European Business & Management

Special Issue

Competence Related Challenges in the Light of Social Innovation

Submission deadline: Sep. 30, 2024
Status: Open for Submission
Social futuring is an emerging issue in the academic literature which has a pivotal role in managing the complexity that will characterize the next decade and times beyond. Hence, the associated social innovation is of vital importance for a successful future. This ongoing social innovation necessarily includes further developing the existing competences, and gaining new ones as well. The decisive role of digital competence in unquestionable, while expanding both professional and managerial, and also entrepreneurial competences are decisive to be able to cope with future complexity. The primary aim of this special issue is to provide insight into the advancement indispensable in these fields by means of introducing both research-based new knowledge and experience-based best practices. Through this special issue we aim to inspire further academic research into these topics, and to support managerial decisions on competence development needed for future success. However, corporate policy makers might also utilize the published outcomes. We invite contributors from various disciplines to provide interdisciplinary perspectives on these topics. Your contributions will play a crucial role in advancing knowledge in this field.

Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  1. Relationship between social futuring and innovation
  2. Individual professional competences for a successful future
  3. Managerial competences to cope with future complexity
  4. New trends of developing entrepreneurial competences
  5. Digital competence as a key success factor of the future
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