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SURREY BUSINESS SCHOOL: Centre for Sustainable Enterprise Management Research Day Series - Digital Technologies and Change for Sustainable Enterprise Management

Centre for Sustainable Enterprise Management, Surrey Business School

Thursday, 27 April 2017 from 09:30 to 15:30 (BST)

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The Centre for Sustainable Enterprise Management is pleased to host a research day over Easter at Surrey Business School for academics, students and practitioners in the field of sustainability.

 

 

Our Speakers

 

Dr Jennifer Howard-Grenville, Reader in Management Studies, Cambridge Judge Business School

 

 

Jennifer Howard-Grenville is the Diageo Reader in Management Studies at University of Cambridge. She studies processes of organisational and institutional change and has explored the role of routines, issue selling, and culture in enabling and inhibiting change. She is particularly interested in how people change their organisations in response to environmental and social demands. Dr Howard-Grenville's work has been published in Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Organization & Environment, Law & Social Inquiry, California Management Review and several other journals. She is the author of Corporate Culture and Environmental Practice (Edward Elgar, 2007), which documents her in-depth study of a high-tech company, and coauthor or editor of two other books on industrial ecology. Dr Howard-Grenville is Associate Editor of the Academy of Management Journal (2013-2016), and an Editorial Review Board Member of the Academy of Management Journal (since 2010), Organization Science (2009-2013), and Organization & Environment (since 2011).

 

 

Session title: Digital Technologies for Sustainable Enterprise Management

Professor Nigel Melville, Associate Professor of Information Systems, Michigan University and Associate Editor of MISQ.

 

 

Nigel P. Melville is an Associate Professor of Information Systems at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan. Professor Melville has over 20 years of experience researching, teaching, and consulting in the area of value generation with information systems. His research has been cited more than 3500 times and his blog examining how digital technologies can enable new forms of environmental sustainability has nearly 50000 views. Professor Melville also partners with organizations as they seek to apply digital technologies such as big data to enable new business models and enhance growth, competitiveness, and resilience. He teaches MBA courses on digital transformation and service innovation management. His expertise has been sought by publications such as the New York Times and international conferences such as Net Impact. Professor Melville earned a BS in electrical engineering from UCLA, an MS in electrical and computer engineering from UC Santa Barbara, and a PhD in management from UC Irvine.

Provisional Schedule of the Day

 

09.30-10.00  

Registration and Welcome

10.00-11.30

Guest Speaker: Dr Jennifer Howard-Grenville, Cambridge Judge Business School

11.30-11.45

Coffee Break

11.45-12.30

Guest Speaker: TBC

12.30-13.30

Lunch (included)

13.30-14.30

Guest Speaker: Professor Nigel Melville, University of Michigan

Digital Technologies for Sustainable Enterprise Management

14.30-15.30

Round table and open discussion

 

Visiting the University

Guildford is close to central London and also London Heathrow and Gatwick airports.

Find out how to get to the University

Information for visitors to the University

Stag Hill campus map

 

 

Do you have questions about SURREY BUSINESS SCHOOL: Centre for Sustainable Enterprise Management Research Day Series - Digital Technologies and Change for Sustainable Enterprise Management? Contact Centre for Sustainable Enterprise Management, Surrey Business School

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Surrey Business School | University of Surrey
Stag Hill Campus
GU2 7XH Guildford
United Kingdom

Thursday, 27 April 2017 from 09:30 to 15:30 (BST)


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Centre for Sustainable Enterprise Management, Surrey Business School

Our mission is to develop the knowledge, skills, and experience of future business leaders to address environmental and social challenges while managing business growth. While organisations strive for competitive advantage, innovative operations and reducing risk to their practices, we believe we are designing the next wave of sustainable enterprise which builds value for society and protects the planet, where business models are enhanced by financial, social and environmental sustainability to build organisations that genuinely enrich the rest of society. Our message is that the positive implications of improved environmental and social knowledge will enhance global human development.

 

We have a number of upcoming events open to all. Please also get in touch for institutional collaboration or research project opportunities.

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