Heidingsfelder, M. and Roth, S. (in press) Media effects. Special Issue of Cybernetics and Human Knowing, Vol. 25 No. 4. Contents: Foreword: Media Effects (Markus Heidingsfelder) Contingency Alert: Editorial Note on Necessary and Impossible Media (Steffen Roth) and Media History, an epochal photograph by Stefan M. Seydel. Articles The Mediality of Looseness (Urs Stäheli) Listening […]Read more "Sneak Preview | Media effects | Special Issue of Cybernetics and Human Knowing"
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 […]Read more "CFP | Family and organization. Contributions to a theory of the family-influenced firm"
Call for participation in a paper development workshop on “NOR. Reverse engineering the Laws of Form” (3-4 June 2019 in Dubrovnik) Co-organizers: Steffen Roth, La Rochelle Business School, France, and Yerevan State University, Armenia* Markus Heidingsfelder, Habib University Karachi, Pakistan Lars Clausen, University College Lillebælt, Denmark, and University of Flensburg, Germany* Klaus Brønd Laursen, Aarhus […]Read more "CFP | NOR. Reverse engineering the Laws of Form"
Shifting Spheres Call for Papers to a special issue of Kybernetes [Clarivate Impact Factor: .980] Guest Editors: Markus Heidingsfelder, Habib University Karachi, Pakistan* Holger Briel, Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University, PR of China Steffen Roth, La Rochelle Business School, France, and Yerevan State University, Armenia *Corresponding guest editor. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Focus: The concept of publicity as […]Read more "CFP | Kybernetes | Futures of Media: Shifting spheres"
Roth S. (2017), Parsons, Luhmann, Spencer Brown. NOR design for double contingency tables, Kybernetes, Vol. 46 No. 8, pp. 1469-1482 [SCI .881, Scopus, ABS*]. Final version available for download here (or at emeraldinsight.com). Purpose: Cross tables are omnipresent in management, academia and popular culture. The Matrix has us, despite all criticism, opposition and desire for a way out. […]Read more "Parsons, Luhmann, Spencer Brown. NOR design for double contingency tables"
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 […]Read more "Release | Management and function"
Big data reality check of social macro trends published in TFSC: Roth S., Clark C., Trofimov N., Mkrtchyan A., Heidingsfelder M., Appignanesi L., Pérez-Valls M., Berkel J., and Kaivo-oja J. (2017) Futures of a distributed memory. A global brain wave measurement (1800-2000), Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Vol. 118 No. May, pp. 307-323. Abstract: If the global brain is […]Read more "Release | A global brain wave measurement"