Eero Vaara’s research interests focus on organizational, strategic and institutional change, strategic practices and processes, multinational corporations and globalization, management history, management education, and methodological and philosophical issues. He is well known for his work on discursive and narrative approaches. His research has been published in leading journals such as the Academy of Management Annals; the Academy of Management Journal; the Academy of Management Learning and Education; the Academy of Management Review; the British Journal. He has also authored books and edited volumes (e.g., the Cambridge Handbook of Strategy as Practice 2010/2015 and Language and Communication at Work: Discourse, Narrativity and Organizing 2014).
Eero Vaara (Ph.D. Econ) serves as the Head of Department of Management Studies at Aalto University. He is a permanent Visiting Professor at EMLYON Business School, France, and a Distinguished Visiting Scholar at Lancaster University, UK. He is also an Adjunct Professor at Copenhagen Business School and Hanken School of Economics