Dr Kirstie Ball

Kirstie Ball is senior lecturer in organisation studies at the Open University Business School.

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Mass surveillance just doesn’t work

Mass surveillance just doesn’t work Copyrighted image Copyright: Flynt |
Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 10 Dec 2014
Are the government's plans (or hopes) to collect information on everyone and everything infeasible?

Who's watching you work? Surveillance in business

Who's watching you work? Surveillance in business Copyrighted image Copyright: BBC
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 01 May 2006
Businesses are increasingly using surveillance techniques and technologies to keep an eye on customers and employees.

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Who's watching you work? Surveillance in business Copyrighted image Copyright: BBC
Comment posted by Susan Scherzinger on 23rd Dec 2011
I am surprise to read that we can be caught on camera up to 300 times merely by walking around the streets and implanting RFID chips in its employees’ skin for access control purposes. ...

Dr Kirstie Ball's research

Ana Isabel Canhoto et al. (2016) The role of customer management capabilities in public-private partnerships, In Journal of Strategic Marketing

Keith Spiller et al. (2014) Carnivalesque collaborations: reflections on ‘doing’ multi-disciplinary research, In Qualitative Research 5(15)

Professor Sally Dibb et al. (2014-06) Taking responsibility for border security: commercial interests in the face of e-Borders, In Tourism Management Perspectives 1(42)

Professor Kirstie Ball et al. (2013) Working on the edge: remediation work in the UK retail travel sector, In Work, Employment and Society 2(28)

Professor Kirstie Ball and Laureen Snider (editors) (2013-06-13) The Surveillance Industrial Complex: Towards a Political Economy of Surveillance, In Organization, Routledge

Professor Kirstie Ball, Kevin Haggerty and David Lyon (editors) (2012-04) Routledge Handbook of Surveillance Studies, Routledge

Professor Kirstie Ball, Professor Elizabeth Daniel and Chris Stride (2012) Dimensions of employee privacy: an empirical study, In Information Technology and People 4(25)

MariaLaura Di Domenico and Professor Kirstie Ball (2011-09) A hotel inspector calls: exploring surveillance at the home-work interface, In Organization 5(18)

Professor Kirstie Ball and Stephen T. Margulis (2011-07) Electronic monitoring and surveillance in call centres: a framework for investigation, In New Technology, Work and Employment 2(26)

Maureen Meadows et al. (2010-09-12) Transferring the ‘War on Terror’ to the private sector: practice perspective on organisational tensions, In Strategic Management Society 30th Annual International Conference

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