oikos Students Transforming Economics and Management Education

17 August 2020

Economics and management education has become a subject of increasing scrutiny in light of pressing environmental, economic, and social challenges. Some authors detail infamous and unethical corporate scandals as well as the 2008 global financial crisis to emphasize shortcomings in economics and management education, and the negative role business leaders might play in contributing towards global climate change and financial as well as social calamities (Colander et al 2009, Giacalone and Wargo 2009, Waddock and Lozano 2013, Swanson, 2004). Similarly, the discipline of economics has received ample criticism for relying on tools and theories that are poorly suited to deal with the mounting problems of the 21st century (Hodgson et al 1992, Keen 2002, Fullbrook 2004, Krugman 2009).... »

Newsletter: July 2020

17 July 2020 | Newsletters

We are excited to introduce the latest edition of our newsletter in a new and refreshed format! We have created a new smart design which makes it easy to navigate through and allows for additional features to keep you up to date with all things oikos! With oikos In (your) Residence and Carbon Literacy Training under way, this month we also look ahead for the next semester and the upcoming oikos events amid the pandemic. Along with interesting articles about oikos’ resilience and Positive Impact Rating, we’re delighted to finally unveil the new hub for oikos Alumni!... »

Newsletter: June 2020

19 June 2020 | Newsletters

Welcome to the June edition of our newsletter! As summer approaches and the semester is slowly coming to an end the oikos Community keeps rolling full steam ahead. The Team is growing, welcoming new members, oikos is coming to the homes of students world wide with the upcoming oikos In (your) Residence allowing them to work together on improving education from the comfort of their bedrooms. We also take a look back at previous events and collaborations like the VR Webinar jointly organized by oikos and swissnex Brazil and dwell into the cross-chapter projects of oikos Vienna and Graz chapters. The oikos Calendar keeps expanding so don’t forget to mark yours with new oikos events coming up!... »

Newsletter: May 2020

18 May 2020 | Newsletters

Welcome to the May edition of our newsletter! This month was like no other before and really showed the strength and determination of our community. The past month has been a chance for the oikos Community to take a little break after a truly engaging period, in which many online events took place . Get a glimpse of what oikos is all about by going through our events in the period behind us!... »

The Future of Business Schools Rankings & Ratings – Davos 2020 Report

30 April 2020

This report captures contributions made during the Deans Multi-stakeholder Dialogue at Davos: On the Future of Business Schools Rankings and Ratings, convened during the World Economic Forum (WEF) 2020. Co-sponsored by Corporate Knights, the Principles for Responsible anagement Education (PRME) and the Positive Impact Rating (PIR), this annual event brings together business school deans and other key stakeholders to consider how business schools should transform in support of a more sustainable and ethical world. As the title of this year’s event suggests, the focus of the Deans Dialogue was on the need to fundamentally reconsider the metrics and methods used to rank and rate business schools, in order to create a more aligned system, in which business schools... »