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AOM PDW - "Researching National Innovation Ecosystems: Institutions, Infrastructures, and Firms"

  • 1.  AOM PDW - "Researching National Innovation Ecosystems: Institutions, Infrastructures, and Firms"

    Posted 08-05-2019 08:40

    *** Apologies for cross-posting ***

    Dear Colleagues:

    You are cordially invited to attend the following PDW at the upcoming Academy of Management Meeting in Boston: 

    "Researching National Innovation Ecosystems:  Institutions, Infrastructures, and Firms"

    Program Session: 279 | Submission: 13668 | Sponsors: IM, STR, TIM

    Date: Saturday, Aug 10, 2019 | Time:  8:00AM – 9:30AM

    Location: Hilton Boston, Back Bay in Fenway Ballroom


    Chair: Joe Cheng, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

    Panelist:  Kazuhiro Asakawa, Keio University, Japan.

    Panelist:  Daniel Bennett, Baylor University, USA.

    Panelist:  Peter Bryant, IE Business School, Spain.

    Panelist:  Charles Dhanaraj, Temple University, USA.

    Panelist:  Robert Eberhart, Santa Clara University, USA.

    Panelist:  Xudong Gao, Tsinghua University, China. 

    Panelist:  Mario Kafouros, University of Manchester, UK.

    Panelist:  Lauren Lanahan, University of Oregon, USA.

    Panelist:  Michael Leatherbee, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile.

    Panelist:  Geoff Love, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

    Panelist:  Eva Mavroudi, University of Leeds, UK.

    Panelist:  Deepak Somaya, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA.

    Panelist:  Jaeyong Song, Seoul National University, South Korea.


    As global economic competition becomes increasingly innovation-driven, policymakers in both government and business are actively searching for ways to increase innovation at all levels of society including individual, firm, industry, nation, and region.  Past research on innovation policy tended to take a piece-meal investigative approach with focus on a single or narrow-set of explanatory variables, resulting in limiting or ineffective policy recommendations.  This PDW seeks to develop a programmatic, cross-national research agenda to investigate the respective roles of a nation's institutions, infrastructures, and firms in affecting innovative performance at multiple levels of analysis and examine policy implications for businesses, entrepreneurs, governments, and other stakeholder groups.  The PDW, consisting of two consecutive 45-minute roundtable sessions, will be highly interactive with participants engaging in small groups to develop a preliminary research agenda that combines individual members' research interests with the aim of forming a global research network for follow up collaboration.

    We hope to see many of you at the PDW!

    Peter Bryant
    IE University - IE Business School
    Madrid, Spain