Aino Kianto is at Lappeeranta University of Technology - Finland.
My professional passion is dedicated to understanding and sharing knowledge on how we and our organisations and institutions can best use our wit and creativity to perform better in a sustainable fashion. I study, consult and teach on the management of knowledge, competence, intellectual capital, and innovation.
Bratianu is at Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest.
Having a complex scientific background and an international academic experience, I am interested in promoting strategic thinking and knowledge dynamics in organizations. I developed the theory of organizational integrators and the multifield approach to the organizational knowledge
Gary N. McLean (Ed.D., Ph.D. hon.) is president of McLean Global
Consulting, Inc., a family business. As an OD practitioner, he works
extensively globally, especially in Asia. He recently worked in the
Graduate School of Management in the International Islamic University of
Malaysia as “Renowned Scholar.” He teaches regularly in the PhD program in
HRD at NIDA (National Institute for Development Administration) in
Thailand. Previously, he was a Senior Professor at Texas A&M
University. He is professor emeritus and co-founder of the HRD program at
the University of Minnesota. He served as President of the Academy of
Human Resource Development and the International Management Development
Association. He has served in editorial roles on a number of peer-reviewed
journals in HRD and management. He is extensively published with books,
book chapters, and journal articles. He has also presented numerous
keynote addresses and workshops. His research interests are broad,
focusing primarily on organization development and national and
Viedma is a Doctor of Industrial Engineering, a graduate in Economics and
Professor of Strategic Management of Intangibles at UPC Polytechnic
University of Catalonia and UPC School of Professional & Executive
Development in Barcelona, Spain. He has held top executive positions in
computer services and management consultancy firms. He is president and
founding partner of the “Intellectual Capital Management System” and
founding partner of M&A Fusiones y Adquisiciones. He is also founding
member of “The new club of Paris”, CISC (Comunidad Iberoamericana de
Sistemas de Conocimiento) and IAKM (International Association for
Knowledge Management). Jose teaches and researches on the subject of
knowledge management and intellectual capital management at the micro
level and knowledge economy and knowledge based development at the macro
level. He is an advisory board member for a number of journals. His
current field of interest is focused on the strategic management of
knowledge, intellectual capital and intangible assets practical research
and he has consulted and developed a number of management frameworks and
systems worldwide. His international research has crystallized in
practical methodologies such as ICBS, SCBS, CICBS, RICBS and NICBS.
Further information can be found in: http://www.jmviedma.com/
Robert Mellor (Kingston University, London) is a Fellow of the Royal Institution; he holds earned doctorates in various academic disciplines including innovation, computing and biology and is author of over 120 scientific publications in reputable journals, including e.g. "Nature". In addition to his scientific publications, he has written ten books, including four on innovation and entrepreneurship and three of his books have appeared in foreign translations. He has won a number of international prizes for his works, is an active consultant with twelve years industrial experience and has been expert advisor to several national governments and the European Union since 1994.