PhD Defense | Integration of digital and physical technologies in manufacturing
01 December 2023
This dissertation investigates the integration of digital and physical technologies in incumbent manufacturing firms. It reveals how combining agile development cycles and dynamic sourcing creates new development practices, contrasting traditional methods.
PhD student positions available at House of Innovation (2024)
30 November 2023
The House of Innovation (HOI) at the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) is inviting applications for the PhD program in Business Administration, specialization in Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Technology (DEIT).
Subcontracted labor boosts project profit margins
30 November 2023
In today’s fast-paced business environment, staffing projects with a blend of subcontracted and permanent workers has become increasingly common across various industries such as engineering and consulting. A recent study, conducted by researchers from the House of Innovation at Stockholm School of Economics and IE University, delves into how this staffing strategy can significantly enhance the financial performance of high-tech projects, offering valuable insights for project managers and business leaders.
AI in the workplace: Dr. Rebecka C. Ångström illuminates the challenges of trust and Adaptation
22 November 2023
Dr. Rebecka C. Ångström’s dissertation, "Dancing with the Dynamic Machine," marks a notable advancement in our understanding of AI's role in organizational structures and trust dynamics. Her defense at the Stockholm School of Economics showcases an in-depth analysis of the challenges and potentials of AI integration in the workplace.
Linus Dahlander appointed the new Erling Persson Visiting Professor
20 November 2023
Professor Dahlander will join Stockholm School of Economics as an Erling Persson Visiting Professor during the 2023-2024 academic year and be affiliated with the SSE House of Innovation and the Swedish House of Finance.
Unlocking AI's true potential in the real business world
17 November 2023
While artificial intelligence (AI) has become a cornerstone in the strategies of leading technology companies, a new global survey sheds light on its implementation in "ordinary firms" – the primary drivers of most economies. This groundbreaking research reveals the nuances of AI implementation beyond the echo chambers of tech giants, offering a glimpse into the real-world challenges and triumphs of AI integration in diverse business environments.
Overcoming the Cold-Start Problem: the key to successful AI strategies
14 November 2023
In the rapidly evolving world of Artificial Intelligence (AI), a significant challenge that organizations face is the "cold-start problem" in nascent AI strategies. This issue, central to the development and implementation of AI, is intricately linked to the concept of data network effects (NEs). The research reveals that the success of emerging AI-led strategies is critically dependent on these data NEs, which are qualitatively different from traditional network effects.
Pioneering revenue models for digital servitization: a comprehensive framework for value capture
13 November 2023
In the era of digital transformation, manufacturing companies are shifting their business models from traditional product sales to advanced service contracts, a process known as "digital servitization". Groundbreaking research provides a comprehensive framework for designing new revenue models for digital services, offering valuable insights for companies navigating this complex transition.
Navigating the present and future of innovation: Marie Bemler’s doctoral exploration
10 November 2023
Marie Bemler has recently marked a significant milestone in her academic journey, having successfully defended her doctoral thesis at the Stockholm School of Economics. Her research, encapsulated in “The Present Future,” provides a detailed exploration of how future anticipations, developed through path creation, exert a profound influence on present innovation activities, with a spotlight on radical innovations like self-driving vehicles.
Understanding the Role of Place in Entrepreneurial Ecosystems: Insights from Dr. Mary Kathleen F. Burke
09 November 2023
Pioneering Insights into the Heart of Entrepreneurship: How does the place we are in shape the way we innovate and do business? Dr. Mary Kathleen F. Burke’s dissertation unveils the powerful influence of location on entrepreneurial activities, revealing that where we are matters just as much as what we do.