Dr Arevuo is Senior Lecturer in Startegic Management. His background includes business practitioner experience in global financial services with organizations such as Bank of Amarica and JPMorganChase; management consulting; academic research; graduate and executive-level teaching. His research and teaching expertise is in strategy as managerial practice, competitive strategy, senior management and group decision-making processes, and the application of visual methods in organizational research.
In addition to academic work, Dr Arevuo has consulted widely in the UK public and private sectors, and with Fortune 500 companies as a facilitator providing evidence-based tools and frameworks to support strategic decision-making processes. A native of Finland, he earned a BA in Economics from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and an MBA and PhD from Cranfield University.
Dr Arevuo’s current research interests are in the areas of managerial and organizational cognition and strategic activities and practices. In particular, he is interested in how managers make sense of problems shrouded in uncertainty and ambiguity, and how senior management teams can improve the quality of their strategic decision-making processes.