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Professor Emmanuel Josserand

Professor Emmanuel Josserand

Professor Emmanuel Josserand, Director, Centre for Business and Social Innovation, UTS Business School

Director, Centre for Business and Social Innovation, UTS Business School

Emmanuel is a Professor of Management at UTS and Director of the Centre for Business and Social Innovation (CBSI). His research focuses on intra- and inter-organisational networks, including in relation to organisational, business and social innovation.

Emmanuel and his colleague As. Prof. Sarah Kaine are currently involved in launching the COOP 2.0 research initiative in collaboration with the Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals. The project aims at researching practical strategies for the coop movement to embrace disruption for the benefit of society.

Emmanuel has managed many projects of applied and fundamental research about innovative networks. He is currently UTS Chief Investigator with the $40M Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre. He was one of the Lead Partners of Laboranova a $15M EU project on innovation IT platforms and lead two prestigious Swiss National Science Foundation projects on innovative networks and social media and innovation. More recently he has collaborated on projects on leadership transformation for SMEs, digital disruption of Australia Post and the smart specialization strategy for the Hunter region. Another focus of Emmanuel’s research is social innovation with several projects on socially responsible supply networks and business models.

Emmanuel was formerly co-Director of the Centre for Management and Organisation Studies at UTS. Before joining UTS, he was a Professor at University of Geneva where he served as the Head of the Steering Committee for the PhD in Management, the Director, Executive MBA and the Delegate of the Rectorate for e-learning. He was before that an Associate Professor at Paris-Dauphine University. He has a strong international publication track record with more than 100 publications, including books and peer reviewed journals. He also has extensive experience in consulting as an independent adviser or in partnership with several consulting firms in Paris and Geneva. He is also the co-founder of a start-up based on shared IP with University of Geneva, Self-Leadership Lab, which successfully operates in Switzerland (more than 1600 executives and managers have gone through the 5 month process offered by the start-up).

BCCM Leaders Summit

9-10 November 2017 - Stamford Plaza Hotel, Brisbane, Queensland

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