Centre for Philosophy and Political Economy (CPPE)
Should Social Scientific Debate occur outside Academic Journals?
Posted by Stephen Dunne in School of Business Blog on January 14, 2015
Lecturer in Social Theory and Consumption at the School, Stephen Dunne, attempts to renew a recent academic argument through a more accessible medium Social scientists engage in debates which matter to people other than themselves. Very often, however, those potentially publicly meaningful debates preside within academic journals which regularly assume a lot of terminological familiarity and disposable […]
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The Nature and Purpose of the Corporation – A Round table Discussion
Posted by Stephen Dunne in School of Business Blog on February 26, 2014
The School’s Centre for Philosophy and Political Economy (CPPE) celebrated its 10 year anniversary towards the end of last year by hosting a 3 day conference. One of the highlights of the events was a round table discussion on the Nature and Purpose of the Corporation, a video-recording of which is available to watch here. […]
Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged Agency Theory, Alternative Organisation, Business Ethics, Centre for Philosophy and Political Economy (CPPE), Corporate Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Critical Management Studies, Jeroen Veldman, Legal Theory, Martin Parker, Responsibility of Intellectuals, Sam Mansell, Shareholder Theory, Stakeholder Theory, Stephen Dunne | Leave a response
Anarchism and/or Management?
Posted by Thomas Swann in School of Business Blog on November 20, 2013
Management and anarchism have something very superficial in common – most people loathe them. Nevertheless, on Tuesday the 29th of October, a workshop held at the School’s Centre for Philosophy and Political Economy explored what else can be said about this most peculiar of intersections. The event featured talks from Liam Barrington-Bush, author of Anarchists […]
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