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Organization Design Community Annual Conference 2019

  • 11 Aug 2019
  • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EDT)
  • Chao Hall, 3rd Floor, Harvard Business School, Boston, MA 02163
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  • No registration fees for ODC Members

Organization Design Community

Annual Conference 2019

August 11th 2019

Harvard Business School

Chao Hall, 3rd Floor

Boston, MA 02163

10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Shuttles will be provided to/from Sheraton Boston Hotel

A shuttle will depart the Sheraton at 9:30 am

The shuttle will pick up and drop off from right outside the main entrance

at 39 Dalton Street, Boston, MA 02199

Limited parking spots available please email to secure a parking spot.

This Conference is Sold Out.

Theme: Organization Design in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

Tentative Schedule as of 4.16.19

10:00 - 10:15 am

Welcome by Maciej Workiewicz (ESSEC Business School) and Hazhir Rahmandad (MIT)

10:15 am - 12:15 pm

Session 1: The AI Transformation of Organizations, Industries, and Society


Scott Stern, the David Sarnoff Professor of Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management 

Prithwiraj (Raj) Choudhury, Associate Professor in the Technology and Operations Management Unit at the Harvard Business School

Tom Kochan, the George Maverick Bunker Professor of Management, a Professor of Work and Employment Research, and the Co-Director of the MIT Sloan Institute for Work and Employment Research at the MIT Sloan School of Management

Jacques Bughin, senior partner at McKinsey and a director of the McKinsey Global Institute, the firm’s business and economics research arm, and one of its three global co-leaders

Discussant: Rory McDonald, Associate Professor of Business Administration in the Technology and Operations Management Unit at the Harvard Business School

12:15- 1:15 pm Lunch

1:15 - 3:15 pm

Session 2: The Impact of AI on Managing Organizations


Ethan Bernstein, Associate Professor in the Organizational Behavior unit at the Harvard Business School

Michael Curry, Vice President, Watson Financial Services at IBM Corporation

Susanne Hupfer, Ph.D., Research Manager, Deloitte Center for Technology, Media, and Telecommunications 

Borge Obel, Professor in the Department of Management - ICOA - Interdisciplinary Center for Organizational Architecture at Aarhus University

Discussant: Marlo Raveendran, Assistant Professor of Management at University of California, Riverside.

3:15 - 3:30 pm Coffee Break


3:30 - 4:30 pm

Session 3: Organization Design and AI

Speaker and Discussion Moderator: Phanish Puranam, the Roland Berger Chaired Professor of Strategy and Organisation Design at INSEAD 

For more information on the Organization Design Community

Annual General Meeting for Members 2019 - Click here


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Membership in the community is open to any individual, firm, organization or institution with an interest in advancing the knowledge and practice of organization design and who wish to support and enhance ODC's mission.


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