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Stockholm School of Economics

Sveavägen 65

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Center for Advanced Studies in Leadership at Stockholm School of Economics celebrate 20 years

Join us to celebrate, discuss and share!
November 16th and 17th

Twenty years ago, the Center for Advanced Studies in Leadership, was founded to further promote a research environment in which ideas of leadership can be exchanged, developed and challenged.

To celebrate the exciting projects and other activities we have been involved in with research colleagues and practicing managers and leaders, we will invite you to a two-day seminar on contemporary and future challenges of leadership.

PROGRAM


Part 1

November 16 at 9.3012.00
(10.30–11.00 Break with refreshments)
Please note that the venue for this seminar is at:
City Life Konferens & Möten
Sveavägen 63, 1st floor (in the building next to Stockholm School of Economics)
Use the entry phone outside the entrance

Dealing with contemporary challenges in the welfare sector – the bridging of ’organizational gaps’

(In collaboration with the Leading Health Care Foundation).

The need for coordination at various levels in the welfare sector sphereshealth care, education and social services is significant. One basic problem is about balancing different logics and different sets of priorities i.e. political, strategic, and operational. In this session researchers and practitioners will reflect on leadership and leadership practice as a workable approach for bridging ‘organizational gaps’.

Moderators: Associate Professor Mats Tyrstrup, SSE and General Secretary Hans Winberg, Leading Health Care Foundation

Please note: This seminar will be held in Swedish.


Part 2

November 16
We begin with coffee/tea at 14.00–14.30
The seminar starts at 14.30 and ends at 16.30

Venue: Room KAW

Responsible and sustainable business – what is the role of leadership?

In this session a panel of researchers and practitioners will reflect upon the role of leaders and leadership in a stakeholder society where the quest for responsible behavior and sustainable business is becoming increasingly intense.

In the wake of business scandals, in Sweden and elsewhere, top managements ‘readiness' and ’willingness’ to embrace corporate social responsibility has been severely questioned. The seminar will address questions such as: what does it take to make responsibility a core value, and sustainability a competitive advantage and what can be learned from others.

Confirmed Participants: Marie Ehrling, Chairman, Telia Company, Markus Kallifatides, Associate Professor, Stockholm School of Economics, Mette Morsing, Professor, Copenhagen Business School, Caspar Callerström, COO, EQT.

Moderators: Professor Ingalill Holmberg, SSE and Assistant Professor Pernilla Petrelius Karlberg, SSE



MINGLE

November 16 at 16.3018.00
Venue: Room KAW

Welcome to mingle after the last session on November 16. Light refreshments will be served in the Atrium.


Part 3

November 17 at 9.3012.00
(10.30–11.00 Break with refreshments)
Venue: Room Torsten

Leadership and Inclusion: what are tomorrow’s challenges?

The workshop invites practitioners to share the current inclusion challenges they face in their organization. A few challenges will then be selected and discussed in groups. The aim of this workshop is to collectively reflect on how inclusion is done and can be done in multiple ways in organizations. The workshop welcomes researchers.

Moderators: Associate Professor Laurence Romani, SSE and Associate Professor Charlotte Holgersson, KTH



Part 4

November 17
We begin with coffee/tea at 14.00–14.30
The seminar starts at 14.30 and ends at 16.30
Venue: Room Torsten

Revisiting the IT-hype and the early shaping of network society – looking forward by looking back

In this session a panel of researchers and practitioners will reflect upon societal changes and major business challenges throughout the last two decades and their implications for today's leadership.

In early 2000, CASL researchers launched the collaborative research program, The network society from within, inspired by Manuel Castells work on the rising network society, and the IT hype in Sweden and elsewhere. Teaming with research scholars from Stanford University, University of Tel Aviv, Gothenburg Research Institute and Royal Institute of Technology, questions about organizing, recruitment, work practices and leadership where addressed. Scrutinizing the key-challenges, in retrospect, what did we learn and what are at stakes for today's leaders.

Confirmed participants: Daniel Hjort, Professor, Copenhagen Business School, Lotta Lovén, Head of Digital Banking, Swedbank, Daniel Rencrantz, Program Director, Utmaningsdriven Innovation, VINNOVA, Sebastian Siemiatkowski, Founder and CEO, Klarna, Lars Strannegård, Professor, Stockholm School of Economics, Sara Öhrvall, independent senior advisor and expert on IT and digitalization.

Moderator: Professor Ingalill Holmberg, SSE



MINGLE

November 17 at 16.3018.00
Venue: The balcony outside room Torsten

Welcome to mingle after the last session on November 17. Light refreshments will be served.



We warmly welcome academics, professionals and friends
to participate in these activities during the two days!

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