Days of paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters, and colloquia.
Delegates from all over the world who attended the Fifteenth International Conference on Knowledge, Culture, and Change in Organizations.
Diversity manifests itself in organizations in a myriad of ways—the diversity of human resources within an organization, diversity among clienteles, diversity of divisional or occupational cultures, and diversity when meeting other organizational cultures—be they private, public, or other community organizations. In the twentieth century, the prevailing assumption was that organizational cultures based on sameness or alignment would inevitably work best. In the twenty-first century, globalization and civil rights movements that focus on human differences mean that such assumptions are no longer tenable. In fact, they may well be counter-productive, hence the notion of “productive diversity”.
The Fifteenth International Conference on Knowledge, Culture, and Change in Organizations featured plenary sessions by some of the world’s leading thinkers and innovators in the field.
For each conference, a small number of Graduate Scholar Awards are given to outstanding graduate students who have an active academic interest in the conference area. The Award with its accompanying responsibilities provides a strong professional development opportunity for graduate students at this stage in their academic careers. The 2015 Graduate Scholar Awardees are listed below.