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6th Business Systems Laboratory
International Symposium

BORDERS WITHOUT BORDERS:

Systemic frameworks and their applications for sustainable well-being in the global era

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January 21-23, 2019
Università DEGLI STUDI DI PAVIA

Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche e Aziendali

Via San Felice, 5

27100 Pavia

SYMPOSIUM SCOPE 

The Business Systems Laboratory International Symposia aim to address the global economic and social challenges of our times by systemic perspective; shedding the light on the several interactions between natural social and economic systems. The criticalities and the opportunities of our times are faced according to the cutting edge research and practice in social science.

This multidisciplinary perspective includes a wide range of fields such as: management, psychology, economics, engineering and sociology.

The Symposium is thought to create a friendly atmosphere among senior scholars, PhD students, researchers and business practitioners.

The Symposium 2019 will consider how, today, globalization is blurring  the borders and the boundaries of any kind (eg. countries, markets, societies, cultures, organizations, ...). 

Like systems, borders are not "things out there" which exist independently by the perception of the observer. We make borders as we make systems in the attempt to simplify the interconnected complexity of reality.

Today borders  still exists as  the demarcation between two ideal spaces defined by the observers according to political, social, cultural and economic dimensions. Therefore we live in a world made of "borders without borders" and unlike in the past, we are now widely aware of this.

With this premise the  Symposium 2019 focuses on the epistemological, theoretical, methodological, technical and practical contributions that can represent advancements in the theory and practice for sustainable well-being in the global era in and by different perspectives.

While focusing on the Systemic methodology the Symposium is also open to all the scientific approaches in order to foster constructive debates and confrontations to create new paths of research and practice.

The language of the B.S.Lab Symposia is English.

The Symposium 2019 will be structured in discussion panels and poster sessions.

The Symposium will start on Monday January 21 at 13,00 pm and end on Wednesday January 23 at 18,00 pm.

TRACK TOPICS

  1. COMPARING SYSTEMS APPROACHES - Chairs: Mike Jackson and Frank Stowell

  2. ADVANCEMENTS IN SYSTEMIC THEORIES - Chair: Maurice Yolles

  3. SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT  - Chair: Mauro Sciarelli

  4. Corporate Reporting Systems - Chairs: Maria Chiara Demartini  and Valentina Beretta

  5. EDUCATIONAL SYSTEMS: "Freedom of Science: the Truth and Its Friends"  - Chair: Gerhard Fink

  6. Business Ecosystems: Emerging Research and Opportunities - Chair: Sergey Yablonsky

  7. BIG DATA SYSTEMS: “Data without borders” - Chair: Josué Antonio Nescolarde Selva

  8. SOCIAL ECONOMY - Chairs: Nathalie Lachapelle and Diane-Gabrielle Tremblay

  9. LEADERSHIP AND SYSTEMIC INNOVATION - Chair: Alexander Laszlo

  10. MARKET-ING SYSTEMS - Chairs: Gianpaolo Basile and Davide Di Fatta

  11. KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS - Chair: Elena-Madalina Vatamanescu

  12. SMALL AND MEDIUM SIZED ENTERPRISES (SMEs)  - Chair: Salvatore Tomaselli

  13. ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL SYSTEMS  - Chair: Maurice Yolles

  14.  SYSTEM DYNAMICS  - Chair: Stefano Armenia

  15. Intercultural dimensions of systems theories and practices - Chairs: Steffen Roth and Vladislav Valentinov

  16. TOURISM AND SMART LAND - Chairs: Patrizia Gazzola and Roberta Pezzetti

POSTER SESSION