Course II: Course Material

Please find below material for the course “Organizing in Times of Crisis: The case of War and Armed Conflict”, including videos to mini-lectures, slides in PDF and editable formats, readings and assignments. All content is available under the Creative Commons Attribution license International 4.0 (CC BY). Here you find a video introduction by Guido Möllering, Elke Schüßler and Hannah Trittin who have designed this course.

Topic I: Managing in and Preparing for Crisis (7 classes)

Class #1: Organizational Decision-Making in Crisis
Markus Reihlen, Leuphana University of Lüneburg

Class #2: Democratic Leadership, Dictatorship, and the Sensemaking Battle
Jochen Koch, European University Viadrina

Class #3: Institutional and Organizational Trust during Crises
Guido Möllering, University Witten/Herdecke

Class #4: Organizing for High(er) Reliability
Jörg Sydow, Freie Universität Berlin

Class #5: Organizing Facts in a Post-Truth Condition
Maximilian Heimstädt, Bielefeld University &
Weizenbaum Institute Berlin

Class #6: Cross-Sectoral Responses to Managing the Refugee Crisis: A Theory-Practice Dialogue
Thomas Gegenhuber, Johannes Kepler University Linz

Class #7: Integrating Refugees into the Labor Market
as a Collective Endeavour
Almina Bešić, Johannes Kepler University Linz

Topic II: Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in Crisis (4 classes)

Class #8: CSR and Stakeholder Relations
Nora Lohmeyer, Radboud University

Class #9: Political CSR and the Business of Peace
Hannah Trittin, Leuphana University of Lüneburg

Class #10: Organizing Resilient and Responsible
Global Supply Chains
Elke Schüßler, Johannes Kepler University Linz

Class #11: Corporate Activism in War
Laura-Marie Edinger Schons, University of Mannheim

Topic III: Organizing War (3 classes)

Class #12: Time, Temporality and Organizing in
Times of Crisis
Blagoy Blagoev, Technical University Dresden

Class #13: Digital Platforms and Information Warfare
Leonhard Dobusch, University of Innsbruck

Class #14: Organizations, Institutions and War
Ali Aslan Gümüsay, University of Hamburg &
Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society Berlin

Meta: How to Essay?
Leonhard Dobusch, University of Innsbruck