Event

EFMD Higher Education Research Conference

Hosted by: The Lorange Institute of Business

The event will start on: 14 Feb 12 13:30
And will end on: 15 Feb 12 16:00

Location: Horgen (Zurich), Switzerland
Contact:
research@efmd.org
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Theme
Conjectures and Future Directions

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Programme

Tuesday, 14 February 2012
12:00 – 13:00 Registration and Pre-Conference Lunch
13:00 – 13:30 Conference Opening
  • Eric Cornuel, EFMD Director General, Belgium
  • Andrew Pettigrew, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, UK
  • Peter Lorange, The Lorange Institute
13:30 – 14:30 Session 1 (Keynote 1)
  • Howard Thomas
    Fellow of the British Academy of Management, American Academy of Management, Academy of Social Sciences, Institute of Directors and the Strategic Management Society. He is LKCSB Chair in Strategic Management and Dean of Lee Kong Chian School of Business at Singapore Management University.
14:30 – 16:00 Session 2 (Repositioning Business Schools)

- Global Mimicry: Putting Strategic Choice Back on the Business School Agenda
  • Peter McKiernan, Strathclyde Business School, University of Strathclyde, UK
  • David Wilson, University of Warwick, UK
- Leading Breakthrough Initiatives in Business Schools
  • Fernando Fragueiro, IAE Business School, Argentina
  • Josefina Michelini, IAE Business School, Argentina
- The Quants' Impact on Management Education - And What We Might Do About It
  • JC Spender, ESADE & LUSEM, Spain & Sweden
16:00 – 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 – 18:00 Session 3A (Reputation & Internationalisation)

- Branding Business Schools: Academic Struggles with the Strategic Management of Reputation
  • Rajani Naidoo, University of Bath, UK
  • Michael Beverland, University of Bath, UK
- Internationalizing Higher Education Institutions: The Crucial Role of Reputation
  • Lars Engwall, Uppsala University, Sweden
  • Matthias Kipping, Schulich Business School, Canada
- Measurement of Consumer Based Brand Equity for Indian Business Schools
  • Ashita Aggarwal Sharma, S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research, India
  • Vithala R. Rao, Johnson, Cornell University, US
  • Sapna Popli, IILM Institute for Higher Education, India. 
Session 3B (Research & Productivity)

- UK Business Schools, Their Parent Universities and the Development of Mode 2 Research: From Research Differentiation to Research Integration?
  • Julie Davies, Warwick Business School, UK
  • Nora Ramadan, Birmingham Business School, UK
  • Ewan Ferlie, King's College London, UK
- Like Father(s), like Son(s): Does the Relation Between Advisor and Student Productivity Persist on Group Level?
  • Susanne Breuninger, Universität Tübingen, Germany
  • Birgit Pferdmenges, Universität Tübingen, Germany
  • Kerstin Pull, Universität Tübingen, Germany
19:30 – 22:00 Conference Dinner

 

Wednesday, 15 February 2012
8:30 – 9:30 Session 4 (Keynote 2)

- The Academic Arms Race: Ranking, Branding and Global Competition
  • Jürgen Enders, CHEPS (University of Twente), the Netherlands
9:30 – 11:00 Session 5A (Accreditation & Rankings)

- The Disciplined Business School? Toward a Theory of the Effects of Rankings and Accreditation
  • Andreas Rasche, Warwick Business School, UK
  • Eric Cornuel, EFMD Director General, Belgium
  • Ulrich Hommel, EFMD & EBS Business School, Germany
- Academic Rankings between the “Republic of Science” and “New Public Management”
  • Margit Osterloh, University of Warwick, UK
  • Bruno S. Frey, University of Warwick, UK
- Accreditation, Competition, Innovation and Beyond: What Does the Future Hold for British and French Business Schools?
  • Lisa Barton, IESEG School of Management, Lille-Paris, France
  • Jon Billsberry, Deakin University, Australia
  • Veronique Ambrosini, Monash University, Australia
  • Harry Barton, Nottingham Trent University, UK
Session 5B (Governance & Leadership)

