Trending? Social media attention on Russia’s war in Ukraine
20 February 2024
As Russia's invasion of Ukraine unfolds, global interest peaks. This brief, by SITE researchers Maria Perrotta Berlin and Jonathan Lehne, examines X (formerly Twitter) trends in 62 nations, shedding light on public engagement amidst geopolitical upheaval. Insights into when and why the conflict captures international attention are explored, offering nuanced understanding of global consciousness dynamics.
New publication | Online shopping favors environmental labels, in-store promotes social labels
01 February 2024
Service firms aiming for sustainability can benefit by aligning their marketing strategies with consumer motives across different shopping channels. A new study published in the Journal of Service Retail reveals that online shoppers select products with environmental labels, while in-store shoppers pick products with social sustainability labels.
Navigating the digital health landscape: a comparative study of health app policies across nine countries
18 December 2023
The rapid proliferation of digital health applications presents a unique challenge for healthcare systems worldwide. This article explores a recent academic study that compares the national policy approaches for health apps in nine countries, highlighting the commonalities, differences, and the need for international collaboration.
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).
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.
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.
Navigating the digital transformation: the ambidexterity challenge in law firms
07 November 2023
In an era of rapid digitalization, established law firms are grappling with the challenge of embracing new technologies while maintaining their traditional practices. This article explores a recent study that investigates the barriers preventing law firms from fully leveraging digitalization and the concept of ambidexterity, which involves balancing the exploration of new digital opportunities with the exploitation of existing business models.
Data sustainability: navigating the future of data governance across generations
25 October 2023
In the era of big data, the concept of data sustainability is emerging as a critical aspect of data governance. This article explores a recent academic paper that delves into the concept of data sustainability, its importance in data infrastructures, and its implications for long-term knowledge discoveries.
Startups defy the recession: 10 new companies admitted to SSE Business Lab
16 October 2023
The increasingly tough economic climate is inspiring innovation among this year’s startups, which focus on solving pressing problems. After the last round of admissions for the year, SSE Business Lab is betting on ten new companies.
Magicians, unicorns, or data cleaners?
07 September 2023
New research from the Department of Accounting explores the identity narratives and work experiences of data scientists.