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Adrian Wright's academic background and research interests are drawn from a number of disciplines. He has a first degree from Manchester Metropolitan University in Hospitality Management, a Master’s degree from Manchester Business School in Corporate Communications and Reputation Management and a PhD in Business and Management from Manchester Business school. Adrian has taught on a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses teaching public relations, marketing and management.
Broadly, Adrian’s research interests include work and employment in the creative industries and new work arrangements in the new economy. He completed his PhD in 2016 where he investigated enterprise and entrepreneurialism in the digital games sector. Adrian is a member of the Institute for Research into Organisations, Work and Employment.
Wright, A. (2015), It's all about games: enterprise and entrepreneurialism in digital games. New Technology, Work and Employment, 30: 32–46.
Wright, A (2013). Entrepreneurialism in Digital Games. Paper presented to International Labour Process Conference. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Wright, A (2012). Examining the Labour Process in the Cultural Industries and Digital Gaming, Paper presented to International Labour Process Conference, University of Stockholm
Wright, A (2012). Working with a Market Philosophy. Paper presented to Fairness at work conference, University of Manchester
Wright, A. (2011). From Cultural to Creative: Understanding Digital Games. Paper presented to CRESC conference “Moral Economies of Creative Labour”. University of Leeds