Bringing zebras and utopias to organizational science

19 Dec 2023

Ali Aslan Gümüşay researches possible futures and alternative forms of organization. Since January 2023, he has been Professor for Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Sustainability at LMU.

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“Whether climate crisis, social justice, or digitalization: All the major social challenges of our time always have an organizational component.” Ali Aslan Gümüşay describes himself as an organizational scientist. Having obtained his doctorate at the University of Oxford, he had stints at Vienna University of Economics and Business, the University of Cambridge, and the University of Hamburg. Since the start of 2023, he has been researching at LMU’s Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center (IEC). His chair is established at the LMU Munich School of Management. Alongside his research at the IEC, he heads a research group at the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society in Berlin. Continue reading