Course Schedule


Imagination and Organization Studies: The Case of Utopia (Seminar)

Dozent/in: Sarah Stanske, Matthias Wenzel

14-täglich | Montag | 14:15 - 17:45 | 04.04.2022 - 08.07.2022 | C 6.026 Seminarraum

Inhalt: This seminar is part of the seminar series on “X and Organization Studies”, taking place as elective every summer term. Management and organization studies has recently rediscovered imagination as a key feature of organizational life. Imagination takes place as a broadly shared ‘practice’ of reflecting on the future—a prevalent temporal category that actors in modern organizations refer to when staking out decisions and actions. At the same time, actors in organizations imagine the not-yet as part of their situated, day-to-day ‘praxis’ of organizational activity. In this seminar, we experience and discuss imagination through a close reading of scientific journal articles as well as through the in-actu performance of imagination in and for “Utopia”, a social impact lab that is being formed at the heart of Lüneburg.

Organization in Cultural and Creative Industries (Seminar)

Dozent/in: Boukje Cnossen

wöchentlich | Dienstag | 10:15 - 11:45 | 04.04.2022 - 31.05.2022 | C 12.009 Seminarraum
Einzeltermin | Di, 28.06.2022, 10:00 - Di, 28.06.2022, 19:00 | C 7.307 Seminarraum | C 7.307

Inhalt: Set-up of course This course familiarises students with various topics regarding the organization of the cultural and creative industries. Students will be provided with reading materials which they are required to read in preparation for each week's session. Content of the course Relying mainly on empirical studies conducted in the areas of organisation studies, (cultural) sociology, and entrepreneurship research, the course takes as its guiding question: how is organising in the cultural and creative industries accomplished? We will focus on the different 'sites' where such organising takes place, and will look at (for instance) the role of cultural institutions, informal networks, art markets, and creative spaces.

Sustainable Entrepreneurship: Innovation & Transformation (Seminar)

Dozent/in: Ann-Kathrin Nies

wöchentlich | Dienstag | 14:15 - 15:45 | 04.04.2022 - 31.05.2022 | C 12.009 Seminarraum
Einzeltermin | Fr, 08.07.2022, 12:15 - Fr, 08.07.2022, 19:45 | C 40.165 Seminarraum

Inhalt: The course will focus on sustainable business models and strategies on how to combine profitability and sustainability. We will focus on innovation as a method to drive sustainability in business, look at circular business models in particular and also on ways how to transform already existing businesses towards sustainability.