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SSE at the forefront in research on entrepreneurship

19 February 2024
The Stockholm School of Economics produced the highest number of doctoral theses in entrepreneurship in Sweden in 2023. Eight out of the 54 produced in the country, came from SSE's House of Innovation.

AI unpacked: From basics to business strategies

14 February 2024
The SSE Tech Initiative is excited to announce the launch of a beginner-friendly event series on Artificial Intelligence this spring.

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.

Activists and social entrepreneurs: shaping consumer culture for sustainability transitions

25 January 2024
New research examines how change-makers create a protective space for sustainability transitions within the market for alternatives to animal products. Published in Business Strategy and the Environment, this study uncovers strategies and tactics employed to sway consumer behavior towards sustainable consumption.

New publication | When business model innovation creates value for firms: the role of national institutions

23 January 2024
A comprehensive meta-analysis based on 147 studies across 27 countries examines how national institutions shape how much value firms derive from Business Model Innovation (BMI). Findings show that BMI positively affects firm performance. However, the magnitude of this positive effect varies significantly across different national cultural and pro-market institutions. This paper was accepted for publication at Journal of Management Studies.

Discovering organizational fortitude in the face of adversity - a study of a family firm

15 December 2023
A new study, recently published in the Journal of Management, reveals the remarkable ability of family firms to not just survive but thrive through multiple adversities. By focusing on a century-old family business in the UK, researchers develop the concept of "organizational fortitude," a new lens to understand resilience in businesses facing recurrent challenges.

PhD Defense | Integration of digital and physical technologies in incumbent firms

01 December 2023
This dissertation investigates the integration of digital and physical technologies in incumbent 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. This paper was published at the Journal of Manufacturing & Service Operations Management.

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.
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