- Academic Leadership in UK Higher Education: From Supervision to Intra-Vision
  • Anne O’Brien, University of Exeter Business School, UK
  • Jonathan Gosling, University of Exeter Business School, UK
  • Richard Bolden, University of Exeter Business School, UK
- Governing Organizational Change in Universities: Towards a Micro Foundation
  • Steffen Blaschke, University of Hamburg, Germany
  • Jetta Frost, University of Hamburg, Germany
  • Fabian Hattke, University of Hamburg, Germany
- Transformational Leadership Programs in Business Schools: What about the Faculty?
  • Konstantin Korotov, ESMT, Germany
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 – 13:00 Session 6A (Accreditation & Rankings and Implications)

- "The Road to Hell is Paved with Good Intentions" – Applying a Student Perspective to Business School Rankings
  • Pär Mårtensson, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden
  • Anders Richtnér, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden
  • Johannes Hultberg, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden
  • Per Jacobson, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden
- Institutional Influences, Organizational Identity and Change: The Role of Accreditation Standards within Seven European Business Schools
  • Christophe Lejeune, EM Strasbourg, France
  • Alain Vas, Louvain School of Management, Belgium
- International Academic Franchising in Business and Management Education: Reaching Globally to Benefit Locally
  • Kevin Pon, ESC Saint-Etienne, France
Session 6B (Relevance of HE Institutions & Business Schools)

- Academic Excellence and Professional Relevance in Management Science: Four Business Schools under Scrutiny
  • Catherine Paradeise, Université Paris Est Marne-la-Vallée, France
  • Stéphanie Mignot-Gérard, Université Paris Est Créteil, France
  • Emilie Biland, Université de Laval, Canada
  • Aurélie Delemarle, ESIEE, Université Paris Est, France
  • Gaële Goastellec, Université de Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Jean-Claude Thoenig, Université Paris Dauphine, France
- Business Schools in a Changing Global World: Best Practice vs. Irrelevant Knowledge?
  • Charles J. McMillan, Schulich School of Business, York University, Canada
  • Victor Z. Chen, Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University, Canada
- Institutional Change in Higher Education in Germany and the Emergence of the Entrepreneurial University
  • Markus Reihlen, Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany
  • Ferdinand Wenzlaff, Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:30 Session 7 (Future Role of Business Schools)

- Back to the Future of the Business School
  • Ken Starkey, Nottingham University Business School, UK
  • Armand Hatchuel, MINES Paris-Tech, France
- Strategic Options for Business Schools in a Multi-Polar World
  • Stéphanie Dameron, Paris Dauphine University, France
  • Thomas Durand, CNAM Paris, France
- Why is Effective Value-Creation So Hard at Academic Institutions
  • Peter Lorange, The Lorange Institute, Switzerland
15:30 – 16:00 Closing Remarks
  • Andrew Pettigrew, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, UK
  • Ulrich Hommel, EFMD & EBS Business School, Germany

(Incl. Presentation of the Venue of the 2013 Conference)

Pratical Information

ThemeTop
The conference will serve as a platform for bringing together researchers with a focus on higher education and a specific interest in business schools to discuss their original work, particularly on the following general topic areas:

  1. Internationalizing Higher Education Institutions (HEI) in a Global Context;
  2. Leading and Changing Business Schools and HEIs;
  3. Measurement and Determinants of HEI and Business School Performance;
  4. Value of Rankings and Accreditations;
  5. Innovation and Entrepreneurship Capacities in HEIs and Business Schools.

Keynote SpeakersTop

We are proud to announce that two prestigious scholars of the field will present keynote speeches at the conference:

  • Jürgen Enders
    Professor at the School of Management and Governance and Director of the Centre for Higher Education Policy Studies (CHEPS), University of Twente, The Netherlands. He also serves as one of the leaders of the research programme on ‘Governance of Innovation, Technology, Higher Education, and Research’ of the Institute for Governance Studies (IGS) at the University of Twente.

