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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.
Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals
In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):
- Organizational Behavior and Theory
- social enterprise
- social entrepreneurship
- third sector
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Evidencing the contribution of social enterprise to health and social care: approaches and considerationsCalò, F., Roy, M. J., Donaldson, C., Teasdale, S. & Baglioni, S., 4 Feb 2021, In: Social Enterprise Journal. 17, 1, p. 140-155 16 p.
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Kelly, D., Teasdale, S., Steiner, A. & Mason, H., 4 Feb 2021, In: Journal of Public Health Policy. 13 p.
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Men’s sheds as an alternative healthcare route? A qualitative study of the impact of Men’s sheds on user’s health improvement behavioursKelly, D., Steiner, A., Mason, H. & Teasdale, S., 20 Mar 2021, In: BMC Public Health. 21, 9 p., 553.
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De Pieri, B. & Teasdale, S., 4 Feb 2021, In: Social Enterprise Journal. 17, 1, p. 94-110 17 p.
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Re-embedding Embeddedness: What is the role of Social Enterprise in Promoting Democracy and Protecting Social Rights?Roy, M. J., Dey, P. & Teasdale, S., 9 Aug 2021, In: Social Enterprise Journal. 17, 3, p. 379-397 19 p.
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