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Dr. Allègre L. Hadida is a tenured Senior Lecturer in Strategy at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS). She is also a Fellow and Director of Studies at Magdalene College, and a founding faculty member of the Centre for Film and Screen and of the Centre for Heritage Research, University of Cambridge. She has pioneered teaching and research in Creative, Arts and Media Management and on Creativity in Business at CJBS and on the Cambridge MBA.

Her research interests focus on strategy in creative, arts and media organizations, and on creativity in business. Allègre has won numerous awards for her research, including the Special Jury Prize and a Honorary Distinction at the FNEGE Best Doctoral Dissertation Award and a Best Paper Prize at AIMAC (International Association for Arts and Cultural Management). Her scholarly work has been published in theHarvard Business Review and in international peer-reviewed journals, including Organizational Behaviourand Human Decision Processes, the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, and the Journal of Operations Management. Her innovative work as a researcher and educator has been noted in the press, including Business WeekThe IndependentThe Financial TimesThe Wall Street Journal, and BBC Online.

Allègre has a Master’s in Management/Diplôme Grande Ecole from ESCP Europe (with Distinction), a DEA (“Mention Très Bien”) from University Paris X Nanterre, an MA from Cambridge University and a PhD in Strategic Management from HEC Paris. She has held visiting positions at UCLA, CRG-Ecole Polytechnique Paris, MIT Sloan School of Management, Tel Aviv University and HEC Paris. In 2011, she became a member of the Scientific Committee and the Head of the Strategy Track at AIMAC. She served as Representative-At-Large of the Strategic Management Society (SMS) Teaching Community (2015-17), and is a co-director of the SMS Initiative for Academic Collaboration in the Middle-East and Africa (SMS IACMENA: 2015-ongoing). She currently serves as the External Examiner of the University of Newcastle MA in Arts, Business and Creativity, and as a Member of the Orientation Council of the HEC Paris MS/MSc in ‘Médias, Art et Création’ (MAC).

Allègre teaches strategy, creativity and creative, arts and media management in the UK, France and Israel. She is also a certified Lego® Serious Play™ Facilitator and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt. During her three years as Director of the University of Cambridge MPhil in Management (2013-16), she restructured the program and developed it into a flagship course. She has received numerous awards for her teaching, including two CJBS Faculty Teaching Prizes, four Cambridge MBA Professor of the Year Awards, and a 2018 University of Cambridge Pilkington Prize for Excellence in Teaching. In 2017, the Financial Times ranked the Cambridge MBA Strategy core course which she designed and taught from 2001 to 2015 second in the world.