Imperial College London


Central FacultyCentre for Languages, Culture and Communication

Senior Teaching Fellow



+44 (0)20 7594 8747michael.weatherburn Website




S305Sherfield BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





M. Weatherburn, 'The History of "Taylorism": Generational Conflict, External Shocks and Contested Terrain' (Academy of Management, 2021) here

M. Pryce and M. Weatherburn, 'Future Tech and Historic Data' (ISMOR, 2021) here

M. Weatherburn and M. Cox-Smith, 'Back to the future: Unilever's vision of 1984' (Project Hindsight, 2020), online here

M. Weatherburn, 'Memory decay: a pilot investigation into data loss and its impact' (Project Hindsight, 2020), online here

M. Weatherburn, 'Human Relations’ invented traditions: Sociotechnical research and worker motivation at the interwar Rowntree Cocoa Works' Human Relations (May 2019) online here

M. Weatherburn, The Real Future Shock: Analogue Thinking and Working (Future of Work series, 2018), online here

M. Weatherburn 'The Future of Skills' in UK Combat Air - the Next Generation (Low Cost by Design, 2018), online here

M. Weatherburn, Don't Believe The Hype: Work, Robots, History (Resolution Foundation, 2017) online here.