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Kerttu Pauliina Kettunen

Senior Adviser

Kerttu Kettunen (DSc, University of Oulu) works as a Senior Adviser at the School of Business and Law, University of Agder. Her main area of responsibility is external research funding. 

Research interests

Kerttu Kettunen's research focuses on business schools and management education. Her doctoral thesis, “Management Education in a Historical Perspective: Business School Question and Its Solution in Finland” was published in 2013. Her latest research interests are history of management education, business school leadership and accreditations. She has published in the Academy of Management Learning and Education, Journal of Managment Inquiry, Management & Organizational History, and Journal of Management Development.

 

Work experience

Besides research, Kerttu Kettunen has worked actively in the area of international business accreditations, primarily AACSB. During 2011-2013, she worked as Accreditation Manager at Oulu Business School, University of Oulu (accredited in 2013). During 2014-2020, Kerttu worked as the manager of AACSB accreditation project and Head of Faculty Development at Turku School of Economics, University of Turku (accredited in 2019).

Academic interests

Business schools, management education, international accreditations

Selected publications

Alajoutsijärvi, K., Kettunen, K. & Sohlo, S. (2018). Shaking the status quo: Business accreditation and positional competition. Academy of Management Learning and Education.

Juusola, K., Kettunen, K. & Alajoutsjärvi, K. (2015). Accelerating the Americanization of Management Education: Five Responses From Business Schools. Journal of Management Inquiry

 

Scientific publications

  • Ojansivu, Ilkka; Kettunen, Kerttu Pauliina; Alajoutsijärvi, Jouni Kimmo (2021). At the temporary-permanent interface: Overcoming knowledge boundaries with boundary objects. Scandinavian Journal of Management. ISSN: 0956-5221. 37 (2). doi:10.1016/j.scaman.2021.101150.
  • Alajoutsijärvi, Jouni Kimmo; Kettunen, Kerttu; Sohlo, Sauli (2018). Shaking the status quo: Business accreditation and positional competition. Academy of Management Learning & Education. ISSN: 1537-260X. 17 (2). s 203 - 225. doi:10.5465/amle.2015.0199.
  • Alajoutsijärvi, Jouni Kimmo; Kettunen, Kerttu Pauliina (2018). “We are better than Harvard”: Organizational grandiosity and narcissism. Academy of Management Annual Conference, Chicago 2018, in symposium titled: Aspirations, Bullshit, Grandiosity, and Post-truths: Jargon in Organizational Life.. Academy of Management Proceedings. ISSN: 0065-0668.
  • Alajoutsijärvi, Jouni Kimmo; Davies, Julie; Kettunen, Kerttu Pauliina (2017). London's Business Schools: The good, the bad and the ugly? Academy of Management Annual Conference, Atlanta, 2017.. Academy of Management Proceedings. ISSN: 0065-0668.
  • Alajoutsijärvi, Jouni Kimmo; Kettunen, Kerttu Pauliina (2016). The "Dean's Squeeze" revisited: a contextual approach. Journal of Management Development. ISSN: 0262-1711. 35s 326 - 340. doi:10.1108/jmd-02-2015-0017.
  • Juusola, Katariina; Kettunen, Kerttu Pauliina; Alajoutsijärvi, Jouni Kimmo (2015). Accelerating the Americanization of Management Education: Five Responses From Business Schools. Journal of Management Inquiry. ISSN: 1056-4926. 24 (4). s 347 - 369. doi:10.1177/1056492615569352.
  • Kettunen, Kerttu Pauliina; Alajoutsijärvi, Jouni Kimmo; Juusola, Katariina (2015). What Happens to the Professor? Business Schools, Corporatization, and Eroding Professionalism. Management History: Its Global Past & Present. ISBN: 978-1681231853. Information Age Publishing. 7.
  • Alajoutsijärvi, Jouni Kimmo; Kettunen, Kerttu Pauliina (2018). A vision for future business schools (in Finnish) pp. 48-88.. ISBN: 978-951-29-7300-2. Painosalama. s 40.
  • Alajoutsijärvi, Jouni Kimmo; Juusola, Katariina; Kettunen, Kerttu Pauliina (2020). What ails contemporary business schools?.
  • Alajoutsijärvi, Jouni Kimmo; Juusola, Katariina; Kettunen, Kerttu Pauliina (2019). What ails contemporary business schools?.
  • Ojansivu, Ilkka; Kettunen, Kerttu Pauliina; Alajoutsijärvi, Jouni Kimmo (2018). Shifting boundaries: renewal projects within hybrid organizations. The 34th EGOS Colloquium 2018, Tallinn..
  • Einola, Katja; Kettunen, Kerttu Pauliina; Granlund, Markus (2018). Living the organizational spectacle: Three stories of strategic change. The 34th EGOS Colloquium 2018, Tallinn..
  • Alajoutsijärvi, Jouni Kimmo; Kettunen, Kerttu Pauliina; Ojansivu, Ilkka (2018). Shifting boundaries: renewal projects within hybrid organizations.
  • Alajoutsijärvi, Jouni Kimmo; Kettunen, Kerttu Pauliina (2018). Article in conference proceedings Aspirations, Bullshit, Grandiosity, and Post-truths: Jargon in Organizational Life : “We are better than Harvard”: Organizational grandiosity and narcissism.

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