Graduate course on cooperative theory and economics

Want to learn the theoretical foundations on cooperation and cooperatives? I will be offering the graduate course “Economics of cooperatives” at the Estonian University of Life Sciences (EMU). The course follows an industrial organization (I/O) approach, covering advanced micro, vertical markets, market structures, cooperative theory, game theory. The course will take place November 4-7 at the EMU at Tartu, Estonia.

The course is supported by the European Regional Development Fund.

New paper on corporate strategy just got published on DLO

My latest paper “Improving business resilience through organizational embeddedness in CSR” has been published at the Development and Learning in Organizations: An International Journal (ISSN: 1477-7282) as a feature article.

The paper builds upon CSR literature by incorporating the concept of embeddedness and then proposing how such an approach can strengthen an organization and increase its resilience.

Suggested citation: Lamprinakis, L. (2019). Improving business resilience through organizational embeddedness in CSR. Development and Learning in Organizations: An International Journal, 33(1): 24-27.

The paper can be directly accessed here (PDF).

My last paper makes it to the SSRN Top Ten List

My paper “How to Successfully Change an Organization: Management Perceptions and Practices” is on the top ten download list of SSRN (Social Science Research Network by Elsevier).

The paper deals with the case of the dairy company Valio in Finland and its massive reorganization efforts. The paper is available online on both the journal and the SSRN.

Lamprinakis, L. (2017), How to Successfully Change an Organization: Management Perceptions and Practices. OIDA International Journal of Sustainable Development, 10(5): 39-48.