Eighteenth International Conference on Knowledge, Culture, and Change in Organizations

  • 2018 Special Focus - Navigating Change in Shifting Cultural Landscapes: Disruptive, Generative, Transformative?
  • 15–16 March 2018
  • University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany

Conference Themes and Special Focus

The Eighteenth International Conference on Knowledge, Culture, and Change in Organizations features research addressing the following annual themes.

  • Theme 1: Management Education
  • Theme 2: Change Management
  • Theme 3: Knowledge Management
  • Theme 4: Organizational Cultures
  • 2018 Special Focus - Navigating Change in Shifting Cultural Landscapes: Disruptive, Generative, Transformative?

2018 Conference Chair

Thomas Deissinger, Chair of Business and Economics Education I, University of Konstanz, Germany

Thomas Deissinger, born in 1958, studied at the University of Mannheim (Baden-Wuerttemberg/Germany) where he also took his Ph.D in 1991. He was in chargeof a temporary professorship at the Friedrich-Alexander- University of Nuernberg (Bavaria/Germany) before becoming Professor of Business and Economics Education (Wirtschaftspaedagogik) at the University of Konstanz (Baden-Württemberg/Germany) in 1998. He now regularly teaches as a guest professor at the University of Business and Eonomics in Vienna and the University of Innsbruck (Austria). In May 2016 he received a honorary doctorate from Kiev National Economic University (Ukraine). Thomas Deissinger has specialised in vocational training policy and comparative research activities in the area of VET, including EU projects. Research interests also comprise didactical issues and the history of VET as well as school-based VET and practice firms in vocational schools. Several among his publications are devoted to the nature and development of the VET systems in the UK and Australia.

Plenary Speakers

The Eighteenth International Conference on Knowledge, Culture, and Change in Organizations will feature plenary sessions by some of the world's leading thinkers and innovators in the field.

Peter Kell

Peter Kell

Pro Vice Chancellor, Faculty of Law, Education, Business, and Arts (LEBA), Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia

Philipp Gonon

Philipp Gonon

Professor of Vocational Training, Institute of Education Science, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Alison Fuller

Alison Fuller

Pro-Director, Research and Development, Institute of Education, and Professor, Vocational Education and Work, University College London, UK

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