Call for papers – EMNet 2011 – CYPRUS The fifth international conference on ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT OF NETWORKS will be held at the Frederick University, from December 1 to December 3, 2011, in LIMASSOL, Cyprus. The purpose of the conference is to provide an international discussion forum for research in economics and management of networks. [...]
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The Strategic Management Society (SMS) is pleased to announce that a Special Conference celebrating the work of the late CK Prahalad will be held in San Diego, June 10-12, 2011. This conference aims to reflect on CK Prahalad’s many contributions with his co-authors, examine the impact of his research with business leaders, and discover different [...]
Special Issue on Open Innovation and the Integration of SuppliersSubmission closing date: November 1, 2009 Guest Editor Dr. Alexander Brem (School of Business and Economics, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg) and VEND consulting GmbH, Nuremberg: firstname.lastname@example.org Background Open innovation describes an innovation paradigm shift from a closed to an open innovation model (Chesbrough, 2003). With this idea, [...]
The International Conference on Knowledge Management (ICKM) provides top researchers and practitioners from all over the world in Knowledge Management a forum for discussion and exchange. Since the first ICKM was held in Singapore in 2004, subsequent conferences have been held in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S.A. (2005); Greenwich, London, U.K. (2006); Vienna, Austria (2007); and [...]
Strategic alliances as well as networks among firms are big issues in current business practice. The economy is changing from indepedent firms to a network economy. Paul R. Kleindorfer, Yoram (Jerry) Wind and Robert E. Gunther have edited a new book ‘The Network Challenge: Strategy, Profit, and Risk in an Interlinked World’ dedicated to this [...]
In her new book “SuperCorp“, Harvard Business School professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter details how vanguard companies such as IBM, Cemex, and Omron are rewriting the nature of the business enterprise and how firms will gain sustainable prosperity in the 21st century.
The 29th ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE of the Strategic Management Society (Oct 11-14, 2009) will held in Washington DC and highlight the topic “Strategies in an Uncertain World”.The Conference aims to encourage discussions about research and strategies for addressing uncertainty and the opportunities created by changes in the world. Concepts of uncertainty have long been at [...]
Ilan Alon (Rollins College, USA), Julian Chang (Harvard University, USA), Marc Fetscherin (Rollins College, USA), Christoph Lattemann (University of Potsdam, Germany) and John R. McIntyre (Georgia Tech, USA) have published a new book focussing on globalization. The new book “China Rules: Globalization and Political Transformation” describes the development of Chinese MNC as a new feature [...]
This book provides a comprehensive and integrated approach to management strategy that is based on economics. A basic introductory strategy text that integrates economic analysis with management strategy, it takes into account global competition and high-tech (Internet) developments, and recognizes that companies today can no longer expect to sustain competitive advantage but must rely on [...]
In an article of the McKinsey Quarterly the two business strategists discuss the nature of risk, the effectiveness of performance-measurement systems, and the difficulty of getting governance and incentives right.