Category: Entrepreneurship

You Cannot Fail Your Way to Success

Recently, I have had the pleasure to have an interview with Stephan Strzyzowski, the editor-in-chief of  the Austrian business magazine DIE WIRTSCHAFT. The interview was about failure as a part of the innovation process and how companies and startups can prepare for or respond to failure.

Please find the interview here.


Innovation Might not Work – Failure

Last week we had a great session at a conference in Vienna. It was about failure. Interestingly the Austrian daily Der Standard extensively covered the session well. Find the online version of the article here. The open discussion of failure seems to be something that attracts media attention, particularly when you can show that failure presents a valuable opportunity for learning.

So we decided to have a comparable session at the Researchers Night (Lange Nacht der Forschung) on April 22.



PRME Conference in Innsbruck

The preparations for the upcoming PRME Conference hosted by the MCI in Innsbruck of Friday this week are coming to an end. This conference will lead to the signatory act for the foundation of the PRME Chapter in the DACH region. On Twitter refer to the DACH-Chapter with #prmedach.

There is a high level line up of speakers, who will contribute their ideas, insights and their experience in the context of responsible management education. The program for the conference, for the signatory act and for the subsequent workshop can be found here.

It has turned out that  together with my colleague Daniela Ortiz I have the honor to chair and the pleasure to moderate the main morning and the early afternoon sessions of the conference. The presentation will touch the broad field of responsible management andresponsible management education in particular. The coverage ranges from corruption to social entrepreneurship and from social innovation to humanistic management. It will be really thrilling to see the heated debate that we will certainly have.