2011-2015 Seminars


15.01.2015 Jean-Luc Arregle, EM Lyon Business School*
“The Semiglobalization Effect: MNES’ Internationalization Patterns and Technological Advantage”
09:00-10:30, salle Extranef 109 
15.01.2015 Riikka Mirja Sarala, University of North Carolina at Greensboro*
“A Socio-Cultural Perspective on Knowledge Transfer in Mergers and Acquisitions”
14:00-15:30, salle Extranef 109
16.01.2015  José Mata, Nova School of Business and Economics, Lisbon*
“The Termination of International Joint Ventures: Closure and Acquisition by Domestic and Foreign Partners”
09:00-10:30, salle Extranef 109 
16.01.2015 Tal Simons, Tilburg University*
“There is no beer without a smoke: Community Cohesion and neighboring communities’ effects on organizational resistance to anti smoking regulations in the Dutch Hospitality Industry”
14:00-15:30, salle Extranef 109
 16.01.2015  Prof. Fernando Suarez, Boston University
“New approaches to examining the production of science?”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
05.02.2015 Tobias Hahn, KEDGE Business School*
“Ambidexterity for Corporate Social Performance”
14:00-15:10, salle Extranef 126
06.02.2015 Patrick Haack, University of Zürich*
“Corporate Responsibility as Myth and Ceremony: Bad, but not for Good”
Extranef, UNIL
06.02.2015 Juliane Reineck, Warwick Business School*
“A Model of Corporate Responsibilization for Wicked Problems. Linking Companies to a Humanitarian Crisis”
14:00-15:10, salle Extranef 126
 06.02.2015  Prof. Suzanne de Treville, University of Lausanne
“Gaining competitiveness from lead time: A quantitative-finance approach”
11:00-12:00, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
13.02.2015 Gigi Wang, Stanford-Venture Lab
“Innovative Digital Business Models”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
16.02.2015 Prof. Bezalel Gavish, Cox School of Business
“Warranty Policy Impact on Net Revenues as a Function of Part Replacements and Optional Purchases”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
18.02.2015 Prof. Kenneth Young, Purdue University
“Science and the Mobility Discount: Evidence from Initial Public Offerings”
10:45-12:00, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
19.02.2015 Prof. Yuri Levin, Queen’s School of Business
“Quantity Competition in the Presence of Strategic Consumers”
14:00-15:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
04.03.2015 Jorge Walter, The George Washington University*
“Prior experience, bargaining power, and exclusivity in technology licensing agreements”
Host(s): Xavier Castañer
12:15-13:30, salle Extranef 125
12.03.2015 Sim B. Sitkin, Duke University, Fuqua School of Business*
“Crafting theory that matters: Drive for testable understanding and the impact will follow”
12:00-13:00, salle Extranef 126
13.03.2015 Prof. Charles Dhanaraj, IMD
“Evolution of Multinational R&D in Emerging Markets”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
16.03.2015 Dr. Georg Licht, Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung
“Incentive effects of joint programming – the case of the EUROSTARS programme”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
26.03.2015 Prof. Yan Cimon, Université Laval, Quebec
“The evolution of industry-level Business Models in manufacturing: a multi-industry perspective”
10:30-12:00, Odyssea room 0.16
 27.03.2015  Dr. Stefanie Haustein, University of Montreal
“Scholarly communication and social media: should tweets be used to measure research impact?”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
10.04.2015 Prof. Dovev Lavie, Technion
“The Contingent Value of the Dedicated Alliance Function”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
16.04.2015 Swiss Logistics Day 2015 – Portes Ouvertes de l’IML
