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Johanna Kujala

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Faculty of Management and Business
| Sub unit: Business Studies

About me

Dr. Johanna Kujala is a Professor of Management and Organizations and Vice Dean for Research at the Tampere University, Faculty of Management and Business. She has a Title of Docent in Business Administration (Stakeholder Management and Business Ethics), and she is the director of the RESPMAN Responsible Management Research Group at the Tampere University. Johanna has directed several cross-disciplinary research projects, and currently, she is the PI of the Academy of Finland research project titled B2N Business to Nature: Stakeholder Driven Value Creation in Ecosystem Services, as well as a WP leader in the CICAT2025 Circular Economy Catalysts: From Innovation to Business Ecosystems research project funded by the Strategic Research Council of the Academy of Finland. She has acted as a visiting scholar at the Darden School of Business, University of Virginia in 2013, 2014, 2016, 2018 and 2019, and at the University of Chieti and Pescara, Italy, in 2015 and 2017. Johanna has published over 50 scholarly articles in international peer-reviewed journals and volumes. Her current research interests focus on stakeholder engagement and value creation, circular economy and strong sustainability, as well as on case studies on corporate responsibility and sustainability.

Responsibilities

Current position

01.01.2019– Vice Dean for Research, Faculty of Management and Business, Tampere University (TAU)

01.03.2017– Professor (Management and Organizations), Faculty of Management and Business, Tampere University (TAU)

Previous work experience

2014–2017 Associate Professor (tenure track), School of Management, UTA

2017, 2015 Visiting research scholar, University of Chieti and Pescara, Italy

2019, 2018, 2016, 2014, 2013 Visiting research scholar, University of Virginia (UVA), USA

2012–2014 Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Advanced Social Research (IASR), UTA

2008–2012 Professor of Management and Organizations (acting), UTA

2006–2007 Lecturer of Management and Organizations, UTA 

2003–2006 Senior Researcher, Tampere University of Technology (TUT)

2002–2003 Post-doctoral researcher, TUT