Speaker: Assoc Prof Innan Sasaki, Warwick Business School, The University of Warwick
Title: Skill survival in the UK heritage craft industry (TBC)
Date: Thu, 20th Apr 2023
Time: 12pm – 2pm
Venue: Building 24, Copland, Seminar Room 1106
Dr EY Song is the host of this visit
Innan Sasaki is an associate professor in Organisation Studies at Warwick Business School since September, 2019. Previously she worked at Lancaster University Management School as a lecturer, and as guest research associate in University of Kyoto in Japan, and University of Turku in Finland.
She is an expert in collective memory and traditions in organizations and fields. Her research intersects sociology and management studies to unveil how social and organizational changes take place in the encounter of tradition vs. modernity. More specifically, she has studied long-living and heritage-based craft firms, refugees, and indigenous people to understand how they culturally survive in the changing institutional environment.
She teaches both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels at WBS and have received recognitions for outstanding contributions.
She is one of the editors of an Organization Studies special issue on "Rediscovering and Theorizing Craft in Organization Studies" (deadline for submissions: 28th February 2022): https://journals.sagepub.com/page/oss/call-for-papers
Her work has received best paper awards and is published in leading peer-reviewed journals. She is a member of the Academy of Management and the European Group of Organization Studies and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in the UK.