Here we have collected short lectures or interviews on core concepts relating to the management of transformation and change, corporate responsibility and sustainable future practices.
Real Utopias as a Pathway to an Alternative Future
Erik Olin Wright, Professor of Sociology at University of Wisconsin-Madison and former president of the American Sociology Association, speaks on Real Utopias at the Alternative Futures Conference held at the Claremont School of Theology in Claremont, CA.
The Sharing Economy – From Utopia to Dystopia?
Juliet Schor is Professor of Sociology at Boston College and has led one of the largest research projects on the sharing economy to date. In this interview she talks about her research and vision of a sustainable future.
A reflection by Professor Matthias Wenzel, Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany, on the role of the yet-to-come in sustainable development
Resilience – a Concept for the Future?
Interview with Professor Martina Linnenluecke, Head of the Center for Corporate Sustainability and Environmental Finance at Macquarie University, Australia, on the multi-level concept of resilience
Sustainability & Systems Thinking
Interview with Professor Tima Bansal, Canada Research Chair in Sustainability at Ivey Business School, Western University, on Sustainability and System Thinking.
Reimagining Capitalism: B Corporations
Chris Marquis is the Samuel C. Johnson Professor in Sustainable Global Enterprise at Cornell University. In this video he talks about how the B Corp movement is helping us to reimagine a capitalism that cares about more than shareholders.
Imagining the End of CSR
Dirk Matten, Professor of Strategy; Hewlett-Packard Chair in Corporate Social Responsibility; Director of Centre of Excellence in Responsible Business at the Schulich School of Business, York University, is interviewed by Charlene Zietsma, Penn State University, on imagining the end of CSR.
Reimagining Economic Value
A Ted Talk by economist Mariana Mazzucato (University College London) on “What is economic value, and who creates it?
Shedding Light on Ethical Blindness
Guido Palazzo is a professor of Business Ethics at the University of Lausanne. He is passionate about the dark side of the force and in his research examines unethical decision making from various angles. He is mainly known for his studies in globalization, in particular on human rights violations in global value chains, but he also studies the reasons for unethical behaviour in organization and the impact of organized crime on business and society.
Open Science as a Promising Future Practice
A short lecture on “Open science, data and commons” by organization scholar Leonhard Dobusch (University of Innsbruck)
Imagining Sustainable Work in the Platform Economy
Markus Helfen, Freie Universität Berlin, discusses why and how the sustainability of work and employment is a fundamental societal challenge in the platform economy.
A Future without Surveillance Capitalism?
Shoshana Zuboff talks about “Surveillance Capitalism and Democracy” at the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society in Berlin