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Curriculum Vitae
Primary research areas
  • Organization Theory                                              
  • Aesthetics and Organization
  • Art and Urban Space
  • Digital Culture
  • Politics of Organization


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Timon Beyes is Professor of Design, Innovation and Aesthetics at the Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy, and a Visiting Professor at the Institute for the Culture and Aesthetics of Digital Media, Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany. He has a background in Sociology and Management Studies and has done his doctoral and post-doctoral research at the Institute of Sociology and the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of St.Gallen, Switzerland. His research focuses on processes of organization in the context of urban culture, media and the arts.


MPP Research: Video Portrait - Timon Beyes:




The Age of Curating: Contemporary Performances of Management and Organization

Mobs, Swarms, Anonymous: Organizing Digital Culture

Cities and Creativity: Exploring the Entrepreneurial City



Supervision of PhD-projects in the research areas listed above.


Other teaching activities

Development of the European Haniel Program on Entrepreneurship and the Humanities in cooperation with University of St.Gallen


Selected publications

Beyes, T., M. Parker & C. Steyaert (Eds.) (2015). The Routledge Companion to the Humanities and Social Sciences in Management Education. London: Routledge (forthcoming).

Beyes, Timon and Claus Pias (2014) ‘Transparenz und Geheimnis’. Zeitschrift für Kulturwissenschaft, 8(2): 111-117.

Baxmann, I., T. Beyes & C. Pias (Eds.). (2014). Soziale Medien – neue Massen?. Zurich: diaphanes.

Beyes, T. (2014). Peter Sloterdijk. In: The Oxford Handbook of Process Philosophy and Organization Studies. ed. /Jenny Helin; Tor Hernes; Daniel Hjorth; Robin Holt. Oxford: Oxford University Press 2014, p. 567-584.

Beyes, T. & C. Steyaert (2013). Strangely familiar: The uncanny and unsiting organizational analysis, Organization Studies, 34(10): 1445-1465


Timon Beyes; Martin Parker; Chris Steyaert / Introduction : Why Does Management Education Need Reinventing?.
In: The Routledge Companion to Reinventing Management Education. ed. /Chris Steyaert; Timon Beyes; Martin Parker. Abingdon : Routledge 2016, p. 1-20 (Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting)
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Christoph Michels; Timon Beyes / Spaces With a Temper : On Atmospheres of Education.
In: The Routledge Companion to Reinventing Management Education. ed. /Chris Steyaert; Timon Beyes; Martin Parker. Abingdon : Routledge 2016, p. 312-329 (Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting)
Book chapter
Chris Steyaert (Editor) ; Timon Beyes (Editor) ; Martin Parker (Editor) / The Routledge Companion to Reinventing Management Education
Abingdon : Routledge 2016, 550 p. (Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting)
Timon Beyes / Antworten
In: Das bewegte Buch: Ein Katalog der gelesenen Bücher. . ed. /Claus Pias; Andreas Bernard. Marbach am Neckar : Deutsches Literaturarchiv Marbach : Deutsche Schillergesellschaft 2015
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Timon Beyes; Chris Steyaert / Der Sinn der Lehre : Ethnographie, Affekt, sensemaking .
In: Vom Sinn der Soziologie: Festschrift für Thomas S. Eberle. . ed. /Achim Brosziewski; Julia Nentwich; Christoph Maeder. Wiesbaden : Springer 2015, p. 197-211 (Wissen, Kommunikation und Gesellschaft: Schriften zur Wissenssoziologie)
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Timon Beyes / Fictions of the Possible : Art, the City, and Public Entrepreneurship.
In: Journal of Management Inquiry, Vol. 24, No. 4, 2015, p. 445-449
Journal article
Timon Beyes / Summoning Art to Save the City : A Note.
In: Ephemera, Vol. 15, No. 1, 2.2015, p. 207-220
Journal article
Christoph Michels; Timon Beyes; Chris Steyaert / Another New Museum? : Imagining the Space of Art in the Creative City.
In: Scandinavian Journal of Public Administration, Vol. 18, No. 3, 2014, p. 9-28
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Inge Baxmann; Timon Beyes; Claus Pias / Ein Vorwort in zehn Thesen
In: Soziale Medien – Neue Massen. ed. /Inge Baxmann; Timon Beyes; Claus Pias. Zürich : diaphanes AG 2014, p. 9-15
Christoph Michels; Timon Beyes / Performing University Spaces : Multiplicity, Relationality, Affect .
In: The Physical University: Contours of Space and Place in Higher Education. . ed. /Paul Temple. Abingdon : Routledge 2014, p. 15-33 (International Studies in Higher Education)
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