Sneak Preview | Media effects | Special Issue of Cybernetics and Human Knowing

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 […]

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CFP | ISTC 2019 | Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy in the 21st Century

Call for papers to the 19th International Social Theory Consortium conference ISTC 2019 on “Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy in the 21st Century: System as the future of modern society?” Co-organizers: Harry F. Dahms, University of Tennessee-Knoxville, USA* Steffen Roth, La Rochelle Business School, France, and Kazimieras Simonavičius University in Vilnius, Lithuania* Ilaria Riccioni, Free University of Bolzano, Italy Frank […]

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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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CFP | NOR. Reverse engineering the Laws of Form

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 […]

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CFP | EURAM 2019 | Standing Track | Management and Organization Theory

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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