Tag: in english

  • Emotional labour in multispecies workplaces

    “Only certain types of dogs, and certain types of doggy behaviour, are deemed acceptable within the organization, and only within narrow confines of space, time and interaction. In this case, dogs are brought into the organization for a specific purpose, and aspects of ‘dogginess’ are valorized, such as apparent friendliness and accepting human touch, whilst other, equally ‘doggy’ behaviours (like barking, jumping, urinating) are unacceptable.”

    Dashper, 2019, p. 5

  • About animals in organisational research – from resources to sentient agents and subjects

    What do non-human animals have to do with organisational research? How can animal agency and interests become central issues in future organisational research? In our human-run organisations and societies, animals work for and with us in a variety of roles, even though their economically valuable, medical, and health-related contributions are rarely considered as work.

    In PAWWS, organisational researchers, veterinary scientists, and clinical dog experts collaborate to generate new and integrated knowledge about human-animal relationships and the intertwined well-being of humans and working animals in organisations.