Lufthansa Group Chair in Innovation Open Lecture

Organizing early-stage entrepreneurship: the role of autonomy in choosing collaborators and ideas

Entrepreneurs face fewer hierarchies that assign people to tasks and collaborators. But it is often unclear whether this leads to better outcomes as it is hard to imagine a counterfactual. In other words, when given the luxury to choose collaborators, do we choose people that are “good” for us? In this presentation, Linus Dahlander, Associate Professor of Strategy and the Lufthansa Group Chair in Innovation, will present novel research he and Rajshri Jayaraman, Associate Professor of Economics at ESMT, have performed with Prof. Christoph Ihl and Viktoria Boss from Technical University of Hamburg. New evidence from a randomized control trial will shed light on the fascinating question of choosing the "right" collaborators. 


Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at 1:00 p.m.

"Organizing early-stage entrepreneurship: the role of autonomy in choosing collaborators and ideas"

Speaker: Linus Dahlander, Associate Professor of Strategy and the Lufthansa Group Chair in Innovation

Registration opens at 12:30 p.m.

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About the speaker

Linus Dahlander

Linus Dahlander is an associate professor with tenure at ESMT Berlin. He is also the holder of the Lufthansa Group Chair in Innovation. Linus joined ESMT in January 2011 as an assistant professor. He received his PhD in Technology Management and Economics from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden in 2006. From 2006 to 2008, Linus was an assistant professor and an Advanced Institute of Management Research Fellow with the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Group at Imperial College Business School in the UK. From 2008 to 2010, he was a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University.

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