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Publications & Conference Proceedings

Cooray, M., Duus, R., and Sylvestersen, M. (2021). Veins and Wires: Reflections on UrbanTech Transformations. The European Business Review, Sept-Oct issue. 

Duus, R. (2021) Develop More Impactful Asynchronous Course Material. Harvard Business Publishing EducationJanuary.

Cooray, M. and Duus, R. (2020) Why Hackathons Aren't Just for Hackers. Harvard Business Publishing Education. August.

Cooray, M. and Duus, R. (2020) DVC Framework: Accelerating Digital Value Creation. The European Business Review, March-April issue.

Cooray, M. and Duus, R. (2019) The Fallacy of Data-Driven Personalization: ‘Data Will Never Know Me’. Proceedings of the Australia and New Zealand Marketing Academy Conference (ANZMAC), Wellington.

Cooray, M. and Duus, R. (2019) TRIP Framework: Rethinking Organisational Competitiveness in Digital Spheres. The European Business Review. Aug/July. Access here.

Cooray, M. and Duus, R. (2018) Public-Private Collaboration to Drive Innovation in Cities. Proceedings of the Australia and New Zealand Marketing Academy Conference (ANZMAC), Adelaide.

Cooray, M., Duus, R. and Bundgaard, L. (2018) Connected Cities: Driving digital transformation in complex ecosystems. The European Business Review. Nov/Dec. Download here

Duus R., Cooray, M. and Page, N.C. (2018) Exploring Human-Tech Hybridity at the Intersection of Extended Cognition and Distributed Agency: A Focus on Self-Tracking Devices. Frontiers in Psychology, 9:1432. Access here.

​Duus, R., Cooray, M. and Page, N. (2016) Agentic technology: Exploring the influence of Fitbit activity tracker on consumer behavior. American Marketing Science Conference Orlando, USA, May 2016.

Cooray, M. and Duus, R. (2016) How to get digital transformation right. The Ashridge Journal, Spring. Access here.

Duus, R. Davies, A. and Saren, M. (2015) The Voice of the Leg: A re-theorisation of traditional consumer-object relations. 8th Workshop on Interpretive Consumer Research, University of Edinburgh, April.

 

Duus, R. and Cooray, M. (2014) Together we Innovate: Cross-cultural teamwork through virtual platforms. Journal of Marketing Education, Vol. 26, No.3, pp. 244-257.

Duus, R., Davies, A. and Saren, M. (2014) Speak to the Leg: A post-Paralympic analysis and re-theorization of consumer-object relations. Proceedings of the 39th Macromarketing conference, Royal Holloway, July.

 

Duus, R., Cooray, M. and Davies, A. (2014) The Brand Misfits: Exploring paradoxical brand-resisting practices in social media. Proceedings of the Brands and Brand Relationships conference, Boston University, May.

 

Duus, R. (2013) Speak to the Leg: A post-Paralympic analysis of consumer-object relations, in E – European Advances in Consumer Research, eds. Gert Cornelissen, Elena Reutskaja, Ana Valenzuela: Association for Consumer Research.

Cooray, M. and Duus, R. (2011) Entrepreneurs forge ahead in chaos and uncertainty: The story of SMEs in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the British Academy of Management conference, Aston Business School, September.

 

Cooray, M. and Duus, R. (2011) Thriving in Chaos and Uncertainty: Business as usual for Sri Lankan entrepreneurial marketers. Proceedings of the Academy of Marketing conference, University of Liverpool, July.

 

Cooray, M. and Duus, R. (2010) Brand Mindspace: The final frontier for marketers? Proceedings of the 6th Thought Leaders Conference on Brand Management, USI, April.

 

Conference Presentations

EFMD EOCCS Learning Community Symposium – Digital as Mainstream?

The Kick-Off presentation: The Ultra Educator: Designing and Delivering Knowledge in Digital Spheres

CABS Learning, Teaching & Student Experience conference

The DigitalHack Methodology: Super-charged learning through digital collaboration

CABS Learning, Teaching & Student Experience conference

The 3Cs of Async: Educators as Creators, Curators and Connectors

UCL Education Conference

The 3Cs in Action: From the classroom to the digital stage

Australian and New Zealand Marketing Academy Conference

The Fallacy of Data-Driven Personalization: ‘Data Will Never Know Me’.

