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Michael Barrett

Michael Barrett, Professor of Information Systems & Innovation Studies

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Professor Barrett has studied extensively the use of mobile and other information technologies for business model innovation in emerging economies. For example, he has researched the role of collaborative innovation between large and small hi-tech firms in the development of MPESA for financial inclusion in Kenya. He was recently commissioned by the World Bank to co-author a report on the use of information technologies, for improving access and affordability of rural workers in agriculture.


Jaideep Prabhu

Jaideep Prabhu, Jawaharlal Nehru Professor of Indian Business & Enterprise

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Professor Prabhu leads the Centre for India and Global Business at CJBS. He has studied extensively innovation in low-income environments. He recently co-authored a book called Jugaad Innovation, described by the Economist "the most comprehensive book yet" on so-called 'frugal innovation'.


Shaz Ansari

Shahzad Ansari, Reader in Strategy

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Dr Ansari's research examines social and environmental issues in management. His recent work has focused on the experience of Fair Trade on the part of Rooibos farmers in post-apartheid South Africa. A specific focus has been on the challenges of developing common social standards and defining what constitutes a "fair" minimum prize for goods and services.


Philip Stiles

Philip Stiles, University Senior Lecturer in Corporate Governance

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Dr Stiles's research focuses on human resource management (leadership; high performance working; organisational culture; change management) and corporate governance (the dynamics of boards of directors; chief executive succession; the influence of self-conscious emotions such as shame, pride and guilt on work motivation).


Simon Stockley

Simon Stockley, Senior Teaching Faculty in Entrepreneurship

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Mr Stockley teaches entrepreneurship and runs a social enterprise focusing on trafficked women.


Mark Thompson

Mark Thompson, University Senior Lecturer in Information Systems

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Mark has 22 years of information and systems and change management experience and is currently Strategy Director & Co-owner, Methods Group, where he has created two thriving startups since 2011 (Methods Advisory and Methods Digital). He is a member of the National Audit Office's Digital Advisory Panel, and was until recently a Main Board Member, Intellect UK (now TechUK), and is also a member of the CBI 21st Century Public Services Task and Finish Group. Prior to Methods, Mark was a Change Management Consultant at Accenture.


Kamal Munir

Kamal Munir, Reader in Strategy & Policy

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Dr Munir studies social and institutional change, with a particular focus on technological shifts in society. A particular focus has been on socio-economic changes in South Asia. He published an influential study on the effects of ending child labour in the soccer ball industry in Pakistan.


Khaled Soufani

Khaled Soufani, Senior Faculty in Management Practice and Director of the Executive MBA Programme

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Dr Soufani has published extensively in the area of financial management, corporate restructuring, M&A, private equity, venture capital and family business, and also the financial and economic affairs of small-medium sized enterprises. His work is widely cited and included in policy reports by organisations such as the EU, OECD, and the Institute of Directors and he is on the editorial board of a number of international academic journals. Before joining academia, Dr Soufani worked in investment banking in the area of bond and money market trading.


Professor David De Cremer

David De Cremer, KPMG Professor of Management Studies

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Professor De Cremer studies extensively how organisations can promote trustworthy and value-driven work climates by looking at the role of leadership. He has published on these topics in both the top academic and corporate audience outlets and applies this knowledge in his role as advisor to the Novartis AG ethics-based compliance initiative and his role as founder of the Erasmus Center of Behavioral Business Ethics at Rotterdam School of Management. In 2016 he was named one of the Top Global Thought Leaders in Trust by the organisation Trust across America.

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