Anne Pässilä

PhD

Pracademic co-creator of Arts-Based Initiatives (ABIs) practice and research, Anne Passila, is Senior Researcher at, Lappeenranta University of Technology LUT, Lahti, Finland and Visiting Research Fellow in University of Chester. She specializes in applying ABIs to support socio-cultural dimension of innovation and participatory employee-driven and customer-driven development processes and has extensive experience of front-line workplace engagement. She publishes widely on the interpretative, intuitive and embodied approach to the innovation process. Anne works closely with Allan Owen and their vision is to hold non-stupid-hope and that employees, managers and customers of contemporary organizations when facing wicked problems will turn as naturally to ABI’s as they do to rational, logic oriented conventional tools.

Anne Pässilä