Sessions

Jul 17-18, 2023    Amsterdam, Netherlands

4th International Conference on

Strategic Management, Leadership and Social Science

Sessions

Behavioral Strategy

Behavioral Strategy has developed into an important new sub domain of strategic management research. By combining psychological research with the strategy domain, Behavioral Strategy aims at grounding strategic management on more realistic assumptions regarding human judgment and interaction. It thus transfers psychological research to an organizational context asking questions like “How can an improved psychological architecture of the firm lead to competitive advantage?

Business Ecosystems, Digital Strategy and Artificial Intelligence

This track aims to stimulate the debate on new research and practice insights in business ecosystem, digital strategy, artificial intelligence and the platform economy, especially with respect to challenges that firms, their leaders, and their stakeholders within the business ecosystem face. We are looking for theoretical approaches that help organizations to achieve sustainable competitive advantages in the digital economy and the business ecosystems involved. Furthermore, approaches to teach future leaders as well as critical discourse of needed skills and competencies to prepare for the challenges of the digital economy are welcomed.

Strategic Responsiveness and Adaptive Organizations

Firms operate in turbulent global markets and must adapt their business activities to persevere and thrive.  They rely on an ability to sense environmental developments and responding in timely and meaningful ways.  It entails reconnaissance and dispersed initiatives coordinated through rational analyses at the corporate center. The recent Covid-19 pandemic has shown that sensing and an ability to adapt to disruptive environmental jolts is essential.  It pinpoints an urgent need to uncover effective response capabilities that can enable (some) organizations to adapt to the changing context. This track offers a venue to present new insights to this end.

Banking & Finance Management

Banking & Finance Management states Banking is an industry that handles mazuma, credit, and other financial transactions. Banks provide a safe place to store extra cash and credit. They offer savings accounts, certificates of deposit, and checking accounts. Banks utilize these deposits to make loans. Financial management may be defined as the area or function in an organization which is concerned with profitability, expenses, cash and credit, so that the "organization may have the expedient to carry out its objective as satisfactorily as possible;" the latter often defined as maximizing the value of the firm for.

Sustainability

This session aims to discuss various management approaches for environmental sustainability from various perspectives:

  • UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as opportunities for businesses and/or management trends in environmental protection (e.g., B corps)
  • Consumption trends that involve sustainable practices (e.g., Circular economy)
  • Multilateral, collaborative trends to shape sustainable policy, production and consumption
  • Challenges and opportunities of social traps and commons dilemmas, for businesses, policy makers and consumer-citizens
  • Macromarketing explorations of complex systems, and policies and business practices to ensure sustainable prosperity and societal well-being

Innovation Strategy

An innovation strategy is a common innovation mission and a detailed plan that aims to create new value, for which customers are willing to pay. It includes a set of policies or behaviours geared toward achieving future organizational growth.

Leadership Development

Leadership Development is about expanding one’s ability to think about and engage in the process of leadership. Sessions in this track aim to challenge one’s current understanding of leadership, provide them with new perspectives, and prepare them to develop their leadership identity.

Cultural Values as a Leader

As demonstrated by moral courage, ethical strength, and trustworthiness; keeping promises and fulfilling expectations. as demonstrated by consistency, congruency, and transparency in values, beliefs, and actions; integrating values and principles to create a purposeful life and to contribute to the growth of others.

Social Sciences

Social Science is the branch of science devoted to the study of societies and the relationships among individuals within those societies Social science, any branch of academic study or science that deals with human behaviour in its social and cultural aspects. Usually included within the social sciences are cultural (or social) anthropology, sociology, psychology, political science, and economics.

Social Responsibility

Social responsibility is an ethical framework and suggests that an individual has an obligation to work and cooperate with other individuals and organizations for the benefit of society at large.Social responsibility is a duty every individual has to perform so as to maintain a balance between the economy and the ecosystems. A trade-off may exist between economic development, in the material sense, and the welfare of the society and environment

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