Oliver Laasch has been focusing on responsible management learning and education, research, and publishing for over a decade. The Center for Responsible Management Education, co-created by him serves as the central node and outreach hub in a network of like-minded people, together working on projects for the promotion of responsible management learning and education (RMLE).
Oliver has served as coordinator of the PRME executive education working group 2009/2010, founded the independent Center for Responsible Management Education in 2012, and published the first official PRME textbook Principles of Responsible Management (Cengage, 2015), which is available in Spanish, Portuguese, Indian and Chinese editions. Oliver has served as co-editor for two of the PRME inspirational guides, and as handling editor for 28 books published between 2013 and 2018 in the UN PRME book collection with Business Expert Press. He still serves as part of the editorial team of the Greenleaf/ Routledge PRME book collection.
Oliver lead-produced the Coursera MOOC “Managing Responsibly” in 2016. He has been lead-organizer of the annual Responsible Management Education in Action professional development workshop at the Academy of Management (AOM) meetings since 2013-2018. He was invited in 2018 to deliver the inaugural presentation on responsible management learning and education for AOM’s Management Education and Development (MED) webinar series.
He currently coedits the SAGE Handbook on Responsible Management Learning and Education and the Edward Elgar Research Handbook of Responsible Management. Oliver has written related book reviews for Academy of Management Learning and Education, and the Journal of Sustainable Mobility, the International Journal of Management Education, and edited special issues on responsible management learning and education for the Journal of Management Education and Journal of Business Ethics. Please feel free to contact Oliver here.