In the last decade, the number of living labs focusing on environmental sustainability has risen in order to cope with the need for environmentally sustainable innovation. Although these multi-actor approaches allow for innovation, this alone does not suffice a society’s transition to becoming environmentally sustainable. Organizations should focus on innovation internally as well, but in practice, this lacks often because environmentally sustainable values are not integrated into the organizational policy.
In the context of changing values, practices and working arrangements, the worlds of journalism and art converge. Evaluating these professions in conflux and beyond their (supposed) opposing ideologies and discourses, remains both controversial and complex. Through a critical hermeneutic analysis, this paper highlights key areas of tension regarding the confluence of journalism and arts. It is argued that journalism is and always has been inextricably interwoven with the arts, a shared existence not limited to Western democracies.
Can architecture be journalism, and vice versa? This question is discussed in this article using different examples.
‘Businessspiritualiteit’ staat steeds meer in de belangstelling. Maar wat bedoelen we daar eigenlijk mee? En wat willen of kunnen we met spiritualiteit in organisaties in bereiken? Worden we er bijvoorbeeld creatiever van? Of krijgen we er meer gevoel voor ethische zaken door – of misschien zelfs meer morele ruggengraat? Het zijn ingewikkelde onderwerpen en er wordt driftig over gedebatteerd. In dit artikel proberen de auteurs deze vragen te beantwoorden.
In September 2015, it appeared that the Volkswagen Group had circumvented the rules for testing diesel car exhaust gases. Although the organization presents itself as eco-friendly, it used a “default device” for diesel cars to produce less CO2 during test situations. Due to this kind of scandal, corporate communication is often associated with greenwashing and the manipulation of minds.