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…

More Resistance Than Expected
Some Ph.D. Program Directors Refuse to See the Responsible Research Initiative as an Opportunity
Katrin Muff

I had the opportunity to present the initiative as a keynote speaker at the EFMD Doctoral Programme Conference recently and was surprised by the degree of intellectual resistance to the idea. I had chosen a purposefully interactive presentation format, inviting the audience of Ph.D. Directors to reflect on their role in crafting programs that generate…

University of Sussex Business School

University of Sussex Business School, UK Research Mobilisation Groups     The University of Sussex Business School carries out high-quality research that addresses real-world issues, and seeks to develop current and aspiring leaders who will champion critical and original thinking. We have created research mobilisation groups (RMGs) that focus on promoting responsible business practice. RMGs…

RRVS20 We Will Statements

We Will Statements   The participants of this Summit were organized into ten breakout groups by stakeholder categories. Each group has between five to ten members. During the breakout group discussion, the group collectively developed a commitment to implement a joint action. Below are the ten “We Will” statements.   Group 1 (Accreditation leaders) AACSB and…

Responsible Research Virtual Summit

RESPONSIBLE RESEARCH VIRTUAL SUMMIT (RRVS) Duration: 3 hours Program for Virtual Summit     Due to the 2020 pandemic, we postponed the 2020 Responsible Research Summit (RRS2020) to June 27 – 28, 2021 and we committed to organize a Responsible Research Virtual Summit (RRVS) in June 2020 to maintain momentum for RRBM. The goal of…