17:30-22:00, Odyssea room 0.16
20.04.2015 Prof. Anne Parmigiani, University of Oregon
“Friends and Profits Don’t Mix: The Performance Implications of Repeated Partnerships”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
12:00-13:30, UNIL Seminar – salle Extranef 110
22.04.2015 Jacopo Bizzotto, UiO, Oslo*
“Contingent Payments and Certification Quality”
Host(s): Simona Grassi
12:00-13:00, salle Extranef 125
29.04.2015 Philipp Meyer-Doyle, INSEAD*
“How Performance Incentives Shape Individual Exploration and Exploitation: Evidence from Micro-data1”
Host(s): Xavier Castañer
12:15-13:15, salle Extranef 110
05.05.2015 Daniel Neicu, KU Leuven
“Thanks, but no thanks: Companies’ Response to R&D tax Credits”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
 13.05.2015  Kateryna Chepynoga, HEC Lausanne*
“The drivers of unaffordable medication against chronic diseases in developing countries: procurement, retail price or both”
12:00-13:00, salle Extranef 125
20.05.2015 Prof. Bart Clarysse, Imperial College London
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
21.05.2015 Prof. Joachim Henkel, Technische Universität München
“Value capture in hierarchically organized value chains”
15:00-16:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
27.05.2015 Stefano Bianchini, University of Strasbourg – BETA
“The economics of research, consulting, and teaching quality: theory and evidence from a technical university”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
01.06.2015 Prof. Jorge Tarzijan, Catholic University of Chile
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
03.06.2015 DJ Saul, Mattan Griffel & Marc Gruber
“Guerilla Marketing and Growth Hacking”
16:30-17:30, Online MOOC
03.06.2015 Daniel Beunza, London School of Economics (LSE) and Political Science*
“From artifacts to institutions: A materiality-informed account of change in the responsible investment field”
Host(s): Guido Palazzo
12:00-13:00, salle Extranef 126
10.06.2015 Max Wirz, HEC Lausanne*
“Issuing delay and the granularity of debt”
12:00-13:00, salle Extranef 126
10.06.2015 Prof. Bruno Cirillo, Skema Research Center
“Technological Search through Corporate Spinouts in the U.S. Information and Communication Technology Industry, 1975-2008”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
11.06.2015 Philippe Déborah, HEC Lausanne*
“Making sense of environmental actions in time and space”
09:30, salle Extranef 126
12.06.2015 Dr. Benedetto Lepori, University of Lugano
“Competition for talent. Country and organizational-level effects in the internationalization of European higher education institutions”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
15.06.2015 Prof. Liliana Doganova, Mines ParisTech
“The performativity of valuation devices: business models and the renewal of markets”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
22.07.2015 Prof. Erick Delage, HEC Montréal
“Linearized Robust Counterparts of Two-Stage Distribution Problems”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
02.09.2015 Max Wirz, HEC Lausanne*
“Delay as a nancing friction: Evidence from the 2005 Securities Oering Reform”
12:00-13:00, salle Extranef 126
09.09.2015 Prof. Lena Tsipouri, University of Athens
“The Greek crisis Under the lens of innovation Policy”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
18.09.2015 Prof. Neil Pollock, University of Edinburgh
“How Industry Analysts Shape the Digital Future”
16:00-17:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
 24.09.2015 Prof. Jonathan Story, INSEAD
Global energy futures and country risk”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
 02.10.2015 Gianluca Tarasconi, Bocconi University

