2024-03-27

Announcing the Publication of a New Research Volume

LEIZ is happy to announce the publication of a new volume, "Cooperation in Value-Creating Networks – Relational Perspectives on Governing Social and Economic Value Creation in the 21st Century."

This volume is edited by our researchers Josef Wieland and Jessica Geraldo Schwengber, along with esteemed colleagues from ESSEC in Paris, Stefan Linder and Adrian Zicari.  It comprises articles by Milton J. Bennett, Jacob Dahl Rendtorff, Thaddeus Metz, Lucio Biggiero, Birger Priddat, Jan Söffner, Michael Schramm, Derick De Jongh, Stanley Sixolile Ntakumba, Edoardo Crocco and Dr. Robert Hellpap. The volume features three sections: Global Value Networks and Polycentricity, Relational Leadership and Management, and Relational Philosophy and Economic Thought.


Published by Springer, the book embarks on a research journey focusing on the processes of economic and social value creation in the 21st century.


In today's interconnected world, value creation is no longer a solitary endeavor. It's a collective effort that involves businesses, governments, academia, civil society, and other stakeholders. This book addresses various aspects of and challenges in governing cooperation in value-creating networks, exploring topics such as relational rationality, cultural complexity, shared value creation, and relational contracts.


The aim is to shed light on the mechanisms and processes that govern the complexities of inter-sectoral relationships in our networked society. Given its scope and focus, this book will appeal to scholars of economics, economic sociology, organizational studies, and related fields.

We invite you to delve into this comprehensive exploration of value creation in our modern, interconnected World. The book is now available for purchase here. We look forward to your thoughts and discussions on this significant contribution to the field.

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