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Yulia N. Aray

Senior Lecturer, Department of Strategic and International Management

 

E-mail: Aray_yulia@gsom.spbu.ru 

 

EDUCATION AND ACADEMIC DEGREES

  • Candidate of Science (Economics), St. Petersburg State University, 2015
  • 2009-2014 Doctoral Candidate, Graduate School of Management, St.Petersburg State University. Dissertation defense was held on 26 of May 2015. 
  • 2005-2008 Master of International Business, Graduate School of Management, St.Petersburg State University 
  • 1998-2003 Specialist Program, Faculty of Economics, St.Petersburg State University

 

RESEARCH

  • Social Entrepreneurship, Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Sustainable development and strategic management
  • Business Models, Business Model Innovation
  • Strategic Analysis
  • Qualitative Methods of Research

 

SELECTED PAPERS AND PUBLICATIONS

Papers in Academic Journals:

  • Business Models in Social Entrepreneurship: Approach to Typology Building // Russian Management Journal.  – V.16. –  N2. 2018. – p. 253-272
  • Sustainable supply chains: compliance to norms or opportunity for innovations // Innovations – 2018. - № 1 – P. 43-47 (with Veselova A., Logacheva A.)
  • Strategy teaching at business school: contemporary challenges // Vestnik (Herald) of St.Petersburg State University. Management Series. – 2017 – № 2 – P. 111-133 (with Verkhovskaya O. and Klemina T.)
  • World is open for everybody: is it possible to turn accessible tourism into a business in Russia? (Case study) // Vestnik (Herald) of St.Petersburg State University. Management Series. – 2016 – № 3 – P. 167-177 (with Petrova-Savchenko A.)
  • Specificity of Business Models In Social Entrepreneurship // Russian Management Journal. – V.12. – N4. – 2014. – pp. 55-78 (with T. A. Burmistrova)
  • Educational Programs in Social Entrepreneurship: International Experience and Russian Features // Vestnik (Herald) of St.Petersburg State University. Management Series. – 2014. – №3. – pp. 177-197 (with Yu. E. Blagov)
  • Social Entrepreneurship at the Beginning of the 21st Century: Key Notions and National Aspects // Russian Management Journal. – V.11. – №1. – 2013. – pp. 111-130
  • Social Entrepreneurship: The Problems of Typology // Vestnik (Herald) of St.Petersburg State University. Management Series. – 2010. – №3. – pp. 109-114 (with Yu. E. Blagov)

 

Papers in conference proceedings:

  • Transformation and Innovations in Business Models: Sustainable Supply Chains Perspective in Russian Context // Proceedings of GSOM Emerging Markets Conference – 2017 – St. Petersburg University Graduate School of
  • Management – pp.10-12 (with Logacheva A., Veselova A., Knatko D.)
  • Marketing Issues in Social Entrepreneurship // Proceedings of GSOM Emerging Markets Conference – 2017 – St. Petersburg University Graduate School of Management – pp. 309-313 (with Ray S., Ruchxeva A., Bandyopadhyay C.)
  • Sustainable Supply Chain Practices in Oil and Gas Companies from Emerging Markets // Perspectives of Logistics and Supply Chain Management Development, Ed. V.I. Sergeev. – 2017. – pp. 293-307 (in co-authorship with A.Veselova, A. Logacheva, E. Kutayvina)
  • Developing Social Entrepreneurship Models in Russian Legal and Socio-economic Context // GSOM Emerging Markets Conference – 2016 – St. Petersburg University Graduate School of Management – pp. 49-51. (with Blagov Y.)
  • Antagonistic Resources in Social Entrepreneurship: Exploit or Avoid? // GSOM Emerging Markets Conference – 2016 – St. Petersburg University Graduate School of Management – pp. 16-20 (with Petrova-Savchenko A.,Rucheva A., Bandaluk O.)
  • Social Entrepreneurship: basic business models // GSOM Emerging Markets Conference: Business and Government Perspectives. ISBN 978-5-9924-0084-7. – 2014. – pp.56-64
  • Phenomenon of Social Entrepreneurship: definition and trends in development // In proceedings of “14thRussia-wide Symposia on Strategic Planning and Evolution of Enterprises” – Moscow. – 2013 – pp. 17-18
  • Business Models of Social Entrepreneurship: specificity and trends of creation // In Proceedings of “International student, postgraduate and young scientist conference "Lomonosov-2014" – Rev. Andreev A.I., Andriyanov A.V., Antipov E.A.— М.: Maks Press .– 2014

