Today, The Annex meets Sarah Jenkins from Cardiff Business School. Sarah recently co-published “Trusted to Deceive: A Case Study of ‘Strategic Deception’ and the Normalization of Lying at Work” in Organization Studies, an article that chronicles employees who work for a business that poses as office staff for clients. You can see this work summarized in Work in Progress.
Sarah Jenkins is a Reader in Human Resources Management at the Cardiff Business School. She recently co-published “Trusted to Deceive: A Case Study of ‘Strategic Deception’ and the Normalization of Lying at Work” in Organization Studies.
Joseph Nathan Cohen co-hosts The Annex and directs the Sociocast Project. He is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the City University of New York, Queens College. He wrote Financial Crisis in American Households: The Basic Expenses That Bankrupt the Middle Class (2017, Praeger) and co-authored Global Capitalism: A Sociological Perspective (2010, Polity). Twitter: @jncohen