Our members are constantly organizing and participating in events around the world. Some events are more academic in nature while others are geared to serve practitioners, but always do they allow us to progress towards fulfilling our purpose. In addition we organize the Annual Humanistic Management Conference as our flagship event and annual gathering of the Humanistic Management community.

Upcoming Events

The aim of the presentation is to familiarize participants with the possibilities of using Action Research to introduce cooperation between universities and external organizations in a participatory, democratic way. Action Research is an approach that combines scientific research with solving social problems, including organizational problems. Action Research usually has an emancipatory character. It is done [...]

HMN 2023 India Tour

25. October - 1. November

By invitation only, key members of the the HMN are going on a conference tour across India from the 25th October to the 1st November 2023. The tour consists of six Humanistic Management events in five cities during eight days at top business schools in Bangalore, Greater Noida (Delhi Metropolitan Area), Goa, Mumbai and Nagpur. [...]

The 11th Annual Humanistic Management Conference will take place on October 27th 2023 at Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Nagpur on the topic of Heritage, Legacy and Humanistic Management. Corporate heritage and legacy are increasingly seen as having strategic relevance to business organizations while approaches to managing heritage and legacy differ greatly. Consequently, the Humanistic [...]

As a global community we are confronted with two main challenges, the environmental and the distributional challenge. Both challenges we will only be able to address successfully with the creativity, ingenuity and agility of private sector organizations and for that to happen, business must step up its efforts to co-create solutions. To support businesses in [...]

This certificate course titled Corporate Governance, Ethics and Business Sustainability was developed by the Humanistic Management Center and will take place at Dayananda Sagar Business School (DSBS) offered to the school's PGDM students in Bagalore, India from the 2nd – 4th November 2023.   Corporate Governance, Ethics and Business Sustainability play an ever-greater role in the [...]

Past Events

Digital Entrepreneurship in Europe

2. June @ 08:30 - 16:00

The Teaching Entrepreneurship in Digital Era Project, hosted by the Krakow University of Economics has invited a panel from the Humanistic Management Network on 2nd June 2023. The Teaching Entrepreneurship in Digital Era Project aims to fill the gap between the competencies required to compete in a digitalized world and higher educational teaching programs which [...]

On the 9th of May 2023 we talked with Alec Selwyn, Editor for Scholarly Business at Palgrave Macmillan and editor of our path breaking Humanism in Business Book Series about the The How and Why of Academic Book Publishing We talked about the importance of academic book publishing, how the publishing process works, and when [...]

The topic of the meeting was: "Diversity in management - how to effectively implement a conscious hiring policy and inclusion of people with special needs". The speakers were Beata Kowalska (Poland), and Lamona Rajah (South Africa). The moderators: Maria Pieni??ek, and Jakub Wydra. During the meeting were discussed the need to create policies aimed at [...]

Humanistic Management Network Meeting

24. October 2022 - 28. October 2022

The Humanistic Management Network Meeting held in Kraków in October 2022 brought together a variety of scholars, practitioners, and thought leaders from around the world to engage in meaningful discussions centred on fostering human-centred approaches within the realm of management. The event provided a platform for exchanging ideas, sharing experiences, and advancing humanistic management principles. [...]

Join 120 minutes of pure Leadership Gold as Miquel Castellví, Managing Director of Engineering firm Deerns, Spain talks with Ernst von Kimakowitz, co-founder of the Humanistic Management Network moderated by Ivan Ureta, Head of Executive Education at SUPSI on July 18, 2022. Pure Leadership Gold will be unearthed as Miquel Castellví, Managing Director, Spain of [...]

“Women in Management” – cross-continental meeting

6. July 2022 @ 14:00 - 6. July 2023 @ 15:30

The meeting's guests were Lamona Rajah of the South Africa Chapter, Christina Schwabenland of the UK Chapter, Anna Góral of the Poland Chapter, and the moderator was Weronika Pokojska from the Poland Chaper. The topics discussed on the meeting: barriers faced by women in the process of gaining qualifications and taking leadership positions, the pressures [...]

The main topic at our May Humanistic Management Network Internal webinar was "The future of work - on fears and hopes". The meeting started with a short information considering Artificial Intelligence and introduction of the panelists: Anna Suchocka, Kemi Ogunyemi and Carlos Largacha-Martinez. The meeting was divided in two parts: presentations by speakers and short [...]

The meaningfulness in research - that was the main topic at our April HMN Methodological workshop. The whole meeting was led by Katarzyna Kope? and Anna Góral divided into 3 parts. The first one, after a brief introduction, focused on our plans for 2022. Then, a short talk about reasons for humanistic management research followed [...]

Yes we Care: Austria Chapter Event (In German)

28. January 2022 @ 16:00 - 17:30

Professor Peter Mayer berichtet bei diesem online Meeting aus seiner Arbeit für den Ausbau des Integrierten Versorgungsmanagements in Österreich. Als Einstimmung werden innovative Ideen aus seinem aktuellen Masterstudiengang in Form von kurzen Videoshows gezeigt. Anschließend berichten wir vom erfolgreichen Austria Chapter Beitrag der letzten globalen Humanistic Management Network Konferenz unter dem Titel "Revolt + Solutions [...]