    Professor Enders will talk on ‘The Academic Arms Race: Ranking, Branding and Global Competition’.

  • Howard Thomas
    Fellow of the British Academy of Management, American Academy of Management, Academy of Social Sciences, Institute of Directors and the Strategic Management Society. He is LKCSB Chair in Strategic Management and Dean of Lee Kong Chian School of Business at Singapore Management University.

Conference Organizing CommiteeTop

Chair

  • Andrew PETTIGREW, Professor of Strategy and Organisation, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, UK & Chair of the EFMD R&D Steering Committee

Members

  • Eric CORNUEL, Director General & CEO, EFMD & Affiliate Professor, HEC School of Management
  • Rodolphe DURAND, Professor of Strategy and Business Policy & Head of the Strategy Department, HEC School of Management, France
  • Jürgen ENDERS, Professor and Director, Centre for Higher Education Policy Studies (CHEPS), School of Management and Governance, University of Twente, The Netherlands
  • Alain GED, Professor of Strategy, Finance, Entrepreneurship, IAE Aix en Provence, France
  • Jean-Pierre HELFER, Professor of Marketing, IAE Paris, & Former Dean, Audencia Nantes École de Management, France
  • Jim HERBOLICH, Director, Network Services Department, EFMD and Lecturer of the Department of Human Resource Management, ESADE
  • Ulrich HOMMEL, Professor of Finance, EBS Business School, Germany & Director, EFMD Research and Surveys Unit
  • Alan IRWIN, Acting President, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
  • Andrew KAKABADSE, Professor of International Management Development, Cranfield School of Management, UK
  • Michel KALIKA, Professor of Management, Université Paris Dauphine, France
  • Pierre KLETZ, Professor & Vice President, Mandel Foundation, Israel  
  • Peter LORANGE, Professor in Corporate Strategy Leadership & Chairman, President & CEO, Lorange Institute of Business, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Rajani NAIDOO, Senior Lecturer & Director of Studies, 
School of Management, University of Bath, UK
  • Joan Enric RICART, Professor of Strategic Management Department, IESE Business School, Spain
  • Thomas SATTELBERGER, Board Member for Human Resources, Deutsche Telekom AG, Germany and Vice-President, EFMD Board of Trustees.
  • Barbara SPORN, Professor & Vice Rector of Research, International Affairs & External Relations, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria
  • Kenneth STARKEY, Professor of Management & Organisational Learning, Director of Research, Nottingham University Business School, UK
  • Alain VAS, Professor Change Management & Director, Louvain School of Management, Belgium
  • Jonathan WAREHAM, Professor of Information Systems & Vice Dean of Research, ESADE Business School, Spain
  • Michael WEST, Professor of Organizational Psychology, Lancaster University Management School, UK

Conference Venue, Dates, Registration and Accomodation ArrangementsTop

Conference registrations are currently open on this website. The early-bird fee expires on 15th December 2011.

The 2012 EFMD Higher Education Research Conference will be hosted by the

LORANGE INSTITUTE OF BUSINESS
Hirsackerstrasse 46, CH-8810 Horgen (near Zürich, Switzerland)
www.lorange.org

The conference will run from 13:30 on February 14th to 16:00 on February 15th.

EFMD has reserved hotel room contingents in the vicinity of the host institution at Hotel Maierhof.
After registering, please use following reference to book your room during your stay at the conference: "Lorange 12/02/2012".

Hotel Meierhof
Bahnhofstrasse 4
CH-8810 Horgen-Zürich
Ph.:   +41 44 728 91 91
Fax:  +41 44 728 92 92
Email: mail@hotelmeierhof.ch
www.hotelmeierhof.ch

Contact and InquiriesTop

EFMD Research and Surveys Unit
Ph.: +32 2 629 08 10
Email: research@efmd.org

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