Dr. Paul Jokiel (HILTI Group) and Roger Herzog (UBS) guest speakers at MAS course on Innovation Creativity and Personality traits


We are pleased to welcome Dr. Paul Jokiel, Senior Vice president at HILTI Group and Roger Herzog, Senior HR Business Partner at UBS, to our MAS course on Innovation Creativity and Personality traits. 

On April 28th, Dr. Paul Jokiel presents the topic of career development at HILTI.

On May 12th, Roger Herzog presents the topic of personnel selection at UBS.

MAS Study Trip to China


Together with a group of 40 MAS students, Stefano and Alice enjoyed a great week in Shanghai, visiting companies, meeting people and enjoying some really great food. Thanks to Linda Lou (Swissnex Shanghai, [ ] for making it possible!

Barbara invited to speak at UniKore of Enna (Italy)


Barbara has been invited to present her paper (joint work with Stefano Brusoni) titled “Competence building in East Africa: The case of solar technologies” at University Kore of Enna (Kore Seminars Business and Economics, KoreBE). Details on KoreBE can be found here.

Stefano at the ETH-World Economic Forum Workshop "Factory of the Future"


At February 27th the ETH-WEF Workshop "Factory of the Future" took place at the ETH Zürich, which has a long history of involvement with the Forum. ETH Zürich is a member of the Global University Leaders Forum. At the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting 2017 (Davos), professors from ETH Zurich presented an Ideas Lab on digital fabrication technologies, humanizing robotic vision and 4D printing. The goal of the “Factory of the Future” workshop is to explore potential areas of collaboration between ETH Zürich and the World Economic Forum on the future of production and the industrial use of new technologies.

Book publication: "Managing Knowledge Integration Across Boundaries", Oxford University Press


The Book ""Managing Knowledge Integration Across Boundaries", edited by Frederik Tell, Christian Berggren, Stefano Brusoni, and Andrew van de Ven is now available. It is the first book to combine advanced conceptual development and rigorous empirical analyses of knowledge integration and boundary crossing and yields contributions from leading scholars in the field. Details can be found on the official Oxford University Press homepage.

Chen & Nadkarni interviewed by Amulya & Xena for the ASQ blog


In an article published in the current March issue of ASQ, Chen and Nadkarni reveal the role of temporal dispositions in corporate venturing. Check out this latest ASQ blog interview to understand the research process of making this paper, its generalizability and how to manage ones own pacing style! (interviewed by Amulya Tata & Xena Welch Guerra)

Paper accepted at Future Medicine: Nanomedicine


A paper by Martin Würmseher and Lea Firmin has been accepted for publication by Nanomedicine. The paper, titeled "Nanobiotech in big pharma: a business perspective", aims to explore the economic significance that nanobiotech has gained in the established pharmaceutical industry (big pharma). The empirical investigation draws on patent data as well as product revenue data and results indicate that the new technology still plays only a minor role – at least from a commercial perspective. You find the paper here

Paper accepted at Journal of Business Venturing Insights


A paper by Amulya Tata, Daniella Laureiro Martinez, David Garcia, Adrian Oesch and Stefano Brusoni has been accepted for publication at JBVI. The title of the paper is: "The Psycholinguistics of Entrepreneurship". In this paper we explore the relationship between work-life concerns, emotions and entrepreneurial status. You can find the paper here

SNSF Conference grant for the MOC-TIM Conference


We are extremely pleased to be partly funded by the SNSF conference grant. The Swiss National Science Foundation's motto is that "Knowledge is the key to the future and Research creates knowledge". We hope to pursue the conference in the same underlying spirit

Paper accepted at Frontiers in Psychology


A paper by Daniella Laureiro-Martínez, Carlos A.Trujillo and Juliana Unda has been accepted for publication at Frontiers in Psychology. The title of the paper is: "Time perspective and age: a review of age associated differences". You can download it here. The paper has implications for the design of studies related to time its results highlight the importance of taking into account the time perspective differences associated with age.