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<> :  fees held for 4 years!

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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

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


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:

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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