In press | Heal the world. A solution-focused systems therapy approach to environmental problems

Roth S. (in press), Heal the world. A solution-focused systems therapy approach to environmental problems, Journal of Cleaner Production [SSCI 6.352, Scopus, FNEGE**, CABS**, VHB***]. Proof available for download here. Abstract: In observing a capitalist lifestyle of addiction to relentless growth responsible for an imminent self-extinction of the human race, environmentalism is a particularly problem-centred movement. […]

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Release | CSR Beyond Economy and Society: A Post-capitalist Approach

Roth S., Valentinov V., Heidingsfelder M., and Pérez-Valls M. (2018) CSR beyond Economy and Society. A post-capitalist approach, Journal of Business Ethics, online first [SSCI 2.917, FT50, CNRS***, CABS***, VHB***]. Article available for download here. Abstract: In this article, we draw on established views of CSR dysfunctionalities to show how and why CSR is regularly observed to […]

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Release | Multifunctional organisation models. A systems-theoretical framework for new venture discovery and creation

Roth S., Valentinov V., Kaivo-oja J., and Dana L.-P. (2018), Multifunctional organisation models. A systems-theoretical framework for new venture discovery and creation, Journal of Organizational Change Management, Vol. 31 No. 7, pp. 1383-1400 [SSCI 1.262, Scopus, CNRS**, CABS**]. Article available for download here.  Purpose: Are entrepreneurial opportunities discovered or created? The debate around this question has crucial […]

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Release | Interfunctional business models. Map for the next venture discoveries

Roth S., Melkonyan A., Kaivo-oja J., Manke B., and Dana L.-P. (2018), Interfunctional business models. Map to an uncharted quadrant of the blue ocean, International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing, Vol. 10, No. 5, pp. 581–595 [Scopus, ABS*, VHB***]. Abstract: This article makes a case for the significance that borders have for new venture discovery. Since markets are […]

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Release | Stakeholder Theory: A Luhmannian Perspective

Valentinov V., Roth S., and Will M. G. (2018), Stakeholder theory: A Luhmannian perspective, Administration and Society, online first [SSCI 1.761, Scopus, CNRS***, ABS**, VHB**]. Abstract: We explore the cross-fertilization potential between stakeholder theory and Niklas Luhmann’s social systems theory. Social systems, such as corporations or nonprofits, are defined by complexity reduction and operational closure, which may […]

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Release | Was that capitalism? A future-oriented big data analysis of the 19th and 20th century

Highlights: Foresights and futures studies depend on the adequacy of our knowledge of the present and the past. Big data evidence suggests that the English language area was not capitalist between 1800 and 2000. Popular social macro trend statements ought to be regularly scrutinised so as to reduce the risk that inadequate trend assumptions are […]

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CFP | Futures of Management Theory

Call for papers to a special issue of Futures [SSCI 2.256, Scopus, FNEGE, ABS] Guest Editors Steffen Roth, La Rochelle Business School and Yerevan State University Augusto Sales, KPMG Global Strategy Group Rio de Janeiro Miguel Perez, University of Alméria Jari Kaivo-oja, University of Turku Futures of Management Theory If “the future of management within the context of the emerging […]

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