Event

2013 EFMD Higher Education Research Conference

Hosted by: Université Paris Dauphine

The event will start on: 23 May 13 12:00
And will end on: 24 May 13 17:00

Location: Paris, France
Contact:
research@efmd.org

Theme

Purpose, Performance and Impact of Higher Education Institutions and Business Schools.

Context
With this conference, EFMD aims to facilitate research and dialogue on topics related to Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and business schools by bringing together academics from management, higher education and other fields.

Presentations will focus around three main tracks:
  • Impact of HEIs and business schools (economic, political, social, cultural)
  • Mergers and strategic alliances of HEIs and business schools
  • Measurement and determinants of performance of HEIs and business schools

The best papers will be considered for publication in a specially edited conference volume.

Keynote Speakers

We are pleased to announce that the keynote speakers for our 2013 conference will be:
  • Professor Jordi Canals, Dean of IESE Business School. He is one of the leading thinkers worldwide on the future of business schools and the future of the management profession.
  • Professor Ellen Hazelkorn, Director of Research and Enterprise, and Dean of the Graduate Research School, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland. She also leads the Higher Education Policy Research Unit. She is a consultant to the OECD Programme on Institutional Management of Higher Education, is a member of the Board of the Higher Education Authority and is also associated with the International Association of Universities.
  • Professor Ken Starkey, Professor of Management and Organisational Learning at Nottingham University Business School. He is an author of numerous articles on management education and a regular commentator and consultant on leadership issues.
Paper Submission Guidelines
  • Authors of selected submissions are requested to send the completed papers by 30 April 2013 and their presentation slides by 15 May 2013 to Anna Pastwa at research@efmd.org
  • Papers should be no more than 10000 words in length, Font Times New Roman, Font Size 12, single-spaced. Front page to include: Paper title; name / affiliation / contact details of author(s) phone, fax and email; abstract; key words.
  • All abstracts will be printed in the Conference Book.
  • At least one author of each paper must register for the conference and present the paper.

Conference Organising Committee

  • Jean-Pierre Helfer, Professor of Marketing, IAE Paris & Former Dean, Audencia Nantes Ecole de Management, France
  • Ulrich Hommel, Professor of Finance, EBS Business School, Germany &Director, EFMD Research and Surveys Unit
  • Michel Kalika, Professor of Management, Université Paris Dauphine & Former Dean, EM Strasbourg Business School, France
  • Andrew Pettigrew, Professor of Strategy and Organisation, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, UK & Chair of the EFMD R&D Steering Committee
 

More Information

Programme

Thursday, 23 May 2013
12:00 – 13:00 Registration and Pre-conference Lunch at Dauphine University (Hall 2nd floor)
13:00 – 13:30 Welcome - Amphi Edgar Faure
  • Laurent Batsch, President of Paris-Dauphine University, FR
  • Eric Cornuel, Director General & CEO, EFMD & Affiliate Professor, HEC School of Management, FR

Chairperson: Andrew Pettigrew, Professor of Strategy and Organization, Said Business School, University of Oxford, UK

13:30 – 14:30 Plenary I – Keynote Address - Amphi Edgar Faure
  • J. Canals, Dean of IESE Business School
    "The Impact of Business Schools on Society"
14:30 – 15:30 Parallel Session: Series 1

1a. Impact of HEIs and business schools (economic, political, social, cultural) (salle C)
  • G. Carton, S. Dameron: Impact of Business Schools for Practice: Proposition of a Heuristic Framework
  • D. Fischbacher-Smith & A. Irwin: Making waves and changing paradigms! Facilitating research impact in business schools

Moderated by: Eric Cornuel, Director General & CEO, EFMD

1b. Measurement and determinants of performance of HEIs and business schools (salle D)

  • L. Evans: Academic leadership in UK business schools: is there a need for professorial preparation and development programmes?
  • H. Barton: Can the adoption of a 'lean' management approach to service improvement improve faculty performance in a higher education institution?
Moderated by: Peter Lorange, President & CEO, Lorange Institute of Business Zurich, Switzerland
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break (Hall 2nd floor)
16:00 – 17:00 Parallel Session: Series 2

2a. Impact of HEIs and business schools (economic, political, social, cultural) (salle C)
  • T. Brahm, D. Euler: Students’ Attitudes during their First Year at a Business School - Implications for Sustainable Development
  • D. Schneckenberg: From evolution to revolution: rethinking higher education institutions for knowledge-based societies
Moderated by: Ulrich Hommel, Director of Research and Surveys Unit, EFMD & Professor of Finance, EBS Business School, Germany

2b. Institutional change and mergers of HEIs and business schools (salle D)
  • B. Walbaum, H. Scheftel: Higher Education mergers: strategic potential and challenges of organizational transformation
  • M. G. Loureiro, M. Dabic: Attitudes of Croatian faculty members: keys to manage the shift towards an entrepreneurial university
Moderated by: Michel Kalika, Professor of Management, Université Paris-Dauphine, France
17:00 – 17:30 Plenary II - Amphi Edgar Faure
  • Andrew Pettigrew, Professor of Strategy and Organization, Said Business School, University of Oxford, UK
  • A. Denisi, A.B Freeman School of Business, Tulane University, New Orleans, USA
    The Present and Future of the Business School Professional: Understanding the Changing Rules of the Game
17:30 – 18:00 Plenary III - Amphi Edgar Faure

