Engaged Management Scholarship
Andrew Pettigrew OBE,
Conference - 2012: Key Note Speakers
Professor of Strategy and Organisation at the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford
- Scholarship with Impact in terms of individuals, teams and research centres
Professor of International Management Development at
Cranfield School of Management
and named one of the top 50 business
thinkers in the world by 2011 Thinkers50
- What ethics means for managers
Professor of Information Systems and Management,
Dean of TiasNimbas Business School, Tilburg University
- In search of relevance
Prof Andrew Pettigrew OBE
Andrew Pettigrew was appointed Professor of Strategy and Organisation at the Saïd Business School on 1 December 2008. Between 2003 and 2008 he was Dean of the School of Management, University of Bath. He has also held appointments at Yale University, London Business School, Warwick Business School and Harvard Business School when in 2001 he was appointed a Visiting Professor.
Professor Pettigrew is author, co-author or editor of 15 books and has published in many of the top management journals in the US and Europe. He has been awarded many distinctions as a scholar. In 2002 he was the first, and is still the only non North American to be elected the Distinguished Scholar of the US Academy of Management. In the summer of 2003 he became only the third serving Business School Professors in the UK to be made a Fellow of the British Academy. In 2004 he was appointed a member of the Economic and Social Research Council.
Professor Pettigrew is Chairman of the Academic Sounding Board for McKinsey’s worldwide organisation practice. He was awarded on OBE in the 2009 New Year Honour’s list for his services to higher education.
Andrew Pettigrew's long term research interests have been in the study
of innovation, change and corporate governance in organisations in the
private and public sectors in the UK and beyond. His current research
involves studies of the link between leadership, change and performance,
He also consults globally on matters of corporate governance, leading
strategic change and executive development.
The management of strategic change processes.
The relationship between leadership, change and performance.
The processes, practices and performance of collaborative research
Prof Andrew Kakabadse
Andrew is currently Visiting Professor/Scholar in Australian, USA, and Irish Universities. He is a Fellow of the International Academy of Management, Fellow of the British Psychology Society and Fellow of the British Academy of Management. Andrew has consulted and lectured in the UK, Europe, USA, SE Asia, China, Japan, Russia, Georgia, the Gulf States, India and Australia. He was also Vice Chancellor of the International Academy of Management and has been Chairman of the Division of Occupational Psychology, British Psychological Society, 2001.
Current areas of interest focus on improving the performance of top executives and top executive teams, excellence in consultancy practice, leadership, corporate governance, conflict resolution and international relations. He has databases covering 17 nations and many thousands of private/public/third sector organisations. Andrew is currently embarked on a major world study of boardroom effectiveness and governance practice. A number of governments are participating in this study, including British Ministers of State. He was awarded a £2 million research grant to examine Governance and Leadership in the private sector and with governments.
Andrew has published 38 books, over 210 journal articles and 18 monographs. Best-selling books include: ‘Essence of Leadership’; ‘Politics of Management’; ‘Working in Organisations’; ‘The Wealth Creators’. His latest books are entitled, ‘Bilderberg People’, ‘Leading Smart Transformation’, ‘Rice Wine with the Minister’. Andrew is co-editor of the Journal of Management Development, co-editor of Corporate Governance: The International Journal of Business in Society and is an associate editor for Leadership and Organization Development Journal.
Improving the performance of top executives and top executive teams
Prof Ramon O'Callaghan
Professor O'Callaghan is Dean of TiasNimbas, the business school of
Tilburg University and Eindhoven University of Technology, since January
Professor O'Callaghan has held numerous academic
management positions: Vice-Rector of Deusto University and Director of
Deusto Business School (Spain), Associate Dean and Director of the
TiasNimbas International Executive MBA (IMM) and Director International
MBA at Nijenrode University. Previously, he was on the faculty of IESE
Business School. He is since 1997 Professor of Information Systems and
Management at the Faculty of Economics and Business at Tilburg
His professional experience includes executive
education, research and advisory projects for European and North
American organisations. He has taught in executive programmes of: IESE,
INSEAD, MIT Sloan, Purdue University (USA), Solvay Business School, and
Vlerick Business School (Belgium).
Prior to his academic career,
he worked internationally at Texas Instruments for several years. He
holds the degrees of Doctor of Business Administration from Harvard
Business School; MBA from IESE Business School; MSc and BSc in
Telecommunications Engineering from the Technical University of
Ramon O'Callaghan's current research / teaching interests include
strategic management of IT, knowledge and innovation management.
Information Technology (IT Innovation)
Management and Organisation (Information Management, IT Management, Knowledge Management, Strategic Management)