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10th Annual Ivey/ARCS PhD Sustainability Academy

November 912, 2017
Hosted by the Ivey Business School at Western University

9th Annual ARCS Research Conference

June 1416, 2017
Hosted by the Rotterdam School of Management at Erasmus University

9th Annual Ivey/ARCS PhD Sustainability Academy

September 2225, 2016
Hosted by the Ivey Business School at Western University

Save the Date: ARCS 10th Annual Research Conference

The 10th Annual ARCS Research Conference will be held June 11-13, 2018 at the MIT Sloan School of Management. The Conference Chair is John Sterman, Jay W. Forrester Professor of Management, and the current director of the MIT System Dynamics Group. Paper submission and further details will be posted as soon as…

9th Annual ARCS Research Conference at Rotterdam School of Management

The 9th Annual ARCS Research Conference was hosted by the Rotterdam School of Management at Erasmus University, the Netherlands from June 14-16, 2017. The Conference Chair was Frank Wijen, Associate Professor of Strategic Management. Approximately 100 scholars, students and practitioners from a variety of disciplinary and methodological perspectives interested in advancing research…

Who’s Responsible? The Ethics of the Sharing Economy

Should the responsibilities of “sharing economy” giants like Uber and airbnb, differ from those of traditional companies? In July 2016, a West Hollywood rape victim sued Uber Technologies over allegations the ride-hailing company—which pitches itself as “the safest ride on the road”—had been negligent in conducting background checks of its drivers. It was not the…

Sustainability at the Academy of Management Conference 2017: Conspicuous silence on the role of the current political context for business

Back in the days, when I was a PhD student, the SIM Division (Social Issues in Management) of the Academy of Management was the one important Division to join if you had an interest in corporate social responsibility, environmental challenges or ethical issues related to business. This was the only Division where fundamental questions of…


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