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Dear Colleage

 

With papers accepted from authors from the UK, Finland, the Netherlands, Russia, India, Pakistan, Hong Kong, China, Japan, Australia, South Africa, USA and Mexico, the AIRC4 conference is going to be a real international conference, in which we pay attention to leadership and knowledge management aspects of knowledge intensive organisations.

 

See the Outline Programme below, and register on www.ashridge.org.uk/airc4 :  fees held for 4 years!

 

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AIRC4 ASHRIDGE INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH CONFERENCE 12-14 JUNE 2015

 

Leadership, Management, Innovation in Professional & Knowledge Intensive Organisations: 

People and process challenges in the global knowledge economy

 

Conference tracks

 

  1. Specificities and Challenges for Knowledge Intensive Organisations
  2. Leading and Leadership for Value Creation and Innovation
  3. Knowledge Strategy and Management
  4. Management Values and Performance

 

AIRC4 Outline Programme

 

Friday 12th June 2015

 

14.00  -14.15

Opening

Carla Millar, Stephen Chen, Lee Waller

14.15 - 15.30

Opening Panel of Experts

People and process challenges in the knowledge intensive nexus

 

An international panel of experts will discuss issues around the conference theme. Amongst them:

 

Richard Cleverly, Global Head of Talent, Financial & Risk, Thomson Reuters

David Young, Head of Leadership Development BT Group at BT

 

Chair: Professor Kai Peters, CEO Ashridge

 

15.30 - 16.00

Tea, Wyatt Room

16.00 - 18.30

Conference Sessions:

I.1: Specificities and Challenges for Knowledge Intensive Organisations

II.1: Creative Leadership and Personality

 

19.00 - 20.30

Dinner, Main Dining Hall

 

Saturday 13th June 2015

 

09.15 – 11.00

Conference Sessions

IV.1: Personal Development and Performance in KIS

11.00 – 11.30

Coffee, Wyatt Room

 

11.30 – 13.00

 

Conference Sessions

III.1: Knowledge Sharing and Organizational Culture

I.2:  Specificities and Challenges of KIOs: The University Sector

13.00 – 14.00

Lunch

 

14.00 – 15.30

 

Dean’s Forum of  Keynote Addresses

 

Laurent Choain, Chief HR Officer, Mazars Group, Paris

Innovation, Education and HR Strategy in Professional Service Firms

 

Juani Swart, Professor of Human Capital, School of Management, University of Bath

HR Policies and Processes to Manage Knowledge Professionals in Contemporary Contexts

 

Chair: Professor Kai Peters, CEO Ashridge

 

15.30 – 16.00

 

Tea, Wyatt Room

16.00 – 18.30

Conference Sessions

II.2: Leadership and Innovation

III.2: Knowledge Transfer and Trust

 

18.30 – 19.30

A walk in the grounds or Tour of the Mansion or Publishing Clinic

19.30 – 20.00

Publishers’ Reception on the Loggia

20.00 – 22.00

Conference Dinner in the Old Library

With After Dinner Speaker

 

 

Sunday 14 June 2015

 

09.00 – 10.30

Conference Sessions

II.3: Leadership and Power

III.3: Implementing Knowledge Management

 

10.30 – 11.00

Coffee, Wyatt Room

 

11.00 – 12.30

 

Keynote Addresses and Forum Discussion

 

John Mahon, Chair of International Business Policy and Strategy and Professor of Management, University of Maine, USA

Knowledge Corruption in KIOs

 

Giovanni Schiuma, Professor of Arts Management, University of the Arts, London, UK and Universitá della Basilicata, Italy

Value Creation in Knowledge Intensive Organisations

 

Chair: Professor Stephen Chen

 

12.30 – 13.00

 

Concluding Practice: People and Processes, Lee Waller

13.00 – 13.15

Concluding Academe and Closing of Conference, Carla Millar

13.15 – 14.15

End of Conference Lunch, Main Dining Hall

 

 

And do not forget our November 2015 deadline conference linked Special Issues:

See www.ashridge.org.uk/airc4

 

AIRC4 Chairs et al. will Guest Edit  Special Issues of:

The International Journal of Human Resource Management

Focus:  leadership, international  HRM and organisational challenges in KIS

The Journal of Knowledge Management

Focus:  leading and managing KIS through formal knowledge strategies

The Journal of Academic Ethics

Focus: values, processes, functions and governance in KIS

The Journal of Public Affairs

Focus:  Value creation and innovation in KIS,

 

 

 

Carla Millar

Prof. Carla C.J.M. Millar PhD

Chair AIRC4 on Knowledge Intensive Institutions

 

 

Fellow, Ashridge Business School, Berkhamsted, Herts HP4 1NS, UK, 0044 1442 84 1175, 0044 20 7402 4700,

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Professor, International Marketing & Management, University of Twente, School of Management & Governance.

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