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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.

New publication | Agile manufacturing enhances sustainable business performance through transformational capabilities

18 December 2023
A study exploring the interplay between agile manufacturing and sustainable business performance reveals that internal learning and reconfiguration capabilities are crucial mediators. These transformational capabilities are shown to enhance economic, environmental, and social performance in manufacturing firms.

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.

Navigating uncertainty: how senior IS managers control information systems projects

12 June 2023
In the complex and often uncertain landscape of Information Systems (IS) projects, senior IS managers face the daunting task of maintaining control and ensuring successful outcomes. A recent academic paper investigates how project uncertainty influences these managers' control-style choices and how these choices impact the performance of IS projects.

Prof Emer Sven-Erik Sjöstrand officially launched his most recent study and book “Ägarstyrning"

11 April 2023
On Thursday March 30, Professor Emeritus at the Stockholm School of Economics, Sven-Erik Sjöstrand, officially launched his most recent study and book “Ägarstyrning, en närstudie av ägarnas insatser och handlingsutrymmen i de stora svenska företagen”. The book was highlighted at a well-attended event in the aula followed by networking, drinks and light refreshments in the atrium.

SSE launches new center for family enterprises with pan-Nordic support

02 November 2022
Family enterprises are the most common business form in the world – not least in the Nordics. They are also important drivers in entrepreneurship, innovation and sustainability. The newly launched Center for Family Enterprise (CFE) at the Stockholm School of Economics will study the impact and organization of family enterprises in the Nordics.

Pär Åhlström named EurOMA honorary fellow

05 October 2022
Torsten and Ragnar Söderberg Professor Pär Åhlström has become the 20th person to receive the distinction of honorary fellow at the 2022 annual EurOMA conference.

SSE Master Program ranked number 4 in the world

12 September 2022
The Stockholm School of Economics’ Master in International Business ranks fourth in the world, according to the 2022 Financial Times Master in Management ranking. This is the highest ranking any SSE program has ever received.

SSE Executive Education top ten in the world

23 May 2022
SSE Executive Education is climbing Financial Times’ prestigious rankings and is now in tenth place in the world for open programs. For the 22nd year running SSE Executive Education continues to top the Nordic and Baltic rankings.  

Making sense of employee satisfaction measurement

24 August 2021
New research unveils that the use of employee satisfaction measures to manage employee alignment and morale does not per se support the employee perspective and is therefore not as straightforward as previously suggested.
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