Creative Leadership - Contexts and Prospects

The Centre for Entrepreneurship, invites you to the event: Startup Europe Week - Nicosia


Seventy years after the Simon-Selznick debate about artificial intelligence vs creative leadership, social science has moved far beyond the ‘human vs metal brains’ dichotomy. Today, academics and practitioners alike recognize that creative leadership is more important than ever before. In the last decade organizational research has identified several limitations associated with context-general conceptualizations of creative leadership. This talk will present a recently introduced multi-context metatheoretical framework about the different manifestations of creative leadership across various contexts of creative collaboration.
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Babis Mainemelis

Dr. Babis Mainemelis

Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior

Babis Mainemelis is a creativity scholar exploring creativity’s intersections with aesthetic states, social structures, and temporal dynamics. His research has been published in leading academic journals (e.g., Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Annals), and it has also been profiled in the popular press (e.g., Financial Times, Sunday Times). He is recipient of Academy of Management Review's Best Paper Award (2010) and Outstanding Reviewer Award (2009 and 2014). He is associate professor of organizational behavior at ALBA Graduate Business School at The American College of Greece, and since 2004 visiting professor at Porto Business School. From 2001 to 2009 he was assistant professor at London Business School. Prior to becoming an academic, in the mid 1990s, he worked at PictureWorks Technology, Inc., a digital imaging software startup firm in Danville, California. He has delivered several graduate courses and executive education programs in the USA, UK, South Africa, South Korea, Dubai, Oman, Kuwait, and Europe, working with leading organizations, such as AIG, Barclay’s, Boehringer Ingelheim, BT, Carrefour, Ericsson, Eurobank, Henkel, ING, Lloyd’s, Mars, NovoNordisk, Oman Oil, Sanofi-Aventis, Sonaecom, Vodafone, The Walt Disney Company, and Zain.


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