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Mikko Ketokivi is a Professor of Operations Management and Organization Design at IE Business School. He received a Ph.D. in business administration from the University of Minnesota, and a B.Sc. and a M.Sc. from Iowa State University.
Dr. Ketokivi’s research, teaching, and consulting are best described as a combination of economics, sociology, psychology, management, philosophy, and statistics. In addition to the substantive topics of operations management and organization design, he specializes in methodology: research design, analysis of complex statistical data, measurement, reasoning, scientific rhetoric, and argumentation. “Numbers are important, but the essence of an argument lies in convincing an audience through effective rhetoric. To this end, numbers are merely one ingredient.”
Dr. Ketokivi’s teaches operations management, organization design, and research methods in the MBA, DBA, and PhD programs. In addition to IE Business School, he has taught at HEC School of Management (Paris), HEC Lausanne, and University of Minnesota, among other schools.
Dr. Ketokivi is current Co-Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Operations Management (a FT-45 journal). In addition, he serves or has served on the editorial boards of Academy of Management Review, Decision Sciences, and Production and Operations Management. His research has been published in journals such as the Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, and Journal of Operations Management. “Academic publications are obviously an essential part of professional legitimacy. We must never, however, shy away from leaving the safe havens of academic discourse and convenient assumptions to tackle real problems faced by real organizations. Toward this end, we must be willing to abandon our paradigms and embrace the complexity, the dilemma, and the ambiguity that is organizational life.”
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