Entrepreneurship, innovation, governance and family business: meet Professor Mattias Nordqvist
Mattias Nordqvist joined SSE’s House of Innovation in January 2020 as a professor of Business Administration with a focus on entrepreneurship. We have asked him some questions to get to know him better!
Magement and product innovation: The moderating role of the dynamic capability of small manufacturing firms
Today’s international markets are saturated with overwhelming concerns about issues related to the environment, specifically with issues related to how business intersects with environmental conservation. Consumers are becoming more and more prone to purchase products that consider the environment and sustainability, and they are more willing to pay the premium price tag that comes along with supporting those sustainability efforts. This growing concern has inspired manufacturing firms to develop more effective environmental management practices as they innovate newer and better products.
How should family firms deal with the tensions of appointing a nonfamily CEO?
An increasing number of family firms choose to select a non-family CEO for the highest executive office when there is no suitable family member available. A recent example of this is the Swedish retail giant H&M where the third generation family member Karl-Johan Persson recently handed over to the non-family CEO Helena Helmersson. However, appointing a non-family CEO in a family firm tends to give rise to tensions.
AI is an Innovation Game-Changer
Design is central to innovation. It refers to the way that people create ideas and solve problems. So far, innovation has been something that human beings alone do. But more recently, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has slowly begun to be used in innovation, saving people from doing the work of innovation, and freeing up human ingenuity to focus on the bigger picture of why we innovate.
Why are mobile phones so important for Syrian refugees in Lebanon?
Syrian refugees living in Lebanon today are facing limited freedom of movement, limited access to services, and constrained labor rights. For these people, mobile phones serve as essential tools for rebuilding social networks shattered by involuntary displacement.
Let's hack the crisis
How can we save lives, communities and businesses during one of the biggest crises of our lifetime? The Stockholm School of Economics is partnering with Hack the Crisis, a digital hackathon to find ways to tackle the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Join us in the fight.
SSE contributing to new EU strategy for data and AI
The European Commission today launched their new strategy for data and artificial intelligence (AI), aided by House of Innovation researcher Erik Wetter
PhD Opportunities at House of Innovation
The House of Innovation (HOI) and the Department of Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Technology welcomes PhD applicants for the 2020 intake! We research a broad range of topics within entrepreneurship, innovation, and digital innovation and transformation. You will find us to be a young, vibrant, curious, and productive research environment with an extensive international collaboration network and broad and deep connections to industry and society.
Unik forskning om entreprenörskapsutbildningar
Entreprenörskap skulle kunna lösa världens problem. Men då måste vi sluta bara servera kunskap och istället ge studenterna förutsättningar för att skapa kunskap, menar forskaren Rasmus Rahm i sin nya avhandling.
Mattia Bianchi: "Best Italian Professor under 40"
Mattia Bianchi's diverse international experience and extensive research contribution ranging from entrepreneurship to operations management are two key aspects that the jury recognize in the presentation of the award.