Corporations in the Crosshairs: From Reform to Redesign

Why is this important to Humanistic Management: In this essay for the Great Transition Initiative, Global Reporting Initiative co-founder Allen White reflects on the history and present of corporate social responsibility and argues that CSR advocates must go deeper, pushing for a redesign of the corporation itself. This piece will be of interest to all those seeking to make a more equitable and sustainable mode of business.

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Listening is a Leadership Skill

Today, an effective leader is only able to lead his followers if she can articulate their true concerns and represent their shared collective ideals. The leader needs to listen to her followers in order to know their concerns. Listening is an important part of good communication. It is the missing piece in all the leadership communications methods.

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Humanistic Management Conference Sessions at the Indian Academy of Management

There are several scholars in India doing good work that is perfectly aligned with the Humanistic Management values and goals. This community is connecting at the Indian Academy of Management Conference at the Indian Institute of Management – Trichy, where there are several paper sessions, and an Improv workshop and a panel on Humanistic Management.

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2020 Sustainability Centres Community workshop in Vienna Austria

Every two years, the Network for Business Sustainability brings together members of its Sustainability Centres Community (SCC) to discuss the challenges and opportunities in directing a sustainability centre within a business schools. The 2020 workshop will have two objectives: (1) to increase impact and (2) to build collective wisdom. All activities will emphasize peer learning and transformative change.

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The Eighth Subsistence Marketplaces Conference: Symbiotic Academic-Social Enterprise in Subsistence Marketplaces

The conference on subsistence marketplace looks at issues related to consumer and entrepreneur communities living at very low income levels. Typical management theories don’t apply directly here. In this sense it is similar to the premise of humanistic management.

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