Deputy Director, Institute for International Management Practice, Anglia Ruskin University
Professor Chris Ivory is the Deputy Director of the Institute for International Management Practice at Anglia Ruskin University. His main areas of academic interest are project management, critical theory and innovation. He has written for journals including the British Journal of Management, Business History, Long Range Planning, Project Management Journal, Critical Perspectives on International Business, Construction Management and Economics, International Journal of Project Management, R&D Management, TASM and Ephemera. He has also written on business school strategy through a series of commissioned Advanced Institute of Management (AIM) reports.
His present research and writing includes the use of mobile technology at work, the use (and non-use) of project management tools, the architect's experience of promoting innovation, interdisciplinary teams and the socio-technical processes driving stability and instability in projects.
Professor Ivory is also interested in pursuing themes such as the role of the 'imagined user' in design and innovation, innovation in capital goods contexts, the study of practice and technology (in work and in broader contexts, such as in sustainable behaviours) and identity construction amongst business school academics.