“EP Register for Patent Data Analysis”

12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03

07.10.2015 Jeffrey Kuhn, PhD Candidate, UC Berkeley Haas School of Business

“Does Patent Scope Affect Cumulative Innovation? Evidence from Claim Narrowing During USPTO Examinations”

12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03

07.10.2015 José Mata, HEC Lausanne*
“Temporary investment incentives and divestment by foreign firms”
16.10.2015 Dr. Benjamin Balsmeier, KU Leuven

“Independent Boards and Innovation”

12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03

23.10.2015 Prof. Andrea Mina, University of Cambridge

“The Soft Company Business Model of High-Tech Growth”

12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03

06.11.2015 Prof. Francesco Quatraro, University of Torino
“Eco-innovations and firms’ market value: a micro-econometric analysis of European data”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
13.11.2015 Prof. Cristina Rossi, Politecnico di Milano
“TMT organization and opportunity exploitation: An organizational configuration approach”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
18.11.2015 Prof. Ari Ginsberg, NYU Stern
“Learning from Unusual Success: How Exit Attainment Discrepancy Influences Venture Capital Investments in an Emerging Sector”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
18.11.2015 Ryall Michael, University of Toronto*
“Value Capture Theory: A Strategic Management Review”
Host(s): Jean-Philippe Bonardi
12:00-13:00, salle Extranef 125
25.11.2015 Dimitrija Kalanoski, HEC Lausanne*
“Horizontal acquisitions, joint-ventures and competitive dynamics in industrial markets”
12:00-13:00, salle Extranef 125
02.12.2015 Emilio Marti, Cass Business School, City University London*
“Institutional maintenance by filling the space of critique: How critics stabilize financial regulation in the United States”
Host(s): Patrick Haack
12:00-13:00, salle Extranef 125
15.12.2015 Dr. Gianluca Misuraca,  Information Society Unit of the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre
“Envisioning Digital Europe 2030: Towards Policy Making 2.0.”
11:00-12:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03


