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Entrepreneurship Seminar Series

In the Entrepreneurship Seminar Series, co-sponsored by the Greif Center and the Management and Organization Department, leading entrepreneurship researchers come to visit the Marshall School to present their recent research work.

2017 Schedule

January 20 –  Matthew Bidwell, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Career Advancement Perspective on Inter-Organizational Mobility

January 27 –  Amy Edmonson, Harvard Business School
Cross-Group Flouting: Boundary Spanning that Circumvents Formal Processes

February 10 –  Rahul Kapoor, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Two Faces of Value Creation in Business Ecosystems: Leveraging Complementarities and Managing Interdependencies

February 17 – Scott Stern, MIT Sloan School of Management
The Foundations of Entrepreneurial Strategy

February 24 – Marvin  Lieberman, UCLA
Creating and Capturing Value: What Does It Mean, and How Can It Be Measured?

March 10 – Elena Kulchina, Duke University
Immigrants and Firm Performance: Effects on Foreign Subsidiaries versus Foreign Entrepreneurial Firms

March 24 – Nate Petit, New York University
Differences in How People Value and Understand Status

April 14 – Ashish Arora, Duke University
Waiting for the Payday? The Timing of Entrepreneurial Exit and the Market for Startups

April 21 – Amy Wrzesniewski, Yale University
The Meaning of Work in Employment Transitions: How Couples' Work Orientation Incongruence Shapes Work Outcomes

April 28 – Jason Davis, INSEAD Singapore
The Group Dynamics Of Interorganizational Relationships: Collaborating with Multiple Partners in Innovation Ecosystems

2014-2015 Schedule

November 14 - Melissa Schilling,New York University
Understanding Breakthrough Innovators

December 16 - Noam Wasserman, Harvard Business School
The Throne vs. the Kingdom: Founder Control and Value Creation in Startups

February 2 - Laura Huang, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
A Test of the Impact of Gut Feel on Entrepreneurial Investment Decisions

February 13 - Melissa Graebner, University of Texas, Austin
Tricks of the Trade: Resource Acquisition in a Family-owned Technology Venture

February 20 - Bart Clarysse, Imperial College
A Tale of Two Ventures: Search and Linking in Tech Push and Market Pull Start-ups

February 27 - Martin Ruef, Duke University
Institutional Change and Entrepreneurship: From the Industrial Revolution to the Information Age

April 17 - Thomas Hellmann, Oxford University

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