Walter R. J. Baets is Professor on Complexity, Knowledge and Inno-vation, Associate Dean for Research and MBA Director at Euromed Marseille Ecole de Management.Before joining Euromed Marseille, he...
Walter R. J. Baets is Professor on Complexity, Knowledge and Inno-vation, Associate Dean for Research and MBA Director at Euromed Marseille Ecole de Management.
Before joining Euromed Marseille, he held the Philips Chair in Infor-mation and Communication Technology and he was director of NOTION (the Nyenrode Institute for Knowledge Management and Virtual Education) at Nyenrode Business University in the Netherlands. He held academic positions in Belgium, France, the Netherlands and Spain. He graduated in Econometrics and Operations Research at the University of Antwerp (Belgium) and did postgraduate studies in Business Administration at Warwick Business School (UK). He was awarded a PhD from the University of Warwick in Industrial and Business Studies and a Habilitation of Paul Cezanne University, Aix-Marseille III, France.
Most of his professional experience was acquired in the telecommu-nications and banking sector. He has substantial experience in management development activities in Russia and the Arab world.
His research interests include: Innovation and knowledge; Complexity, chaos and change; The impact of (new information) technologies on organizations; Knowledge, learning and artificial intelligence; On-line learning, work-place learning and pedagogical innovation; A quantum interpretation of management.
He is a member of the International Editorial Board of the Journal of Strategic Information Systems, Information & Management, and Systèmes d’Information et Management. He has acted as a reviewer/evaluator for a number of International Conferences (e.g. ECIS an ICIS) and for the EU RACE program. He has published in several journals including the Journal of Strategic Information Systems, The European Journal of Operations Research, Knowledge and Process Management, Marketing Intelligence and Planning, The Journal of Systems Management, Information & Management, The Learning Organization and Accounting, Management and Information Technologies. He has organized international conferences in the area of IT and organizational change.
Walter Baets is the author of “Organizational Learning and Knowledge Technologies in a Dynamic Environment” and “Complexity, Organisations and Learning: the quantum interpretation of business”. He co-authored “The Hybrid Business School: Developing knowledge management through management learning”, and “Virtual Corporate Universities”.