2017 Frontiers in MOC and TIM Conference hosted at ETH Zürich


From June 29th to 30th 2017, we were pleased to convene an exciting conference,dedicated to furthering research at the crossroads of Managerial and Organizational Cognition and Technology and Innovation Management – The MOC & TIM Conference.

During two days top scholars as well as junior scientists from all over the world came together in Zürich and enjoyed intensive scientific but also cultural and social experiences. Thanks to all participants for making this conference a great success.

The TIM Group welcomes Sen as new PhD student


Starting from July 1st, 2017, Sen Fang joins our group as new PhD student. Sen holds a bachelor`s degree in electrical engineering and a master in industrial management. His research interests (for now) are on technology scouting and foresight, exploration & exploitation as well as continuous innovation.

Amulya defends her PhD thesis


Today Amulya defended her PhD thesis and finally emerged as Dr. Amulya Tata. Congratulations!

According to the unanimous decision of the examination commitee she delivered an excellent thesis which has been nominated for the ETH Medal.

The TIM Group welcomes Zorica as a visiting PhD student


Zorica is a PhD student from the University of Liechtenstein, Chair of Technology Entrepreneurship, and stays with the TIM group from June 26th until the end of September 2017. Her PhD research is about the roles of two different cognitive mechanisms - divergent and convergent thinking - in entrepreneurial opportunity recognition and business ideation. We wish her a good start at the D-MTEC and are looking forward to inspiring discussions.

Journal of Business Ethics` special issue on ethics, technology and organizational innovation, co-edited by Stefano, now available


The JBE´s special issue on ethics, technology and organizational innovation, edited by Antonio Vaccaro and Stefano Brusoni, is now available.

This special issue offers a discussion about the impact of ethics-related variables on the development of new products, services and on organizational innovation. It proposes a multi-disciplinary perspective that links several strands of research.

Please find the issue here.

Research seminar with Kevin Corley on publishing qualitative research


Today, Kevin Corley, Professor at the Arizona State University and former Associate Editor of AMJ, provided crucial insights on do’s and dont’s for publishing qualitative research in top management journals. It was a joint seminar by ETH Zürich and HEG Fribourg organized by Philipp Bubenzer. Over 25 researchers from all over Switzerland including ETHZ, EPFL, UniSG, HEC Lausanne, HEG Fribourg and spent the whole day together in Fribourg in order to learn about how to improve their work.

New web presence for the TIM chair`s industry collaborations


The Chair of Technology and Innovation Management conducts a broad range of industry projects. We greatly appreciate the many perspectives and insights we gain through that project work, and in turn are happy to serve as a value-generating partner for industry. Information on selected projects is now available on our webpage.  

If you want to find out more, please visit “Industry” in the main menu, or just click here.

Daniella double-elected as representative of the TIM division and the MOC division of the Academy of Management


Daniella Laureiro-Martínez was elected to serve as a Representative at Large for the Technology and Innovation Management Division of the Academy of Management and also as the International Representative for the Managerial and Organizational Cognition Division of the Academy of Management.

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!