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Research Seminar by Prof. Richard Whittington

Date: 8 May 2019 (WED)

Time: 10:30am – 12:00nn

Venue: M802, Li Ka Shing Tower

Prof. Richard Whittington’s research focuses on Strategy as Practice and in particular Open Strategy. He has two books coming out this year: Opening Strategy: Professional Strategists and Practice Change, 1960 to Today (Oxford University Press, 2019) and The Cambridge Handbook of Open Strategy (with David Seidl and Georg von Krogh, Cambridge University Press, 2019). He is currently co-editing an Organization Studies special issue on ‘Open Organizations in an Open Society’ (submissions due November, 2019). He is also author of two influential textbooks on strategy: Exploring Strategy (Pearson, 11th ed 2016), the biggest-selling textbook in Europe, and What is Strategy–and Does it Matter? (Thomson, 2nd edition, 2000), past winner of the Management Consulting Association prize. He is also an Associate Editor of the Strategic Management Journal. He has recently served on the Board of the Strategic Management Society, and as Chair of the Strategy as Practice interest group at the Academy of Management. He has held full or visiting appointments at Harvard Business School, HEC Paris, Imperial College, the University of Technology Sydney, the University of Toulouse and Warwick Business School. Alongside his current role at Saïd Business School, he is a Fellow in Management at New College, Oxford.