Catherine Casey is Professor of Organization and Society in the School of Management at the University of Leicester, United Kingdom. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Rochester, New York. Her research interests lie principally in areas of economic sociology including organizations and institutions, industrial and employment relations, management and governance. Particular attention currently includes new modes of governance, participation and regulation, and comparative institutional analysis of firms and trade unions. She is formerly a Senior Editor of Organization Studies and currently Vice-President of the International Sociological Association’s Participation and Organizational Democracy. She is a member of the editorial boards of Organization, and Organization Studies.