20.01.2014 Prof. Michael D. Ensley, Michael Ensley, Executive Assessment Institute
“Reflections on business model innovation”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
19.2.2014 Mark Dusheiko (HEC Lausanne)*
“Can information technology and greater patient choice improve health care efficiency? The impact of an electronic booking system on outpatient non-attendance”
12:00 – 13:30, UNIL Seminar – salle Extranef 110
04.03.2014 Prof. Andrew Hoffman, University of Michigan*
“The Culture and Ideology of a Social Consensus on Climate Change”
Host: Jeffrey Petty
12:00-13:30, UNIL Seminar – salle Extranef 110
17.03.2014 Prof. Julia Lane, Senior Managing Economist, American Institutes for Research
“New approaches to examining the production of science?”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
31.03.2014 Dr. Evangelos Syrigos, University of Zurich
“Managerial Evaluation of Resource Value – Standalone Value, Complementary Resources, and Market Structure”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
04.04.2014 Dr. James Thompson, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
“Social Entrepreneurship”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
08.04.2014 Prof. Stefan Behringer, University of Duisburg-Essen
“Direct Provision of a Public Good with Many Agents
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
09.04.2014 Prof. Aharon Cohen Mohliver, London Business School
The Antecedents of Misconduct: Geography of Auditors advice and the Spread of Stock Option Backdating”
Host: Xavier Castaner
12:00-13:30, UNIL Seminar – salle Extranef 110
14.04.2014 Prof. Natalia Levina, New York University
“Taking a stance on crowdsourcing: Enacting deep commitments to views of reality and knowledge in exploring IT-enabled opportunities for organizing innovation”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
16.04.2014 Prof. Veroniek Collewaert, Vlerick Business School
“An Interdependence Theory of Entrepreneurial over Optimism: Evidence from vc-Backed Firms”
10:00-12:00, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
16.04.2014 Sarah Stephen, HEC Lausanne*
12:00-13:30, UNIL Seminar – salle Extranef 110
16.04.2014 Giancarlo Melloni (HEC Lausanne)*
“Value Appropriation Strategies. The Case of Small Entrepreneurial Firms in High-Technology Industries”
12:00-13:30, UNIL Seminar – salle Extranef 110
30.04.2014 Valeria Cavotta, HEC Lausanne*
Constructing antagonists and protagonists along the relationship between resources, actions and roles. Framing strategies of an institutional entrepreneur in an overtly resistant field
12:00-13:30, UNIL Seminar – salle Extranef 110
30.04.2014 Michael, Sorell, HEC Lausanne*
“The How, What and When of Capital Structure in Developing and Emerging Markets: A Strategy Tripod Approach”
12:00-13:30, UNIL Seminar – salle Extranef 110
07.05.2014 Prof. Wong Poh Kam, National University of Singapore
“Performance Feedback, Financial Slack and the Innovation Behavior of Firms”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
07.05.2014 Olivier Bertrand (Skema Business School)*
“Getting by with a Little Help from My Friends: The Relevance of Political Affinity for the Bidding Strategy in Cross-Border Acquisitions”
Host(s): Prof. Jean-Philippe Bonardi, UNIL
12:15 – 13:30, UNIL Seminar – salle Extranef 110
08.05.2014 MoT Event – Executive Master in Management of Technology
“Growing a Lean Start-up”
18:00, EPFL, Forum RLC
21.05.2014 The Innovative Governance of Large Urban Systems Research Day
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
16.05.2014 Prof. Daniel Kuhn, EPFL
“Distributionally robust joint chance constraints with second-order moment information ”
10:15, EPFL, ME C2 405
22.05.2014 Prof. Brett Anitra Gilbert, Rutgers Business School
“Entrepreneurs Legitimizing Radical Technologies: A Qualitative Study of Fuel Cell Technology and Industry Emergence”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
26.05.2014 Prof. Manuela Hoehn-Weiss, University of Michigan
When Partners Give and Take: How Resource Flows Into and Out Of Alliance Portfolios Affect Firm Performance”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
28.05.2014 Caterina Moschieri (IE Business School Madrid)*
Policy risk and divestitures: FIRM-specific and macro considerations”
12:15 – 13:30, UNIL Seminar – salle Extranef 110
04.06.2014 Prof. Rick Vanden Bergh (University of Vermont)
Political Strategy in contested stakeholder environments: evidence from the electricity utility sector”
12:15 – 13:30, UNIL Seminar – salle Extranef 110
15.09.2014 Prof. Oliver Alexy, Technische Universität München
“Endogenous Resource Revaluation and the Competitive Dynamics of Openness”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
 26.09.2014 Prof. Sabine Brunswicker, Purdue University
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
 23.10.2014 Prof. Jacques Mairesse, Centre de Recherche en Economie et Statistique

