Arnould and Thompson edit the first manual on how to teach Consumer Culture Theory

The first manual to teach Consumer Culture Theory was recently published: https://us.sagepub.com/en-us/nam/consumer-culture-theory/book257349#contents

New book: Canonical Authors in Consumption Theory

We recommend this new book: Canonical Authors in Consumption Theory, particularly chapter 22. This book compiles the contributions of the greatest social thinkers in the global conversation about consumption and consumer culture. A prestigious reference work, it offers original chapters by the world’s most prominent thought leaders and surveys how the work of historical theorists … Continue reading “New book: Canonical Authors in Consumption Theory”

Need for Narrative: a film and an article will be published shortly in the Journal of Marketing Management

Prof. Visconti has worked on a film and a commentary article that will appear in the special issue “Journaling Marketing: Videography and the Expanding Horizons of Filmic Research” of the Journal of Marketing Management. Abstract of paper and film: What do consumers need from a narrative? How can videographers satisfy those needs? Through semi-structured interviews … Continue reading “Need for Narrative: a film and an article will be published shortly in the Journal of Marketing Management”

Visual Methods @ Cambridge

Together with Mara Gorli from Milan’s Catholic University, Jeanne Mengis has been giving a talk at the THIS.Institute [link to: https://www.thisinstitute.cam.ac.uk/] of the University of Cambridge. The topic: How can visual methods can be used in the context of healthcare and healthcare improvement?

EMScom alumni in Hamburg for a study trip

EMScom alumni have been to Hamburg for a study trip on “The power of sustainability”, visiting the HafenCity, a lighthouse project for sustainable urban development, Hamburg Süd, a shipping company on course towards sustainability, and Carbonbay, an organization active in carbon management and compensation. Of course, the outing amongst our communication professionals was most of … Continue reading “EMScom alumni in Hamburg for a study trip”

Follow-up Study of USI Moment Machine Survey: Winner

Follow-up study of USI Moment Machine survey is over and Prof. Dr. Reto Hofstetter is really thankful to all the participants. Below there is the winner and his prize (randomly extracted among all the participants). J.F. (Amazon Voucher CHF 50) The winner has already been contacted via email and will receive his prize shortly. Congratulations, … Continue reading “Follow-up Study of USI Moment Machine Survey: Winner”

Survey about Photo Sharing on USI’s Moment Machine: Winners

USI’s Moment Machine survey is over and Prof. Dr. Reto Hofstetter is really thankful to all the participants. Below there is the list of the winners and their prizes (randomly extracted among all the participants). D.M. (Apple Watch 2) S.R. (Amazon Voucher CHF 20) E.D. (Amazon Voucher CHF 20) D.T. (Amazon Voucher CHF 20) A.B. … Continue reading “Survey about Photo Sharing on USI’s Moment Machine: Winners”

IMCA Master and PhD Graduate Irina Lock takes over Assistant Professorship at the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands

IMCA post-doc Irina Lock has accepted the call for a position of Assistant Professor in Corporate Communication (Amsterdam School of Communication Research – ASCoR) at the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Irina has graduated at USI with a Master’s degree in Corporate Communication and obtained her PhD in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility Communication, … Continue reading “IMCA Master and PhD Graduate Irina Lock takes over Assistant Professorship at the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands”

Papers accepted and invited keynotes at international conferences in the field of CSR, Business Ethics, and Corporate Communication

Dierksmeier, C. and Seele, P.: Berlin: Digital Cryptocurrencies: Mapping the Territory from a Business Ethics’ perspective. 7th International Conference on Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility (16.09.2016) Gatti, L. Greenwashing in Corporate Communications. H-DA Darmstadt, Institut für Kommunikation und Medien Germany. Lock, I. and Seele, P.: ‘Nonmarket Strategy and Political CSR: Comparative Framework to identify the Misuse … Continue reading “Papers accepted and invited keynotes at international conferences in the field of CSR, Business Ethics, and Corporate Communication”

IMCA papers accepted at international conferences in the field of Management, Organization Studies and Marketing

Bell, E., Toraldo, M.L. & Mangia, G. Authenticity in Contemporary Craft Work. 30th British Academy of Management Conference (BAM). Newcastle University, UK (September 2016). De Molli, F. & Mengis, J. Entering Temporary Spaces in an Urban Landscape: An Invitation to New Social Interactions. VI Convegno di Etnografia e Ricerca Qualitativa. Bergamo, Italy (June 2016). De Molli, … Continue reading “IMCA papers accepted at international conferences in the field of Management, Organization Studies and Marketing”

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