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Congratulations Dr. Anne :-)

Anne Lassen Zakaria successfully defended today her PhD thesis with the topic: “Re-engaging the distribution of rewards among small-scale farmers and traders in Ghana: An empircial study of trusting practices in yam and cassava agricultural trade”

We will grow

Two new assistant professorships have today been advertised and both will be affiliated with our research group. Assistant Professor of Digital and Organizational Communication and Assistant Professor of Intercultural and Organizational Communication.

Congratulations Dr. Heidrun :-)

Heidrun Knorr successfully defended today her PhD thesis with the title: “What goes around, comes around: Trust in the Context of multicultural leadership. An empirical interpretative study of trust as a situated relational process between leaders and their employees with bicultural background”

Transcriptions completed

All interviews with the mayors and executive directors of North Denmark are done and the transcripts are now ready to be analysed.

Now it is official!

COB is now an official strategic partner of Business Region North Denmark, 2016-2020.

We are in the field!

Today we started with interviewing mayors and executive directors of the municipalities of Northern Denmark. We will explore together with Business Region North Denmark future potentials of regional collaboration.

Seminar: Trust issues in North South partnerships

Congratulations to Heidrun und Anne who were running today and inspiring seminar adressing trust issues in north/south partnerships and development projects. The seminar was hosted by AAU and University College of Northern Denmark: https://youtu.be/LrDgJ85Lcu8.

We kicked off: “Crossing Organizational Boundaries”

Today we had the kick off meeting of the research group formerly known as “Cultural Processes in Organizations”. Lively discussion led finally to the new name “Crossing Organizational Boundaries” We will explore organizational relations within and between the private sector, public administration, politics and civil society. We are a small interdisciplinary group of scholars committed to independent, substantial and practically relevant organizational research.