Julie Battilana

Julie Battilana
Harvard Business School and Harvard Kennedy School
Professor of Business Administration and Professor of Social Innovation

Julie Battilana is a professor of organizational behavior and social innovation at the Harvard Business School and the Harvard Kennedy School, where she is also the founder and faculty chair of the Social Innovation and Change Initiative. Her research examines the politics of change in organizations and in society, especially focusing on organizations and individuals that initiate and implement changes that diverge from the taken-for-granted norm. She is the author of two books: The Working Manifesto, co-authored by Isabelle Ferreras and Dominique Méda (forthcoming, University of Chicago Press, originally published in French by Le Seuil, 2020), and Power, for All: How it Really Works and Why It Is Everyone’s Business (New York: Simon & Schuster, 2021). She lives in Belmont, MA.

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