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Unleadership (2020)
Book Chapter
Jarvis, C., Gaggiotti, H., & Kars-Unluoglu, S. (in press). Unleadership. In Life after COVID-19. The other side of crisis. Bristol: University of Bristol Press

Escaping silence: A communities of practice view on learning from innovation in the health sector (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Kars-Unluoglu, S., Jarvis, C., & Sheffield, R. (2019, April). Escaping silence: A communities of practice view on learning from innovation in the health sector. Paper presented at OLKC 2019

This article contributes to our understanding of the power of communities of practice (CoPs) to move innovation forward in organisations illustrating how managers, armed with the benefits of collaborating and sharing ideas on practices of innovation... Read More about Escaping silence: A communities of practice view on learning from innovation in the health sector.

Functional spaces for team working (2019)
Journal Article
Kars, S., & Shortt, H. (2019). Functional spaces for team working

With an increased focus on flexible working practices, employers need to be conscious of creating an environment which enhances learning, creativity and knowledge transfer so when teams do come together, they are in the best environment to achieve ma... Read More about Functional spaces for team working.

Ryan E. Smerek, Organizational learning and performance: The science and practice of building a learning culture (2018)
Journal Article
Kars-Unluoglu, S. (2019). Ryan E. Smerek, Organizational learning and performance: The science and practice of building a learning culture. Management Learning, 50(5), 632-635. https://doi.org/10.1177/1350507618779153

This is a book review of Ryan E. Smerek, Organizational Learning and Performance: The Science and Practice of Building a Learning Culture, Oxford University Press: New York, NY, 2018; 190 pp., ISBN: 978019064837-4, $45

Healthy returns: Leadership learning and innovation climate in the UK health sector (2017)
Journal Article
Jarvis, C., Kars-Unluoglu, S., & Sheffield, R. (2017). Healthy returns: Leadership learning and innovation climate in the UK health sector

Sir Ian Carruthers’ (2011) report for the Department of Health entitled ‘Innovation, Health and Wealth’ highlighted a pressing need for the NHS to improve its capacity for innovation to deal with growing demand and shrinking/static budgets, a challen... Read More about Healthy returns: Leadership learning and innovation climate in the UK health sector.

Kafka and the experience of innovation in bureaucratic organisations (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Kars-Unluoglu, S., Jarvis, C., & Sheffield, R. (2017, July). Kafka and the experience of innovation in bureaucratic organisations. Presented at 35th Standing Conference on Organizational Symbolism

Different theories and models of innovation compete for legitimacy and popularity. Despite variations, all offer a pro-innovation bias, implying that some kind of innovation system that enables them to try fast, fail often and small, learn quickly an... Read More about Kafka and the experience of innovation in bureaucratic organisations.

Affective foundations of capability development: An exploration in an SME context (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Kars-Unluoglu, S., & Kevill, A. (2017, July). Affective foundations of capability development: An exploration in an SME context. Paper presented at 33rd EGOS Colloquium

The behavioural and cognitive foundations underpinning the evolution of organisations through capability development has gained traction in recent years. However, the affective foundations of capability development have not been adequately addressed.... Read More about Affective foundations of capability development: An exploration in an SME context.

How do we educate future innovation managers? Insights on innovation education in MBA syllabi (2016)
Journal Article
Kars-Unluoglu, S. (2016). How do we educate future innovation managers? Insights on innovation education in MBA syllabi. Innovation: Management, Policy and Practice, 18(1), 74-98. https://doi.org/10.1080/14479338.2016.1187077

© 2016 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. Innovation education is regarded as a critical area in most business schools. This growing importance is partly a strategic response to managing in a knowledge-driven competitive environ... Read More about How do we educate future innovation managers? Insights on innovation education in MBA syllabi.

Dynamic capabilities as ‘becoming’: Implications from learning theories (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Kars-Unluoglu, S. (2015, July). Dynamic capabilities as ‘becoming’: Implications from learning theories. Paper presented at EGOS 2015 Conference

This paper challenges the traditional understanding of dynamic capabilities as firm-level resources suitable for volatile environments to extend our understanding of dynamic capabilities by incorporating learning and behavioural theories of organisat... Read More about Dynamic capabilities as ‘becoming’: Implications from learning theories.


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