Dear entrepreneurship division colleagues,I wanted to reach out to let you know about a virtual symposium on the temporality of entrepreneurial opportunities that some colleagues and I will be hosting on July 24 in advance of the AoM conference.
We think that entrepreneurial opportunities-as situations (e.g., Shane & Venkataraman, 2000), social constructs (e.g., Alvarez & Barney, 2007) and/or objects of entrepreneurial discourse (e.g., Cornelissen and Clarke, 2010)-have something to do with a contrast between the status quo (i.e. the past) and the imagined future which may be realized through action in the present. But we've noticed that the entrepreneurship literature rarely deals explicitly or directly with the relationship between entrepreneurial opportunities and the passage of time (e.g., process time, historical time, clock time, etc.).
Join us on July 24, 2020 at 8 AM Pacific Time for a panel discussion and dialogue on the question-how does an explicit focus on time, temporality or history shape the way you conceptualize and study entrepreneurial opportunity?
Panelists include Dimo Dimov, David Kirsch, Jacqueline Kirtley, Tanja Leppäaho, Rob Mitchell, Dan Raff, Andrew Smith, Dan Wadhwani and Matt Wood.
Here the link to participate in the session. The meeting ID is 986 4484 7268. The password for the meeting will be ENT&Time. Upon joining the meeting, you will be prompted to provide your consent to participating in a recorded meeting. We will be posting a video recording of this meeting for further discussion and engagement as an asynchronous event of the Academy of Management annual meeting co-hosted by the entrepreneurship and management history divisions.
Page West, Ph.D. Professor, Strategy & Entrepreneurship School of Business, Farrell Hall 387 Wake Forest University 1834 Wake Forest Road Winston-Salem, NC 27106 USA firstname.lastname@example.org 336.577.5621 (mobile) Strategic Management 6e (2020) www.strategicmanagement.org
Those interested in the theme of this Symposium may be interested in Fulfilling the Process Promise: A Review and Agenda for New Venture Creation Process Research, published online by ETP just a couple of days ago.
Regrettably, this very interesting Symposium will happen at 1 am Saturday morning here in Queensland, Australia, so I may not be game for real-time participation.
Per Davidsson | Professor | Talbot Family Foundation Chair in Entrepreneurship, Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research (ACE) | QUT Business School (Management) | QUT | https://research.qut.edu.au/ace/ | Phone: +61 7 3138 2051 | Email: email@example.com | CRICOS No. 00213J
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