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Julian Birkinshaw from London Business School: Bureaucracy, Meritocracy and Adhocracy

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London Business School
Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, Academic Director of the Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Deputy Dean (Programmes). BSc (University of Durham), PhD and MBA (Richard Ivey School of Business, Western University, Canada)

Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, Academic Director of the Deloitte Institute

BSc (University of Durham), PhD and MBA (Richard Ivey School of Business, Western University, Canada) Professor Julian Birkinshaw was ranked 39th in the 2013 Thinkers50 list of the top global management thinkers. His main area of expertise is in the strategy and organisation of large corporations, and specifically such issues as innovation, corporate entrepreneurship, strategic agility and headquarters-subsidiary relationships. He is a Fellow of: the British Academy, the Academy of Social Sciences, the Advanced Institute of Management Research (UK), and the Academy of International Business. In 2009, he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the Stockholm School of Economics. Professor Birkinshaw is the author of twelve books, including Becoming a Better Boss, Reinventing Management and Giant Steps in Management, and over eighty articles in journals such as the Strategic Management Journal, the Academy of Management Journal, the Harvard Business Review and the Sloan Management Review. He is regularly quoted in international media outlets, including CNN, the BBC, The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, Businessweek and The Times. Professor Birkinshaw speaks regularly at business conferences in the UK, Europe, North America and Australia. With Gary Hamel, he was co-founder of the Management Innovation Lab, a unique partnership between academia and business to accelerate the evolution of management.

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