Cummings, Stephen Ph.D. | École des Ponts Business School

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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