INNOVATION AND ORGANIZATION
01:30 PM - 03:00 PM Seminar : Trade Unions and Equality at Work: the complexity of evolving progressive agendas
Miguel Martinez Lucio was born in London and attended Aylestone Comprehensive (now Queens Park Community School). He then studied for a BA (Hons.) in Economics and Government and then a SSRC competitive sponsored MA in Latin American Government and Politics at Essex University (1979-1983). He was a Researcher located in the Universidad Autonoma de Madrids Sociology Department (1983-84) financed by a British Council/Spanish Ministry of Education Scholarship and later a Vicente Cañada Blanch Foundation/University of London Fellowship (1986-87). He completed his PhD in Industrial Relations in 1988 with an ESRC scholarship (1984-86) at the Warwick Business School, University of Warwick. He has worked at Cardiff University, Keele University, Leeds University, Durham University and Bradford University as well as having been employed in local government during the 1980s.
Miguel has taught a range of modules over the past thirty years: Human Resource Management (both National and International), Employment and Industrial Relations, Public Policy and Management, European Public Policy, Research Methods, Management Theory/Business Environment, and the Sociology of Work. He has supervised a range of doctorial students and has taught on doctoral and masters programmes in the UK (e.g. Ruskin College) and in Spain (e.g. the University Autonoma of Madrid, University of Zaragoza, University of Seville, the University of Valencia and the University of Oviedo). He is currently teaching Contemporary Employment Relations, Human Resource Management (Context and Organisation), and International Human Resource Management at the Undergraduate and Posgraduate level. He is the Coordinator and a co-founder of the Fairness at Work Research Centre (FairWRC) and an active member of the European Work and Employment Research Centre (EWERC).
In addition, he is on a range of editorial boards and committees: the International Journal of HRM, the European Journal of Industrial Relations, Critical Perspectives in International Business, amongst others. He has been an advisor and evaluator for various bodies such as trade unions (e.g. UNISON, UNITE, the CWU, UCATT, the TUC nationally and regionally, and the ETUC) and public bodies (e.g. BIS, ACAS, EC). He is a founder member of Critical Labour Studies and a member of the trade unions UNITE and the UCU.
03:15 PM - 06:45 PM Seminar : The Genesis and Metamorphosis of Novelty Imprints: How Business Model Innovation Emerges in Young Firms
Yuliya Snihur is an Associate Professor of Strategy, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship at Toulouse Business School. She defended her dissertation at IESE Business School on the topic of antecedents and consequences of business model innovation, which was granted the 2014 Heizer dissertation award by the AOM ENT Division. Her research interests cover business models, innovation, and cognition in both new and established firms. She is interested in developing theories of organizational identity and organizational imprinting, and explores linguistic approaches, such as framing and sensegiving, used in innovation processes. Yuliya has published in such journals as Journal of Management Studies, Long Range Planning, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, and Entrepreneurship & Regional Development. She co-edited a Special Issue on business models and sustainability at the Journal of Cleaner Production, and currently serves as an Associate Editor of Long Range Planning.