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Speaker: Julie Battilana

Date: January  20th, 2022  at 17h00  (IST, UTC+01:00)

Topic: Power, For All - How It Really Works and Why It's Everyone's Business

Bio: Julie Battilana is the Joseph C. Wilson Professor of Business Administration in the Organizational Behaviour unit at Harvard Business School and the Alan L. Gleitsman Professor of Social Innovation at Harvard Kennedy School, where she is also the founder and faculty chair of the Social Innovation and Change Initiative. She teaches the Power and Influence course at Harvard Business School and Harvard Kennedy School. Her research examines the politics of change, including processes by which organizations and individuals initiate and implement changes that diverge from the taken-for-granted norms in a field of activity.

She has written numerous teaching cases used in universities all over the world, and she has articles published in the Academy of Management AnnalsAcademy of Management JournalHarvard Business ReviewJournal of Business EthicsLeadership Quarterly, ManagementManagement ScienceOrganizationOrganization Science, Organization Studies, and Strategic Organization. Her research has been featured in publications like Business Week, Forbes, Huffington Post, and Stanford Social Innovation Review, and she was previously a regular contributor to the French newspaper Le Monde. A native of France with dual French/American citizenship, she earned a B.A. in sociology and economics, an M.A. in political sociology and a M.Sc. in organizational sociology and public policy from Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan. She holds a degree from HEC Business School and a joint Ph.D. in organizational behaviour from INSEAD and in management and economics from Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan. 

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