“The Relationship between Output and Public Funding in Science: Evidence from the California Institute of Technology”

12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03

24.10.2014 Infrastructure Day
09:00-13:00, Aula of University of St-Gallen
10.11.2014 Prof. Denisa Mindruta, HEC Paris
“A Two-sided Matching Approach for Partner Selection and Assessing Complementarities in Partners’ Attributes in Inter-firm Alliances”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea -1.0019.1
17.11.2014 Edmund Phelps, Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences 2006
“Lost Dynamism and Innovation in the West: What Can be Done?”
18:30, EPFL, Forum RLC
10.12.2014 Graduation Ceremony – Executive Master in Global Supply Chain Management
17:30, Odyssea room 0.16


08.01.2013 Prof. Jeffrey Petty (HEC Lausanne)*
“From invention breadth to impact: Effects of experience and mindfulness”
10:00 – 11:00, UNIL Seminar – salle Extranef 110
08.01.2013 Dr. Florian Ueberbacher (University of St Gallen)*
“Toward a Culture Learning Perspective on Entrepreneurs”
10:00 – 11:00, UNIL Seminar – salle Extranef 110
08.01.2013 Dr. Emmanuelle Fauchart (University of Strasbourg)*
“Symbolic projections in Entrepreneurship: An Identity-based Analysis”
Host(s): Déborah Philippe
15:30-16:30, UNIL Seminar – salle Extranef 110
11.01.2013 Prof. Caroline Flammer (Global Economics and Management, MIT Sloan School of Management)*
“Does Product Market Competition Foster Corporate Social Responsibility?”
08:30 – 09:30, UNIL Seminar – salle Extranef 126
11.01.2013 Prof. Yuliya Snihur (IESE Business School)*
“Legitimacy without imitation: How to achieve robust business model innovation”
10:00 – 11:00, UNIL Seminar – salle Extranef 126
11.01.2013 Michael Bikard (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management)*
“Is Knowledge Trapped Inside the Ivory Tower? Technology Spawning and the Genesis of New Science-Based Inventions”
14:00 – 15:00, UNIL Seminar – salle Extranef 126
17.01.2013 Dr. Ad van den Oord, Durham University Business School
“The Relatedness of Technology: Towards a New Measure of Technological Distance”
09:30-11:00, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
13.02.2013 MTEI Student seminar : “Empirical Research in the Social Sciences  – Crafting, Using and Analyzing Surveys”
PhD Student presenting: Melvin Haas
12:00-13:00, Odyssea ODY -10019.1
27.02.2013 Valeria Cavotta (HEC Lausanne)*
“Sensemaking of Corporate Intervention in Broad Societal Issues: Implications for institutional Change”
14:00 – 15:00, UNIL Seminar – salle Extranef 126
 28.02.2013 Prof. Veroniek Collewaert, Vlerick Business School
“An Interdependence Theory of Entrepreneurial over Optimism: Evidence from vc-Backed Firms”
10:00-12:00, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
11.01.2013 MTEI Student seminar : “Crime and security in global supply chains – constructing defensible research design”
Discussant: Erik Swars
PhD Student presenting: Toni Mannisto
12:15-13:00, Odyssea ODY -10019.2
05.03.2013 Brownbag seminar by Prof. Christopher Tucci: “The Role of Advice Sources for Entrepreneurship and Innovation”
11:00-12:00, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
05.03.2013 Specialized Masters Day
Presentation of the MTE Master
12:00-18:00, SG Hall
08.03.2013 Prof. Filippo Carlo Wezel, University of Lugano
“Being There: Domain Contrast and the Impact of Technological Innovations”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
12.03.2013 Prof. Zur Shapira, NYU Stern
“Imprinting, inheritance and potency: A genealogical perspective on industry evolution”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
13.03.2013 Isabel Fernandez-Mateo (London Business School)*
“Coming with Baggage: Past Rejections and Future Relationships in Executive Search”
Host(s): Prof. Xavier Castañer, UNIL
12:15 – 13:30, UNIL Seminar – salle Extranef 110
20.03.2013 Brownbag Seminar by Dr. Kamal Munir (University of Cambridge)*
“Power and Persuasion: Explaining the Rise of Microfinance”
Host(s): Prof. Guido Palazzo, UNIL
12:15 – 13:30, UNIL Seminar – salle Extranef 110
09.04.2013 Prof. Holger Patzelt, TU Munich
“Overcoming The Walls That Constrain Us: The Role Of Entrepreneurship Education Programs In Prison”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
17.04.2013 Rashedur Chowdhury (University of Cambridge)*
“A Political Stakeholder Theory Model For Firms’ Engagement Strategies With Marginalized Stakeholders”
Host(s): Prof. Guido Palazzo, UNIL
12:15 – 13:30, UNIL Seminar – salle Extranef 125

