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Changing the Conversation on Climate Change

  • 1.  Changing the Conversation on Climate Change

    Posted 08-07-2019 08:23
    Don't miss your chance to influence the conversation on Climate Change in Management Research! Join us Friday morning for an engaging, facilitated discussion designed to move the conversation forward toward Adaptation Strategies. 
    Students: this session will wrap up just prior to the ONE doctoral consortium -- don't miss out on this chance to engage in the conversation!
    Check out the session in the online program (AOM login required), or see full session details below. 
    Safe travels to Boston!
    Management Research on Corporate Adaptation to Climate ChangeClimate Adaptation Strategies
    Friday, 9 August, 9.45 - 11.15
    Westin Copley Place Boston, in room "North Star"
    Session #92; Sponsors: OMT, STR, ONE
    Global climate change is considered one of society's most pressing grand challenges. Most of the management-related research on climate change has focused on prevention or mitigation. Management scholars have barely begun to address how business organizations strategically adapt to climate change. This professional development workshop (PDW) aims to foster dialogues and collaboration within the management community on climate change adaptation. Our aim is to: 1) identify challenges to and opportunities for research on corporate adaptation to climate change; 2) establish a research agenda and forums for continued dialogue on climate change adaptation; and 3) develop a global network of scholars investigating climate adaptation strategies.
    Speakers: P Devereaux Jennings (U. Alberta), Martina Linnenluecke (Macquarie U.), Jorge Rivera (George Washington U.), Pete Tashman (UMass Lowell)
    Registration: encouraged. Wait-listed participants are encouraged to attend as well.

    Mallory Elise Flowers
    Post Doctoral Researcher
    Rotterdam School of Management