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).
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 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.
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.
Transforming innovation failures into strategic assets: a deep dive with Dr. Peter Nandor Popovics
30 October 2023
In the challenging world of innovation, failure is often perceived as a setback. But what if it could be turned into a strategic asset? In his dissertation, Dr. Peter Nandor Popovics unveils the hidden potential of failed ventures and innovation projects, demonstrating how resources derived from failures, including but not limited to lessons learned, can evolve into invaluable building blocks for future entrepreneurial and innovation success.
Unleashing innovation: a new taxonomy of competition-based approaches for policymakers
25 October 2023
In an era where innovation is the key to economic growth and societal advancement, understanding how policymakers can stimulate this process is crucial. New research presents a comprehensive taxonomy of competition-based approaches that policymakers can use to foster external knowledge search and innovation.
Valentina Tartari appointed Jacob and Marcus Wallenberg Professor
19 October 2023
The Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) is delighted to announce the appointment of Valentina Tartari as the new Jacob and Marcus Wallenberg Professor, and Director of the Jacob and Marcus Wallenberg Center for Innovative and Sustainable Business Development.
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.