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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.

2017-2018 Schedule

September 22 – Aaron (Ronnie) Chatterji, Duke University
Learning to Manage: A Field Experiment in the Indian Ecosystem
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., ACC 205 

October 20 – Toby Stuart, Leo Helzel Chair in Entrepreneurship and Innovation; Faculty Director, Lester Center for Entrepreneurship, UC Berkeley
Of Hobos and Highfliers: Disentangling the Classes and Careers of Technology-Based Entrepreneurs

February 21 – Rajshree Argarwal, Rudolph P. Lamone Chair and Professor in Entrepreneurship; Director, Ed Snider Center for Enterprise and Markets,at the R.H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland
Topic: Jewels in the Crown: Exploring the Motivations and Team Building Processes of Employee Entrepreneurs
2 p.m.-3:30 p.m., JFF 417

April 23 - Woody Powell, Professor of Organizational Behavior (by courtesy); Professor of Education, Graduate School of Education, Stanford Graduate School of Business.  
Topic: From Iron Cage to Glass House: Rationalization, Receptivity, and Intercalation in the Non-Profit Sector, 2005-2015
12 p.m., RGC 100

2016-2017 Schedule

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

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

September 15 – Yuliya Snihur, Toulouse Business School, SCANCOR Visiting Scholar, Stanford University
An Identity-Based Perspective on Firm Strategic Adaptation to Radical Business Model Innovation 

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