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​ Junior Faculty Position in Entrepreneurship School of Business and Economics VU Amsterdam, the Netherlands   The Opportunity As part of its growth ambitions, VU Amsterdam seeks to appoint a new assistant professor who is passionate about entrepreneurship and is committed to pursuing research and teaching excellence in this exciting field. We seek a new colleague who is passionate about doing relevant and rigorous research, is committed to publish at the highest level, and is enthusiastic about creating a stimulating learning environment for students in his/her teaching. An interest in the impact of new technological developments (e.g., digitization) ...
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Your firewall, antivirus, and log management tools are no longer enough to keep you safe. As of 2018, 85% of all companies allowed users to bring in their own devices for work. That means that they’re potentially doing work on devices with security solutions that you haven’t personally verified. In addition, seven out of ten employees work remotely at least once a week. In other words, they’re working in places that aren’t protected by your firewall – or any firewall at all, for that matter. When your employees work remotely using devices that they choose themselves, they may be more productive – but they’re certainly more vulnerable to attackers. ...
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Research Highlights: Do Founding Teams Experience Shared Passion? (Posted on behalf of Tobias Pret)  Most entrepreneurs are passionate about their ventures. Accordingly, a growing body of research explores the effects of entrepreneurial passion on enterprising individuals. Yet, although businesses are often founded by multiple entrepreneurs, we know comparatively little about how passion works in new venture teams. A recent study by Susana Santos and Melissa Cardon, titled “What's Love Got to Do With it? Team Entrepreneurial Passion and Performance in New Venture Teams” and published in Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice , sheds much needed light on ...
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Research Highlights Our research committee’s picks of the latest scientific, entrepreneurship literature. Papers featured in our new section, Research Highlight, are selected by the ENT Division’s Research Committee. We are always seeking recently published articles that are “cutting edge” in terms of methodological rigor, study setting, and theoretical and/or practical contribution. If there is an article you feel should be considered, please send it to Casey Frid (cj.frid@gmail.com) along with a brief summary of the article and why you feel it should be featured.” Linguistic Analysis of U.S. President’s Tweets Reveals “Schumpeterian” Leanings ...
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The studENT: Publicly Available and Subscription-Based Data Sources  By: Melissa R. Medaugh PhD Student, University of North Carolina at Charlotte Student Representative, AOM Entrepreneurship Division We Need Quality Data! I’ve often heard, “A done dissertation is a good dissertation.” As I endure a labor of love to complete my own dissertation, I’m a believer! We all want to complete our PhD programs and start successful careers as newly-minted professors as soon as possible. Ah, to join the ranks of other entrepreneurship professors and earn a decent salary... Unfortunately, the process of designing and executing a dissertation can ...
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Midwinter Meeting 2018

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by Diane M. Sullivan The 2018 Mid-minter Meeting of the Entrepreneurship Division was hosted this January by the Entrepreneurship Division Chair, Christina Guenther at the WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management in Vallendar, Germany. Participating in this year’s Mid-winter Meeting were members of the Entrepreneurship Division’s leadership spanning the globe from Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Norway, Sweden, and the USA. Throughout the meeting, the leadership focused on planning the Division’s activities and events for 2018 Academy of Management Conference including, in part, planning the Division ...
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by Melissa R. Medaugh If you’ve ever attended an AOM annual meeting, you may have felt a bit overwhelmed. The sheer number of conference attendees and opportunities to hear about the newest and greatest research can leave students, in particular, wondering about the “machine” that enables the Academy to function at peak capacity. As a student member in the Entrepreneurship Division, I’ve often wondered who and what is behind the curtain. Who plans the massive annual meetings and manages what must be hundreds of conference submissions through the review process? Who are the decision makers and how do they make decisions? What decisions ...
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