Weatherhead School of Management
This is the introductory chapter of the book that explores the potential of cooperation as a practice, an organizing accomplishment, and as a value for understanding issues of global change. It opens up conversations, research paths and opportunities for dialogue around global change research. It addresses basic questions such as: what do we mean by global change research? What can organizational scholarship contribute to understanding the human dimensions of global change? …In the rest of this book we will begin exploring this new call, the opportunities raised, and the implications for both organization theory and society.