Katharina Chudzikowski, EGOS Board Member, University of Bath, UK

ChudzikowskiKatharina Chudzikowski is Associate Professor in Organisation Studies at the School of Management, University of Bath (UK). Her research focuses on understanding work and careers situated in different settings. Specifically, she is interested in how work and career can contribute to organizational theory utilizing sociological and institutional perspectives. Her research has been published in academic outlets such as Journal of Occupational and Organisational Psychology, Human Relations, Journal of Vocational Behaviour and International Journal of Human Resource Management and she has co-authored several book chapters.

Mike Geppert, Vice-Chair of EGOS, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Germany

GeppertMike Geppert is Professor of Strategic and International Management at the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena (Germany) and Visiting Professor at the Turku School of Economics (Finland). His research focuses on international comparisons of management, organization, work and employment relations in locally and internationally operating organizations. Previous work has appeared in leading journals in a variety of academic fields, such as the British Journal of Management, European Journal of Industrial Relations, Human Relations, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Journal of International Management, Journal of Management Inquiry, Journal of Management Studies and Organization Studies, reflecting his multidisciplinary research interests and commitment to interdisciplinary work.

Frank den Hond, Editor-in-Chief, Organization Studies (OS), Hanken School of Economics, Finland


Frank den Hond is the Ehrnrooth Professor in Management and  Organisation at Hanken School of Economics (Helsinki, Finland) and one  of the Editors of Organization Studies. He received his PhD from VU  University. His research interests are at the intersection of business  in society, institutional organization theory, and social movement studies, and he recently developed an interest in partial  organization. He has published in journals such as Business & SocietyOrganization Studies, the Journal of Corporate Citizenship, Academy of  Management Review, and the Academy of Management Journal. An overview  of his publications can be found at:

Thomas Steger, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of East European Management Studies (JEEMS), University of Regensburg, Germany

Prof_Steger_MS (05)Thomas Steger holds the Chair of Business Administration, especially Leadership and Organization at the University of Regensburg (Germany). He grew up in Lucerne (Switzerland) and studied economic sciences, with emphasis on business administration, at the University of Fribourg from 1986 until 1991. He received his doctoral degree in 2000 and habilitated in 2006, both at Chemnitz University of Technology. Between 2002 and 2008 he held the Junior Professorship of European Management at Chemnitz University of Technology. In 2006/2007 he was professor (ad interim) of the Chair of Governance, Organization and HRM at the University of Hohenheim and between 2008 and 2011 professor (ad interim) of the Chair in Organization Theory and Management at the University of Erfurt. Moreover, Thomas was a co-founder and current Editor-in-chief of the Journal of East European Management Studies (JEEMS).

Silviya Svejenova, Chair of EGOS, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

Svejenova_photoSilviya Svejenova is Professor in Leadership and Innovation at the Department of Organization at CBS, Denmark. Her research is on organizing and managing for creativity and innovation, with emphasis on creative industries and power structures. Her work has been published in JIBS, JMS, JOB, Organization, Organization Science, Organization Studies, Sloan Management Review, among others. She has been a co-editor of Special Issues at Organization Studies, Industry and Innovation, and Creativity and Innovation Management. At present her research is on transient forms of organizing, change in executive power structures, and the visual and material dimensions of innovation. She is the Chair of EGOS and co-convener of its SWG on Creative Industries.

Loreta Tauginienė, Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania

TauginieneLoreta Tauginienė is Associate Professor in Management at Mykolas Romeris University. Her research interests are academic ethics, academic integrity, social responsibility of higher education institutions, public engagement, and responsible research and innovation (RRI). She is a co-author of 2 books and the forthcoming Handbook of Research Methods of CSR. In addition, Loreta was given a Baltic University Programme Special Award in Sustainability for the Best PhD thesis in 2013 – ‘Social Responsibility in the Management of University Research Performance’.