Timon Beyes is Professor of Design, Innovation and Aesthetics at the Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy, and a Visiting Professor at the Institute for the Culture and Aesthetics of Digital Media, Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany. He has a background in Sociology and Management Studies and has done his doctoral and post-doctoral research at the Institute of Sociology and the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of St.Gallen, Switzerland. His research focuses on processes of organization in the context of urban culture, media and the arts.
MPP Research: Video Portrait - Timon Beyes:
The Age of Curating: Contemporary Performances of Management and Organization
Mobs, Swarms, Anonymous: Organizing Digital Culture
Cities and Creativity: Exploring the Entrepreneurial City
Supervision of PhD-projects in the research areas listed above.
Other teaching activities
Development of the European Haniel Program on Entrepreneurship and the Humanities in cooperation with University of St.Gallen
Beyes, T. & C. Steyaert (2012). Spacing organization: Non-representational theorizing and the spatial turn in organizational research. Organization, 19(1), 45-61.
Beyes, T. & C. Michels (2011). The production of educational space: Heterotopia and the business university, Management Learning, 42(5), 523 – 538.
Beyes, T. (2010). Uncontained: The art and politics of reconfiguring urban space, Culture and Organization, 16 (3), 229-245.
Beyes, T., I. Baxmann & C. Pias (Eds.). (2013), Soziale Medien – neue Massen?. Berlin: Akademie Verlag (forthcoming).
Metelmann, J. & T. Beyes (Eds.). (2012). Die Macht der Gefühle: Emotionen in Management, Organisation und Kultur, Berlin: Berlin University Press.
Timon Beyes; Chris Stayert / Strangely Familiar : The Uncanny and Unsiting Organizational Analysis. In: Organization Studies, Vol. 34, No. 10, 2013, p. 1-21