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Professor of Management in the Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship at Strathclyde Business School – Scotland’s business school of the year, 2019/2020. Peter’s main research focus is on organisational foresight and strategic management. He has (co)authored 10 books, including the bestseller “Sharpbenders” on organisational turnaround and he has won prizes for his research on organisational leadership, organisational sense giving, growth strategies in SMEs and top management teams. He has published in top journals in Europe and in the USA. He has been Chairman and President of the British Academy of Management (BAM) and Vice-President and President of the European Academy of Management (EURAM), where he was a co-founder of the Academy and of its house journal - the European Management Review. He holds fellowships of BAM and EURAM and of five other academic and professional bodies. In 2013, the Central and Eastern European Management Academy (CEEMAN) honoured him with their European ‘Institutional Champion’ award and in 2015, the BAM honoured him with the Richard Whipp Life Time Achievement award.
Thomas Durand is professor of strategic management at Cnam where he heads the department of Strategies and the International Institute of Management. Previously, he taught at Ecole Centrale Paris. His research interests focus on organizational competence, technology strategy, intrapreneurship and the management of innovation. His publications gravitate around the collective ability of organizations to build capabilities to design, feed and shape their strategies in a context of change. Over the last 12 years, he has also been studying extensively Business Schools and the future of management education and research. He is the past president of the French Management Society and Association internationale de management stratégique (AIMS). A member of EURAM since the foundation of the academy and a former member of the EURAM board, he co-organized the EURAM 2007 conference in Paris and took an active part in launching the EURAM-EFMD programme for research directors. In recognition of his contributions, he was named EURAM Fellow in 2012. He is EURAM’s President.
Pierre Dussauge is a Professor of Strategic Management at HEC Paris. He is a graduate of the HEC Paris Masters in Management program and earned a PhD in management science from the Paris- Dauphine University. Pierre Dussauge is the author or co-author of several books in the field of strategic management and of many articles published in academic or practitioner-oriented journals, notably Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Global Strategy Journal, Group Decision and Negotiation, International Studies in Management and Organization, Long Range Planning, Sloan Management Review, European Management Journal, Defense Economics, the Financial Times, etc. For the last few years, his research has focused on the topic of global strategic alliances formed by competing firms. He was the first Editor of the European Management Review and has been awarded EURAM fellowship in 2015. Currently, he is Vice President EECC.
Full Professor in International Management and former Chair of the Senate as well as founding Dean of the Graduate School at the University of Liechtenstein. Visiting research fellowships led him among other activities to the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, the Sloan School of Management at MIT, Johannes Kepler University Linz and the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration. During his career Stefan Gueldenberg was honoured with the Knowledge Management Award for the further development of Knowledge Research, Knowledge Policy and Knowledge Management, the CEO of the Future Award from Manager Magazin and McKinsey & Company, the Stephan-Koren Award granted for the best doctoral thesis of the year and the included scientific research from the Association of Professors at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, and numerous best paper and top publication awards. He is the Vice President Practice of EURAM.
Mine Karatas-Ozkan is Associate Dean for Research for the Faculty of Business, Law and Art at the University of Southampton. She holds a Chair in Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the Southampton Business School. Her research focuses on social and diversity dimensions of entrepreneurship; and developing entrepreneurial ecosystems that bridge the gap between social welfare logic and enterprise logic in emerging markets. She has led various funded projects with international teams in these areas. Her work is empirically grounded and underpinned by the values of equality, inclusion and meaningful scholarship. She serves as an Associate Editor of the European Management Review and she is a Chair of the EURAM Doctoral Colloquium.
Peter McKiernan is Professor of Management in the Department of Strategy and Organisation at Strathclyde Business School. Peter’s main research focus is on organisational foresight, he co-authored the bestselling book “Sharpbenders” in organisational turnaround and has won prizes for his research on organisational leadership, organisational sense giving, growth strategies in SMEs and top management teams. He has published in top journals in Europe and in the USA. He has been Chairman of the British Academy of Management (BAM) and President of the European Academy of Management (EURAM), where he co-founded the journal European Management Review. Since 2012, he is a EURAM Fellow. In 2013, the Central and Eastern European Management Academy (CEEMAN) honoured him with their European ‘Institutional Champion’ award and in 2015, the BAM honoured him with the Richard Whipp Life Time Achievement award.
Sibel Yamak is a professor of management at the University of Wolverhampton. She has a doctorate degree in Organization Theory from Bogaziçi University. She has been a permanent and/or visiting scholar at different universities such as Galatasaray University, Dauphine University, Panthéon Sorbonne University, Southampton University and Manchester University among others. She specializes in governance with a special focus on the relationship between business elites and state, contextual antecedents and impact of top management teams, governance and democratisation relationship and genealogy of corporate social responsibility. She is associate editor of the European Management Review and editorial board member of Society and Business Review. She acted as guest editor of special issues on Corporate Social Responsibility and Top Management Teams for various academic journals. At EURAM, she performed as Quality Task Force Chair, Corporate Governance Strategic Interest Group Chair and Vice-President. Currently, she is the President of EURAM.
Alessandro Zattoni is professor of strategy and governance and Director of the Business and Management Department at LUISS University in Rome, Italy. He got his Bachelor and PhD from Bocconi University, Milan. He was visiting scholar at Wharton – University of Pennsylvania, QUT – Queensland University of Technology and WIAS – Waseda Institute for Advanced Studies. His research interests focus on corporate governance, with a particular focus on boards of directors, governance codes, and comparative corporate governance. He is the co-EIC of Corporate Governance: An International Review and a member of the ERB of Journal of Management Studies. He won several teaching and research award. He has been the Chair of the Corporate Governance SIG and the Italian national representative at EURAM.
- Gdansk, 2023
- Elżbieta Karwowska
- Linz, 2022
- Almina Bešić
- Iasi, 2021 Anca Clipa
- Nuremberg, 2019 Albrecht Fritzsche, Kathrin M. Moeslein
- Rome, 2018 Alessandro Zattoni
- Rabat, 2017 Nacef Mouri, Steffen Roth
- Halle/Saale, 2016 Anne-Katrin Neyer, Julia Muller
- Krakow, 2015 Beata Jalocha
- Almeria, 2014 Miguel Perez
- Liechtenstein, 2013 Susanne Durst, Stefan Gueldenberg
- Dublin, 2012 Brian Harneya
- Innsbruck, 2011 Julia Muller, Dagmar Abfalter, Melanie Zaglia
- Nuremberg, 2010 Anne-Katrin Neyer, Hagen Habicht, Kathrin Moeslein
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