Foss at Missouri

10 February 2012 at 1:12 pm Leave a comment

| Peter Klein |

O&M co-founder Nicolai Foss will give the 2012 Sherlock Hibbs Distinguished Lecture in Business and Economics Tuesday, 6 March 2012, 10:00-11:30am, in 205 Cornell Hall on the University of Missouri campus. The title is “Open Entrepreneurship: The Role of External Knowledge Sources for the Entrepreneurial Value Chain.” The lecture is sponsored by the Hibbs Professors of the University of Missouri’s Trulaske College of Business and the University of Missouri’s McQuinn Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (which I direct).

The full announcement (with Nicolai’s impressive bio) is below the fold. The lecture is free and open to the public, so all are welcome!

The Hibbs Professors of the University of Missouri’s Trulaske College of Business and the University of Missouri’s McQuinn Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership invite you to the 2012 Sherlock Hibbs Distinguished Lecture in Business and Economics:

Open Entrepreneurship: The Role of External Knowledge Sources for the Entrepreneurial Value Chain

Nicolai J. Foss
Copenhagen Business School and Norwegian School of Economics and Business

Tuesday, March 6, 2012
205 Cornell Hall
10:00 – 11:30am

Sponsored by the Hibbs Professors of the University of Missouri’s Trulaske College of Business and the University of Missouri’s McQuinn Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, the lecture is free and open to the public.

Nicolai J. Foss is a Professor of Strategy and Organization at the Copenhagen Business School, a part-time Professor of Knowledge-based Value Creation at the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration, and the Head of Department of the Department of Strategic Management and Globalization at CBS. He also holds part-time and visiting professorships at the Lund University, Luiss Guido Carli-Roma, and Agder University. He founded the Center (now Department) of Strategic Management and Globalization at the Copenhagen Business School in 2005, building it from a center with 5 faculty members to a full department with 17 faculty members along with postdocs and PhD students.

He is author or editor of 22 books, 136 journal articles, and 81 book chapters. His work has appeared in the Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management Studies, Strategic Organization, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Industrial and Corporate Change, Organization Studies, and other leading academic journals. His articles and books have been translated into Chinese, Russian, and Spanish. His newest book, Organizing Entrepreneurial Judgment: A New Approach to the Firm (with Peter G. Klein), is forthcoming from Cambridge University Press.

Foss was a founder of the Danish Research Unit for Industrial Dynamics and a co-founder of the industry-funded Center for Policy Studies, the most influential privately funded Danish think tank. Since 2000 he has raised over €2 million in external funding as research leader and has participated in many additional funded research projects. He is a panel member of the European Research Council and serves as a member of the three-person management group of the Norwegian Center for Service Innovation at the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration, which is supported by a €20 million, 8-year grant.

Educated as an economist from the Copenhagen University (1989), Foss his received his PhD from the Copenhagen Business School in 1993, where he has been Assistant, Associate and Full Professor.

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