Guest lecture and Seminar by Charles Snow, Professor of Business Administration, The Smeal College of Business at The Pennsylvania State University
On 10th and 12th of April in Graduate School of Management SPbU Charles Snow, Professor of Business Administration, The Smeal College of Business at The Pennsylvania State University conducted the guest lecture “Open Innovation” and the seminar “The Architecture of Collaboration: organizing resources among large sets of actors”.
Charles Snow arrived at The Pennsylvania State University Smeal College of Business in 1974. He is currently Mellon Foundation Faculty Fellow and professor of business administration, teaching undergraduate courses in principles of management and strategic management. Professor Snow has had numerous articles in such journals as the Journal of Operations Management, Organizational Dynamics, Strategic Organization, and the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal. He is also a member of many editorial boards, including the Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management, and Journal of World Business.
The guest lecture and the seminar covered such actual in management nowadays topics as open innovation, appearing of new type of organizational design and development of new approach to a building of a new organizational structures, so called “actor-oriented scheme”. New organization design is fundamentally different from existing forms of organizing. This type of collaboration enables to create innovation products using resources, experience and knowledge of each participant. Professor Snow named such companies as “Accenture”, “Linux”, and “Blade.org” collaborative community as best examples of actor-oriented scheme.
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