Dr Maria Granados

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+44 20 7911 5000 ext 67415
35 Marylebone Road London NW1 5LS
Wednesdays 2.00 - 4.00 pm

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I am a lecturer, researcher and Knowledge Manager with over ten years experience in the private, social economy and academic sectors.

After having worked as Knowledge Management (KM) practitioner for 5 years in combination with consultancy work with Social Economy Organisations in Colombia, I have started my academic career in UK as researcher and lecturer in KM, operations management, sociotechnical evaluations and research methods.

Education

  • PhD Business Information Management and Operations, University of Westminster, UK
  • MSc Industrial Engineering, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia
  • BSc Industrial Engineering, Universidad Nacional de Colombia

My teaching experience includes: Leading the Knowledge Innovation Management module, and leading seminars in Managing Operations, Information and Knowledge, Research Methods, MBA Dissertation, Business Process Integration with SAP, Supply Chain Management and Business Innovation in the Digital Economy.

Current research interests: My research interests and publications are in knowledge management, social enterprises, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, sociotechnical evaluations and strategy.

Research projects: Knowledge Management Capabilities in Social Enterprises, Global survey of Knowledge Management practices and Conceptual understanding of Social Enterprises.

2018

Assessing the value dimensions of social enterprise networks (2018)
Granados, M. and Rivera, A.M. 2018. Assessing the value dimensions of social enterprise networks. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour & Research. 24 (3), pp. 734-754.

2017

Knowledge Management activities in Social Enterprises: lessons for small and non-profit firms (2017)
Granados, M., Mohamed, S. and Hlupic, V. 2017. Knowledge Management activities in Social Enterprises: lessons for small and non-profit firms. Journal of Knowledge Management. 21 (2), pp. 376-396.

2011

Social enterprise and social entrepreneurship research and theory: a bibliometric analysis (2011)
Granados, M., Hlupic, V., Coakes, E. and Mohamed, S. 2011. Social enterprise and social entrepreneurship research and theory: a bibliometric analysis. Social Enterprise Journal. 7 (3), pp. 198-218.

2010

Knowledge Management, Strategy, and Technology: A Global Snapshot (2010)
Coakes, E., Amar, A. and Granados, M. 2010. Knowledge Management, Strategy, and Technology: A Global Snapshot. Journal of Enterprise Information Management. 23 (3), pp. 282 - 304.

2015

Knowing what Social Enterprises know (2015)
Granados, M. 2015. Knowing what Social Enterprises know. 5th EMES International Reserach Conference on Social Enterprises. Helsinki, Finland Jul 2015
Improving innovation and performance of Social Enterprises: Knowing what they know (2015)
Granados, M. 2015. Improving innovation and performance of Social Enterprises: Knowing what they know. Academy of Management. Vancouver Aug 2015 Academy of Management.

2013

Developing Knowledge Management Capabilities in Social Enterprises: UK experience (2013)
Granados, M., Hlupic, V., Coakes, E. and Mohamed, S. 2013. Developing Knowledge Management Capabilities in Social Enterprises: UK experience. 14th European Conference on Knowledge Management - ECKM 2013. Kaunas University of Technology, Kaunas, Lithuania Sep 2013 Academic Conferences and Publishing International.
Social Enterprises as knowledge-based organisations: UK experiences (2013)
Mohamed, S., Hlupic, V., Granados, M. and Coakes, E. 2013. Social Enterprises as knowledge-based organisations: UK experiences. UNRISD Conference on the Potential and Limits of Social and Solidarity Economy. Geneva, Switzerland 06 to end of 08 May 2013
The organisation of Social Enterprises from a knowledge-based perspective (2013)
Granados, M., Hlupic, V., Coakes, E. and Mohamed, S. 2013. The organisation of Social Enterprises from a knowledge-based perspective. 4th EMES International Research Conference on Social Enterprise 'If Not For Profit, For What? And How?. Liege, Belgium 01 to end of 04 Jul 2013

2011

Social enterprise and social entrepreneurship: a bibliometric analysis from 1991 to 2010 (2011)
Granados, M., Hlupic, V., Coakes, E. and Mohamed, S. 2011. Social enterprise and social entrepreneurship: a bibliometric analysis from 1991 to 2010. 3rd EMES International Research Conference on Social Enterprise. Roskilde, Denmark 4th-7th July 2011

2013

Success or failure in knowledge management systems: a universal issue (2013)
Granados, M., Coakes, E. and Amar, A.D. 2013. Success or failure in knowledge management systems: a universal issue. in: Henriksen, H.Z., Dwivedi, Y.K. and Wastell, D. (ed.) Grand Successes and Failures in IT: Public and Private Sectors Berlin, Heidelberg Springer. pp. 39-56

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