Category Archives: Change

Systems change – Big or Small?

I believe that many university teachers, who decide to teach OB in a non-functionalist way –  hence, a way that emphasizes the contested nature of organizations and that associates agency (thus, significance) to all actors in an organization – do … Continue reading

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Rebalancing society

”Enough of the imbalance that is destroying our democracies, our planet, and ourselves. Enough of the pendulum politics of left and right, as well as the paralysis in the political center. Enough of the visible claw of lobbying in place … Continue reading

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Heterotopian Studies

I found an interesting Blog that is devoted to Foucault’s notion of heterotopia. The Blog-owner describes the site in the following way: “The site is devoted to Michel Foucault’s ideas on heterotopia. Foucault outlines the notion of heterotopia on three occasions between 1966-67. … Continue reading

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Deconstructing the Organizational Behavior Text

“Although the pedagogy of organizational behavior (OB) has made some progress in addressing gender, racial, and cultural diversity in the past decade, it remains essentially noncritical-politically, economically, socially, and ecologically. It continues to uphold positivist conventions, reinforce modernistic illusions of … Continue reading

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Robo-Journalism

Last week the German public television featured “The Future of Work” as it’s special topic. Exploring the various facets of how paid employment and work design could look like in the future, some reports used the term “robo-journalism”. According to … Continue reading

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Change comes from Power!

“But I am convinced that the best, maybe the only, way to create a better world populated with kinder, more generous, and selfless leaders is to both recognize the current realities and accumulate the power skills to get into a … Continue reading

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