Thomas Taro Lennerfors 

Thomas Taro Lennerfors has an MSc and PhD in Industrial Management from the Royal Institute of Technology, in Sweden. His PhD thesis was called 'The Vicissitudes of Corruption - Degeneration, Transgression, Jouissance', and critically explored the concept of corruption from philosophical and psychoanalytical perspectives. Lennerfors is engaged in using ethical and philosophical theories to elucidate and understand the world of business. Recently he has been engaging with the theories of Paul Virilio, Alain Badiou, Slavoj Zizek, and Soren Kierkegaard, as well as Japanese philosophers such as Watsuji Tetsuro. 

He has worked at St Petersburg State Polytechnic University, Shandong Economic University, Meiji University, Copenhagen Business School, and King Mongkut University of Technology Thonburi. He is currently on leave from his position as associate professor at Uppsala University, Sweden, teaching and doing research at The University of Tokyo. Apart from having written four monographs, he has published scientific articles in outlets such as ephemera: theory and politics in organization, Harvard Business Review, Culture & Organization, Journal of Business Ethics, Business History Review, etc.