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Join IHMA & Sandra Waddock with David Korten on "From Emergency to Emergence" on Friday, June 5, 12-1pm (EDT)

  • 1.  Join IHMA & Sandra Waddock with David Korten on "From Emergency to Emergence" on Friday, June 5, 12-1pm (EDT)

    Posted 14 days ago

    Please join the International Humanistic Management Association (IHMA) and Sandra Waddock, Boston College, for an Intellectual Shaman Conversation with global thought leader David Korten.

    Date: Friday, June 5

    Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm (EDT)
    Location: Web conferencing, details will be sent before the event once your RSVP is received
    To Register click hereIHMA Intellectual Shaman Conversation with David Korten: From Emergency to Emergence

    Topic:  From Emergency to Emergence

    The COVID-19 emergency is a wakeup call to the profound threat to human wellbeing posed by an economic system that values life only for its market price. The human future depends on a civilizational scale transformation of values and institutions in a mere instant of historical time. The goal is to achieve material sufficiency and spiritual abundance for all humans in synergistic relationship with the living Earth that birthed and nurtures us. This transformation will require a profound rethinking and restructuring of economic and management research, theory, practice, and education.  Through his work as a 'pracademic', whose career has bridged academia and ideas that matter in the 'real world' of practice, Dr. Korten will elaborate on how a living systems perspective can inform our own research and contributions going forward. 

    Additional background and preparation for the conversation:

    Wellbeing versus GDP: The Challenge and Opportunity of Human Development in the 21st Century by David Korten, published online at the International Science Council (ISC) and in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
    The Next Economy: Transforming Economic Systems After COVID-19  recorded panel discussion with David Korten and others by the Institute for Ecological Civilization.
     The Intellectual Shaman series is hosted by IHMA as a Faculty Development format. It is co-sponsored by the Galligan Chair of Strategy at Boston College.

    Speaker Bio 

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    David Korten is co-founder of YES! Magazine, president of the Living Economies Forum, and a member of the Club of Rome. He writes a regular "A Living Earth Economy" column for YES! and is the author of numerous books including Change the Story, Change the Future: A Living Economy for a Living Earth, Agenda for a New Economy: From Phantom Wealth to Real Wealth, and the international best-seller, When Corporations Rule the World. He holds MBA and Ph.D. degrees from the Stanford Business School, has served as a Harvard Business School professor, and has thirty years of experience as a development professional in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.
    For more about David, visit his website, davidkorten.org.


    Facilitator Bio

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    Sandra Waddock is Galligan Chair of Strategy, Carroll School Scholar of Corporate Responsibility, and Professor of Management at Boston College's Carroll School of Management. Winner of numerous awards, Sandra has published about 150 papers and multiple books, including Healing the World (Routledge/Greenleaf, 2017) and Intellectual Shamans (Cambridge, 2014). Current research interests include large system change, corporate responsibility, intellectual shamanism, and management education. https://www.bc.edu/bc-web/schools/carroll-school/faculty-research/faculty-directory/sandra-waddock.html

    Erica L. Steckler, Ph.D.
    Co-Director, Donahue Center for Business Ethics & Social Responsibility
    Assistant Professor, Department of Management
    Manning School of Business
    University of Massachusetts Lowell