Workshops

Katrin Heucher regularly organizes and hosts a variety of workshops with her colleagues.

Find out more about a selection of workshops for researchers and practitioners below.

Are you striving to address social challenges from within corporations? Is this your area of research ? Or... would you like it to be?

In Both/And Thinking, Wendy Smith and Marianne Lewis help readers cope and thrive with multiple, knotted tensions at the same time. Drawing from more than twenty years of pioneering research, they provide an actionable framework for transforming these tensions into opportunities for innovation and personal growth.

A paradox community event with Barry Johnson from Polarity Partnerships about #Paradox & #PolarityThinking based on his new book "And - Making a Difference by Leveraging Polarity, Paradox or Dilemma "!
A paradox community event on 17th Feb, 4am-6am ET / 10am - 12pm CET & 10am-12pm ET / 4pm-6pm CET.

Research on organizational paradoxes has established that actors who deal with paradoxes in a proactive, balancing manner (Lewis, 2000; Smith & Lewis, 2011) achieve better outcomes for themselves, their organizations and industry environments. Therefore, proactive paradox management, where the tension is accepted and both poles are treated equally,...

A growing number of management scholars aim to combine their academic research with real-world impact, through taking a stance on pressing societal issues and combining activism with scientific rigor (e.g., Tihanyi, 2020; Alvesson et al., 2017). Scholars' focus can vary from prioritizing their "activist" role or their "scientist" role. In this PDW,...

Step ONE is a moderated PDW to support early-stage sustainability PhD students to begin and bolster their journey with the Organizations and the Natural Environment Division. It is a precursor to the ONE Doctoral Consortium, which is targeted at later-stage doctoral researchers. In times of virtual meetings, it is especially challenging for these...

Systems change is an ambitious goal and can be an overwhelming task for individual change-makers. In working towards systems change, a key task for change agents is to engage people in power to raise attention to important issues and shape understanding of how these issues might be solved. Organizational scholars call this activity "issue selling"....

Societal challenges are defined as large-scale, complex, enduring problems, with a strong social component. Management scholars (and related disciplines) have taken interest in how to better understand and tackle societal challenges such as mass displacement and migration, endemic poverty, social or gender inequality or exclusion, social isolation,...

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