Mainemelis

2017

"When Flexibility is not an Option: Play as an Antidote to Strong Controls on Routine Performance"
Research paper presentation, Academy of Management, Atlanta

"Leading Innovation & Agility"
Talk, Entrepreneurs' Organization, Athens

"Four Decades of Leadership"
Panel talk, Amrop World Conference 2017, Athens

2016

"Creative leadership: Multi-context investigations"
PDW (co-convenor & speaker), 32nd EGOS Colloquium, Naples

Applications

"The role of aesthetic knowledge in the creative process of expert chefs"
Research paper presentation, 32nd EGOS Colloquium, Naples

"Exploring the Relationship between Skill and Creativity: A Phenomenological Perspective"
Research paper presentation, 8th International Symposium on Process Organization Studies, Corfu

"Routines and Anti-routines: The Paradoxical Symbiosis of Routines and Play Behaviour"
Research paper presentation, 8th International Symposium on Process Organization Studies, Corfu

"Creative Leadership: Contexts and Prospects"
Research presentation, The Centre for Entrepreneurship, University of Cyprus, Nicosia

Site

“What if play were the core motive of work?"
Research paper presentation, Academy of Management, Anaheim

"Power, Influence, and Networking in Organizations"
Talk, Women's Career Workshop, Association of CEOs, Athens

"Creative Leadership: A Variety of Playful Encounters"
Talk, KEA Copenhagen School of Design and Technology, Copenhagen

Site

2015

"‘Follow the leader(?)’: Creative leadership at play in multiple contexts"
Research paper presentation, 10th Organisation Studies Summer Workshop, Crete

"Finely honed skill and primordial familiarity in creative performance: Exploring the perennial question of optimal experience"
Research paper presentation, 7th International Symposium on Process Organization Studies, Kos

"Playful leaders: Walking the rope between creative deviance and conformity"
Research paper presentation, Academy of Management, Vancouver

"Anti-routines: The paradoxical symbiosis of routines and play behavior"
Research paper presentation, Academy of Management, Vancouver

"A theory of adaptive responses to the sociological ambivalence of creativity"
Research paper presentation, Academy of Management, Vancouver

"Improvisation and Creative Leadership"
Research presentation, 2nd International Meeting on Organizational Improvisation, Nova School of Economics and Businesses, Lisbon

Program

"The Three Faces of Creative Leadership"
Masterclass, Porto Business School, Porto

2014

"Cultural Hubs : Lessons on Resilience"
Panel moderator, ALBA Graduate Business School, Athens

Program

"Managing Innovation & Ambidexterity"
London Business School Presentation, Dubai

"Anti-routines: The Paradoxical Symbiosis of Routines and Play Behavior"
Research paper presentation, 6th International Symposium on Process Organizational Studies, Rhodes

"The Business of Making Art"
Talk, European Conference on Cultural Entrepreneurship, Gazarte, Athens

Program

"Ambidexterity & Adaptive Flexibility"
Talk, L'Oréal Forum, Costa Navarino, Pylos

"Women & Creative Leadership"
Talk, SEV Women in Leadership Conference, ALBA Graduate Business School, Athens

"Creative Leadership"
Workshop, Zain Group, Kuwait

"Personality: Understanding Self and Others"
Workshop, PwC, Paris

2013

"Leaders responses to creative deviance"
Research paper presentation, Academy of Management, Orlando

"F. F. Coppola and the making of the Godfather: A case study on creative leadership."
Research paper presentation, Academy of Management, Orlando

"Backward novelty and progressive tradition."
Panel presentation, International Conference on Process Organization Studies, Chania.

"Breaking with the crisis: Innovation, creativity and a playful mindset."
Panel discussant, Social Impact Dialogue, EURAM, Istanbul

"Nurturing Creativity"
Talk, Competent Families Day, ALBA Graduate Business School at the American College of Greece, Athens

Program

"Creative Deviance: From Social Structure to Leader Responses"
Research presentation, Bocconi University, Milan

2012

“What do we know about creative leadership?“
Symposium co-chair and panelist, Academy of Management Meeting, Boston.

“Research and teaching collaborations with colleagues in underrepresented nations”
PDW speaker, Academy of Management Meeting, Boston.

"Η Αξία της Δημιουργικής Ματιάς"
Talk, TITAN AE, Athens

2011

“Creativity research beyond boundaries: Multi- and interdisciplinary approaches,”
Symposium speaker, Academy of Management Meeting, San Antonio.

