Eindhoven University of Technology professor pays academic visit to JU
Administration and professor Qiu Xiangyang from Southeast University attended the seminar and the lecture. Professor Joan Ernst Van Aken pointed out that it is very important to regard Management as a science of design, for the traditional studies of management, putting more emphasis on phenomena of management, belonged to explanatory science but management design puts more emphasis on solutions to problems. So, theories of management design are helpful to solving the current disconnection between management theories and management practice, and will become a new research direction in the field of theories of management and organization. Professors Mei Qiang and Ma Zhiqiang respectively introduced to professor Joan Ernst Van Aken Jiangsu University and School of Business Administration and reached a preliminary agreement about applying for cooperative research project about management design, and researcher exchange. Professor Liu Jianyi from School of Business Administration made an introduction to professor Joan Ernst Van Aken about his research of management design, and exchanged his views with professor Joan Ernst Van Aken about the research categories, future major research fields and practical application of management design.