimension of organisational space: An ethnographic study of an English cathedral.

Exploring the lived experience of stress amongst female police managers.

Teaching

  • MGT1022 Organisational Behaviour
  • MGT5054 Managing Diversity in Organisations
  • MGT5348 Managing Diversity
  • MGT5230 Management in the Creative Industries

Additional information

Fellow of HEA