Release | Virtual Special Issue | Digital transformation of social theory

Digital transformation of social theory | Virtual Special Issue of Technological Forecasting and Social Change [SSCI 3.815, Scopus, CNRS***, CABS***, VHB***]. Introduction Steffen Roth, Harry F. Dahms, Frank Welz, and Sandro Cattacin: Print theories of computer societies. Introduction to the digital transformation of social theory Abstract: ICT and the increasing availability of digital data are […]

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Release | Of wolves and dogs, and other false distinctions: A rejoinder to Wallis

Roth S. (in press), Of wolfs and dogs, and other false distinctions. A rejoinder to Wallis, Systems Research and Behavioral Science, DOI: 10.1002/sres.2655 [SSCI 1.052, Scopus, CABS**]. Rejoinder to Wallis S. (in press) Commentary on Roth: Adding a conceptual systems perspective, Systems Research and Behavioral Science.  Comment on Roth S. (2019), The open theory and its […]

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Reblog | We have never been capitalist. Big data insights into social macro trends (1800–2000)

We think of modern societies as areligious and oriented more towards money and power. But what makes us sure that this idea is true? How can we know that secularisation, the dominance of politcs, and the primacy of money really are in the DNA of our societies? In an earlier article published in Technological Forecasting […]

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Release | Big data insights into social macro trends (1800-2000): A replication study

Roth S., Schwede P., Valentinov V., Zazar K., and Kaivo-oja J. (2019), Big data insights into social macro trends (1800-2000): A replication study, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 149, 119759 [SSCI 3.815, Scopus, CNRS***, FNEGE***, CABS***, VHB***]. Highlights: Dominant theories of society are grounded on strong assumptions about the capitalist nature of the modern society Results from […]

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CFP | EURAM 2020 in Dublin | Management Consulting: Theory and Practice

Call for papers to the SIG 12 Track: “(Management) Consulting: Theory and Practice” @EURAM 2020 in Dublin Theme: The Business of Now: the future starts here Venue: Trinity Business School, Dublin, Ireland. Date: 10-12 June 2020 Track description:  From 2011 to 2020, the global expenditure on Management Consulting is expected to rise from USD107 to 158 billion. […]

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Release | Print theories of computer societies. Introduction to the digital transformation of social theory

Roth S., Dahms H., Welz F., and Cattacin S. (2019), Print theories of computer societies. Introduction to the digital transformation of social theory, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Vol. 149, 119778 [SSCI 3.815, Scopus, CNRS***, FNEGE***, CABS***, VHB***]. The article is freely available on the journal website until 13. December 2019 (or for download here thereafter). Highlights […]

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CFP | EURAM 2020 in Dublin | Standing Track on Management and Organization Theory

Call for papers to the SIG 12 Standing Track on Management and Organization Theory at the EURAM conference 2020 in Dublin Venue: Trinity Business School, Dublin, Ireland. Date: 10-12 June 2020 Track description: As researchers in management and organization, we want to develop or apply adequate, impactful, and future proof theories. Yet, there is more concern […]

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