 

Other publications:

  • Teaching Case “Bumper Book Bus: in search of balance” – The Case Center – 2016.  – 716-0021-1/8
  • Social Entrepreneurship (section) // Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Report, Russia 2009. – Graduate School of Management, St.Petersburg State University. – 2010. – pp.41-44

 

INTERNSHIPS ABROAD

  • 2018 Sustainability Mindset Fast Track Program (Principles for Responsible Management Education)
  • 2016 The Case Center, Rotterdam (Netherlands)
  • 2013 HEC Paris – School of Management (France), Social Business/Enterprise and Poverty Certificate
  • 2008-2009 Trinity College, Dublin (Ireland) 

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Scholarship of Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Actions (ARNOVA), 2015
  • Grant of The Case Centre, 2014-2015
  • Best Paper Award, International Conference for students, doctoral students and young scholars “Lomonosov-2014”, Moscow, Russian Federation, Moscow State University, 2014

 

OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Expert of the Foundation “Reach for Change”
  • Expert of the Foundation “Our Future”
  • Expert of Center for non-profit organizations development
  • Jury Member of PEOPLE INVESTOR (Association of Managers)
  • Academic Director for International Executive Education Programs 
  • Member of Scientific Committee at GSOM SPbU

 

 

MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS

  • 2018 – LEAP – PRME Working Group on the Sustainability Mindset
  • 2018 – present – Strategic Management Society
  • 2015 – present – Association for Research On Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Actions
  • 2015 –  present – Sprott Centre for Social Enterprises (SCSE) / Centre Sprott pour les entreprises sociales (CSES)
  • 2014 – present – Association for Nonprofit and Social Economy Research             
  • 2014 – present – International Research Network EMES
  • 2012 – present – Academy of Management

 

INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC CONFERENCES (for the last 5 years)

