Knowledge, Organisation & Development Network

PS428 - Knowledge Processes in Organisations

Availability and restrictions: Students on degrees without a psychology or organisational component may only attend subject to numbers, their own degree regulations and at the discretion of the teacher responsible for the course. The course comprises 10 lectures and 10 associated seminars in the Lent term.


Previous Events

SCOS Conference 2007; "Signs of the Future: Management, Messianism, Catastrophe"
1-4 July 2007, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Web Details: http://www.scos.org/page4/page4.html

23 EGOS Colloquium; "Beyond Waltz - Dances of Individuals and Organization "
July 5-7, 2007, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Vienna, Austria.

Web details: http://www.egosnet.org/conferences/collo23/general_theme_2007.shtml

Gender, Work and Organization: 5th International Interdisciplinary Conference
27-29th June 2007, Keele University, UK.

Web Details: http://www.keele.ac.uk/research/ppm/research/gwo.htm

`Beyond Boundaries': Boundary Concepts and the Future of Organization Studies
2-3 April, Cardiff, UK

For more information contact delbridger@cardiff.ac.uk.

sc'MOI (Standing Conference for Management and Organizational Inquiry) 2007 Meeting
29-31 March, Imperial Palace Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada

Web Details: http://www.scmoi.org

Seminar by Prof Dario Paez. 27th of February 2007 4:00-6:00 pm in S315 at LSE.
Professor of Social Psychology and Methodology at the Basque Country University, Spain.

Professor Paez spoke about his work on Social and Cultural Psychology specifically on social processes of collective memory.

2007 ICRODSC workshop: Categories, Classification and their Consequences: Discourse and the Fate of Technologies
19-20 February, University of Melbourne.

Web Details: http://www.management.unimelb.edu.au/icrodsc/.

Organization, Identity and Locality (OIL) III
Early February, Aotearoa/New Zealand.

Web Details: http://www.massey.ac.nz/~cprichar/oil.htm or contact Roy Stager Jacques at roy.jacques@aut.ac.nz.


Making Projects Critical: Beyond Project Rationality
11-12 December, 2006, Manchester, UK.

Web Details: http://www.eiasm.org/frontoffice/event_announcement.asp?event_id=483

Masterclass in Corporate Social Responsibility
8-9 December, 2006, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Web Details: http://www.hec.unil.ch/csr

Asia-Pacific Researchers in Organization Studies (APROS)

Web Details: 2005 Meeting http://www.businessandlaw.vu.edu.au/apros/APROS%20Network.htm

MOPAN 2006 Conference: Beyond Borders. Wellington, New Zealand.
30 Nov- 2 Dec, 2006 School of Marketing and International Business, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.

Web details: http://www.vuw.ac.nz/mopan/

2nd Australasian Caucus of the Standing Conference on Organizational Symbolism (ACSCOS)
29 November - 1 December, 2006, Massey University Albany Campus, Auckland, New Zealand.

Web Details: http://mib.massey.ac.nz/MIB/Events.html

New Institutionalism in Organization Studies: Institutional Studies Department of UAM-Cuajimalpa and the Public Administration Division of CIDE
23-28 November 2006, Mexico City

Web Details: http://estudios-institucionales-uamc.org/desin/Brunsson.htm

Discourse Theory Summer School
Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.

Web Details: http://www.vuw.ac.nz/conted/discoursetheory/

Cortona Colloquium 2006 - Cultural Conflicts, Social Movements and New Rights: A European Challenge
20-22 October, Cortona, Italy.

Web Details: http://www.socialcapitalgateway.org/eng-cortona2006.htm

Seminar On: "Relational Practices as Generative Interventions in Emergent Contexts. " by Prof. Rene Bouwen.  17th October 2006 at LSE.

Professor in Organisational Psychology and Director of the Center for Organizational and Personnel Psychology at the University of Leuven, Belgium.

Prof Bouwen talked about the metaphorical concept ‘relational practices’ as a generative way of intervening in emergent contexts such as organizational development, change, collaboration, innovation episodes and similar interactive contexts-in-the-making. Implications for further theory development were discussed and especially the generative potential for practice in emergent contexts

Critical Organization Studies: Conceptualizing Movement, Process and Organizing with Robert Cooper
9-11 October, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Web Details http://www.cbs.dk/mpp_phd_courses

International Workshop on: "Storying Collaboration " June 2006 at LSE.

Dr Lucia Garcia-Lorenzo organised with colleagues from the Advanced Institute of Management and the MOPAN conference an international workshop on "Storying Collaboration " held at the Social Psychology Institute on June 2006. The workshop explored issues of collaboration and storytelling focusing on the use and relevance of stories and storying to research and practice in inter- organizational collaboration.

Workshop on: "Storying Collaboration " 19th and 20th of June 2006 at the LSE.

Dr Lucia Garcia-Lorenzo organised with colleagues from the Advanced Institute of Management and the MOPAN conference an international workshop on "Storying Collaboration " held at the Social Psychology Institute on the 19th and 20th of June.

The workshop explored issues of collaboration and storytelling. The workshop focussed on the use and relevance of stories and storying to research and practice in interorganizational collaboration (i.e. community collaborations, strategic alliances, joint ventures, co-operatives, industrial networks, public-private partnerships etc.)

Previous Conferences

The XIIth European Congress on Work and Organizational Psychology Istanbul, 12-15 May, 2005.
Theme: " Convivence in organizations and society "

Organizational Learning and Knowledge
6th International Conference
Trento (Italy), 9- 11 June 2005
Theme: ‘The Passion for Knowledge "


21st EGOS (European Group of Organization Studies) Colloquium
June 30 - July 2, 2005
Freie Universität Berlin
Theme: 'Unlocking Organizations'

Academy of Management
August 5-10, 2005, Honolulu (On the Island of Oahu), Hawaii, USA. Theme: A New Vision of Management in the 21st century.

12th International Conference on Multi-Organizational
Partnerships, Alliances and Networks
Theme: "Engagement". MOPAN 2005
June 22-25, Glamorgan, South Wales
Co-Sponsored by InterLogics & University of Glamorgan

Archive of previous events

The KODE network organises a series of seminars linked to the Ms courses Organisational Social Psychology and Knowledge Processes in Organisations mainly during the academic Lent term (January-March) . Most seminars are lead either by a researcher or a practitioner acting as a presenter/discussant. Details of the seminars are as follows:

02 March 2004
"KM at EasyJet "

Mr. S . Goodson (EasyJet.)
24 February 2004
"KM + MoC within the DTI - a personal perspective "

Mr. Sinclair-Thompson. (Department of Trade Industry.)
10 February 2004
"ICT's and work "

Mr. Max Nathan. (Work Foundation. )
27 January 2004
"Trust Me! I want to share your knowledge "

Mr. Keith Patrick. (Westminster University Business School.)
20 January 2004
"Delivering effective KM in 'knowledge-hostile' environments "

Mr. S. Ellis. (HSBC.)
2003 Events

Network Co-ordinator
Dr. Lucia Garcia-Lorenzo
Social Psychology Department
LSE, Houghton Street,
London WC2A 2AE
Tel: +44 020 7955 7996
E-mail: L.Garcia@lse.ac.uk
KODE is collaborating with Adforma. Secretary: Jacqueline Crane, S302
Email address: j.c.crane@lse.ac.uk

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