Australian and New Zealand Marketing Academy Conference

Public-Private Collaboration to Drive Innovation in Cities.​

 

UCL School of Management Teaching & Learning Forum

Ctrl+Alt+Del? Using tech to create engaging assessments​

European Forum Alpbach, Austria

Panel Speaker – Future Speeches: Does technology foster human resilience?

https://www.alpbach.org/en/person/rikke-duus/

 

American Marketing Science Conference, Orlando, USA

"Agentic technology: Exploring the influence of Fitbit activity tracker on consumer behavior"

 

Teaching and Learning Forum, School of Management, UCL

“Hybrid Learning: The 3-Hour Entrepreneurship Challenge”

 

8th Workshop on Interpretive Consumer Research, University of Edinburgh, UK

“The Voice of the Leg: A re-theorisation of traditional consumer-object relations”

UCL Teaching & Learning Conference, University College London, UK.

“The 3-Hour Entrepreneurship Challenge”

 

39th Macromarketing Conference, Royal Holloway, UK

“Speak to the Leg: A post-Paralympic analysis and re-theorization of consumer-object relations”

 

Hertfordshire Business School Research Conference, UK

“Biolabouring Consumers: Theorizing consumers’ affective, relational and experiential work in online social networks”

 

Brands and Brand Relationships Conference, Boston University, US

“The Brand Misfit: Exploring paradoxical brand-resisting practices in social media”

 

ABS Teaching and Learning Conference, Aston Business School, UK

“Marketing Beyond Borders: Introducing the Experiential Cross-cultural Exercise”

 

European Conference of the Association for Consumer Research, IESE Barcelona

“Speak to the Leg: A post-Paralympic analysis of consumer-object relations”

 

European Marketing Academy Conference, ITU Faculty of Management, Istanbul

“Immaterial Labour on Facebook: Exploring Consumers’ Expressions   of Production Activities”

 

Exploring Spaces for Learning, University of Central Florida, USA

“Collaborating Across Borders: Together we innovate!”

 

30th Standing Conference on Organizational Symbolism, EAE Business School, Spain

“Did we stop talking? The detrimental effects of online social networks on social relations”

 

7th International Blended Learning Conference, University of Hertfordshire, UK

“International collaborations with Business and Marketing students”

 

British Academy of Management Conference, UK

“Entrepreneurs Forge Ahead in Chaos and Uncertainty: The story of SMEs in Sri Lanka”

 

Academy of Marketing Conference, UK

“Thriving in Chaos and Uncertainty: Business as usual for Sri Lankan entrepreneurial marketers”

 

Future Trends Conference, US

“Convert, Defend and Acquire: Evaluating consumer preference through mindspace”

 

5th International Blended Learning Conference, University of Hertfordshire, UK

“Knowledge Exchange through Collaborative Learning Communities”

 

Global Brand Forum, Cass Business School, UK

"Convert, Defend and Acquire: Evaluating consumer preference through brand mindspace"

 

Annual Learning & Teaching Conference, University of Hertfordshire, UK

“e-Business Integration with Short Work Placements”

 

6th International Conference: Thought Leaders in Brand Management, Switzerland

“Brand mindspace: The final frontier for marketers?”

 

The Retention Convention, The Higher Education Academy, UK

“Two-Point Feedback System: Improving student experience in ‘real time’”

 

E-Leader Conference, CASA, Malaysia

“Do virtual learning environments help deliver a consistent learning experience? Exploring the international delivery of UK Marketing degrees”

 

Invited Talks

European Forum Alpbach

Panel Debate: Does technology foster human resilience?

ETH Zurich

Is the power shifting?

The World Economic Form, Switzerland

Is your mind digitally charged?

Bournemouth University, UK

The Voice of the Leg: Re-visioning consumer-object relations

 

RENKEI Intercultural Workshop

Technology: Opportunities and dark sides 

 

UCL Lunch Hour Lecture Series

The Power of Objects

 

Babson College, USA

Co-creation of Consumer Experiences in Virtual and Physical Worlds

 

University of Leicester, UK

Marketing Communications in an Interconnected World

 

University of Leicester, UK

The Techno-Human: Exploring our relationships with technology

INTI International University, Malaysia

Entrepreneurial Businesses: Succeeding in chaos and uncertainty