Professor Simon Teasdale

Simon Teasdale
Postal address:
Glasgow Caledonian University
70 Cowcaddens Road
United Kingdom

Research interests

Simon Teasdale is Professor of Public Policy and Organisations at the Yunus Centre and at Glasgow School for Business and Society. He has previously held posts at the ESRC Third Sector Research Centre at the University of Birmingham and has had visiting fellowships at the Universities of New South Wales and Georgia State. He has a BA in Economics and a PhD in Sociology from the University of Manchester. 

Simon’s research focuses on the intersection between public polciies and organisational behaviour. He is particularly interested in how social enterprise policies are enacted through discourse and financial incentives, and the complex ways in which practitioners seek to negotiate and informally amend such policies. 

His research has been funded by bodies such as the Economic and Social Research Council, Medical Research Council, European Commission, OECD and by national governments. He has published in journals including Economy and Society, Journal of Social Policy, Organization, Policy and Politics, and Public Management Review. 

Simon is editor of Social Enterprise Journal and a member of the organising committee for the International Social Innovation Research Conference. He sits on review panels for the Scottish Government Social Innovation Fund and for Carnegie Trust. He is currently editing A Research Agenda for Social Entrepreneurship with Anne de Bruin at Massey University. 

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Research areas

  1. E-pub ahead of print

    Unlocking the potential of rural social enterprise

    Steiner, A. & Teasdale, S. 30 Dec 2017 In : Journal of Rural Studies. 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  2. Accepted/In press

    Applying social innovation theory to examine how community co-designed health services develop: using a case study approach and mixed methods

    Farmer, J., Carlisle, K., Dickson-Swift, V., Teasdale, S., Kenny, A., Taylor, J., Croker, F., Marini, K. & Gussy, M. 31 May 2018 In : BMC Health Services Research. 18

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. Published

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Projects (3)

  1. Research for EMES Network

    Project: Funded ProjectContract Research

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  1. European Group for Public Administration (EGPA) Conference

    Activity: Conference participationParticipation in conference

  2. Ashoka U Exchange 2015

    Activity: Conference participationParticipation in conference

  3. Social Enterprise Workshop

    Activity: Conference participationParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

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