Pre-Colloquium Development Workshop


PDW-04 [SWG 10]
Between Local and Global: Examining Tensions between Local Stakeholder Perspectives to Global Challenges

Wednesday, July 1, 2015, 09:00–13:00

Location: COM-2111


  • Salla Laasonen, Rotterdam School of Management, The Netherlands
  • Rieneke Slager, Nottingham University, UK
  • Rashedur Chowdhury, Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School, University College Dublin, Ireland, & Darden Graduate School of Business, University of Virginia, USA



  • Bobby Banerjee, Cass Business School, City University London, UK
  • Frank de Bakker, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Thomas (Tom) Donaldson, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA
  • Israel Drori, School of Business, College of Management Academic Studies, Israel
  • Martha Feldman, University of California, USA
  • M. May Seitanidi, Kent Business School, UK

Program PDW-04

09:00 – 09:15

Introduction to the Topic & Outline of Workshop Agenda
Introduction of Participants

09:15 – 09:40


The Rhetoric and Reality of the Rana Plaza Disaster

Rashedur Chowdhury

09:40 – 11:00

Panel Discussion

Tensions between Local Stakeholder Perspectives to Global Challenges

Speakers: Bobby Banerjee, Frank de Bakker, Thomas (Tom) Donaldson,M. May Seitanidi, Israel Drori & Martha Feldman

11:00 – 11:15 Coffee break
11:15 – 12:00 Q&A lead by participants
12:00 – 13:00

Interactive Session

Beyond Dichotomies: Reassembling Global Challenges through the Local

Guest: Dimitrios Bouras, freelance photojournalist on humanitarian issues

Social interactions curator: M. May Seitanidi