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Department of Management in Networked and Digital Societies


History of scientific positions:
Associate Professor, Department of Management in Networked and Digital Societies, Kozminski University
Associate Professor, Department of International Management, Kozminski University
Visiting Professor, University Campus, UK
Visiting Professor, ESADE (Universitat Ramon Llull), Spain
Visiting Professor of Knowledge Management, Lund University, Sweden
Visiting Professor, Center for Business Performance, Cranfield University School of Management, UK
Visiting Professor, Leeds University Business School, UK
Faculty Member, Capella University
Visiting Professor, Open University Business School, Milton Keynes, UK
Professor of Strategy, Stevens Institute of Technology
Professor of Business Policy, University of Glasgow
Assistant Professor, UCLA
Associate Professor, Faculty of Administrative Studies, York University
Research area:
  • Technological & Business Innovations
  • risk management
  • organizational strategy
Queen's University School of Business, Canada
Scholarships/ / Awards:
Honorary doktorate.
The Dan and Marylou Schendel Best Strategic Management Journal Paper Prize (Strategic Management Journal).
Articles in scientific journals:
  • SPENDER J. (2015), The theory of the managed firm (TMF), HUMAN SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT, vol. 34, no. 1, s.57-80
  • SPENDER J. (2014), The business school model: a flawed organizational design?, Journal of Management Development, 5, s.429-442
  • SPENDER J. (2014), The Interaction of Intellectual Capital Assets and Knowledge Management Practices in Organizational Value Creation, JOURNAL OF INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL, 15(3), s.362 - 375
  • SPENDER J. (2014), A rumination on managerial judgment, REVUE FRANCAISE DE GESTION, 238, s.19-32
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  • BEDNARZ-ŁUCZEWSKA P., Bordianu A., Rohaert S., SPENDER J. (2013), Intangibles: theory, categories, and the Kozminski matrix, Knowledge Management Research & Practice, 11, s.101-111
  • Khurana R., SPENDER J. (2012), Herbert A.Simonon What Ails Business Schools: Morethan‘A Problem in Organizational Design’, JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES, 49, s.619-639
  • Kraaijenbrink J., SPENDER J., Groen A. (2010), The Resource - Base View: A Reviewand Assessment of Its Critiques, JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT, 36(1), s.349-372
  • Bueno E., Salmator M., SPENDER J. (2009), Challenges and Opportunities in Building theIntelligent Enterprise: A Foreword to the Inaugural Issue, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INTELLIGENT ENTERPRISE, 1
  • Ilipinar G., Montana J., SPENDER J. (2009), Design Thinking in the Postmodern Organization, CHINA - USA BUSINESS REVIEW, 11, s.-
  • SPENDER J. (2008), Review: From Higher Aim sto Hired Hands by Rakesh Khurana, ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT REVIEW, 33 (4), s.1022-1026
  • SPENDER J., Bierly P., Gallagher S. (2008), Innovation and Learning in High Reliability Organizations: A Case Study of US and Russian Nuclear Attack Submarines, 1970-2000, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT, 55 (3), s.393-408
  • SPENDER J. (2008), Organizational Learning and Knowledge Management: Whence and Whither?, MANAGEMENT LEARNING, 39 (2), s.159-176
  • SPENDER J. (2007), The Philosophical Foundations of Knowledge Management: Editors’ Introduction, ORGANIZATION, 14 (1), s.5-28
  • SPENDER J. (2007), Data, Meaning and Practice: How the Knowledge - Based View Can Clarify Technology's Relationship With Organizations, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT, 38 (1/2), s.178-196
  • SPENDER J. (2007), Management as a Regulated Profession: An Essay, JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT INQUIRY, 16 (1), s.139-152
  • SPENDER J. (2006), Getting Value from Knowledge Management, TQM MAGAZINE, 18 (3), s.238-254
  • SPENDER J. (2006), Method, Philosophy and Empirics in KM and IC, JOURNAL OF INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL, 7 (1), s.12-28
Editing of monographs:
  • SPENDER J., Carlucci D., Schiuma G., (red.), (2014), , Matera
  • SPENDER J. (2014), Business Strategy: Managing Uncertainty, Opportunity and Enterprise, Oxford, OXFORD UNIV PRESS
  • SPENDER J., Strong B. (2014), Strategic Conversations. Creating and Directing the Entrepreneurial Workforce, Cambridge, CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS
  • SPENDER J., Carlucci D., Schiuma G. (2014), , Matera, UNIVERSITY OF BASILICATA
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  • Burton-Jones A., SPENDER J. (2011), The Oxford Handbook of Human Capital, Oxford, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • SPENDER J., Locke R. (2011), Confronting Managerialism: Howt he Business Elite and Their Schools Threw Our Lives Out of Balance, ZED BOOKS
  • SPENDER J., Kijne H. (2000), Scientific Management: Frederick Winslow Taylor's Gift to the World?, Tokyo, KLUWER
  • Eden C., SPENDER J. (1998), Managerial and Organizational Cognition, SAGE PUBLISHERS
  • SPENDER J., Kijne H. (1996), Scientific Management: Frederick Winslow Taylor's Gift to the World?, -, KLUWER
  • SPENDER J. (1989), Industry Recipes: The Nature and Sources of Managerial Judgement, -, BLACKWELL PUBLISHING OXFORD,, U.K.
