University of Southern California

Entrepreneurship Seminar Series

In the Greif Seminar Series, leading entrepreneurship researchers come to visit the Marshall School to present their recent research work.

2013-2014 Schedule

September 13 - Gustavo Manso, UC Berkeley
Experimentation and the Returns to Entrepreneurship

October 11 - Jonathan Wareham, ESADE Business School, Spain
Technology Innovative Ecosystem Governance

October 18 - Brian Wu, University of Michigan
Organizational Constraints to Adaptation: Intra-Firm Asymmetry in the Locus of Coordination

November 15 - Evan Rawley, Columbia University
Learning on the Job? Entrepreneurial Spawning in the Asset Management Industry

February 28 - Vibha Gaba, INSEAD
Learning to Let Go: Social Influence, Learning, and the Abandonment of Corporate Venture Capital Practices

2012-2013 Schedule

October 5 - Ashish Arora, Duke University
Make, Buy, Organize: The Interplay Between R&D, External Knowledge, and Firm Structure

February 5 - Nicole Coviello, Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada
Re-conceptualizing the Dynamic Model of Effectuation

April 26 - Michael Lenox, University of Virginia
Exploring the Socio-Cultural Drivers of De Novo Versus De Alio Entry in Emerging Industries

2011-2012 Schedule

March 2 - Ted Baker, North Carolina State University
"Weathering the Storm: Negative Slack, Identity and Resilience in Entrepreneurial Firms"

March 21 - Frank Rothaermel, Georgia Institute of Technology
"Does Desperation Lead to Opportunity? Star Scientists and the Speed of Investment in Radical New Technologies"

April 4 - Markku Maula, Aalto University, Finland
"Top Management Attention to Discontinuous Technological Change: Corporate Venture Capital as an Alert Mechanism"

April 25 - Anthea Zhang, Rice University
"Dividend Payouts and Executive Turnover in China's Listed Firms in 1997-2010: Differences Between Founders and Successors"

April 27 - Aaron (Ronnie) Chatterji, Duke University
"Do the Costs of Cooperation Drive the Gale of Creative Destruction? Commercialization Strategies in the Medical Device Industry"

2010-2011 Schedule

October 13, 2010 – Bruno Cassiman, IESE
"Boundary Spanning Inventors and Firm Innovation: How Spillovers From Science Are Not Free"

November 12, 2010 – Ron Adner, Dartmouth University
"Innovation Ecosystems and the Pace of Substitution: Re-examining Technology S Curves"

December 3, 2010 – Toby Stuart, Harvard University
"Matthew: Effect or Fable?"

January 28, 2011 – Benson Honig, McMaster University
"Business Planning and Venture Level Performance: A Study of Replication and Extension"

February 11, 2011 – Ted Sichelman, University of San Diego
"High Technology Entrepreneurs and the Patent System: Results of the 2008 Berkeley Patent Survey"