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…

Chinese Business Deans’ Summit on Responsible Research

Chinese Business Deans’ Summit on Responsible Research   Based on news in the IACMR’s (www.iacmr.org) December 2019 issue of Bimonthly Briefing, and the Chinese websites of Peking University Guanghua School of Management, Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management, and Zhejiang University School of Management       Business and management schools worldwide should make…

‘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…

Including Practitioners in Co-Creating Desirable Future

Including Practitioners in Co-Creating Desirable Future   Speaker: Dr Garima Sharma (Georgia State University)   Management research fails to impact practice because our focus is on evidence from the past that may not reflect practitioners’ current reality. Further, we use this historical evidence to predict the future. However, as the current crises has shown, often…