Preview | The great reset of management and organization theory. A European perspective

Abstract: In mid-2020, the World Economic Forum (WEF) announced the Great Reset, an initiative launched to assert, describe, and shape the direction of an epochal transition brought about by the global coronavirus crisis. Rooted in a European tradition of social theory, this article aims to articulate the broader social context of this scenario and pinpoint its […]

Preview | The great reset of management and organization theory. A European perspective

Lo que significa “el gran reinicio” en tiempos de pandemia

Steffen Roth, investigador en el Departamento de Estrategia, de La Rochelle Business School en  Francia y en el Departamento de Investigación Social, Universidad de Turku, en Finlandia, ha escrito un documento de investigación según el cual, desde su principio la crisis del coronavirus de 2020 ha sido declarada no sólo como una “guerra médica”.

Explica en éste sentido Roth: “La idea de que los gobiernos y las organizaciones del sector privado deben combatir sistemáticamente la información errónea percibida en caso de una pandemia mundial se había propagado en varias ocasiones mucho antes de la crisis actual de covid19. Una de esas ocasiones fue el Evento 201, “un ejercicio pandémico de alto nivel” coorganizado por la Universidad Johns Hopkins, la Fundación Bill y Melinda Gates y el Foro Económico Mundial (FEM) el 18 de octubre de 2019. El propósito de este ejercicio fue para identificar brechas críticas en la…

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CFA | PHD course (3 ECTS) | Values and decision-making. Social theories and methods for research in sustainable organizations

Call for applications to the PHD course (3 ECTS) on “Values and decision-making. Social theories and methods for research in sustainable organizations” Venue: Inter-University Center Dubrovnik, Croatia Dates: 10-13 September 2021 Course directors: Assist.-Prof. Dr. Kresimir Zazar, University of Zagreb, Croatia Prof. Dr. Dr. habil. Steffen Roth, La Rochelle Business School, France, and University of […]

CFA | PHD course (3 ECTS) | Values and decision-making. Social theories and methods for research in sustainable organizations — Luhmann Conference

CFP | Luhmann Conference 2021 | Risks and Pathologies. Observed with Social Systems Theory

Call for papers to the Luhmann Conference 2021 on “Risks and Pathologies. Observed with Social Systems Theory” Place: Inter-University Centre (IUC), Dubrovnik, Croatia Address: Don Frana Bulicá 4, 20000 Dubrovnik, Croatia Dates: 14-17 September 2021 Theme In the year 2020, the world was hit by an unprecedented and ongoing crisis in the form of a […]

CFP | Luhmann Conference 2021 | Risks and Pathologies. Observed with Social Systems Theory — Luhmann Conference

New Book: Post-Human Futures

This volume engages with post-humanist and transhumanist approaches to present an original exploration of the question of how humankind will fare in …

New Book: Post-Human Futures

Fresh from the press | Draw your organization! A solution-focused theory-method for business school challenges and change

Abstract: This article presents a solution-focused approach to current problems and criticisms faced by business schools. In order to facilitate the required shift from problems to solutions, I outline a theory-method and demonstrate how it has informed my teaching at FT-ranked business schools and other institutions of higher education in two subjects and on three continents. I […]

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Release | The Great Reset. Restratification for Lives, Livelihoods, and the Planet

Abstract: In reviewing the Great Reset, an initiative launched by the World Economic Forum (WEF) in response to the global coronavirus crisis, this perspective article considers the scenario of an epochal transition from capitalism to “restorism”. To facilitate the observation of underlying trends and assumptions, a systems-theoretical framework is developed for the observation of both […]

Release | The Great Reset. Restratification for Lives, Livelihoods, and the Planet — Dr. Steffen Roth