• 251 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
20082020

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Personal profile

Biography

Professor Eric Knight is an internationally recognised scholar in the field of organisational theory and strategic management. He has published in such top-tiered FT50 journals as Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Organization Studies, and Human Relations. He is the Program Chair of the Strategy Practice interest group of Management Society and PDW Chair of the Strategizing Activities and Practices (SAP) interest group of the Academy of Management. He completed his DPhil as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University, and was a Fulbright Senior Scholar and visiting professor to Stanford University.  

  • Published in such A* and top-tiered FT50 journals as Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Organization Studies, and Human Relations 
  • Won multiple research grants from the Australian Research Council (ARC) and with industry partners 
  • Formerly worked for a range of clients in Australia and Asia whilst at Boston Consulting Group  
  • Been awarded Best Paper awards or nominations at the Academy of Management, the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management, and the Strategic Management Society
  • Board service on numerous company and government boards, including the founding boards of NSW Smart Sensors Network and the NSW Defence Innovation Network 
  • Incoming chair of the Strategy Practice interest group of the Strategic Management Society and PDW Chair of the Strategizing Activities and Practices (SAP) interest group at the Academy of Management
  • Teaching excellence focused at the intersection of strategy and engineering, with free online access to award-winning Design-led Strategy course available here
  • Previously Professor of Strategic Management and Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research – Enterprise & Engagement) at the University of Sydney, responsible for the university’s R&D research strategy and implementation
  • Honorary Professor of Strategic Management at the University of Sydney, and visiting professor at Oxford University and Stanford University
  • Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of NSW.

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Research Outputs

Design-led strategy: how to bring design thinking into the art of strategic management

Knight, E., Daymond, J. & Paroutis, S., 1 Feb 2020, In : California Management Review. 62, 2, p. 30-52 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 3 Citations (Scopus)

    Enabling organizational ambidexterity: valuation practices and the senior-leadership team

    Knight, E. & Cuganesan, S., 1 Feb 2020, In : Human Relations. 73, 2, p. 190-214 25 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    FinTech, economy and space: introduction to the special issue

    Knight, E. & Wójcik, D., 2 Aug 2020, In : Environment and Planning A.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    Sectoral evolution and shifting service delivery models in the sharing economy

    Mahmuda, S., Sigler, T., Knight, E. & Corcoran, J., 1 Jul 2020, In : Business Research. 13, 2, p. 663-684 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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  • Activities

    • 18 Oral presentation

    Exploring organizational processes: A tension-based view

    Eric Knight (Speaker), Jane Le (Speaker), Sarah Stanske (Speaker), Matthias Wenzel (Speaker)
    4 Jul 20196 Jul 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

    Visualization tools and techniques in strategy research: a strategy-as-practice perspective

    Eric Knight (Speaker)
    9 Aug 201913 Aug 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

    The role of visuals in enabling 'open strategy'

    Eric Knight (Speaker)
    9 Aug 201913 Aug 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

    Micro-foundations of paradox: whereto next from a practice perspective?

    Eric Knight (Speaker)
    9 Aug 201913 Aug 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

    Pivoting in action: how repositioning successive change as scientific revision enables managerial discretion

    Eric Knight (Speaker)
    10 Aug 201814 Aug 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation