Pia Adibe

Pia Adibe
Junior Researcher
Business Studies
LUT Business School
Research areas
Business, Management and Accounting


As a Doctoral Researcher, my research focus is on collaboration and organizing, and I am drawn to research that aims to bring individual narrative knowing and dialogic methods to the core of learning and development of sustainable systems and digital solutions. My methodological interests reside in qualitative process research. I hold a master's degree in knowledge management.

I am an Alternate Board Member of Systems Change Finland ry and a Steering Group Member of Knowledge Management Development Program Tieto-osaava, funded (4M€) by the Ministry of Culture and Education and led by Omnia, the Joint Authority of Education in the Espoo Region. Editor-In-Chief of Finnish knowledge management journal Tietoasiantuntija in 2018 – 2023 and a decade of experience as Freelance Journalist. Over 20 years work experience in a private business and about 7 years in a third sector, in the areas of adult education and NGO.The latest publication: Adibe, P., Vesin, S., Almpanopoulou, A. & Blomqvist, K. (2023). Exploring the dimensions of liminality in a data economy initiative. R&D Management Journal, Special Issue, Places and Spaces of Collaborative R&D and Innovation: Physical, Virtual and Cognitive contexts. In press.​​​​​​​Teaching experienceLecturer of knowledge management and intellectual capital in 2016 – 2018 at Haaga-Helia Business University of Applied Sciences, organized by Infosten Ky and Finnish Association of Knowledge Management. 

Second responsible teacher at master's students' courses (e.g. Contemporary Issues in Knowledge Management and Organizing in Knowledge-based Networks) and bachelors' thesis supervisor at LUT University.