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Call for papers | The Great Reset of management and organization theory

  • 1.  Call for papers | The Great Reset of management and organization theory

    Posted 17 days ago
    Call for papers to a special issue of the Scandinavian Journal of Management [SSCI 1.891, Scopus, CNRS**, CABS**, VHB***] on

    The Great Reset of management and organization theory

    Proponents

    • Steffen Roth, Full Professor of Management, La Rochelle Business School, France, and Adjunct Professor of Economic Sociology, University of Turku, Finland [corresponding proponent].
    • Wojciech Czakon, Full Professor of Strategic Management, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland
    • Wolfgang Amann, Professor of Strategy and Leadership, HEC Paris in Qatar, Qatar
    • Léo-Paul Dana, Full Professor of Entrepreneurship, Montpellier Business School, France

    This changes everything. Still a wishful thought and claim rather than a certainty, the title of Naomi Klein's (2015) report on the battle between capitalism and the climate blends well into observations of the repeatedly declared 2020 war against the coronavirus and its tremendous impact on what is already being described as our "old-normal" lives. Many agree now that the coronavirus has exposed the weaknesses of neoliberal institutional designs, financial austerity policies, and a global economic system optimized for efficiency rather than sustainability and resilience. Some note with satisfaction that lockdowns and travel restrictions have cleared skies and covered ecological footprints.

    It is against this backdrop that the World Economic Forum (WEF) has recently launched its Great Reset initiative. Borrowed from an eponymous book (Florida, 2010) written in the aftermath of the global financial crisis, the WEF's reset refers to ambitious institutional redesigns by which governments and corporations should adapt to the situation during and after the coronavirus crisis. The key message here is that …

    The full CFP is available here: https://derroth.com/2020/11/24/cfp-the-great-reset-of-management-and-organization-theory/ 

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    Prof. Dr. Dr. habil. Steffen Roth

    Full Professor of Management, La Rochelle Business School, France
    Visiting Professor of Management and Organization, University of Witten-Herdecke, Germany
    URL: http://derroth.com
    ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-8502-601X
    Twitter: derrothdotcom

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