The 21st Century University: Societal and Sustainable
Andreas Kaplan

The societal aspects of education provide some of its main benefits, its purpose being to contribute to society’s welfare. Universities should accordingly produce responsible and accountable leaders in their respective domains through education. However, higher education’s quest for revenue and reputation has led universities to sideline or even neglect this stated societal purpose. While it…

RRAS21 Participants

Participants List   First Name Last Name Affiliation Position Discipline Country RRBM status** Robert Allen University of Utah Professor Accounting USA Laurie Anderson* Arizona State University Associate Professor Marketing USA Endorser Elena Antonacopoulou GNOSIS Institute Founder and Director Leadership UK Endorser Africa Ariño IESE Business School Professor Strategic Management Spain Endorser Ma Shielah Asong De…

Bring Context Back In for Impact
Srilata Zaheer

When I was hired by the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management 29 years ago, my first assignment was to teach a course called “Business, Government, and the Macroeconomy.” It highlighted business’ and governments’ necessary interdependence and partnership, and the role of institutions in strengthening business and society.  It reinforced my belief that scholars…

2021 RRR Groups

Group lists First Name Last Name Primary Affiliation Primary Professional Role Country Group 1 Africa Arino IESE Business School Professor Strategy Spain Ruben Atekpe MECOWA Group Executive Chairman Ghana Sudipta Basu (*) Temple University Associate Dean for Research and Doctoral Programs USA Ibrat Djabbarov (*) Cranfield School of Management PhD Candidate UK Kem Ferag IBM…

The responsibility turn: building responsible doctoral programmes for a responsible future
Eva Cools

Eva Cools, DBA Manager & Research Manager of Vlerick Business School and co-chair of the 2021 EFMD Doctoral Programmes Conference (DPC), shares her reflections from the conference. Recently I had the honour to co-chair the 2021 EFMD Doctoral Programmes Conference (DPC), together with Christine Unterhitzenbergerfrom the University of Leeds. Although we already chose the conference…

2021 RRR Participants

Participant list   First Name Last Name Primary Affiliation Primary Professional Role Country Robert Allen American Accounting Association President-Elect USA Africa Arino IESE Business School Professor Strategy Spain Tima Bansal Western University Professor of Sustainability Canada Sudipta Basu Temple University Associate Dean for Research and Doctoral Programs USA Sharifa Batts Maritime Transportation Senior Executive Environment, …

Responsible Research Roundtable 2021 Agenda

  OBJECTIVES   The goal of the Responsible Research Roundtable was to develop a SHARED UNDERSTANDING and a JOINT COMMITMENT for a systemic move toward business knowledge co-production by academia and its stakeholders (business, institutions, civil society) for the betterment of society.   The specific action-oriented objectives we aspired to achieve were:   Why? IDENTIFY…