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- European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management EIASM; University of Bergamo, Italy

Dates:May 23-24, 2014
Description:10th EIASM Workshop on Family Firm Management Research "Innovation, Family Firms and Economic Development"
Location:Bergamo, Italy
Subject:During the 10th EIASM Workshop on Family Firm Management we want to encourage scholars to address the family business innovation from new and creative perspectives, including - how and why do family businesses innovate and what are appropriate ways to conceptualize and understand their innovation performance, - family-centered goals and their effect on innovation inputs, processes and activities, - how family firms ability to generate and manage idiosyncratic resources over time influences their degree of exploration and exploitation in the innovation process, - the role of different types of family influence (ownership, management, control) in the different phases of the innovation process, - how enterprising families become sources of new streams of value through new products, new ventures and new markets entry, as well as discontinuous organizational configurations, - how family businesses contribute through unique social capital to the transfer of knowledge, collaboration, and the development of innovation systems, - the temporal evolution of family firms innovativeness: when do family firms undertake innovative actions, with respect to internal (e.g., succession) and external (e.g., downturn or market saturation) factors. [gem_ den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]
JEL Code:L


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