Oliver Laasch


Oliver Laasch

Oliver Laasch

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.

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  1. […] Oliver Laasch, founder of the Center for Responsible Management Education has been awarded a three-year grant to become a Marie Curie Fellow at the University of Manchester´s Sustainable Consumption Institute (SCI), and the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIOIR). The position is part of the Innovation for Sustainability (I4S) Marie Curie Initial Training Networks initiated and funded by the European Comission, and lead by the Academy of Business in Society. […]

  2. […] Education” will be published through Cengage fall 2013. The book, authored and edited by Oliver Laasch and Roger N. Conaway answers to an urgent need for educational materials of that are at the same […]

  3. […] with successfully. All three courses have been designed and practice tested in various settings by Oliver Laasch. We hope these templates can be helpful for educators in designing their own educational offers for […]

  4. […] Practice” as part of the Management Education and Development (MED) division. The organizers Oliver Laasch, Dirk Moosmayer, and Agata Stachowicz-Stanusch aim to provide participants with action oriented […]

  5. […] Oliver Laasch is founder of the Center for Responsible Management Education (CRME), which provides of executive education, and coaching. He is also co-author of the above book. […]

  6. […] presentations, test banks, instructor manuals, and others, please feel free to get in touch with Oliver Laasch through olaasch@responsiblemanagement.net. Also, please let us know about your experience in […]

  7. […] practices in responsible management education, of and for for members, in inspirational guides. Oliver Laasch, founder of the Center for Responsible Management Education served as one of the four co-editors, […]

  8. […] “Responsible Business: A Textbook for Theory, Practice, and Change”, authored by Oliver Laasch and Roger N. Conaway, an introductory resource for courses on business sustainability, […]

  9. […] Representatives of CRME and Mzumbe University in Berlin (left to right: Shiv K. Tripathi, Andrew H. Mbwambo, Oliver Laasch) […]

  10. […] and practice. Interested authors are invited to discuss their ideas with the collection editor Oliver Laasch through olaasch@responsiblemanagement.net or in person at the AOM meeting in August 2014 in […]

  11. […] Sustainability, Responsibility, Ethics”. The course will be designed by Frank Boons, Oliver Laasch, and Sally Randles and is a collaboration with the United Nations Principles for Responsible […]

  12. […] journal, who kindly shared his views on my work and his own research data.  His paper with Oliver Laasch “Responsible Management Competences: An Integrative Portfolio for Sustainability, Responsibility, […]