“Creative leadership in tough times”
Talk, NovoNordisk Management Forum, Dubai.

“Creative capability”
Talk, Ericsson RMED Forum, Sounio.

2010

“What news from the factory?”
Panel moderator, Great Places to Work Conference, Athens.

“How to maintain employee morale high during difficult times”
Panel moderator, KPMG People Management Symposium, Athens.

“Τρεις συμβουλές για τη δημιουργικότητα σας”
Talk, Moraitis School, Athens.

Press

“Towards a better understanding of individual adaptability at work,”
Symposium discussant, Academy of Management Meeting, Montreal.

“Reawakening creativity”
Talk, TEDx Academy, Benaki Museum, Athens.

Video

“Η περιπέτεια του δημιουργικού βίου”
Talk, Athens College, Athens.

Press

2009

“Creative Leadership in Tough Times”
Talk, ALBA Graduate Business School Executive Breakfast, Athens.

“Developing and filtering creative ideas”
Talk, Ericsson Southern European Innovation Forum, Athens.

2008

“Auteurs as microcosms: Identity play and career creativity in Hollywood, 1967-2007”
Research paper presentation, EGOS Colloquium, Amsterdam.

“Bringing life to work by bringing play to your organization”
Talk, International Human Resources Summit, Istanbul.

“Creative deviance & the evolution of new ideas”
Research seminar, University of Bath.

2007

“The art of effective surprise: Managing creativity and serious play”
Keynote address, Sonaecom Learning Centre Inauguration, Porto.

“Creativity and deviance at work”
Research paper presentation, INSEAD-London Business School Organizational Behavior Symposium, London.

“Creative deviance and the evolution of new ideas”
Research paper presentation, Academy of Management Meeting, Philadelphia.

“Elegant minds in bête-noir suits: Why brilliant ideas trigger illegitimate acts”
Talk, PDMA Conference on Creativity, Manchester Business School.

Press

“Creative deviance & the evolution of new ideas”
Research seminar, ALBA Graduate Business School, Athens.

"Management & Learning"
London Business Presentation, Cape Town

2006

“Playfulness and creativity in decision making”
Keynote address, DMDS Conference on Creativity, London School of Economics & Political Science.

Keynote

“Leading a culture of creativity”
Talk, Alumni Reunion, London Business School.

Video

2005

“Adventurous, often difficult, creative people: Is emotional intelligence important for creativity?”
Talk at the Emotional & Interpersonal Skills Conference, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki.

Slides

“An empirical examination of timelessness and creativity”
Research paper presentation, Academy of Management Meeting, Honolulu.

“Exploring the functions of play behaviors in organizational life”
Research paper presentation, Academy of Management Meeting, Honolulu.

2004

“Art as a language of organizational identity”
Talk, Institute for Public Policy Research, Seminar on Arts & Organizational Change, London City Stock Exchange.

Program

“Reconceptualizing the role of play in organizational research”
Research paper presentation, Academy of Management Meeting, New Orleans.

2003

“Managing creative individuals”
Panel moderator, London Media Summit, London.

File

“Discovering play in work, in identity, and in social life”
Symposium organizer and chair, Academy of Management Meeting, Seattle.

Slides

“Always beautiful, usually suspect: Play versus work as instrumental topsy-turvy”
Symposium speaker, Academy of Management Meeting, Seattle.

2002

“Time & consciousness: The creative plasticity of temporal experience”
Talk, National Maritime Museum & Royal Observatory, Greenwich.

2001

"Timelessness and Creativity"
Research Seminar, INSEAD, Fontainebleau

"Timelessness and Creativity"
Research seminar, London Business School.

"A model of team learning and performance in MBA project teams"
Research paper presentation, GE Fund Conference on Advances on Team Learning, Boston University

2000

"Artistic creativity & the learning process"
Seminar, Cleveland Institute of Art

"The time of creativity: Towards a typological framework"
Research paper presentation, Academy of Management Meeting, Toronto.

"An empirical study of the pluralism of learning and adaptive styles in an MBA program"
Research paper presentation, Academy of Management Meeting, Toronto.

1999

"Emerging technologies, pedagogy and management education in the 21st century"
Research paper presentation, "Reorganizing knowledge, transforming institutions" conference, Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.