Faculty & Staff
Nardia Haigh, PhD
Associate Professor of Management
Areas of Expertise
Strategic Management, Climate Change , Social Entrepreneurship, Corporate Sustainability
PhD, Business Management, University of Queensland, Australia
Master of Technology Management, University of Queensland, Australia
Bachelor of Information Systems, University of Tasmania, Australia
Professional Publications & Contributions
- Haigh, N.L., Kennedy, E.D. & Walker, J. 2015. Hybrid Organizations as Shape-Shifters: Altering Legal Structure for Strategic Gain. California Management Review. 57(3): 59-82.
- Haigh, N.L., Walker, J. & Bacq, S & Kickul, J. 2015. Hybrid Organizations: Origins, Strategies, Impacts and Implications. California Management Review. 57(3): 5-12
- Haigh, N.L. & Hoffman, A.J. 2014. The New Heretics: Hybrid Organizations and the Challenges they Present to Corporate Sustainability. Organization & Environment. 27(3): 223-241.
- Haigh, N.L. & Hoffman, A.J. 2012. Hybrid Organizations: The Next Chapter of Sustainable Business. Organizational Dynamics. 41(2): 126–134.
- Haigh, N.L. & Griffiths, A. 2012. Surprise as a Catalyst for Including Climatic Change in the Strategic Environment. Business & Society. 51(1): 89-120.
- Hoffman, A.J., Badiane, K.K. & Haigh, N.L. 2012. Hybrid Organizations as Agents of Positive Social Change: Bridging the For-Profit & Nonprofit Divide In K. Golden-Biddle and J. Dutton (Eds.) Using a Positive Lens to Explore Social Change and Organizations: Building a Theoretical and Research Foundation. 131-153. Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group.
- Hoffman, A. J., & Haigh, N.L. 2011. Positive Deviance for a Sustainable World: Linking Sustainability and Positive Organizational Scholarship, in K. Cameron & G. Spreitzer (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Positive Organizational Scholarship. 953-964. New York: Oxford University Press.
- Haigh, N.L. 2011. A Shocking Interview. In A. Carlson & J.E. Dutton (Eds.), Research Alive: Exploring Generative Moments in Doing Qualitative Research. 71-73. Copenhagen: Copenhagen Business School Press.
- Haigh, N.L. & Griffiths, A. 2009. The Natural Environment as Primary Stakeholder: The Case of Climate Change. Business Strategy and the Environment. 18(6): 347-359.
- Haigh, N.L. 2008. A View Backstage of Climate Change Environmental Markets. Australasian Journal of Environmental Management. June: 53-59.
- Haigh, N.L. & Griffiths, A. 2008. E-Government and Environmental Sustainability: Results from three Australian Cases. Electronic Government: An International Journal. 5(1): 45-62.
- Haigh, N.L. & Griffiths, A. 2008. The Environmental Sustainability of Information Systems: Considering the Impact of Operational Strategies and Practices. International Journal of Technology Management. 43(1-3): 48-63.
- Griffiths, A., Haigh, N.L. & Rassias, J. 2007. A Framework for Understanding Institutional Governance Systems and Climate Change: The Case of Australia. European Management Journal. December. 26(6): 415-427.
- Hall-Thompson, S.V., Haigh, N.L. & Griffiths, A. 2007. Understanding Corporate Sustainability: Recognizing the Impact of Different Governance Systems. In S. Benn, & D.C. Dunphy (Eds.), Corporate Governance and Sustainability: Challenges for Theory and Practice. 36-56. New York: Routledge.
- Haigh, N.L. 2004. Linkages between Technology and Sustainability: An Exploratory Study. Innovation: Management Policy & Practice. July. 6(2): 236-246.
Dr Haigh is a business strategist for sustainability issues. Her research focuses on strategies and business models that address issues like climate change, the management of environmental commons, and social issues such as poverty, inequality, and food security. Nardia primarily uses scenario planning to help companies strategize for these large-scale issues. She has researched these issues and consulted with companies about them, and her work appears in outlets including the California Management Review, European Management Journal, Organization & Environment, Business Strategy and the Environment. Nardia has been cited in news outlets such as The Guardian. Dr Haigh completed her Ph.D. in business management at the University of Queensland Business School, in Brisbane, Australia.
Funding, Awards and Distinctions
2013 SJF Institute/Duke University Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship B LAB and GIIRS Research Project Grant
2012 Academy of Innovation Management, Tsinghua SEM Excellent Paper Award
2011 University of Massachusetts Boston Joseph P. Healey Research Grant
2011 University of Massachusetts Boston College of Management Faculty Scholarship Award
2010 University of Michigan School of Natural Resources and Environment Research Seed Grant
2004 Academy of Management Organizations & the Natural Environment Best Paper Award