Social media has become an integral part of today’s social life because it provides a space where people can interact with each other and with technologies such as algorithms across physical distance and other boundaries. These platforms can have a distinctly blurring impact also on contemporary work and organisational contexts in which they are increasingly used.
Hanken School of Economics (Hanken) has been granted EUR 377 000 through EU funding to focus on the resilience of freight transport networks in Europe.
“Our transport networks have never been so disruptive as they are today. We want to make the networks more resilient and more sustainable for the future”, says assistant professor Sarah Schiffling at Hanken's HUMLOG Institute.
We look forward to kicking off a new semester on site at Hanken again. Therefore Hanken together with SHS and SSHV are organising a small event for Hanken students - both at Hanken in Helsinki and in Vaasa, on Monday 23.1.2023 from 11.30 - 13.00!
The question highlights the problems around our commercialised Christmas. In the CERS-blog Associate Professor Pia Polsa discusses our consumer culture around our Christmas traditions and how she has created a new identity for her family implementing an anti-consumption mindset.
There is an urgent need for a better legal quality in negotiation and commercial contracting practice. Legal design can provide for comprehensibility and a higher quality, according to Katri Nousiainen, doctoral student at Hanken School of Economics and professional in legal education.
Academics in management and organization studies today have been driven into focusing predominantly on building a CV and developing networks, securing funding and producing articles published in high-ranked journals, all of which supports the university’s competitive position in global rankings. As a result, we see academics who neglect their own life in terms of material, emotional or familial sustenance, and social relations. Instead, they devote all their time to precarious work.
In the most recent alumni survey, nearly every respondent stated that they have a positive attitude towards their alma mater, and that they are proud to be associated with Hanken. "This is wonderful news for Hanken and we are very pleased to hear that Hanken’s alumni feel that we care about them," says Camilla Wardi, Head of Corporate Relations and Outreach.
Hanken has signed new student exchange agreements with SKEMA Business School and ESCP Business School in France. Students can apply for an exchange at these new partner universities for autumn semester 2023 no later than 31.01.2023.
On 6 December 2022, President of the Republic of Finland, Sauli Niinistö, awarded three medals to people connected with Hanken School of Economics. The medals are officially awarded on Independence Day, but Hanken will mark the occasion with a ceremony during the Rector's Christmas coffee at the School on 16 December 2022.
On 3 December, during the Student Association at Svenska handelshögskolan i Vasa's annual party, the Lecturer of the Year was awarded. Associate professor Jesper Haga, who teaches finance, was awarded the title. The choice was based on Haga's broad knowledge of finance and his enthusiasm and positive charisma.
Are you interested in starting your own company but don't know where to start? Do you have a can-do-attitude? Are you based in Helsinki? Then The Playground is something for you! Apply now to the spring 2023 accelerator program.
"The new Hanken is characterised by simplicity" was the headline on the front page of Hufvudstadsbladet (HBL) exactly 70 years ago, on 5 December 1952. HBL had then visited Arkadiankatu 22 in Helsinki, where furniture was being moved into the brand new Hanken building. You can now read the whole article (in Swedish) on our website by clicking on Swedish in the upper right corner. Based on the article, one is struck by how different everyday life was at Hanken at that time.