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World renowned professor opened the Academic Year at Department of Business and Management

World renowned professor opened the Academic Year at Department of Business and Management

Honorary Doctor of AAU and world renowned scholar in organisation studies, Professor John Child opened the new 2019-2020 Academic Year at Department of Business and Management. Read his presentation and view photos from the event.

Professor John Child’s work on hierarchy is world renowned. Monday the 4th of September, Department of Business and Management had invited him to give a lecture as a part of the Thought Leaders of the World Value+ Lectures at Aalborg University. The lecture was attended by a large group of students and AAU employees.

Read Professor John Child’s presentation “Hierarchy. Friend or For? (PDF).

Read a presentation of Professor John Child below.
 

Head of Department Christian Nielsen opening the lecture and sharing his Business School thoughts.
Head of Department Christian Nielsen opening the lecture and sharing his Business School thoughts.

Vice Head of Department Mette Vinther Larsen talking about learning at Aalborg Business School.Vice Head of Department Mette Vinther Larsen talking about learning at Aalborg Business School.

Professor Svetla Marinova introducing Professor John Child.Professor Svetla Marinova introducing Professor John Child.

Professor John Child giving his lecture.Professor John Child giving his lecture.
 

About Professor John Child

John Child is Professor of Commerce at the University of Birmingham, UK, Professor of Management at Plymouth University, and Visiting Professor at Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou. He is a Fellow of the prestigious British Academy [FBA], the Academy of Management, the Academy of International Business and the British Academy of Management. In 2012 he was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by the International Association for Chinese Management Research [IACMR].

Before entering the academic field, Professor Child worked for Rolls-Royce. He served as Dean of the Aston Business School from 1986 to 1989, as Dean and Director of the European Community’s management program in China in 1989-1990, building it into the China-Europe Management Institute, the forerunner of the China-Europe International Business School [CEIBS] in Shanghai. In 1991 he was appointed Diageo Professor of Management in the University of Cambridge and Fellow of St. John’s College, Cambridge.

John Child has published 23 books and approximately 150 articles primarily in the fields of international business and business organization.

Further Information

For further information, please contact:

Professor Svetla Marinova
Department of Business and Management, Aalborg University
Phone: 9940 8227
Email: svetla@business.aau.dk