Management Atlas book

Management Atlas is a new interesting book on knowledge visualization for management by Martin J. Eppler and Jeanne Mengis (in German). The idea of the book is to make management methods, strategies and tools more easily accessible to practitioners by representing them through visual metaphors. The 37 colourful metaphors are grouped together in three continents: methodsContinue reading “Management Atlas book”

Vargas Llosa @ Uni St. Gallen

Mario Vargas Llosa, literature nobel prize laureate 2010, gave a public  lecture at the University of St. Gallen on Sept 21st, organized by prof. Yvette Sanchez. The Peruvian ambassador (see the picture below) opened the talk with provocative statements, citing the very first lines of the author’s book “Conversation in the Cathedral”, explaining how Vargas Llosa’s writings influenced his perception of PeruContinue reading “Vargas Llosa @ Uni St. Gallen”

ICIG symposium – IE Segovia

The 14th ICIG Symposium took place on September 14th to 16th organized by John Balmer and Laura Illia. It was an honor to be invited to this prestigious event, and a pleasure to meet and listen to very well-known researchers of corporate identity field. I presented my work on the changing visual identity of start-up companies. Thank you Laura forContinue reading “ICIG symposium – IE Segovia”

Global competencies @ AoM

I dedicate an entire post to my favourite session of the conference: “Global Competencies: East and West, The Pursuit of the Complementarities” organized by Rosana Silveira Reis and chaired by Sherlan Leonardo Cretoiu, (Fundacao Dom Cabral, Brasil). Prof. Yoshitaka Yamazaki (picture below) from Japan presented is study about important competencies of Japanese managers operating in Asia and in the West, respectively. He outlined that there are commonContinue reading “Global competencies @ AoM”

Social Entrepreneurship @ AoM

Social entrepreneurship is attracting a large and growing interest at the Academy, reflecting its increasing popularity. A number of PDW and Symposia were organized on the topic, and most of them were fully booked including “Social Entrepreneurship and Broader Theories: Shedding New Light on the Bigger Picture” organized by Susan Mueller. Johanna Mair, a well known researcher in this area, presentedContinue reading “Social Entrepreneurship @ AoM”