Abstract: This article tests whether the field of foresight and futures studies shows significant variable selection biases in the modelling of the future in general and the impact of function systems in particular. We performed a word frequency analysis to measure the relative importance of the political system, the economy, science, art, religion, law, sport, […]Read more "Release | Is the future a political economy?"
Durst, S. and Roth, S. (2018) Entrepreneurship Made in Germany. Special Issue of the International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, Vol. 33 No. 1. Table of contents available for download here. Original Call for Papers Entrepreneurship: Made in Germany Guest Editors: Susanne Durst, University of Skövde, Sweden Steffen Roth, ESC Rennes School of Business, […]Read more "Preview | Entrepreneurship Made in Germany"
Roth, S. (2015), Free economy! On 3628800 alternatives of and to capitalism, Journal of Interdisciplinary Economics, Vol 27 No. 2, 107-128 [ABS, AERES]. Article available for download here. Abstract: Even the sharpest problem focus cannot help but sharpen the problem. Thus, the key to our understanding of alternatives to capitalism and alternative forms of capitalism is not […]Read more "Release | Capitalism is boring. Here are 3628800 alternatives"
Call for papers to a special issue of Systems Research and Behavioral Science (ABS2*) Management and Function: From Added Values to Augmented Realities Guest Editor: Dr. Steffen Roth, ESC Rennes School of Business, France The distinction of function systems such as the political system, the economy, science, religion, or the legal system is considered a key principle of […]Read more "Call | Management and Function: From Added Values to Augmented Realities"
Are you a Postdoc? Are you a Junior Lecturer/ Assistant Prof? Do you want to be part of a “Young EURAM” to share early career experiences and gain Insights? Call for Participants 6th EURAM Early Career Colloquium “How to PRomote your research?” February 11-13, 2015 Hosted by the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland Following the successful EURAM […]Read more "Call | 6th EURAM Early Career Colloquium"
Roth, S. (2014), Fashionable functions. A Google ngram view of trends in functional differentiation (1800-2000), International Journal of Technology and Human Interaction, Vol. 10 No. 2, 34-58 [FNEGE*, CNRS*]. Abstract: Computer communication is revolutionizing modern society to the same extend as the invention of writing or the printing press have unsettled the archaic or the ancient society, […]Read more "Surprise | There is no such thing as “economized” societies"
Abstract: This quest is for pirate maps to blue oceans. The key problem involved is that blue oceans turn red whenever these maps make their way from pirates to mainstream entrepreneurs. Pirates therefore have an essential need for maps to the next blue oceans. In drawing on form theory, this article develops a map sheet, on […]Read more "Release | Booties, bounties, business models. A map to the next red oceans"
Entrepreneurship and Piracy | Special Issue of the International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, Vol. 22 No. 4. Guest Editor: Steffen Roth, ESC Rennes School of Business, France Reading: Booties, bounties, business models. A map to the next red oceans Abstract: This quest is for pirate maps to blue oceans. The key problem involved is that blue […]Read more "Release | Special Issue on Entrepreneurship and Piracy"
Roth, S. (2014), Coining societies: an inter-functional comparative analysis of the Euro, Innovation: The European Journal of Social Science Research, Vol. 27 No. 2, 99-118. The present analysis of the Euro looks for the marks that function systems make on what we commonly take for the European money. Clearly distinguishing between coins and currency, the […]Read more "Release | An inter-functional comparative analysis of the Euro"