Valeria Cavotta (HEC Lausanne)*
Transforming trash into gold: the illegal dumping of hazardous waste by the Mafia
12:15 – 13:30, UNIL Seminar – salle Extranef 110

25.04.2013 MoT Event – Executive Master in Management of Technology
“Successful Business Models for Start-ups – MoT Event ”
18:00, EPFL, CO1
01.05.2013 Ulrich Wassmer (Concordia University of Montreal)*
“Collaboration Between Firms And NGOs: An Agency Perspective”
Host(s): Prof. Déborah Philippe, UNIL
12:15 – 13:30, UNIL Seminar – salle Extranef 110
03.05.2013 Faculty Workshop on the European Strategy Entrepreneurship & Innovation (SEI)
Coorganized by Prof. Anu Wadhwa
08:30-16:15, Starling Hotel Conference Rooms
07.05.2013 Prof. André Spicer (Cass Business School, City University London)*
“A Stupidity-Based Theory of Organizations”
Host(s): Prof. Guido Palazzo, UNIL
12:15 – 13:30, UNIL Seminar – salle Extranef 110
 13.05.2013 Prof. Isabel Maria Bodas Freitas, Grenoble University
“Formalized problem-solving practices and the impact of collaborations with suppliers on firms’ innovative performance”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
 15.05.2013 Prof. Guido Palazzo, Prof. Ulrich HoffrageProf. Franciska Krings (HEC Lausanne)*
“Time and decision making in organizations”
12:15 – 13:30, UNIL Seminar – salle Extranef 110
04.06.2013 PATSTATA introductory worskop
Dr. Julio Raffo, WIPO
09:30-16:00, ODY VIP room 4.03
05.06.2013 Dr. Hans Frankort (Cass Business School, City University London)*
“Buyer Seller Contact Initiation in Electronic B2B Marketplaces”
Host(s): Prof. Xavier Castañer, UNIL
12:15 – 13:30, UNIL Seminar – salle Extranef 110
10.06.2013 Prof. Per Davidsson, QUT Business School
“Part I  ‘Do “Entrepreneurial Opportunities” offer a great future for entrepreneurship research?’
Part II  “In the Head of a JBV Editor”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
24.06.2013 Prof. Rosemarie Ziedonis, University of Oregon
“State Governments as Financiers of Technology Startups: Implications for Firm Performance”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
25.06.2013 Prof.  Arvidis Ziedonis, University of Oregon
“The Private Value of Patents for Entrepreneurial Ventures: Evidence from Medical Devices, Semiconductors, and Software”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
 11.07.2013 Prof. Stuart Graham, Georgia Institute of Technology
“Do Inventors Value Secrecy in Patenting? Evidence from the American Inventor’s Protection Act of 1999”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
 09.11.2013 Prof. Dirk Czarnitzki, KU Leuven
“Counterfactual impact evaluation of cohesion policy at the firm level”
15:00-16:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
 11.09.2013 MTEI Student seminar : “Knowledge Spillovers in the Supply Chain – Evidence from the High Tech Sectors”
Discussant: Stefano H. Baruffaldi
PhD Student presenting: Olov Isaksson
12:15-13:00, Odyssea ODY VIP 4.03
 24.09.2013 Dr. Gaétan de Rassenfosse, University of Melbourne
“Why do patents facilitate trade in technology? Testing the appropriation and disclosure effects”
10:30-12:00, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
 07.10.2013 Prof. Xavier Lecocq, University of Lille 1
“Capabilities of governance structures”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
09.10.2013 Adriana Orellana (HEC Lausanne)
“The Private Sector Building Peace in Conflict areas: The Case of Colombia”
Host(s): Prof. Xavier Castañer, UNIL
12:15 – 13:30, UNIL Seminar – salle Extranef 110
16.10.2013 Prof. Brian Tiemkes (VU Amsterdam)*
“The Effect of Individualism on Opportunism Propensity in International Strategic Alliances”
Host(s): Prof. Xavier Castañer, UNIL
12:00 – 13:00, UNIL Seminar – salle Extranef 110
28.10.2013 Prof. Giacomo Negro, Emory Goizeta Business School
“Category Signaling and Reputation”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
30.10.2013 Prof. Antonio Vaccaro (IESE Business School, Barcelona)
“Mafia’s driven Moral Distortion: Insights from Sicily”
Host(s): Prof. Guido Palazzo, UNIL
12:00 – 13:00, UNIL Seminar – salle Extranef 110
06.11.2013 MTEI Student seminar : “The Fate of Patents: An Exploratory Analysis of Patents as IPO Signals of Reputation Advantage”
Discussant: Markus Simeth
PhD Student presenting: Ali Mohammadi, School from Politecnico di Milano
12:00-13:30, Odyssea ODY VIP 4.03
15.11.2013 Infrastructure Day – Energy
with Doris Leuthard, Federal Councillor
09:00-13:30, Rolex Learning Center
15.11.2013 Prof. Samina Karim, Boston University
“Structural Recombination and Innovation:   Unlocking Internal Knowledge Synergy through Structural Change”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
 18.11.2013 Prof. Michael Heeley, Colorado School of Mines
“Capturing Value Through Patenting: An Exploration Of Dense Versus Dispersed Patent Portfolios”
10:00-11:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
18.11.2013 Prof. Sharon Matusik, Colorado School of Mines
“Breaking Away: Strategic Action in the Face of Countervailing Norms and Contagion”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
20.11.2013 Prof. Simona Grassi (HEC Lausanne)*
“Information Acquisition, Referral and Organization”
13:00 – 14:00, UNIL Seminar – salle Extranef 110
 27.11.2013 José Mata (University Nova from Lisbon)
“Entrepreneurial Firms Created Abroad: Liability of Foreignness and Survival”
Host(s): Prof. Simona Grassi, UNIL
12:00 – 13:00, UNIL Seminar – salle Extranef 110
 04.12.2013 Prof. Tomaso Duso, Heinrich-Heine Universität Düsseldorf
“Ex-Post merger evaluation in the UK retail market for books”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
 04.12.2013 Prof. Andrew Newman, Boston University*
“Loopholes and the Evolution of Contract Form”
Host(s): Prof. Simona Grassi, UNIL
15:00 – 16:30, UNIL Seminar – salle Extranef 109
 12.12.2013 Prof. Yuan Ding, China Europe International Business School (CEIBS)
“Making sense of financial information by sophisticated users: The case of R&D reporting”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
 17.12.2013 Prof. D. J. Wu, Georgia Tech
“IT Knowledge Spillovers and Productivity: Evidence from Enterprise Software”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
18.12.2013 Amer Maistriau Estefania (University of Geneva / HEC Lausanne)*
“To What Extent does Negative Public Exposure on Environmental Issues Increase Environmental Performance?”
12:00 – 13:00, UNIL Seminar – salle Extranef 110


