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Personal profile

Research areas

Areas of interest include: innovation - specifically, digital innovation; digitalization; digital technology tools used during innovation processes; digital transformation; human-machine-networks in innovation processes; barriers to innovation; employee resistance to innovation.

Curriculum

My pedagogical approach is highly participative and includes learning by listening (lecture-based portions of courses), learning by doing (case studies and simulations), discovery learning (through group projects); learning through discussion and debate; and blended learning (through web technologies such as Kahoot!). Courses I teach or have taught at SDU include: GMM5 Cross-Cultural Management (Spring 2016 through present); HA/BA Project Management (Spring 2016; partial Spring 2017); Cand. Negot. Human Resource Management (Fall 2016).

Research information

Currently working on PhD project with the title "Hoping to go digital? Opportunities and pitfalls during the transition from adoption to use of digital innovation technologies."

Research areas

  • Innovation Strategies
  • Digital Innovation
  • Digital transformation
  • Digital thread
  • Innovation management

Activities 2012 2019

  • 13 Organisation or participation in workshops, courses or seminars
  • 8 Conference presentations
  • 7 Conference organisation or participation
  • 1 Membership of commitees, commissions, boards, councils, associations, organisations, or similar

20th International CINet Conference

Melissa Goodsite Beach (Participant)
9. Sep 201910. Sep 2019

Activity: Attending an eventConference organisation or participation

Tied together or knot? Interconnectedness of work- and information-flows through digital innovation

Melissa Goodsite Beach (Speaker)
9. Sep 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations

19th Continuous Innovation Network (CINet) PhD Workshop

Melissa Goodsite Beach (Participant)
6. Sep 201910. Sep 2019

Activity: Attending an eventOrganisation or participation in workshops, courses or seminars

6th International Doctoral Workshop on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Melissa Goodsite Beach (Participant)
28. May 201929. May 2019

Activity: Attending an eventOrganisation or participation in workshops, courses or seminars

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Social science research approaches: A toolbox for empirical designs

Melissa Goodsite Beach (Participant)
1. Apr 20195. Apr 2019

Activity: Attending an eventOrganisation or participation in workshops, courses or seminars

Prizes

Outstanding Graduate Award

Melissa Goodsite Beach (Recipient), 1995

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

public administration
graduate

Magna Cum Laude

Melissa Goodsite Beach (Recipient), 1991

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

Teaching & Supervision

Guest Lecturer

Melissa Goodsite Beach

07/05/201907/05/2019

Course: Teaching

Guest Lecturer

Melissa Goodsite Beach

14/12/201814/12/2018

Course: Teaching

Cross-Cultural Management (X-CCM-UO1)

Melissa Goodsite Beach

03/09/201810/12/2018

Course: Teaching