Grenoble, France, May 13, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- Thierry Grange, Dean of Grenoble Ecole de Management, was awarded with the "IAMOT 2009 Academic Achievement Award" by the International Association for Management of Technology (IAMOT) for his 'Outstanding academic achievement in the field of Management of Technology’.
An award also went to Grenoble Ecole de Management and UMR GAEL* professor Vincent Mangematin who was recognised as one of the top 50 authors of technology and innovation management over the last five years, based on quantitative analysis of research from 2003 and 2007. IAMOT states that this award places Professor Mangematin within the top 1% of all researchers in the field.
Dean Grange’s current research focuses on strategies for creativity, team dynamics and personnel motivation in relation to Innovation Management. Thierry Grange also works on conceptual issues related to the Management of Technology. He published over 60 articles on Management of Technology and Innovation training.
Professor Mangematin’s research stands at the intersection of Strategic Management, Management of Knowledge and Innovation. Analysing the dynamics of knowledge creation and circulation in high tech industries and the related strategies of organisations involved in knowledge production, his research is mainly based on empirical analysis in agro-food, biotechnology and nanotechnology industries.
IAMOT is the only international organization dedicated to advancing state-of-the-art in the Management of technology education and research.
Dean Grange and Professor Mangematin were presented with their awards at the annual IAMOT conference held in Orlando (Florida) in April.
*UMR GAEL: Grenoble Applied Economic Laboratory - Its mission is to produce and disseminate scientific knowledge on innovation, the environment and industrial organizations.