Transforming people and organizations Scientific Workshop

2018-11-09

On November 7-9, 2018, The Institute of Justice organized Transforming people and organizations workshops, being a part of the work on the “Law, economy and technology for preventing the causes of crime” project . The project implements assumptions related to the implementation of the latest legal and organizational solutions in the field of crime prevention.

The workshops were conducted by eminent specialists from renowned research centers – David Balenson from Stanford Research Institute (SRI International), Adrian Done from London Business School, Silvia King from IESE Business School and Radosław Koszewski from IESE Business School in Poland. They were attended by people holding the most important functions in their organizations, who appreciated their world-class level both in terms of content and organization. The meetings were held in the format of four two-day workshops, arranged in thematic blocks covering the financial area, energy area, insurance area and the area of human resources management in the organization. The work was based on the case study method carried out in accordance with the standards in force at Harvard Business School and IESE Business School, as well as the unique in Poland combination of scientists’ research workshop and the knowledge and experience of practitioners participating in the project, thanks to which the obtained results were based on practical knowledge available only people dealing with management in selected thematic areas, while maintaining academic rigor. This has enabled practitioners to better understand the complex organizational and legal situations they face on a daily basis.

 

Transforming people and organizations focuses on the issues of change in organizations promoting the foundations of the rule of law in aspects related to cyber security in specific areas, implementation of business strategies and change management. In addition, it deals with the implementation of solutions for individual research areas in Poland. Particular attention was paid to research on the development of an optimal model of cooperation between organizational units, including data exchange in order to effectively counteract fraud and the issue of the effectiveness of using advanced analytical methods in preventing crime. The interdisciplinary approach to the problem of crime prevention allowed for a broad analysis of the presented matters and constituted the basis for further work on the project.