OUR EVENTS

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

Short bio LauraLynn Jansen, Ph.D., PCC, is an author and innovator in humanizing leadership. LauraLynn’s rich background as a Co-Active coach and leadership facilitator spans nearly twenty-five years. She is a maven who encompasses both introspective and highly interactive delivery styles. At the core of LauraLynn’s work is a commitment to the value of dignity, [...]

Past Events

Short bio Cheick Diaby did his Master’s studies in Communication & Change Management (IAE Aix-en-Provence, France). His doctoral studies took place at the Department of Management of the Faculty of Business Administration (Laval University, Quebec, Canada).  His research investigates the aesthetic side of crisis leadership. His research interests revolve mainly around the ways of knowing from [...]

HMN Leadership Retreat

5. March - 8. March

In early March 2024 we held a Humanistic Management Network Leadership Retreat in the cites of Lucerne and Geneva in Switzerland. By invitation only members of the HMN's Excellence Initiative at the Jagiellonian University, Poland and active members of the HMN were invited for a series of meetings and cultural activities. To commemorate the Priority [...]

Questioning Impact of Business Education

9. February @ 11:00 - 16:30

We invite you to join us in a stimulating in-person co-inquiry, exploring the impact of business education and its implications at the Centre for Sustainable Business, University of Chichester in association with the Humanistic Management Network UK Chapter, and Humanists in Business on Friday 9 February 2024. Drawing upon Open Space principles we will: Provide [...]

Do you believe human dignity should play a role in the daily leadership practice? Is the wellbeing of your team members of paramount importance to you? If so, this webinar was for you to learn more about humanistic leadership, our international network, and what you can do to support our mission. In this one hour [...]

2023 Humanistic Management Network Meeting

27. November 2023 - 1. December 2023

From 27th November to 1st December the 2023 Global Humanistic Management Network Meeting took place at Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland bringing together HMN Chapter leads from around the world as well as our Board of Directors. In addition to a series of internal meetings and activities there were also three public events taking place: [...]

On Wednesday, 22nd November 2023, The Humanistic Management Network Nigeria Chapter organized a webinar with the theme titled “Balancing Business Objectives and Employees’ Needs”. Dr. Adaora Onaga, the Chapter Lead HMN Nigeria gave the welcome address and a brief history of HMN Nigeria. She also talked about the background of the theme whose objective is [...]

This certificate course titled Corporate Governance, Ethics and Business Sustainability was developed by the Humanistic Management Center and took 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 [...]

Humanistic Management Conference and World Café

31. October 2023 @ 09:30 - 15:00

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 [...]

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 needs to step up its efforts to co-create solutions. To support businesses [...]

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 [...]

HMN 2023 India Tour

25. October 2023 - 1. November 2023

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

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 [...]

Digital Entrepreneurship in Europe

2. June 2023 @ 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 [...]