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 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 [...]

Past Events

This lecture by Ernst von Kimakowitz, co-founder of the Humanistic Management Network, was focused on key drivers in Humanistic Management with a subsequent Q&A session. To conceptualize Humanistic Management we have developed a set of key drivers that pave the road towards the humanistic management paradigm which we lay out in the Three Stepped Approach [...]

The 2018 Sixth Annual Humanistic Management Conference will take place on October 1st – 2nd in Bengaluru (formerly Bangalore), India, hosted by CMR University. No life will be left untouched by the digital revolution which brings both, great opportunities as well as risks and both, the opportunities as well as the risks are frequently connected [...]

On February 14th and 15th 2019 this training titled "Ethical Leadership and Corporate Governance Bootcamp" took place in the stunning setting of Victroria Falls, Zimbabwe, organized by our Zimbabwe Chapter's partner organization, the Ethics Institute Zimbabwe (EIZ). This event was targeting executive and non-executive board members of large state owned enterprises and consisted of a [...]

Establishing and running a successful business enterprise requires combination of multiple skills and competencies. Entrepreneurship is a journey, which involves combination of experiences, challenging entrepreneurs for innovative problem-solving of diverse nature and in different areas.  Entrepreneurs operate in different context and, therefore, the entrepreneurship journey involves a combination of experiences in terms of contextual challenges [...]

Organized by the Humanistic Management Network India Chapter lead by Shiv Tripathi and GL Bajaj Institute of Management and Research the Humanistic Management Network's Ernst von Kimakowitz gave a lecture titled Creating Value with Values to management faculty and students at this first class higher education institution. The lecture took place as part of the [...]

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 [...]

HMN Colombia Chapter Event, Bogotá, Colombia

22. April 2019 @ 14:00 - 17:00

On April 22nd 2019 the Humanistic Management Network Colombia Chapter organized an event at the Impact Hub Bogota under the leadership of our long standing chapter lead Carlos Largacha-Martinez jointly organized with the Fundación Universitaria del Area Andina. During this event Ernst von Kimakowitz of the Humanistic Management Network delivered a talk about purpose-oriented leadership [...]

On May 22nd 2019, HMN Nigerian Chapter held a business meeting “Ethics and Sustainability in Businesses and Workplaces”. The meeting which took place at the Lagos Resource Center, Victoria Island Lagos was organized by the Nigerian Chapter’s partner organisation, the Christopher Kolade Center for Research in Leadership and Ethics (CKCRLE), Lagos Business School. This event [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 - [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

These Days Will Change Our Days

6. July 2020 @ 14:00 - 16:30

The Humanistic Management Network is partnering with MaREI, Ireland's primary centre for energy, climate and marine research and innovation on the Deep Institutional Innovation for Sustainability and Human Development project bringing you this online event.  We are delighted to host former President of Ireland, Mary McAleese, along with a panel of experts drawn from politics, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Austria Chapter Event

26. May @ 15:00 - 17:00

The "Austria chapter" of the "Humanistic management network" (HMN) invites you to this online meeting about innovative perspectives on humanistic management. This time we will discuss the focus of the work of our colleagues at Carinthia University of Applied Sciences: They will present some of their innovative projects in case- and care management in short [...]

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 [...]