Dear AIB Colleague Do not miss the wonderful international research conference on KIS at Ashridge: Leadership in knowledge intensive organisations, people and processes, knowledge, creativity and innovation, ethics and trust. Have you omitted to register for the AIRC4 conference on leadership in Knowledge Intensive firms and organisations? It is still possible to come and join us. See the programme below: All information and the registration form on www.ashridge.org.uk/airc4<http://www.ashridge.org.uk/airc4> : AIRC4 ASHRIDGE INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH CONFERENCE [cid:[log in to unmask]] Leadership, Management, Innovation in Professional & Knowledge Intensive Organisations: People and process challenges in the global knowledge economy AIRC4 Programme PRESENTERS' NAMES IN BOLD Friday 12th June 2015 14.00 -14.15 Opening Carla Millar, Stephen Chen, Lee Waller 14.15 - 15.45 LMA Opening Panel of Experts People and process challenges in the knowledge intensive nexus Laurent Choain, Chief HR Officer, Mazars Group, Paris Richard Cleverly, Global Head of Talent, Financial & Risk, Thomson Reuters Philip Sadler, Tomorrow's Company and former CEO, Ashridge David Young, Head of Leadership Development BT Group at BT Chair: Professor Kai Peters, CEO Ashridge Business School 15.45 - 16.30 Tea, Wyatt Room 16.30 - 18.30 Conference Session I: I .1The Nexus of Knowledge LMA I .2 Leadership in KIOs Old Lib Trust and knowledge sharing Tatiana Khvatova, St Petersburg Polytechnic University, Russia Madeleine Block, St Petersburg State University, Russia Exploring the role of task-related trust in intra-organisational knowledge sharing Roger Fullwood , Manchester Metropolitan University, UK Factors affecting knowledge sharing amongst UK academics Bindu Gupta, Ajay Singh, Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad, India Selected HR practices: The moderating role of organizational cultural values Session Chair: Martin Lockett, Ashridge Business School Personality and creativity Piia Uusi-Kakkuri, University of Vaasa, Finland Creative leaders: The relationship between creativity and a leader's personality and gender Lulu Zhou, Southeast University, China; Shuming Zhao, Nanjing University, China; Feng (Karen) Tian, University of Newcastle, Australia; Xufan Zhang, Nanjing Normal University, China; Huifei Ge, Southeast University, Nanjing, China Visionary leadership and employee creativity: Evidence from knowledge intensive organizations in China Sandor L÷wik, University of Twente, the Netherlands Wanted: A transformational leader or Machiavellist as CEO: How personality traits explain individual managerial ambidexterity Session Chair: Angela Muir, Ashridge Business School 19.00- 20.30 Dinner, Main Dining Hall Saturday 13th June 2015 08.45 - 10.00 II .1 The Nexus of Knowledge LMA II .2 Leadership in KIOs Old Lib Conference Session II Managing knowledge Chris Mabey, Middlesex University, UK Effective management of knowledge exchange: A conceptual investigation of five leadership paradoxes Alastair McCapra, Chartered Institute of Public Relations, UK From KI to AI: Professional bodies and knowledge management in the age of the robot Session Chair: Martin Lockett, Ashridge Business School Self-Leadership for change and transformation Terry Porter, University of Maine, USA Living the mission: A case study of a self-transforming UK civil society organization linking knowledge management, social sustainability, complex systems Maria Nathan, Lynchburg College, USA The knowledge worker as CEO of self Session Chair: Caryn Vanstone, Ashridge Business School 10.00- 10.30 Coffee, Wyatt Room 10.30 - 12.45 LMA 12.45 - 14.00 Keynote Addresses I Talent and knowledge cultivation in knowledge intensive firms Philip Sadler, Senior Fellow, Tomorrow's Company and former CEO Ashridge The talent intensive organisation, the 1993 starting blocks Juani Swart, Professor of Human Capital, School of Management, University of Bath HR policies and processes to manage knowledge professionals in contemporary contexts Laurent Choain, Chief HR Officer, Mazars Group, Paris Innovation, education and HR strategy in professional service firms Chair: Professor Stephen Chen, University of Newcastle, AUS; Chair AIRC4 Lunch, Main Dining Hall 14.00 - 16.00 III.1 The Nexus of Knowledge LMA III .2 Leadership in KIOs Old Lib Conference Session III Ethics and trust Barbara Wang, Ashridge Business School, UK Truth and trust: The IP challenge in the partnership of Chinese and Western companies Richard McGowan, Boston College, USA The tale of two weeds: tobacco, marijuana and the ethics of disgust Katrina Hogan, Sandeep Gopalan, University of Newcastle, Australia Leveraging codes of ethics through law to minimize agency costs Session Chair: John Mahon, University of Maine, USA Management styles Nawtej Dosanjh, Hult International Business School, USA Top management influence and ambidexterity in managerial practice Hemangi Bhalerao, Satishchandra Kumar, KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai, India Impact of conflict management styles of leaders on the commitment level of subordinates in India Kai Wing (Alex) Chu, CCC Heep Who College, Hong Kong, China Leading knowledge management in a school Session Chair: Vicki Culpin, Ashridge Business School 16.00 - 16.30 Tea, Wyatt Room 16.30 - 18.30 LMA ' "The Ashridge Experience" Caryn Vanstone, Ashridge Business School and Lacerta Consulting Leading for innovation in KIOs: Rethinking knowledge, people, risk and the role of improvisation 18.30 - 19.30 A walk in the grounds or Tour of the Mansion and/or Publishing Clinic 19.30 - 20.00 Publishers' Reception on the Loggia 20.00 - 22.00 Old Lib Conference Dinner in the Old Library with After dinner speech "Risk and leaders" by the 'Priest of Sin' Sunday 14 June 2015 08.45 - 10.15 IV. The Nexus of Knowledge + Leadership in KIOs LMA Conference Session IV Leadership, teams and performance Christina Swart-Opperman, Kurt April, University of Cape Town, S. Africa Understanding innovation and emotive outlook of knowledge Teams in Namibia Tomohiko Tanikawa, Meiji University Business School, Japan Yuhee Jung, Ritsumeikan University, Japan The effect of TMT diversity in knowledge industry: The interactive role of TMT diversity, the CEO power and past performance Caroline Rowland, Roger Hall, University of Chester, UK Leadership in turbulent times: Realities of a white-water world Session Chair: Kerrie Fleming, Ashridge Business School 10.15 - 10.45 Coffee, Wyatt Room 10.45- 12.45 Keynote Addresses II Leading and developing people in knowledge intensive firms Dame Fiona Woolf, Partner, CMS Cameron McKenna and the 686th Lord Mayor of London (2013-2014) Talent development in the City John Mahon, Chair of International Business Policy and Strategy and Professor of Management, University of Maine, USA Knowledge acculturation, retention and corruption in knowledge intensive organizations Vlatka Hlupic, Professor of Business and Management, Dept. of Leadership and Professional Development, Westminster Business School The management shift in knowledge intensive organisations Chair: Vicki Culpin, Dean of Faculty and Director of Research, Ashridge Business School 12.45 - 13.00 Concluding Practice Lee Waller, Chair AIRC4 Concluding Academe and Closing of conference Carla Millar, Chair AIRC4 13.00 - 14.00 End-of-Conference Lunch, Main Dining Hall Looking forward to seeing you at Ashrudge! Carla Millar Prof. Carla C.J.M. Millar PhD Chair AIRC4 on Knowledge Intensive Institutions See www.ashridge.org.uk/airc4<http://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, and have a partnership agreement with the Creativity and Innovation Management journal to recommend relevant AIRC4 papers for fast track publication in CIM. 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