JULY 30, 2018
Workshop Application Deadline
AUGUST 15, 2018
Notification of Acceptance
SEPTEMBER 10, 2018
Workshop Participant Registration Deadline
SEPTEMBER 22, 2018
Saturday Workshops
SEPTEMBER 22-25, 2018
Annual Conference in Paris

Workshop Schedule

09:00 - 09:10
09:10 - 10:10
 Paper Feedback Session
10:10 - 10:30
 Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:30
 Panel Presentations
11:30 - 12:00
 Group Interaction/ Discussion
12:00 - 13:00
 Conference Workshops Lunch


Call for Applicants

Submit Application Here

Professional Development Workshop

Saturday, September 22, 2018
09:00 - 12:00 h

Paris Marriott Rive Gauche - Forum E+F

co-sponsored by Knowledge & Innovation, Cooperative Strategies, Corporate Strategy, and Competitive Strategy

Workshop Information

The Knowledge and Innovation, Cooperative Strategy, Competitive Strategy, and Corporate Strategy Interest Groups are pleased to co-sponsor a paper development workshop and future research directions workshop for junior faculty on Saturday September 22th, 2018 from 9AM until 12PM followed by lunch.

The goal of the workshop is two-fold: (1) to provide junior scholars with collective insights from a panel of senior scholars operating at the forefront of the field of strategy and (2) to give junior scholars an opportunity to receive feedback on their current papers in progress on topics central to the knowledge and innovation, cooperative, competitive, and corporate strategy areas. The topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the 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, knowledge search and entrepreneurship, and related topics. By bringing four interest groups together and inviting panelists and paper discussants with broad expertise, we expect this PDW to be particularly beneficial to junior faculty as they will be exposed to ideas, critical issues, and promising avenues of research in four prominent areas of strategic management – knowledge and innovation, competitive strategy, cooperative strategy, and corporate strategy – without having to choose between them.

In the first part of the workshop, participants will have the opportunity to receive feedback on their current papers in progress from senior faculty as well as provide their own feedback to their peers. To this end, we will send all participants 1 or 2 papers at the beginning of September and we will kindly ask them to provide feedback to the authors during the roundtable session. In the second part of the workshop, panelists will present briefly (approximately 10 minutes) their insights regarding the emerging questions in the field, with each panelist focusing on a specific domain of expertise. The goal of this part of the workshop is to provide a broad canvas for thought-provoking discussion amongst the panel and junior faculty participants. The workshop will end with a common lunch.

Application Requirement

Applications are required for this workshop. To be considered for this workshop, applicant should be junior scholars at the Assistant Professor Level. The application should include the following in a single PDF:

  • A complete working paper (only one paper per submitting author) that is targeted at a top research journal
  • Current CV
  • Title, abstract, and list of co-authors on the paper
  • Brief statement of interest in participating in the workshop
  • Interest Group of Primary Interest (Knowledge and Innovation; Cooperative Strategy, Competitive Strategy, or Corporate Strategy)

Applications must be submitted online by July 30, 2018. Applicants will be notified of decisions by August 15, 2018. Accepted applicants will need to confirm their attendance by registering for the workshop by September 1, 2018. Saturday Workshops at the Annual Conference are included in the registration for the Annual Conference. Participants in workshops must be registered for the Annual Conference.

Senior Faculty Participants

Knowledge and Innovation IG

  • Luca Berchicci, Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • Marco Ceccagnoli, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Alfonso Gambardella, Bocconi University **
  • Corey Phelps, McGill University **
  • Deepak Somaya, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Gurneeta Vasudeva, University of Minnesota
  • Anu Wadhwa, Imperial College London

Cooperative Strategy IG

  • Janet Bercovitz, University of Colorado **
  • Pierre Dussauge, HEC Paris
  • Riitta Katila, Stanford University
  • Xavier Martin, Tilburg University **
  • Kyle Mayer, University of Southern California
  • Thomas Mellewigt, Free University of Berlin
  • Pinar Ozcan, University of Warwick
  • Ithai Stern, INSEAD

Competitive Strategy IG

  • Rajshree Agarwal, University of Maryland **
  • Olivier Chatain, HEC Paris
  • J.P. Eggers, New York University
  • Sendil Ethiraj, London School of Business **
  • Martin Ganco, University of Wisconsin
  • Francisco Polidoro, University of Texas at Austin
  • Brian Wu, University of Michigan

Corporate Strategy IG

  •  Vibha Gaba, INSEAD
  • John Haleblian, University of California - Riverside
  • Bruce Lamont, Florida State University
  • Maurizio Zollo, Bocconi University

** Panel Presenters during 10:30 - 11:30 period

Workshop Organizers

Knowledge & Innovation IG Representatives-at-Large

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Kristina Vaarst Andersen
University of Southern Denmark
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Francesco Di Lorenzo
Copenhagen Business School

Cooperative Strategy IG Representatives-at-Large

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Manuela Hoehn-Weiss
Oregon State University

Corporate Strategy IG Representatives-at-Large

Competitive Strategy IG Representatives-at-Large

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Claudine Gartenberg
University of Pennsylvania
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Jiao Luo
University of Minnesota