What Value from Management Research for Managers, Organizations and Society? Perspectives from a Bystander
  • Richard Straub, Director of Corporate Services and EU Affairs, EFMD
18:15 – 20:00 Guided Bus Tour around Paris
20:00 – 23:00 Bateaux Mouches Conference Dinner Cruise
23:00 Walk Back to the Hotels

 

Friday, 24 May 2013
08:00 – 08:30 Conference Registration at Dauphine University (Hall 2nd floor)
08:30 – 09:30 Plenary IV – Keynote Address
  • Ellen Hazelkorn, Director of Research and Enterprise, and Dean of the Graduate Research School, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland
    Globalisation and Competitiveness: Challenges to the Purpose, Performance and Impact of Higher Education
09:30 – 11:00 Parallel Session: Series 3

3a. Institutional change and mergers of HEIs and business schools (salle C)
  • V. Rundshagen: Impression, Soleil Levant: what business schools can learn from the Impressionists
  • J. Kimberly, H. Bouchikhi: Disruption on Steroids: Sea Change in the Worlds of Higher Education in General and Business Education in Particular
  • Y.I. Istileulova, D. Peljhan: Accreditation as an institutional change for business schools in Russia: to have or to be?
Moderated by: Joan Enric Ricart, Professor of Strategic Management and Economics, IESE Business School, Spain

3b. Impact of HEIs and business schools (economic, political, social, cultural) (salle D)
  • R. Bedgeen, T. Nolting: Dual Studies in Germany – The concept of the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University
  • S. Dubbini, D. Iacobucci A. Micozzi, F. Micozzi: The Economic and Social Value of Fostering entrepreneurs in a regional system: the role of education
  • T.C. Kurniatun & A.Z. Afiff: Keeping Promises and Its Impact on Customer Value in MBA Programs in Indonesia
Moderated by: Barbara Sporn, Professor & Vice Rector of Research, International Affairs & External Relations, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break (Hall 2nd floor)
11:30 – 13:00 Parallel Session: Series 4

4a. Institutional change and mergers of HEIs and business schools (salle C)
  • F. Wenzlaff & M. Reihlen: Institutional Work and Organizational Transformation- A Case Study of a University Merger
  • S. Platt: Customization and mergers in French business schools: what value creation for students?
  • Ch. McMillan & J. Overall: Playing it safe: the MBA curriculum and wicked problems – an exercise in disruptive change in management learning

Moderated by: Jean-Pierre Helfer, Professor of Marketing, IAE Paris, France

4b. Measurement and determinants of performance of HEIs and business schools (salle D)
  • R. Bendaraviciene & R. Krikstolaitis: Exploring Employer Branding to Enhance Distinctiveness in Higher Education
  • J. Frost & J. Brockmann: When quality is equated with quantitative productivity - Scholars caught in performance paradoxes
  • S. Nigsch: Shaping performance: do international accreditations and quality management really help?
Moderated by: Alan Irwin, Professor, Research Dean, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch (Hall 2nd floor)
14:00 – 15:00 Plenary V – Keynote Address - Salle Raymond Aron
  • K. Starkey, Professor of Management & Organisational Learning, Nottingham University Business School, UK
"Institutionalising the Business School/Deconstructing the Business School"
15:00 – 16:00 Closing Remarks - Salle Raymond Aron
  • Ulrich Hommel, Director, EFMD Research and Surveys Unit & Professor of Finance, EBS Business School, Germany

Chairperson: Andrew Pettigrew, Professor of Strategy and Organization, Said Business School, University of Oxford, UK

  End of Conference

 

Practical Information

  1. Venue
  2. Contact at Dauphine University
  3. Directions to Reach Dauphine University
  4. Fees and Payment
  5. Accommodation
  6. Tourism
  7. Download
Venue Top
Université Paris-Dauphine
Place du Maréchal de Lattre de Tassigny
75775 Paris Cedex 16, France
www.dauphine.fr
 

Contact at Dauphine University Top
Florent Got
E florent.got@dauphine.fr
T +33 1 440 545 71
 

Directions to Reach Dauphine University Top
Main access:  Boulevard Lannes
  • By Car
    Take the Boulevard Périphérique, exit at "Porte Dauphine", straight to the Place Maréchal de Lattre de Tassigny.
  • By Public Transportation
    Bus:
    take PC1 Line and get off at the Porte Dauphine stop.
    Subway:
    take Line 2 (Nation - Porte Dauphine), get off at the Porte Dauphine Station and exit at Avenue Bugeaud
    RER
    (suburban trains): take Line C and get off at the Avenue Foch station
 

Fees and Payment
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  • EARLY BIRD until 14th April 2013
    • 320€ unique rate
  • NORMAL FEE after 14th April 2013
    • 450€ unique rate

Accommodation Top
Please note that exceptionally for this conference EFMD has changed the hotel booking procedure. Indeed, hotel booking prices and general conditions (cancellation conditions, etc.) are much better on an individual bases and as there are many hotels in the vicinity (walking distance) of the Dauphine University, we thought this would be easier and better for everyone.
We also would like to remind you that May is a very busy month for visiting Paris, thus please book your rooms as early as possible.
 

Tourism Top
If you plan a trip after the conference, please consult the links below.

 

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