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Nardia Haigh, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Management and Marketing
  • Telephone: 617.287.7731
  • Office Location: M-5-215

Areas of Expertise

Social Entrepreneurship, Strategic Management, Sustainability, Climate Change

Degrees

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

Additional Information

Background

Haigh’s research focuses on business models and strategies that address large-scale sustainability issues, such as those associated with climate change, the management of environmental commons, and engagement with social issues such as poverty, inequality, food security and others. Her most current research examines the decision-making process of social entrepreneurs as they choose between for-profit, nonprofit models or some mixture of the two. Haigh’s work has been published in outlets including the European Management Journal, Organization & Environment, Business Strategy and the Environment, Business & Society, and Organizational Dynamics. She completed her PhD in business management at the University of Queensland Business School, in Brisbane, Australia.

Research Interests

Organizational responses to large-scale sustainability issues, such as those associated with poverty, climate change and the rejuvenation of environmental commons.

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

Personal Websites

academia.edu