10.2 Social Sustainability in Changing Working Life

  • Merle Ojasoo Tallinn University of Technology
  • Suvi Heikkinen University of Jyväskylä
  • Anna-Maija Lämsä University of Jyväskylä
Keywords: Sustainability, Responsibility, Ethics, Leadership, Working Life

Abstract

Much of discussions concerning sustainability in business  are  emphasizing  the environmental  aspect.  In this track, we aim  to  widen  the  discussion  to  also  include other aspects of sustainability, namely social sustainability and ethics in organizational life.  We focus specifically on the context of organizational life, and the organization, management and leadership of it.  Additionally, we are interested in the role and significance of business education for socially sustainable businesses.  In general, not only adaptation to rapidly evolving situations is necessary in future working life -for organizations, the governance of organizations, and individuals -, but active prediction and development of new ideas and innovations is also important.

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Published
2020-11-02
Section
Sustainability, Responsibility and Ethics