Distinguished Guests

Mats Alvesson

Mats Alvesson

 

Mats Alvesson is professor of business administration at the University of Lund and the University of Queensland Business School. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Lund. His research interests include critical theory, gender, power, professional services firms, organizational culture, leadership, identity, organizational image, qualitative methods, and philosophy of science.

Course: 
Introduction to Critical Management Studies
October 4th, 2010

Julia Balogun

Julia Balogun

 

Julia Balogun's research centres on strategy-as-practice in strategy development, strategic change and renewal, predominantly within large mature corporations. She has a particular interest in how large corporations can be transformed to retain and regain competitive advantage. She also has a concern for how strategic activity is initiated and championed at multiple levels within organizations, exploring the nature of strategic work for both senior executives and middle managers. Her research in these areas has won international recognition through acceptance in top ranked international journals, as well as contributing to the founding and establishment of the strategy-as-practice field. She employs a wide range of qualitative methods using my previous experience as a consultant to work collaboratively with organisations in a way that enables the co-production and advancement of practitioner and theoretical knowledge about strategy and change. Her research is published in a number of leading journals including Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of International Business Studies and Organization Studies.

Course: 
Qualitative Data Analysis
October 19th-20th, 2015

Max Bergman

Max Bergman

 

Max Bergman is Professor and Chair of Social Research and Methodology at the University of Basel. His main main focus is on sustainability and global studies, particularly the interdependence of society, business, and government in a globalized world. In pursuing policy-relevant and change-oriented research relating to societal sustainability, he and his team are working on a new social science research approach, entitled Social Transitions Research (STR). He teaches and publishes on qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods research. 

Course: 
Theorizing and Writing Qualitative Work
November 3rd-5th, 2014

Stewart Clegg

Stewart Clegg

 

Stewart Clegg is an Australian professor in the Organization Studies field and is the author and editor of over forty monographs, textbooks, encyclopaedia, and handbooks including the Sage handbook of power (2009) and Sage directions in organisation studies (2009). Stewart's research interests include organisation and management theory and the theory of power, although he has written on other topics including 'food', 'strategy', 'modernity' and 'gossip'. He sits on Editorial Boards for research journals and is Editor of the AiOS (Advances in Organization Studies) for Benjamins, the European and American publishers. Stewart has also acted as consultant to international newspapers, such as the British Sunday Times and the Australian Financial Review, for whom he has devised the methodology for their "Power Lists", as well as to universities, business firms, and health services.

 

Course: 
Power and Organization
June 26th-28th, 2017

David Courpasson

David Courpasson

 

David Courpasson is a professor of sociology at EMLYON Business School and a researcher at the EMLYON Business School OCE Research Centre. He is editor-in-chief of Organization Studies. His primary research interests focus on the dynamics of domination within bureaucracies and postbureaucracies. He is currently investigating processes of resistance in organizations and the influence of occupational, organizational, and community contexts on the accomplishment of entrepreneurial work and emancipation.

Course: 
One-day Seminar on Power Theory
April 8th, 2013

Luciana D'Adderio

Luciana D'Adderio

 

Luciana D'Adderio is a Reader in Management in the Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship where she also acts as Knowledge Exchange Director. Her expertise in Technology and Innovation Management and background in Science and Technology, provides her with a strong focus on the study of technology and how it shapes organisational structure, culture, work practices and change, topics which I analyse from an empirically-grounded and theoretically-informed social science perspective. Her scholarly publications include research articles in leading Organisational, Innovation and Information Systems journals (including Organization Science, Organization Studies, Information and Organizations, Accounting Organization and Society) as well as a monograph with Elgar (2004) titled ‘Inside the Virtual Product’.


Course: 
Practices, Artefacts and Materiality
May 17th-18th, 2017

Colin Eden

Colin Eden

 

Colin Eden is Professor of Management Science and Strategic Management, Vice Dean and Director of the International Division at the University of Strathclyde Business School, Glasgow. His major research interests are into the processes of making strategy; the relationship between operational decision making practices and their strategic consequences; the use of group decision support in the analysis and making of strategy; managerial and organisational cognition; 'soft OR' modelling approaches and methodologies, including particular emphasis on the role of cognitive mapping; the process and practice of 'action research'; and the modelling of the behaviour of large projects disruptions and delays, including issues of the dynamics of productivity changes, and learning curves.

Course: 
Using a Group Support System to Facilitate Making Strategy
October 31st, 2012

Martha Feldman

Martha Feldman

 

Martha Feldman is the Johnson Chair for Civic Governance and Public Management at the University of California, Irvine. Her current research on organizational routines explores the role of performance and agency in creating, maintaining and altering these fundamental organizational phenomena. She is a Senior Editor for Organization Science and serves on the editorial boards of Academy of Management Journal, International Public Management Journal, Journal of Management Studies, Organization Studies and Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management.

