oikos Newsletter August 2014

We are in the middle of summer! July has passed and August has come, yet oikos is already looking forward to September and absorbed with autumn, the most colorful season in the oikos calendar. If you like to share the beautiful feeling of anticipation and prepare yourself for the remarkable events to come, register now for the FutureLab 2014 and join one of the Learning Circles that will design future oikos initiatives. If you would like to stay and enjoy St. Gallen a bit more, the oikos Conference on sustainability suppy chain is the right place to be. You might also consider applying to become the Executive Board member 2015: think how you would like to make a difference and make the change happen in the next year! If you prefer to write about the change-makers in oikos network, apply to join the oikos Newsletter editorial team.

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oikos International

posted August 13, 2014

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oikos Young Scholars Entrepreneurship Academy

Exploring Social Issues in Entrepreneurship

Location: Weggis & Zurich, Switzerland

Date: 19-22 January, 2015

The fifth oikos Young Scholars Entrepreneurship Academy provides a unique platform for scholars in the field of entrepreneurship in the early stages of their careers. It will gather a maximum of 15 exceptional PhD candidates, post-docs and young faculty to advance academic research, expand networks, and build bridges into practice. The event includes paper development workshops, professional development roundtables, research talks and social activities – preferably outdoor – in the picturesque Swiss Alps.

Participants will benefit from presenting and discussing their work in progress with leading academics who will provide feedback and share advice about academic career and personal development. They will also have the opportunity to apply their expertise and skills in a HUB Challenge Lab in collaboration with the Impact Hub Zurich andAshoka Switzerland. Feedback will be given by fellow participants as well as three international scholars:

  • Wendy K. Smith

Associate Professor of Management, University of Delaware, USA

  • Dror Etzion

Associate Professor of Strategy and Organization, McGill University, Canada

  • Claus D. Jacobs

More information: www.oikos-international.org/entrepreneurship

Academy Chair; Professor of Strategy, Berne School of Management, Berne University of Applied Sciences & University of St. Gallen, Switzerland

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posted August 12, 2014

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