picture of Charles Williams Charles Williams a strategy scholar at Bocconi University with an interest in how people, structure, and experience affect the process of change in firms. He has studied how firms adapt their knowledge while expanding abroad, how... More

Program Chair

picture of Lourdes Sosa Lourdes Sosa
... is an Associate Professor in the Department of Management, London School of Economics and Political Science. She studies technology strategy and innovation management. In particular, she focuses on ... More

Associate Program Chair

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Reps at Large 2017

picture of Benjamin Hallen Benjamin Hallen
... is an Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations at the University of Washington. A former entrepreneur, he received his PhD in Strategy, Organizations, and Entrepreneurship from Stanford University... More

picture of Renee Rottner Renee Rottner
... is an Assistant Professor in the Technology Management Program at the School of Engineering, University of California - Santa Barbara. Prior to joining UCSB, she was on the faculty at NYU Stern. Her research focuses on ... More

picture of Giovanni Valentini Giovanni Valentini
... is an associate professor of Strategy at IESE Business School. His research examines how firms can combine internal and external knowledge to gain competitive advantage through technological innovation and growth. His work has appeared... More

Reps at Large 2018

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Knowledge and Innovation

This Interest Group focuses on how managers can best leverage the knowledge base of their organizations in order to build competitive advantages for their firms. Some of the questions of interest to this group include: What is organizational knowledge? Where does it reside? How does organizational learning take place and how does it feed into knowledge? What is the link between learning and innovation? How is knowledge shared and transmitted within and among organizations? How can knowledge, learning, and innovation be managed better?

Interview with Professor Sidney Winter at the 2011 SMS Annual Conference (Miami)

SMS Knowledge & Innovation Foundation Session: Robert Grant about the Knowledge-Based View

Interview with Professor Linda Argote at the 2013 SMS Annual Conference (Atlanta)

SMS Knowledge & Innovation: An interview with Professor James G. March (Sept 2013)

Knowledge & Innovation Foundation Session: Interview with Mike Tushman at the 2014 SMS Annual Conference

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