‘Glocalization’ in a post-COVID-19 world
Arijit Paul, Romana Rauter & Rupert J. Baumgartner

“Glocalization, the simultaneous occurrence of both universalizing and particularizing tendencies in contemporary social, political, and economic systems.” [1]   While the world is still reeling under the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak, we want to remain hopeful and share our thoughts about how to become more sustainable in a post-COVID-19 world. In our commentary, we…

Why Business Schools should develop a large modelling & simulation community before the next pandemic
Kathy Kotiadis, Antuela A. Tako, Christine S.M. Currie & Bhakti Stephan Onggo

Business schools could play a crucial role in helping governments prepare for the next pandemic by developing the next generation of the modelling and simulation community. Simulation modelling is an area of teaching and research found in many elite business schools. COVID-19 looks set to be the worst infectious disease pandemic of a generation in…

Science for Better Business and a Better World

Our world is facing challenging tensions in all aspects of society: economic, political, technological, social, and environmental. All 195 member-states of the United Nations have pledged to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity within the next 15 years.1 http://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/sustainable-development-goals/ The National Academy of Engineering encourages the profession to meet 14 grand challenges in the…

Zoom Guidelines

  Zoom Guidelines   We designed the RRVS2020 to be as interactive as possible in a zoom format which means that we will all be able to see each other and to have the floor. We will also use more advanced functionalities of zoom (such as breakout rooms). With great power comes great responsibilities, that…