The 2021 Ninth Annual Humanistic Management Conference will take place online and is brought to you by our Chapters from around the world on the theme of Solutions. We all use the word solution numerous times on any single day and yet we may not always have a clear view on what actually is a [...]

Join us on June 15th 2021, 3pm - 5pm WAT for our first Pan-African Humanistic Management event organized by our Nigeria, South Africa and Zimbabwe Chapters. Living wage denotes the amount needed to live an adequate standard of life and should be the right of every employee. A living wage ensures salaried employees can meet [...]

Join 90 minutes of pure Leadership Gold as Bob Chapman, CEO of industrial group Barry-Wehmiller talks with Ernst von Kimakowitz, co-founder of the Humanistic Management Network on April 22, 2021. Pure Leadership Gold will be unearthed as Bob Chapman, CEO of industrial group Barry-Wehmiller, shares his unique leadership experience with Ernst von Kimakowitz, Co-Founder and [...]

The 2020 Eighth Annual Humanistic Management Conference will take place online and is brought to you by our Chapters from around the world on November 04. - 06. 2020 Our 2020 conference will be different from our previous conferences as it will be our first online conference and the driving force behind this year’s conference [...]

This Webinar looks at the concept of responsible leadership and management aiming at enhancing the ethical decisions and actions in corporations for the larger good of the society. The Humanistic approach to management stresses that market economies hold a substantial potential for human development in general and, therefore, managerial and economic success must be balanced [...]

Humanistic Management Builds Resilience

28. May 2020 @ 13:00 - 14:00

With the impact of the Covid-19 Coronavirus on businesses all over the world, organizations must rethink their management strategies and approaches. This webinar discussed the nexus between Humanistic Management and organizational resilience. During the webinar which was hosted by Ogechi Obiorah and moderated by Omawumi Ogunyemi of our Nigeria Chapter, Ernst von Kimakowitz first gave [...]

On December 6th 2019 a one day conference titled The Evolution of Development Thinking took place at Palais des Nations, Headquarter of the United Nations Organizations in Geneva. This event is part of a Master level course on development at the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland. This Master level course at the University of [...]

The Christopher Kolade Centre for Research in Leadership and Ethics (CKCRLE) at Lagos Business School hosted the Humanistic Management Network Nigeria Chapter business meeting on November 27, 2019. The theme of the meeting was Human Dignity and the Future of Work. The event was attended by 40 participants from a wide variety of industries representing [...]

The Business and Human rights Forum of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights at the United Nations (OHCHR) is the major annual multi-stakeholder event on the topic of business and human rights (BHR). For the fifth consecutive time we are joining the Forum with a Humanistic Management Delegation from the 25th - [...]

On November 22nd 2019 the Public Forum on the Tao of Business took place in Ningbo, China to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Wahl Clipper Corporation. Under the leadership of Pingping Fu our China Chapter has had a substantial presence at the event. During the public forum Qu Qing, associated professor at the School [...]

On November 21st 2019 a public lecture took place titled The Value of Values at Nottingham Business School China in Ningbo, close to Shanghai. This event was organized by our China Chapter lead Pinping Fu and Ernst von Kimakowitz delivered the talk.  Values are omnipresent in our words and actions; we use values implicitly and [...]

The 2019 Seventh Annual Humanistic Management Conference will take place on October 10. and 11. 2019 in Krakow, Poland organized and sponsored by the Institute of Culture of Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Cracow University of Economics, Silesian University of Technology and the Weltethos Institute. Business is not a self-serving exercise as we rightfully expects business [...]

Swiss Bootcamp at RCM Bangalore

14. August 2019 @ 09:00 - 16. August 2019 @ 18:00

In August 2019 the Humanistic Management Network addressed the 2019 incoming MBA class at our partners, the Regional College of Management Bangalore, India and delivered the annual Swiss Bootcamp.  On August 14th 2019, Shiv Tripathi, lead of the Humanistic Management Network India Chapter and Ernst von Kimakowitz of the Humanistic Management Network, Switzerland had the [...]

Colombia Chapter Meeting, Bogotá

10. July 2019 @ 16:30 - 18:30

On the 10th of July the Humanistic Management Network Colombia Chapter had a meeting to review project proposals that were shared by its members. The aim was to select 2-3 projects that will become the flagship projects of the Chapter, and that will be part of our strategic plan for the coming two years. You [...]

On July 5th 2019 a steering Group meeting of our UK Chapter took place at the RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce).  The main focus of the meeting was to plan the contribution of the UK Chapter to our annual conference in Krakow, Poland in October 2019. This second steering [...]

On April 9th and, to allow more people to come, in a repeat session on the next day the Humanistic Management Network's Ernst von Kimakowitz delivered a lecture with subsequent Q&A on the topic of Purpose Driven Organizations and Humanistic Management at Fundación Universitaria del Area Andina (Areandina). The event was part of the international [...]