Are family firms more or less innovative? This is a summary of our recent AMJ paper.
On March 16-17, 2017, we will organize a research development workshop (supported by IFERA in Bolzano, Italy, focusing on the following topic:
Balancing Tradition and Change:
Theorizing on Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Family Firm
The RDW will be organized by Nadine Kammerlander (WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, Vallendar, Germany), Kurt Matzler (University of Bolzano, Italy), and Reinhard Prügl (Zeppelin University, Friedrichshafen, Germany).
We welcome submissions on the workshop topic from family firm scholars as well as innovation / entrepreneurship scholars. Deadline for abstract submission is Nov 25, allowing us to notify acceptances until Dec 15. Full papers need to be sent until January 23 at latest. For details, please see the attached call for papers: IFERA Research Development Workshop_FamilyFirmInnovation_Bolzano_CfP