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Special CBNA Seminar - Prof Rob Cross, University of Virginia - Engaging Corporate Clients with SNA Business School

Friday 14 June 2013
10am - 12pm

Hamilton House, 15 Park Vista, Greenwich, London SE10 9LZ

We are very fortunate to host a visit by Prof Rob Cross, the world's foremost business consultant in the field of Social Network Analysis, on Friday 14 June 2013. Prof Cross will be discussing methods he has employed to engage leading corporate clients in organisational network projects – what applications are particularly sought, what are the most effective engagement methods.

Rob Cross is a professor of management at the University of Virginia and Research Director of The Network Roundtable, a consortium of 75 organizations sponsoring research on network applications to critical management issues.

His research focuses on how relationships and informal networks in organizations can be analysed and improved to promote competitive advantage, innovation, customer retention and profitability, leadership effectiveness, talent management and quality of work life.

Rob has worked directly with more than 200 strategically important networks across over 120 well-known organizations in consulting, pharmaceuticals, software, electronics and computer manufacturers, consumer products, financial services, petroleum, heavy equipment manufacturing, chemicals, and government. Ideas emerging from his research have resulted in two books, four book chapters and 23 articles, several of which have won awards.

In addition to top scholarly outlets, his work has been repeatedly published in:
* Harvard Business Review
* Sloan Management Review
* California Management Review
* Academy of Management Executive
* and Organizational Dynamics

His most recent book, The Hidden Power of Social Networks: Understanding How Work Really Gets Done in Organizations, has been featured in venues such as:
* Business Week
* Fortune
* The Financial Times
* Time Magazine
* The Wall Street Journal
* CIO
* Inc
* Fast Company

Date:

Friday 14 June 2013

Time:

10am-12pm

Venue:

Hamilton House, 15 Park Vista, Greenwich, London SE10 9LZ

Registration:

Attendance is free but places are limited. To register and reserve your seat, please send your full name to businessevents@gre.ac.uk stating that you wish to attend the Special CBNA Seminar. Registration is recommended to avoid disappointments.

For further information on this event contact:

Conferences and Executive Development team
Telephone: +44 (0) 20 8331 9083
Email: businessevents@gre.ac.uk