Antoine Blanc (Paris-Dauphine University PSL)

Antoine Blanc is assistant professor of Strategy and Organization Theories at Paris-Dauphine University PSL. He is a member of the DRM Laboratory (UMR CNRS). He is the co-director of the Post-Master Humanities and Management. He teaches Organization Theories, strategy and qualitative methods for master and PhD students. His research interests are related to institutional dynamics and discourse analysis in cultural industries. His has published several book chapters and research articles in journals such as Technological Forecasting and Social Change.

Monica Calcagno (Ca’ Foscari University of Venice)

Associate professor of Design and Innovation management at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Department of Management. Co-founder of the laboratory on Management of arts and cultural activities (m.a.c.lab), and coordinator of Master’s degree curriculum in Innovation and marketing. Her research interests refer to the following main topics: innovation from the engineering turn to the rhetoric of creativity, design attitude in management education, user language and narratives in exhibition contexts, archives and the process of organizing, cultural entrepreneurship and social innovation. She teaches courses on Design and innovation management, and Management of cultural organisations. Among her most recent publications, “Interpreting innovation. Design creativity art” published in 2017 and a contribution on “Innovation” in Timon Bayes and Jörg Metelmann (edited by) “The Creativity Complex. A Companion to Contemporary Culture” in 2018.

Rasmus Johnsen (Copenhagen Business School)

Rasmus Johnsen is an associate professor of Humanities and Business School Education at the Department for Management, Politics and Philosophy at Copenhagen Business School. Originally trained in philosophy and literature, he has published broadly on themes such as institutional pathologies—boredom, stress and depression—but also on leadership, pedagogy and ethics. His current research includes an interest in the affective dimension of time and how it is being attended to in organization studies. Right now, he is finishing a book project with the working title A pessimist’s guide to strategy on world literature and strategy. In this book he explores strategy broadly as the human art of creating power in response to a lack of natural instinct—as a symbolic artifice that cushion us from a direct relation to reality.

Ioana B. Jucan (Leuphana University Lüneburg)

A scholar and artist, Ioana B. Jucan works across the fields of theatre and performance studies, media studies, and philosophy. Her research follows several different yet intersecting threads: mechanisms of knowledge production in the age of Big Data; simulation and dissimulation; aesthetic and political practices of world-making; and diasporic experience. Her scholarly writing has appeared in journals (parallax, Performance Philosophy, TDR: The Drama Review, Revista Caracteres) and edited volumes (Remain, Hello, I’m Eliza, Adorno and Performance, This and That). Jucan’s artistic work spans theatre directing and playwriting, multimedia performance, and installation art, and has been performed internationally. Several of her plays are collected in her book, Cosmology of Worlds Apart (NY: O Balthazar Press, 2018). Jucan is currently a post-doctoral researcher at the Institute of Sociology and Cultural Organization and affiliated with the Center for Digital Cultures at Leuphana University Lüneburg.

Véronique Perret (Paris-Dauphine University PSL)

Véronique Perret is Professor of Management at Paris-Dauphine University PSL. Member of the DRM Laboratory (UMR CNRS), she is responsible for the research team DRM-Most and the PhD program in Management Sciences of Dauphine University. Co-director of the Master “Sustainable Development and Responsibility of Organizations” she teaches strategic management, theories of organizations, epistemology and research ethics in various programs in initial and executive training. Her research interests are based on a critical approach to management. Her recent research focus on different topics as emancipation, critical performativity, critical management education and Art Based Research in Management. She is the author or co-author of several articles in journals such as Organization or M@n@gement. She is author or co-author of several book chapters as “Can Management Education practice Rancière?” edited in Beyes, T.; Parker, M. & Steyaert, C. (Eds) The Routledge Companion to Reinventing Management Education.

Florian Schulz (University of St. Gallen)

Florian Schulz is a postdoctoral researcher, psychotherapist and lecturer at the Research Institute for Organizational Psychology at the University of St. Gallen. His interests lie at the interface between psychology and organizational theory. He has taught and conducted research on management coaching, positive work relationships, the impact of networked technologies on work processes as well as on reflexive practices of self-management.