The Chair of Corporate Social Responsibility of the University of Mannheim Business School is hosting the 8th edition of the Business and Society Research Seminar for PhD students and emerging scholars on June 20-22, 2018.
As previous years, the objective of this two-day seminar is to bring together doctoral students, emerging scholars, and more experienced academics to present and discuss their research projects and receive feedback. We will explore commonalities as well as differences in each other’s research approaches and themes in an inspiring, sociable, and convivial academic setting. Similarly to previous editions of the seminar, the two-day research event will be composed of plenary, thematic, and workshop sessions dedicated to research methodology and publication strategy. All sessions will involve fellow PhD students, emerging scholars, and more experienced researchers.
This year’s keynote speakers will be Andrew Crane, Professor of Business and Society as well as Director of the Center for Business Organizations and Society at the University of Bath School of Management, and Sankar Sen, Lawrence and Carol Zicklin Professor of Corporate Integrity and Governance at Baruch College, focusing on the main theme of this 2018 edition: « The Transformation towards Sustainable Business: Empowering Stakeholders for Sustainable Innovation, Production, and Consumption. »
CB Bhattacharya, Zoffer Chair of Sustainability and Ethics at the Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business Administration, University of Pittsburgh, will give a dinner speech on the topic “Engaging Employees to Create a Sustainable Business”.Business & Society Seminar – Preliminary program
This year’s seminar is hosted by the Chair of Corporate Social Responsibility at the University of Mannheim Business School in collaboration with the Louvain CSR Network of the LouRIM Louvain Research Institute in Management and Organizations (Belgium), University of Namur (Belgium), CSR Chair of Audencia Business School (France), IÉSEG Center for Organizational Responsibility (ICOR) at IÉSEG School of Management (France), and ICHEC Brussels Management School (Belgium).