Course: 
Qualitative Data Analysis
September 10th - 13th, 2012

Karen Golden-Biddle

Karen Golden-Biddle

 

Karen Golden-Biddle is Senior Associate Dean, Everett W. Lord Distinguished Faculty Scholar and Professor of Organizational Behavior at Boston University School of Management. She studies organizational and system transformation, and is especially interested in highly professionalized settings such as healthcare and universities with socially significant missions.

Course: 
Theorizing and Writing Qualitative Work
March 6th-8th, 2013

Royston Greenwood

Royston Greenwood

 

Royston Greenwood is the Telus Professor of Strategic Management in the School of Business, University of Alberta. He serves on the editorial boards of several leading North American and European journals and is currently the editor of The Academy of Management Annals. He is a former Chair of the Organization and Management Theory Division of the Academy of Management. In 2010 he was elected a Fellow of the Academy of Management; and in 2013 was named that year’s Honorary Member by the European Group for Organization Studies. His work has appeared in most major journals. He has twice won the Best Paper Award from the Academy of Management Journal. In 2012 he won the Greif Prize for Research Impact from the Entrepreneurship Division of the Academy of Management, and in 2011 received the Scholarly Contribution Award from the Administrative Science Quarterly. His research interests focus upon institutional and organizational change, although recently he has begun to explore the institutional foundations of corporate fraud.

Courses:

Current Topics in Organization Theory and Strategy: New Developments in Institutional Theory

April 25th-27th, 2018

September 24th-26th, 2014

 

Loizos Heracleous

Loizos Heracleous

 

Before joining Warwick Business School, Loizos was Reader in Strategy at the Said Business School and Official Fellow of Templeton College at Oxford University, and Associate Professor of Business Policy at the National University of Singapore. He has authored five books and over 50 articles published in leading journals including the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, MIS Quarterly, Journal of Management Studies, Organization Studies, Human Relations, Harvard Business Review and MIT Sloan Management Review. His research interests are in between strategic management, organisational discourse and organisational change and development.

Course: 
Individual Feedbacks on Research Projects
May 21st-25th, 2012

Anne Huff

Anne Huff

 

Anne Huff is Visiting Professor of Strategy and Innovation at the TUM Business School in Munich, Germany. She was Founding Director of the Advanced Institute of Management Research (AIM), a UK wide management research initiative with offices based at the London Business School, and continues to be a visiting AIM fellow at LBS. She earned her PhD (management) from Northwestern University. Her research interests focus on sustained innovation and strategic change; both are seen as dynamic processes of interaction among firms and as cognitive processes affected by the interaction of individuals over time.

Course:
Designing Research for Publication
May 18th - 19th, 2009

Paula Jarzabkowski

Paula Jarzabkowski

 

Paula Jarzabkowski is Professor of Strategic Management at Cass Business School and an Advanced Institute of Management (AIM) Ghoshal Fellow. Her research focuses on the social practices of strategy making, particularly in regulated, professional service and financial risk-taking contexts. Her other research interest is in the relevance debate and the application of management theory to practice.

Courses:

Qualitative Data Analysis

November 20th - 22nd, 2017

Qualitative Methods
October 19th - 21st, 2009

Martin Kornberger

Martin Kornberger

 

Martin Kornberger is Associate Professor at School of Design and School of Management, UTS and Permanent Visiting Professor at Copenhagen Business School. He received his PhD in Philosophy from the University of Vienna in 2002. After a decade in Sydney, he currently lives in Vienna and works at Copenhagen Business School. He has contributed to the fields of organization theory, strategy, accounting and branding. He has written several books, including Brand Society, which explores how brands transform practices of production and consumption (Cambridge University Press, 2010).

Course:
Strategy as Performative Practice
April 17th, 2013

Ann Langley

Ann Langley

 

Ann Langley is the Canada Research Chair in Strategic Management in Pluralistic Settings and a professor of management at HEC Montréal, where she obtained her Ph.D. Her research focuses on strategic change, leadership, innovation, and the use of management tools in complex organizations with an emphasis on processual research approaches.

Course:
Publishing qualitative research
December 17-18th, 2015

Studying processes in and around organizations
September 29th, 2010

Feng Liu

Feng Liu

 

Feng Liu is Assistant Professor of Strategy at Warwick Business School, University of Warwick. Her research interests focus on top management team and board team strategizing activities and emotion in organizations. Her recent publications include “Emotional dynamics and strategizing processes: A study of strategic conversations in top team meetings” (Journal of Management Studies, 2014, with S. Maitlis.)

Course:
Research on emotions
May 11th, 2015

Michael Lounsbury

Michael Lounsbury

 

Michael Lounsbury is Associate Dean of Research, Thornton A. Graham Chair and Professor of strategic management, organizations and sociology at the University of Alberta, and expert in innovation and institutions. Previously, he was a J. Thomas Clark Professor of Entrepreneurship and Personal Enterprise at Cornell University. He is editor-in-chief of Research in the Sociology of Organizations, co-editor of Organization Studies, and Associate Editor of Academy of Management Annals.

