Oliver Laasch has been focusing on responsible management learning and education, research, and publishing since 2007. The Center for Responsible Management Education, co-created by him in 2011 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.
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 has edited the SAGE Handbook on Responsible Management Learning and Education and the Edward Elgar Research Handbook of Responsible Management. Oliver has published dozens of articles in world-leading journals on responsible management and alternative business models and edited multiple special issues on these subjects for outstanding journals. Please feel free to contact Oliver here.