The lecture "Leadership in Times of Crisis" by Jochen Koch is part of the Collaborative Open Course for Master Programs in Business Administration, Management and Organization Studies on "Organizing in Times of Crisis" ( https://timesofcrisis.org ). This course aims to familiarize students with the implications of the Covid19 crisis on organizational, managerial, and societal processes. The seminar is grounded in contemporary theories of organization and management science, and enables students to critically engage with theoretical concepts along practical contemporary phenomena.
Prof. Dr. Martin Eisend is one of the most research oriented business researchers in Germany. In a ranking of the business news magazine WirtschaftsWoche, he takes the 13th place out of more than 3,000 academics for his achievements in the last five years and the 19th place overall for his research performance to date. In the interview with the press office, the marketing professor talks about good research conditions at the Viadrina and his most exciting research project.
George Floyd's death served as a wake-up call for all of us. It reminded us that, to be able to uphold the core values of diversity and inclusion, we need to recognize and speak out against racism and inequality. As coordinator of the DCR program I (Anja Rillcke) work with people from all four corners of the world. It was obvious to ask how they felt about what had happened in Minneapolis. Thus, I listened to their stories and today I feel very honoured to share the dialogue that evolved with DCR-Alumni Abiodun Adegbile. Take your time to read it. Abiodun's story might open your eyes and in the best of all cases your heart. Plus, he answers the question: ‘What can you do to make a change?’