Innovation and long-term thinking are always important for both individuals and organisations. But in times of great uncertainty, their importance increases. This can be challenging to deal with, as short-term issues take over in turbulent times.

In this session, Associate Professor Tim Kastelle will talk about ideas that help to keep us focused on the things we need to do to thrive over the long-term.

About Associate Professor Tim Kastelle

Tim's research, teaching and engagement work are all based on his study of innovation management. He graduated from Princeton University with a degree in economics, and his MBA and PhD were completed at UQ. He has worked in marketing and management positions in a variety of industries including radio, office equipment, industrial chemicals, higher education and software, and these experiences inform both his research and his teaching. Tim has published widely in the leading innovation journals. He is deeply committed to translating research into practice. To this end, he writes a well-regarded innovation blog for managers (, and he has worked extensively with a wide range of organisations. He is currently the Director of Graduate Management (MBA & Executive Education) for UQ Business School.

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