Session E-3: Advancing the Discussion on Sustainable Development Goals, Poverty Alleviation and the Role of Responsible Management Education

The session will explore how research on poverty alleviation as No. 1  Sustainable Development Goal can shape responsible management action and practice.

Conceptual, empirical and focused research papers that advance the understanding of the role, dynamics, and impact of corporations, entrepreneurs, social enterprises and/ or other organizations/institutions on the advancement of the SDGs and poverty reduction and provide guidance for responsible management education are welcome.  Works in progress and/or proposals for innovative research designs that lead to new insights or challenge established frameworks about responsible management and poverty are also suitable for this session.

Speakers:

  • Creating competitive advantage through Sustainable Developent Goals
    Luciano Castro (Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, ESIC Business Marketing School, Curitiba)
    Elton Rodrigo Titon
  • Poverty alleviation through microenterprise: A model for an immersive MBA course Kathleen Odell, Al Rosenbloom (Dominican University)
  • Millennials’ Perception of Inclusive Business and its Role in Advancing SDGs Anastasiya Marcheva (D. A. Tsenov Academy of Economics – Svishtov)
  • Developing tomorrow´s leaders: Roles & responsibilities of Business Schools and their faculty – Implications from a cross-cultural empirical study
    Georg Reifferscheid (fycsr – Consultancy for Responsible Business)

Chairs: Anastasiya Marcheva, Carole Parkes, Al Rosenbloom (Moderator)