Program Overview

Here you can find details of the speakers and topics of the Main Conference.

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Wednesday 7 September 2022

 

Arrival

20:00 Dinner (Optional)

 

Thursday 8 September 2022

08:30 – 09:00

Welcome & Introduction

Prof. Dr Adrian Zicari / ESSEC Business School & Prof. Dr Josef Wieland / Zeppelin University
& Prof. Dr Stefan Linder / ESSEC Business School

09:00 – 09:45

Opening Keynote Address

“Collective Motivation and the Relational View: Implications for Organization”

Prof. Dr Nicolai J. Foss / Copenhagen Business School

Session 1
Relational Theory Building in Economics

09:45 – 10:30

“Contracting in the New Economy – On the Significance of Relational Contracts”

Prof. Tim Cummins / Leeds University & Prof. Dr Sally Guyer / Durham University

 

10:30 – 10:45
Coffee Break

10:45 – 11:30

“Coordination in Inter-firm Networks”

Prof. Dr Lucio Biggiero / University of L’Aquila

11:30 – 12:15

“Rethinking Business Cooperation for the Common Good”

Prof. Dr Jacob D. Rendtorff / Roskilde University

12:15 – 14:00
Lunch

Session 2
Relational Business Models

14:00 – 14:45

“Creating & Sharing Economic Value in Relational Business Models”

Prof. Dr Adrian Zicari  / ESSEC Business School

14:45 – 15:30

“A Relational Approach to Change Toward Sustainability in Organizations”

Prof. Dr Bernhard Leca  / ESSEC Business School

15:30 – 15:45
Coffee Break

15:45 – 16:30

"The Dynamics of Organizational Goals and Performance"

Prof. Dr Stefan Linder / ESSEC Business School

16:30 – 17:15

"What are Relational Costs?"

Prof. Dr. Josef Wieland / Zeppelin University

19:30 – 22:00
Conference dinner

Friday 9 September 2022


Session 3
Cultural Complexity & Leadership

09:00 – 09:45

“Transcultural Cooperation in Contexts of Cultural Complexity”

Prof. Dr Julika Baumann Montecinos / Furtwangen University | HFU Business School

09:45 – 10:30

“Leadership in Transcultural, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships”

Prof. Dr Derick de Jongh / University of Pretoria

10:30 – 10:45
Coffee Break

10:45 – 11:30

“Intercultural Communication as a Model for Relational Value Creation in Contexts of Global and Domestic Cultural Diversity”

Prof. Dr Milton Bennett / Università degli Studi di Milano Bicocca

11:30 – 12:15

“Relational Complexity reflected in Chinese Philosophy and Practice.”

Dr Matthias Niedenführ / Zeppelin University

12:15 – 14:00
Lunch

 

Session 4
Global Value Chains and Development

14:00 – 14:45

“Relational Economics: An African Perspective”

Prof. Dr Thaddeus Metz / University of Pretoria

14:45 – 15:30

“Integrating Relational Values into Business Sustainability Strategies”

Prof. Dr Frederik Dahlmann / University of Warwick

15:30 – 16:15

“Resilience and Innovation in Regio-Global Value-Creating Networks”

Prof. Dr Josef Wieland / Zeppelin University & Dr Robert Hellpap / RWTH Aachen University

16:15
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