ICN Business School - International Research Chair in Art and Sustainable Enterprise (IRCASE)
Creative thinking makes the difference

Creativity, Art
and Sustainable Enterprise"

June 12, 2014 (2-5 PM)
ICN Business School
Room 253

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First Annual IRCASE Research Workshop

September 26, 9:00 AM to 13:45 PM 2012, ICN Business School Nancy, France

The International Research Chair on Art and Sustainable Enterprise examined the dynamic relations between art, aesthetics and sustainable development of organizations. The chair is built in collaboration with ICN Business School and the ARTEM Program, Nancy, France, and the David O'Brien Centre for Sustainable Enterprise, Concordia University, Montreal. This first workshop bringing leading art and sustainable enterprise researchers together presented the current and future projects engaged by the Chair members. The workshop was also iintended to promote a productive exchange between researchers and to discuss further collaborative work.

The goals of this workshop were to share between chair members, and other participants existing research efforts since two years,to identify key remaining challenges and develop new transdisciplinary projects.


09:00 - 09:10 Opening keynote
Jérôme CABY - Director General of ICN Business SChool
09:10 - 09:30 Introduction to IRCASE, and Participants
Paul Shrivastava
09:30 - 10:30 Paper and projects presentations – part 1
  Art as a lever for sustainable development
Maud Louvrier Download
Caring and sustainable HRM? Insights from traditional Chinese thought with François Jullien. Download
Sybil Persson
  Aesthetic Rationality for Sustainability Decision-Making : Exploring Cognitive and Emotional Factors of an Aesthetics Process. Download
David Wasieleski , Günter Schumacher
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 - 12:30 Paper and projects presentations – part 2
  Embodied Multi-discursivity -A performative process approach to (sustainable) entrepreneuring
Kim Poldner
  Aesthetic Practice Pedagogy for Sustainable Management Download
Vera Ivanaj
  Toward a unified definition of the sense of sustainability to SMEs
Clarice Bertin
  Augmented human : from biology to organization
Didier Fass
12:30 - 12:45 Conclusion / Discussion
12:45 - 13:45 Cocktail & Snacks