Jeff Waistell's main research areas are:
*organisational change (analysing how managers deploy language to shift perceptions and thereby achieve change)
*organisational values (with particular attention to how managers translate values over time)
*aesthetics and sustainability (the aesthetic arguments for environmental protection and sustainable business)
*spirituality (the ways in which managers draw on faiths or other expressions of spirituality to guide organisations).
Jeff's primary methodology is that of discourse analysis and he has specialised in the use of metaphors and hermeneutics (theory and method of interpretation).
Research group membership
*Research Group for Critical International Studies.
*Centre for Internationalisation of the Curriculum and Inquiry Network.
*Europe Japan Research Centre