CFP | Family and organization. Contributions to a theory of the family-influenced firm

Call for Papers Family and organization. Contributions to a theory of the family-influenced firm  Proponents: Steffen Roth, La Rochelle Business School, France, and Kazimieras Simonavičius University in Vilnius, Lithuania Luca Gnan, Tor Vergata Univerity, Italy Joseph H. Astrachan,Kennesaw State University, United States of America Heiko Kleve, University of Witten/Herdecke, Germany Background Family businesses need to […]

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CFP | Theory as method. Methodological options for organization and management research

Call for Papers to a special issue of the Journal of Organizational Change Management on Theory as method. Methodological options for organization and management research Proponents Steffen Roth, La Rochelle Business School, France, and Kazimieras Simonavičius University in Vilnius, Lithuania Albert Mills, Sobey School of Business, Canada, and University of Eastern Finland, Finland Dariusz Jemielniak, […]

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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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Standing Track | Management and Organization Theory | as of EURAM 2019

Starting with the European Academy of Management Conference in Lisbon (26-28 June 2019), there is going to be a Standing Track (ST12_02) on “Management and Organization Theory” at the EURAM conferences Standing 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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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 | From nonprofit diversity to organizational multifunctionality: a systems-theoretical proposal

Will M. G., Roth S., and Valentinov V. (2018), From nonprofit diversity to organizational multifunctionality: a systems-theoretical proposal, Administration and Society, Vol. 50 No. 7, pp. 1015-1036 [SSCI 1.761, Scopus, CNRS***, ABS**, VHB**]. Abstract: The remarkable feature of the nonprofit sector is its astonishing diversity. This feature gets short shrift in the traditional market or […]

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Release | Management and function

Management and functional differentiation | Special issue of Systems Research and Behavioral Science [SSCI 1.034, Scopus, ABS**] Guest Editor: Steffen Roth, Rennes School of Business, France Table of Contents Guest Editorial Steffen Roth: From Added Values to Augmented Realities. Introducing the Special Issue of Management and Functional Differentiation Abstract: In this reintroduction to the concept of functional […]

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