SMU-IRC Lecture | Women and Innovation: Challenges and Opportunities

On June 29, IAFOR will be hosting a free online lecture titled “Women and Innovation: Challenges and Opportunities” in collaboration with The IAFOR Research Centre (IRC) at the Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP), Osaka University, and Singapore Management University (SMU). This event is organised as part of SMU’s “Thought Leadership Series”, organised by the Lee Kong Chian School of Business (LKCSB) Postgraduate Business Partnerships team.

Wednesday, June 29, 2022 15:00-16:00 (SGT, UTC+8) Online

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Women and Innovation: Challenges and Opportunities

Although women and men are both well-represented in the modern workplace, women appear to lag men in creativity and innovation-related achievements. The reasons for this phenomenon are likely to be multifaceted and complex; yet, as more women enter the workplace and inevitably exchange in innovation work, it is important to better understand gender dynamics in the context of creativity and innovation.

In this session, Professor Roy Chua will share the latest findings from his program of research wherein he and his collaborators seek to unpack the dynamics on how women innovate differently compared to men. Specifically, he will discuss how women select ideas for innovation and how they champion new ideas at the workplace.

Speaker Biography

Roy Chua
Singapore Management University (SMU), Singapore

Roy ChuaProfessor Roy Chua is an Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour and Human Resources, Associate Dean of Postgraduate Programmes, and Director of PhD and professional doctorate (DBA) programmes at the Singapore Management University (SMU) – Lee Kong Chian School of Business. He teaches primarily in the MBA, EMBA, PhD in Organisational Behaviour and DBA programs.

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