Knowledge and Innovation, Cooperative Strategy, and Entrepreneurship Paper Development and Future Research Directions Workshop

9:00 - 12:00


AUGUST 12, 2016
Workshop Application Deadline
AUGUST 26, 2016
Notification of Acceptance Decisions
SEPT 17, 2016
Knowledge & Innovation, Cooperative Strategy, and Entrepreneuirship PDW
SEPT 17-20, 2016
Annual Conference

Call for Applications

Workshop Information

The workshop is focused on probing current and emerging questions relating to organizations’ search for novel knowledge and the impact on innovation, entrepreneurship as well as cooperative strategies for accessing and levering such knowledge.   Broadly defined, topics of interest include: mechanisms and networks of inter-organizational knowledge development, cooperative strategies in technology and R&D platforms, development and integration of external sources of innovation through corporate venturing, searching for and transforming knowledge during the evaluation and exploitation of entrepreneurial opportunities, and related topics.  This session is intended to: 1) provide collective insights from a panel of senior scholars operating at the forefront of this field; and 2) to include feedback on current papers in progress that are focused on this topic.

Workshop Panelists

Senior Faculty Participants:

  • Sharon Alvarez, University of Denver
  • Kim Eddleston, Northeastern University
  • Tim Folta, University of Connecticut
  • Martin Ganco, University of Wisconsin
  • Denis Gregoire, HEC Montreal
  • Ha Hoang, ESSEC
  • Keith Hmieleski, Texas Christian University
  • Peter Klein, Baylor University
  • Aija Leiponen, Cornell University
  • Thomas Mellewight, Freie Universitat Berlin
  • Laura Poppo, University of Kansas
  • Frank Rothaermel, Georgia Tech
  • Jeff York, University of Colorado Boulder
  • Shaker Zahra University of Minnesota
  • Todd Zenger, University of Utah

Submission Information

In order to participate, please upload one PDF document that include the following items:

  • Your CV
  • A complete working paper (only one paper per submitting author) that is targeted at a top research journal
  • Title, abstract, and list of co-authors on the paper
  • Brief statement of interest in participating in the workshop

by August 12, 2016. The workshop is open to all, but preference will be given to junior faculty. Selected participants will be notified by August 26, 2016. Any questions should be addressed to Janet Bercovitz (, Lourdes Sosa (, or Justin Webb (

Workshop Organizers

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Janet Bercovitz
University of Colorado, Boulder
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Lourdes Sosa
London School of Economics and Political Science
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Justin Webb
University of North Carolina at Charlotte