Book Review for “The Oxford Handbook of Organizational Paradox”

Edited by Wendy K. Smith, Marianne W. Lewis, Paula Jarzabkowski, Ann Langley Oxford University Press, Hardcover, ISBN: 9780198754428, 593 pages, 2017 Mehmet G. Yalcin, Ph.D. Keywords: paradox, dialectics, dualities “The linguistic origin of the word paradox derives from two Greek words para (beyond) and doxa (belief); a paradox, therefore, is one that is incredible, absurd, […]

51st Annual Conference Decision Sciences in the Age of Connectivity

DECISION SCIENCES INSTITUTE 51st ANNUAL CONFERENCE SAN FRANCISCO, CA NOVEMBER 21-23, 2020 Decision Sciences in the Age of Connectivity Understanding the challenges and expanding the opportunities of the connected business world The rapid advancements in connectivity enabled by technologies such as cloud computing and internet of things have brought about a fundamental change in how […]

Two Keynotes to Highlight 2019 Conference

Keynote or plenary speakers add value, offer expertise and insight, and often inspire audiences. At this year’s 2019 DSI Annual Conference, two keynote sessions scheduled plan to do just that. Rahul Basole will open with his address titled “Strategy and Structure: Visualizing Complex Ecosystems” taking place on Saturday, November 23. Following on Sunday, Anubhav Shrivastava […]

DSI to Offer over 40 Workshops, Panels at Conference

At this year’s annual conference, DSI is proud to offer over 40 professional development workshops, panels and tutorial sessions. Many are new to the program this year. Below is a brief description of many of the workshops to be found in the conference schedule. Be sure to highlight several of these on your personal schedule. […]

Invitation to Apply: Co-Editor Decision Sciences Journal

The Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) is seeking qualified candidates for Co-Editor of the Decision Sciences Journal by encouraging applications and nominations for this position. The Co-Editor will serve four years, starting with January 1, 2020, and may be reappointed for an additional two years. The basic responsibility of the Decision Sciences Co-Editor is to publish […]

DSI 2019 Annual Conference Call for Papers

Transforming Decision Science Through Emergent Technologies By Kevin Linderman November 23 – 25, 2019 New Orleans Marriott New Orleans, LA Celebrating 50 Years of Service Welcome to New Orleans, LA, for the 2019 Decision Sciences Institute Annual Conference! The conference dates are November 23 – 25, 2019. The theme for this conference is Transforming Decision […]

What is Islamic Finance and What Can It Do?

Introduction A well-established financial system plays a vital role in the growth and development of an economy. The Global Financial Crisis of 2008 raised serious concerns about the operations of the conventional financial system. Consequently, Islamic Finance emerged as an alternative— presenting itself as not only resilient enough to absorb shocks but also capable of […]