The Quest for Professionalism: The Case of Management and Entrepreneurship

The Quest for Professionalism: The Case of Management and Entrepreneurship

by Georges Romme


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198737735
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 03/28/2016
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Georges Romme, Professor of Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Eindhoven University of Technology

Georges Romme is Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), in The Netherlands. He studied economics a Tilburg University and obtained a doctoral degree from Maastricht University. Until 2014, Georges served as dean of Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences at TU/e. In the early 1990s, Georges Romme introduced Boolean comparative analysis in the field of management studies, and also pioneered the Thesis Circle, a tool for collaboratively supervising graduation projects. Moreover, he is one of the original pioneers who (re)introduced design thinking and the design sciences to management and organization studies. Professor Romme serves as a non-executive director in a variety of boards.

Table of Contents

1. The Professionalization Challenge
2. Purpose and Professionalization
3. Toward a Body of Knowledge
4. Behavior, Expectation and Trading Zones
5. Discovering Circular Organizing
6. Validating Circular Organizing
7. Beyond Shareholders and Stakeholders
8. Implications and Conclusions
Appendix 1: Example of Symposium
Appendix 2: Overview of Methods

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