We have a strong tradition in partnering with other organizations to set up joint research awards to recognize the best management research being published worldwide.
EFMD is an international membership organization, based in Brussels, Belgium.
With more than 700 member organizations from academia, business, public service and consultancy in 80 countries, EFMD provides a unique forum for information, research, networking and debate on innovation and best practice in management development.
EFMD is recognized globally as an accreditation body of quality in management education and has established accreditation services for business schools and business school programmes, corporate universities and technology-enhanced learning programmes.
Watch these videos with key figures from the 2012 EFMD Meeting for Deans & Directors General hosted at Nottingham Business School.
Professor Baback Yazdani is Dean of Nottingham Business School (NBS).
He is also Professor of Product Development, Chairman of the CBI in the East Midlands, and the Vice-Chair and member of the Executive Board of UK Association of Business School. His extensive senior leadership experience in international business and academia has been instrumental in the rapid development of NBS.
Professor Baris Tan is the Dean of College of Administrative Sciences and Economics at Koç University.
Baris Tan serves on the boards of European Foundation for Management Development and CEMS Global Alliance in Management Education. He also served on the boards of Turkish Society for Quality and Turkish Operational Research Society.
Bill Russell is Senior VP: External Relations at Emerald. He joined in May 2000, having held senior sales and marketing positions for the Hallmark greeting card company, and Castrol, a leading motor oil brand.
In 13 years with Castrol, Bill's mix of national and global experience included an overseas posting to Spain and management of their international motorsport programme.
Andrew Crisp jointly founded CarringtonCrisp in 2003 with Mary Lou Carrington.
CarringtonCrisp are education marketing specialists, providing market research, consultancy and creative services across higher education. Previously, Andrew led the agency team that carried out the London Business School rebrand.
David Lamond is Executive Dean, Faculty of Business and Law at Victoria University, Melbourne.
During his academic career, David has consistently carried a full teaching load in Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management, and had visiting professorships at South China University of Technology, Wuhan University, and Nanjing Normal University.
David Weir is Foundation Professor of Intercultural Management at Liverpool Hope University.
He was educated at Oxford University where he obtained a MA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics and a Postgraduate Diploma in Public and Social Administration. He is a Companion of the Chartered Institute of Management and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and is a Burgess of the City of Glasgow.
Eric Cornuel has been the Director General & CEO of EFMD in Brussels since 2000.
Eric's key qualifications are in the areas of strategy, international management and entrepreneurship and he is a regular contributor to the Emerald Management Journals. He holds a degree of Sciences Po from IEP Paris and an MBA from HEC Graduate School of Management, Paris.
Jamie Anderson has held permanent and visiting positions at leading business schools, such as the London Business School, ESMT Berlin and the University of Melbourne.
His research and teaching focuses on strategy, innovation and creativity. He is now Professor of Strategy and Innovation Management at the Antwerp Management School. He is also recognized as one of Europe's top 25 management thinkers.
John Quelch is Distinguished Professor of International Management, Vice President and Dean, CEIBS.
Previously, he was Senior Associate Dean and Lincoln Filene Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. Between 1998 and 2001 he was Dean of London Business School. Prior to 1998, he was the Sebastian S. Kresge Professor of Marketing and Co-Chair of the Marketing Unit at Harvard Business School.
Julio Urgel is Director of EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System) and of Quality Services at the EFMD.
A professor who is passionate about the teaching process, Prof Urgel’s areas of focus include financial analysis, cash and credit management, global risk management, valuation and real options. He also enjoys exploring the skills that lie between negotiation and corporate finance.
Founder and Group Board Chairman of Emerald Group Publishing, Dr Keith Howard remains actively involved with the company's strategy and direction.
In his time at Bradford Management School Keith directed the largest and most successful doctoral programme in Western Europe and completed many publications in the field of research and management science, including The Management of a Student Research Project.
Maria Tereza Leme Fleury is the Dean of Escola de Administração de Empresas de São Paulo da Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV-EAESP).
She is also a visiting scholar at IFM - University of Cambridge, IDS University of Sussex, IDE, Tokyo, and a visiting professor at ESSEC, França. She served as a member of the advisory board of CNPq (National Council for Scientific and Technological Development -Brazil).
Special Issue: Business Schools in Transition? Issues of Impact, Legitimacy, Capabilities and Re-Invention
Business schools are definitely in transition and at a turning point in their evolution and development. They need to focus more on their value to society and, hence, provide a clearer vision and purpose.
Explore these issues in the eleven papers presented here. This issue is Guest Edited by Howard Thomas and Eric Cornuel.
New for 2012: Emerald/EFMD MENA Management Research Fund Award
Emerald and EFMD are delighted to offer a research grant for a project in the field of management research of benefit to MENA countries. There will be one award of £2,000 (or currency equivalent) for the winning research project, and two awards of £500 each for highly-commended runners up, to fund or part-fund these projects.
International recognition and cash awards for the best doctoral research.
Award-winning entries will receive a cash prize of €1,500 (or currency equivalent), a certificate, a winners' logo to attach to correspondence and the prospect of an offer of publication in the sponsoring journal - either as a full paper or an executive summary - at the discretion of the Editor(s).
For further details about Emerald and the EFMD, please contact External Relations Executive Emma Stevenson