  • SPENDER J. (1980), Strategy - Making in Business: Coping with Uncertainty in the Organization Design Process, -, UMI PRESS
  • Grinyer P., SPENDER J. (1979), Turn around: Managerial Recipes for Strategic Success: The Fall and Rise of the Newton Chambers Group, ASSOCIATED BUSINESS PRESS
Chapter in monographs:
  • SPENDER J. (2016), Universities, Governance, and BusinessSchools in: Multi-Level Governance in UniversitiesStrategy, Structure, Control, Jetta Frost, Fabian Hattke, Markus Reihlen, SPRINGER, s.141-169
  • SPENDER J. (2014), Technology: Discourse and Possibility in: Encyclopedia of Technology and Innovation Management, V. K. Narayanan, Gina Colarelli O'Connor, -, WILEY&SONS, s.3-8
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  • SPENDER J. (2013), Bureaucratic Theory in: Encyclopedia of Management Theory, Eric H.Kessler, New York, SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC
  • SPENDER J. (2013), Professor Ikujiro Nonaka and KM's Past, Present and Future in: Towards Organizational Knowledge: The Pioneering Work of Ikujiro Nonaka, G.VonKrogh, H.Takeuchi, K.Kase & C.G.Cantón, PALGRAVE MACMILLAN LTD, s.38-70
  • SPENDER J. (2012), A NewTheory of What? Humanizing the Firmin the Time of the Precariat in: Towards a NewTheory of the Firm: Humanizing the Firm and the Management Profession, J.E.Ricart & J.M.Rosanas, -, IESE & Fundaćion BBVA
  • SPENDER J. (2011), On Green Business and Green Values in: Green Business, Green Values and Sustainability, C.Pitelis, J.Keenan & V.Pryce, ROUTLEDGE, s.141-154
  • SPENDER J. (2011), Human Capital and Agency Theory in: The Oxford Handbook of Human Capital, A.Burton - Jones & J. - C. Spender, Oxford, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, s.186-217
  • SPENDER J., Kraaijenbrink J. (2011), Why Competitive Strategy Succeeds - and With Whom in: Competition, Competitive Advantage and Clusters:The Ideas of Michael Porter, R.Huggins & H.Izushi, Oxford, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, s.33-55
  • SPENDER J., Burton-Jones A. (2011), Introduction in: The Oxford handbook of Human Capital, A.Burton - Jones & J.- C.Spender, Oxford, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, s.1-45
  • SPENDER J. (2011), The Problems and Challenges of Researching Intellectual Capital in: Managing Knowledge Assets and Business Value Creationin Organizations: Measures and dynamics, G.Schiuma, Hershey, IGI GLOBAL, s.1-12
  • SPENDER J., Kraaijenbrink J. (2011), Humanizing Management Education in: Business Schools Under Fire: Humanistic Management Education as the Way Forward, Wolfgang Amann, Michael Pirson, Claus Dierksmeier, Ernstvon Kimakowitz & Heiko Spitzeck, New York, PALGRAVE MACMILLAN LTD
  • SPENDER J. (2011), Agentic Collaboration in a Secular Age: A Rhetorical Theory of Organization in: 2nd Conference on Rhetoric and Narratives in Management Research, Eduard Bonet, Barbara Czarniawska,Deirdre N. McCloskey & Hans Siggard Jensen, -, ESADE (Universitad Ramon Llull), s.53-66
  • SPENDER J. (2010), The Way Forward? Theorizing Knowledge - Based Development in: Knowledge - Based Development for Cities and Societies: An Integrated Multi - Level Approach, K.Metaxiotis, F.J.Carillo & T.Yigitcanlar, Hershey, IGI GLOBAL, s.329-339
  • SPENDER J. (2010), Technology: Discourse and Possibility in: Encyclopedia of Technology and Innovation Management, V.K.Narayanan & G.C.O'Connor, Chichester, JOHN WILEY & SONS INC, s.3-8
  • SPENDER J. (2009), Organizational Capital: Concept, Measure or Heuristic? in: Organizational Capital: Modeling, Measuring and Contextualizing, A.Bounfour, ROUTLEDGE, s.5-23
  • Felin T., SPENDER J. (2009), An Exchange of Ideas about Knowledge Governance: Seeking First Principles and Microfoundations in: Knowledge Governance: Processes and Perspectives, N.J.Foss & S.Michailova, Oxford, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, s.247 - 271
Scientific Activities
Participation in conferences:
  • 2015 EFMD Higher Education Research Conference: The Legitimacy and Impact of Business Schools and Universities, 2015
Membership in organizations:
, International School of Management
Additional Information
Membership in internal committees and academic organizations:
, School of Business &Technology, Fashion Institute of Technology (SUNY)
, School of Management, New York Institute of Technology