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Maurizio Floris

Maurizio Floris

Ir Wageningen; MSc Amsterdam; PhD Sydney
Director MBA (Acting);
Program Director, The John Grill Centre for Project Leadership

Rm N203
H03 - Institute Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

Telephone +61 2 9351 7243
Fax +61 9351 4729
maurizio.floris@sydney.edu.au


Bio

Maurizio Floris is Program Director for the John Grill Centre for Project Leadership and Acting Director for the MBA.

He has also been an Associate of Melbourne Business School's Executive Development arm Mt Eliza since 2006. Prior to that, Maurizio was in industry for nearly two decades. His key roles include Strategy Consultant with Andersen Consulting (now Accenture), General Manager with Chubb, and CEO of Impart Corporation (Oracle/ university joint venture in e-learning).

His broad industry experience includes financial services, utilities, fast moving consumer goods, publishing, IT, agribusiness and international development. Maurizio has extensive international experience, and has worked in Europe, Latin America, Africa and Asia.

Publications

2014

5
Conference Paper/s

Floris M, Grant D and Cutcher L 2014 'Calculative Devices as Boundary Objects', 30th European Group of Organizational Studies EGOS Colloquium - "Reimagining, Rethinking, Reshaping: Organizational Scholarship in Unsettled Times", Rotterdam, Netherlands, 5th July 2014

2013

4
Journal Article/s

Floris M, Grant D and Cutcher L 2013 'Mining the Discourse: Strategizing During BHP Billiton's Attempted Acquisition of Rio Tinto', Journal of Management Studies, vol.50:7, pp. 1185-215 Link

2012

5
Conference Paper/s

Floris M 2012 'Boundary Markers in BHP's failed acquisition of Rio Tinto', Discourse and Strategy-as-Practice: ICRODSC Organizational Discourse, Strategy and Change Group, Sydney, Australia, 1st January 2012-31st December 2012

Wright C, Nyberg D, Grant D, Dunford R and Floris M 2012 'Managing the risks of climate change: Justifying the past, marketing the present and colonizing the future', 28th European Group for Organizational Studies EGOS Colloquium 2012 - "Design!?", Helsinki, Finland, 7th July 2012

10
Report/s

Floris M and Wright C 2012 'Submission to the Inquiry into Barriers to Effective Climate Change Adaptation', Australian Government Productivity Commission

12
Newspaper Article/s

Floris M and Wright C 2012 'Carbon tax: not everyone's worse off', Australian Financial Review

2011

5
Conference Paper/s

Grant D, Cutcher L and Floris M 2011 'The Role of Calculative Devices in Strategizing', 27th European Group for Organizational Studies EGOS Colloquium 2011 - "Reassembling Organizations", Gothenburg, Sweden, 9th July 2011

2010

4
Journal Article/s

Floris M 2010 'A discursive analysis of the future business environment in Asia (essay)', Meiji Business Review, vol.58, pp. 77-84

8
Magazine Article/s

Floris M 2010 'The Strategizing Brain (online piece)', Brain Art Exhibition

2009

5
Conference Paper/s

Floris M, Grant D and Cutcher L 2009 'A discursive analysis of an acquisition strategy of Australian mining companies', 21st Century Business Issues in North America, Asia, and Oceania, Tokyo, Japan, 1st January 2009-31st December 2009

Floris M, Grant D and Cutcher L 2009 'The Narrow Margins of the CEO: Discursive Practices and Strategizing with External Actors', 26th EGOS Colloquium: Passion for creativity and innovation; Energizing the study for organizations and organizing, Barcelona, Spain, 1st January 2009-31st December 2009

2008

8
Magazine Article/s

Floris M 2008 'A new recipe for talent', Business Review Weekly, vol.7:February, pp. 52-53

2007

8
Magazine Article/s

Floris M 2007 'Beware of bias', Business Review Weekly, vol.1:February, pp. 48-49

2006

8
Magazine Article/s

Fernandez E and Floris M 2006 'A DOOR to change', Business Review Weekly, vol.14:December, pp. 64

Research Expertise

  • Strategy development
  • Organisational Development and Change
  • Leadership development

Recent Units Taught