  • Aray, Y., (2018). «Guest speakers that create empathy», Annual Conference of Academy of Management, Chicago (USA), August 10-14;
  • Aray, Y., (2018). «Towards Circular Economy Implementation: Evidence from Russian Household Waste Management Company», 15th CEMS Conference in Supply Chain Management, Ritzlern (Austria), January 18-20;
  • Blagov, Y., Aray, Y., Petrova-Savchenko, A. (2017). «Innovative Approaches to Value Creation: CSR and Social Entrepreneurship in Russian Federation», 9th International Social Innovation Conference, Melbourne (Australia), January 12-14;
  • Aray, Y., Ray, S. (2017). «Social Entrepreneurship: Creating Value for and with Different Stakeholders», 9th International Social Innovation Conference, Melbourne (Australia), December 12-14; 
  • Aray, Y., Logacheva, A., Veselova, A., Knatko, D. (2017). «Transformation and Innovations in Business Models: Sustainable Supply Chains Perspective in Russian Context», 4th GSOM Emerging Markets Conference, St.Petersburg (Russia), October 6-8;
  • Ray, S., Aray, Y., Ruchxeva, A., Bandyopadhyay, C. (2017). «Marketing Practices in Social Enterprises: Early evidence from Russia», 4th GSOM Emerging Markets Conference, St.Petersburg (Russia), October 6-8;
  • Verkhovskaya, O., Klemina, T., Aray, Y. (2017). «Expectations of Russian Managers and Development of Strategy Course Syllabus», 4th GSOM Emerging Markets Conference, St.Petersburg (Russia), October 6-8;
  • Aray, Y., Brouard, F. (2017). «Mission Changes of Hybrid Organizations: Drift, Dilution, Evolution or Something Else?», 6th EMES International Research Conference on Social Enterprise, Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium), July 3 – 6;
  • Aray, Y., Brouard, F. (2017). «Mission Changes of Hybrid Organizations: Drift, Dilution, Evolution or Something Else?», ANSER-ARES 2017 Annual Conference, Association for Nonprofit and Social Economic Research (ANSER) / Association de recherche sur les organismes sans but lucratif et l’économie sociale (ARES), Toronto (Ryerson University), May 31 – June 1;
  • Aray, Y., Brouard, F. (2017). «Similarities and Differences in Business Model Components of Social Entrepreneurial Organizations», 1st IESE-LUISS Conference on Responsibility, Sustainability and Social Entrepreneurship, Rome (Italy), April 18-19;
  • Veselova, A., Logacheva. A., Aray, Y. (2017). «Supply Chain Management –Recent Trends and Future Perspectives», 14th CEMS Conference in Supply Chain Management, Ritzlern (Austria), January, January 19-21;
  • Aray, Y., Petrova-Savchenko, A., Ruchxeva, A, Bandaluk, O. (2016). «Antagonistic Resources in Social Entrepreneurship: Exploit or Avoid?», 3rd GSOM Emerging Markets Conference, St.Petersburg (Russia), October 6-8;
  • Blagov, Y., Aray, Y. (2016). «Developing Social Entrepreneurship Models in Russian Legal and Socioeconomic Context», 12th International Conference of the International Society for Third Sector Research (ISTR), Stockholm (Sweden), June 29 – July 1;
  • Blagov, Y., Aray, Y. (2016). « Social Entrepreneurship in Russia: Understanding Context and Drivers », International Scientific Colloquium “Solidarity in Transition? Researching Social Enterprise in Post-Communist Societies”, Albania (Tirana), April 21-22;
  • Aray, Y., Brouard, F. (2015). «Business Models of Social Entrepreneurial Organizations: Typology», 2015 ARNOVA Annual Conference, Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA), Chicago, November 19-21;
  • Blagov, Y., Aray, Y. (2015). « Social Entrepreneurship in Russia: Understanding Models and Context», 12th Annual Social Entrepreneurship Conference, New York (USA), New York University, November 4-6;
  • Blagov, Y., Aray. Y. (2015). « Creating Model for Social Entrepreneurial Education in Russia», 5th EMES International Research Conference on Social Enterprise, Helsinki (Finland), June 29 – July 3;
  • Aray, Y., Brouard, F. (2015). «Business Model Components for Social Entrepreneurial Organizations», 8th Annual Conference of Association for Nonprofit and Social Economy Research of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Ottawa University, Ottawa (Canada), June 3-5; 
  • Aray, Y. (2015). «Bumper Book Bus: Overcoming Mission Drift in Social», Entrepreneurship Social and Sustainable Finance and Impact Investing, Oxford (United Kingdom), Said Business School, University of Oxford, April 23-25;
  • Aray, Y. (2014). «Social Entrepreneurial Business Models in the context of Emerging Economies: the case of Russia», Social Entrepreneurship Colloquium, Kansas City (USA), University of Missouri- Kansas City, May 20-24; 
  • Aray, Y. (2014). «Social Entrepreneurial Business Models in the context of Emerging Economies: the case of Russia», 7th Annual Conference of Association for Nonprofit and Social Economy Research of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Ontario (Canada), Brock in St. Catherines, May 28-30; 
  • Aray, Y. (2014). «Business Models in Social Entrepreneurship: nature and peculiarities of development», International Conference for students, doctoral students and young scholars “Lomonosov-2014”, Moscow (Russian Federation), Moscow State University, April 7-1; (best paper award)

Courses

  • Building Sustainable Value Chains (Bachelor Program)
  • Management (Bachelor Program)
  • Social Entrepreneurship (Master Program CEMS)
  • Strategic Analysis (Master Program)
  • Research Seminars (Master Program)
  • Project Management for Social Entrepreneurs (Executive Education)