Advancing the Value of Ethnography

Friction in Sustainability Transitions: Lessons from Organizations and Institutions


Keynote speaker Klaus Weber shares new research and frameworks on organizational change for sustainability transitions.

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Klaus Weber currently serves faculty director for Sustainability and Social Impact at Kellogg. He is also affiliated with the Department of Sociology and the Northwestern Institute for Sustainability and Energy. His research concerns the dynamics of organizational and institutional sustainability transitions; the interactions between social movements, corporations, and markets; and economic globalization. He specializes in cultural and institutional forms of analysis and methodologies. Klaus’ research has been widely published in journals such as Administrative Science Quarterly, American Sociological Review, Organization Science, Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Harvard Business Review and many others.

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