Cummings, Stephen Ph.D. -

Cummings, Stephen Ph.D.

Victoria Management School (VMS), Wellington, New Zealand
Professor of Strategic Management
Director Executive Development

PhD, Warwick Business School, UK
BA(Hons) in Classical Studies, Victoria University, New Zealand

  •  Integration

Research Interests

Strategic management and its history; Business ethics; Strategic change

Awards and Honors

  • ‘A guide to the future of strategy?’, published in Long Range Planning, named in the top 50 papers published in management and economics for 2009 out of 15,000 reviewed.
  • Awarded ‘Outstanding MBA Teacher for 2008/9’ Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, UK.
  • ‘Strawman: the Reconfiguration of Max Weber in management textbooks and why it matters’ awarded best paper prize, CMS Division, Academy of Management Conference, Anaheim, August, 2008.
  • The Strategy Pathfinder named as “most promising new book” for 2006 at the European Academy of Management (EURAM) conference, Oslo, May 2006.


Most Recent 

  • Cummings, S./ Bilton, C. 2010.  Creative strategy: Reconnecting business and innovation. Wiley: Oxford.           
  • Cummings, S./Bilton, C. The secrets of creative strategy.  Strategy, 23: 24-28.                                                                                              
  • Cummings, S./Daellenbach, U.2009. A guide to the future of strategy? The history of long range planning. Long Range Planning, 42(2): 234-262. 

  • Cummings, S. 2010. The first strategists. Strategy: Process, content, context:  An international perspective, 4/e. In B. De Wit & Meyer, R. (eds.) (pp. 24-27). Minneapolis/St. Paul:  International Thompson.

  • Cummings, S. 2008. Strategy: Past, present, future. In Barry, D.  & Hansen, H. (eds.) Handbook of new approaches to management and organization (pp. 184-194).  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

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