Course:
Origins and Evolution of New institutionalist Thought
April 25th, 2012

Sally Maitlis

Sally Maitlis

 

Sally Maitlis is an Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia. Her research examines how people make sense of important, challenging and sometimes painful issues at work. Her studies of these sensemaking processes highlight the emotional side of organizational life, in individuals, work groups, top management teams and boards of directors. Her work has been published in a variety of journals, including the Academy of Management Annals, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Human Relations, Organizational Science, and Organizational Studies. Sally specializes in qualitative research, closely observing individual, team and organizational processes as they unfold in real time, and analyzing these processes through talk and text. She is a former Associate Editor of Non-Traditional Research at the Journal of Management Inquiry, and currently serves on the Editorial Boards of the Academy of Management Journal, Canadian Journal of the Administrative Sciences, Organization Studies, and the Journal of Management Inquiry.

Course:
„Sense-making in Organizations“
May 7th-9th, 2014

Bill McKinley

William McKinley is currently Rehn Professor of Management at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. He received his PhD in organizational sociology from Columbia University. His research interests are organizational restructuring and downsizing, organizational change, organizational decline, epistemological issues in organizational research, and the history, sociology, and philosophy of organization science.

Course:
Writing for Scholarly Publication
June 9th, 2009
May 18th, May 24th, June 1st & June 8th, 2011

Davide Nicolini

Davide Nicolini

 

Davide Nicolini is Professor of Organization Studies at Warwick Business School. His work has appeared in journals such as Organisation Science, Organisation Studies, Journal of Management Studies, Human Relations, Management Learning, and Social Science and Medicine. From 2009 he is Editor of Management Learning. His recent research focuses on the development of a practice-based approach to the study of organizational phenomena and its implications for the understanding of knowing, collaboration and change in organizations. He is also interested in organisational reflection processes and the application and development of action based approaches.

Course:
One-day seminar on practice theory
November 22nd, 2012

Theodore Schatzki

Theodore Schatzki

 

Ted Schatzki is Senior Associate Dean (Dean of Faculty) in the College of Arts & Sciences and Professor of Philosophy and Geography at the University of Kentucky, USA. His research and teaching interests lie in the theory of social life, including social ontology, theory of action, the philosophy of social science, and 20th-century continental philosophy. He is the author of four books: Social Practices (1996), The Site of the Social (2002), Martin Heidegger: Theorist of Space (2007) and The Timespace of Human Activity (2010). In addition, he is author of numerous articles on Wittgenstein, Heidegger, and various topics in philosophy of action, social theory, and continental philosophy. Schatzki has been a research fellow of the Fulbright Commission and the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

Course:
A practice-theoretical perspective on organizations
September 7th to 9th 2015

Hari Tsoukas

Hari Tsoukas

 

Hari Tsoukas holds the Columbia Ship Management Chair in Strategic Management at the Department of Public and Business Administration, University of Cyprus, and is professor at the Warwick Business School, University of Warwick. He received his Ph.D. from the Manchester Business School. His research interests include knowledge-based perspectives on organizations, organizational becoming, practical reason in management, and epistemological issues in organizational research.

Course:
Epistemological and Methodological Issues in Management
Research: Process, Practice and Small-N Research Designs
December 2nd - 4th, 2009

Eero Vaara

Eero Vaara

 

Eero Vaara (Ph.D. Econ) is a Professor of Organization and Management at Aalto University School of Business, Helsinki, Finland. He serves as the Head of Department of Management Studies. His research interests focus on organizational, strategic and institutional change, strategic practices and processes, multinational corporations and globalization, management history, management education, and methodological and philosophical issues. He is well known for his work on discursive and narrative approaches. His research has been published in leading journals such as the Academy of Management Annals; the Academy of Management Journal; the Academy of Management Learning and Education; the Academy of Management Review; the British Journal of Management; Gender, Work and Organization; Human Relations; the Journal of Business Venturing; the Journal of International Business Studies; the Journal of Management Inquiry; the Journal of Management Studies; Organization; Organization Science; Organization Studies; the Scandinavian Journal of Management; Strategic Management Journal; and Strategic Organization.


Course: 
Discursive and Narrative Approaches
October 3rd-5th, 2016

Klaus Weber

Prof Klaus Weber

 

Klaus Weber is an Associate Professor of Management & Organizations, Northwestern University. His research uses cultural and institutional analysis to understand globalization, the environmental movement and corporate social responsibility. His research has been published or is forthcoming in journals such as Administrative Science Quarterly, American Sociological Review, Organization Science, Organization Studies, Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal and Harvard Business Review.

Course:
Introduction to Social Movement
December 13th, 2012

Dvora Yanow

Dvora Yanow

 

Dvora Yanow is Visiting Professor, Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Political Science Department, University of Amsterdam. Her research has been shaped by an overall interest in the communication of meaning in organizational and policy settings.

Course:
Seminar Series on Organizational Ethnography
May 25-27th, 2011
Nov 9th-11th, 2011