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Title: Participation, Immortality and the Gift Economy
Subtitle: An introduction to the Work of Burkard Sievers
Author(s): VANDEVELDE, Toon
Journal: Ethical Perspectives
Volume: 3 Issue: 3 Date: October 1996
Prof. Burkard Sievers was born in 1942 in Kiel, Germany. After studying philosophy in Frankfurt and sociology in Münster he worked for a number of years in the United States at the University of Michigan, Columbia University in New York, and in Washington. At present he is 'full professor of organisation development' at the Bergische Universität, Wuppertal, Germany. He has published a number of articles in the area of 'organisational sociology' in which he approaches management problems in organisations from a variety of unusual perspectives.