Claudio Morrison

Senior Research Fellow

Human Resource Management

Middlesex University Business School

comparative employment relations, international migration, post-socialism, the former soviet-union, organisational change

Claudio Morrison is Senior Research Fellow at Middlesex University Business School in London. He previously held a British Academy Post-doctoral Fellowship at Warwick University, Sociology Department, where he had obtained his PhD. Claudio’s area of expertise is comparative employment relations. He has carried out case study research and ethnographic fieldwork in the former Soviet Union. His current research focuses on migration, industrial relations and organisational change in post-socialist societies. He is the author of A Russian Factory Enters the Market Economy. His publications featured, among others, in Europe-Asia Studies, Post-Communist Economies, the British Journal of Industrial Relations and Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society. His current interests include more...

First Degree: Laurea in Political Sciences 110/110 cum Laude Istituto Universitario Orientale (NA, Italy) 21/03/1994; Postgraduate Taught Qualification: Post-Graduate Diploma in Foreign Trade (COR.CE) 117/150 Italian Institute for Foreign Trade (I.C.E.) 01/07/1997; Research degree: PhD (Sociology) 27/09/2004 Title of thesis Soviet Management and Transition: the case of the Russian Textile Industry. University of Warwick (UK)

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  1. Sacchetto, Devi, Cretu, Olga and Morrison, Claudio (2018) Chapter 5: International migration, labour mobility and HRM. In: Critical Issues in Human Resource Management. Prouska, Rea, Roper, Ian and Chatrakul Na Ayudhya, Uracha, eds. McMillan/CIPD. (Accepted/In press)
  2. Morrison, Claudio and Cretu, Olga (2018) Migration scholarship in post-Soviet Russia: between Western approaches and Eurasian geographies. Sociology, 52 (3). pp. 626-631. ISSN 0038-0385 (doi:
  3. Cretu, Olga and Morrison, Claudio (2017) Social failures of EU enlargement: a case of workers voting with their feet' [Book review]. Journal of Contemporary Central and Eastern Europe, 25 (1). pp. 156-157. ISSN 0965-156X (doi:
  4. Morrison, Claudio and Sacchetto, Devi (2018) Research ethics in an unethical world: the politics and morality of engaged research. Work, Employment and Society, 32 (6). pp. 1118-1129. ISSN 0950-0170 (doi:
  5. Morrison, Claudio (2017) Dallo stato multinazionale allo spazio transnazionale. Migrazioni, mobilità del lavoro e rapporti di classe nello spazio post-sovietico. In: Le reti del valore: Migrazione, produzione e governo della crisi. Sacchetto, Devi and Chignola, Sandro, eds. Derive Approdi, Roma, pp. 31-51. ISBN 9788865481936
  6. Morrison, Claudio and Sacchetto, Devi (2016) Catene del lavoro e delle migrazioni tra Veneto e Romania. Quaderni di ricerca sull'artigianato, 74 (3). pp. 401-422. ISSN 1590-296X (doi:
  7. Morrison, Claudio and Bizyukov, Petr (2017) Informal and uncertain: employment relations through the broken mirror of Russian social sciences. Work, Employment and Society, 31 (3). pp. 553-559. ISSN 0950-0170 (doi:
  8. Altman, Yochanan and Morrison, Claudio (2015) Informal economic relations and organizations: everyday organizational life in Soviet and post-Soviet economies. Journal of Organizational Change Management, 28 (5). pp. 749-769. ISSN 0953-4814 (doi:
  9. Morrison, Claudio, Sacchetto, Devi and Cretu, Olga (2012) International migration and labour turnover: the case of the construction sector in the EU and the CIS. In: 13th International Scientific Conference on Economic and Social Development. Yasin, E.G., ed. High School of Economics, Moscow, pp. 301-308. ISBN 978-5-7598-1020-9
  10. Morrison, Claudio (2011) Employment and social relations in the post-soviet workplace: trust and control in Russian management. In: 11th International Scientific Conference on Economic and Social Development. Yasin, E.G., ed. High School of Economics, Moscow. ISBN 978-5-7598-0860-2