This blog offers updates on the course “Organizing in Times of Crisis”.
Blurring the line between social and economic imperative – an optimistic revaluation of social leadership in a crisis
This blog post is provided by Peter Gollowitsch, a student in the Master program Leading Innovative Organizations at the Johannes Kepler University Linz. Peter is (co-)founder of several start-ups and also Director Consulting and Concept at netural. Normally an organization’s environment … Continue reading →
A group of critical management scholars around my colleague Ronald Hartz from the University of Leicester has formed a virtual reading group on “The Plague – Diagnostics, Aesthetics and Politics of the Pandemic”, which I had the pleasure of joining … Continue reading →
Numerous digital platforms have emerged as a go-to response to the Covid-19 crisis – building on conventional platform characteristics, but using alternative, more inclusive organisational models. By offering the innovations that people most need right now, more inclusive platform alternatives … Continue reading →
This blog post is provided by Marlene Welzl, a student in the Master program Leading Innovative Organizations at the Johannes Kepler University Linz. Marlene has been working for the Austrian foreign ministry and is cofounder of the intergenerational housing platform … Continue reading →
In this podcast produced by the Nordic Business Ethics Network, business ethics professor Guido Palazzo from the University of Lausanne discusses the concept of ethical blindness, and explains why the conditions fostering ethical blindness are exacerbated during crisis situations. In … Continue reading →
Again I want to draw your attention to a great analysis of history in the light of the Covid-19 crisis, the article How pandemics past and present fuel the rise of mega-corporations by history scholar Eleanor Russell and organization scholar Martin … Continue reading →
Ali Aslan Gümüsay and Leonhard Dobusch, both contributors to the collaborative open course “Organizing in Times of Crisis”, have have published a brief reflection piece on organizational coping-strategies with the Corona crisis from reactive to proactive in MIT Sloan Management … Continue reading →
Many students taking this course will already have passed through class 3 with the topic “Crisis Management and Bureaucracy“. On the background reading list, they will have found a reference to Paul du Gay’s book “The Values of Bureaucracy“. Bureaucracy … Continue reading →
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