24.02.2012 Prof Xavier Martin (Tilburg University)
“From invention breadth to impact: Effects of experience and mindfulness”
12:00 – 13:30, Odyssea,VIP Room 4.03
16.03.2012 Dr. J.C. van den Bergh VU University
Directive Deficiencies: How Resource Constraints Direct Opportunity Identification in SMEs
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
21.03.2012 Haxhi Ilir (University of Amsterdam)*
“The cross-national diversity of codes: An actor-centered institutional perspective”
Host(s): Déborah Philippe
12:00-13:00, UNIL Seminar – salle Extranef 110
27.03.2012 Prof. Paula Stephan (Georgia Tech University)
18:00-19:30, SV 1717a
“Present and future of the American academic research system and potential problems: Lessons for Switzerland?” (Abstract)
28.03.2012 Prof. Paula Stephan (Georgia Tech University)
“The Contribution of the foreign Born and the GlobSci project”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
02.04.2012 MTEI Student seminar : “Crime and security in global supply chains – constructing defensible research design”
Discussant: Erik Swars
PhD Student presenting: Toni Mannisto
12:15-13:00, Odyssea ODY -10019.2
04.04.2012 Katarina Sikavica (Ludwig Maximilians University)*
Host(s): Jean-Philippe Bonardi
“Beyond External Constraints on Expropriation of Minority Investors: How Large Shareholders’ Power and Preferences Affect Firm Valuation”
12:00-13:00 – UNIL Seminar
16.04.2012 MTEI Student seminar : An Empirical Investigation of the Bullwhip Effect–Are Demand Variations Amplified Upstream in the Supply Chain?
PhD Student presenting: Olov Isaksson
Discussant: Prof. Marc Gruber
12:15-13:00, Odyssea 4.03, VIP room
17.04.2012 Paul A. David (Stanford University)
“Science, technology and climate policy: an introduction”
12:00 – 14:00, Odyssea 4.03, VIP room
26.04.2012 Gerry Mcnamara (Michigan State University)*
Host(s): Xavier Castañer
12:00-13:30 – UNIL Seminar
30.04.2012 Paul A. David (Stanford University)
“Design of optimal technological programs for climate stabilization”
12:00 – 14:00, Odyssea 4.03, VIP room
02.05.2012 Valeria Cavotta (HEC Lausanne)*
12:00-13:00, UNIL Seminar – salle Extranef 110
07.05.2012 Prof. Nandini Lahiri (University of North Carolina)
12:00-13:30, Odyssea 4.03, VIP room
07.05.2012 MTEI Student seminar : “Population Sampling in Dynamic Health Care Policy”
PhD Student presenting: Lauren Cipriano (Stanford University)
Discusssant: Chehrazi Naveed
11:15-12:00, Odyssea -
09.05.2012 Andrea Fosfuri (University of Madrid)*
Host(s): Jean-Philippe Bonardi
12:00-13:00 – UNIL Seminar
14.05.2012 Prof. Erwin Danneels (Univ. of Central Florida) (with A. Vestal)
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
“Firm inventions in geographic clusters: The moderating role of innovative concentration”
16.05.2012 Maurizio Zollo (Bocconi University, Milano)*
“Learning evolutionary change and the integration of sustainability in business models”
Host(s): Xavier Castañer
12:00-13:30, UNIL Seminar – salle Extranef 118
21.05.2012 Prof Özalp Özer (Univ. of Texas, Dallas)
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
“Forecast Information Sharing: The Role of Contracts, Behaviors and Timing”
Paper: “Mechanism Design for Capacity Planning under Dynamic Evolutions of Asymmetric Demand Forecasts
Paper: “Trust in Forecast Information Sharing”
25.05.2012 Prof. Howard Aldrich (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
“What Did Stinchcombe Really Mean? Why Emerging Organizations Die Young “
30.05.2012 Prof. Jeff York (University of Colorado)
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
“We do what we are: Entrepreneurship as the the expression of values and identity”
31.05.2012 Todd Zenger (Washington University, St-Louis)*
Host(s): Xavier Castañer
12:00-13:00, UNIL Seminar – salle Internef 121
04.06.2012 MTEI Student seminar : Service Innovation in KIBS
PhD Student presenting: Andreas von Vangerow
12:15-13:00, Odyssea 4.03, VIP room
18.06.2012 MTEI Student seminar :  “Dynamic Portfolio Management with Product Life Cycle Considerations”
PhD Student presenting: Ariel Zeballos
12:15-13:00, Odyssea 4.03, VIP room
22.06.2012 Prof. Xin (Eva) Yao (University of Colorado, Boulder)
“Venture Capitalists’ individual-Opportunity Nexus ans Investment Performance”
12:00 – 13:30, Odyssea 4.03, VIP room
25.06.2012 Prof. Sotaro Shibayama (University of Tokyo)
Academic Entrepreneurship and Exchange of Scientific Resources: Material Transfer in Life and Materials Sciences in Japanese Universities
12:00-13:15, Odyssea -1.0019.1
28.06.2012 Prof. Haiyang  Li (Rice University)
Bridging Different Worlds or Stuck in the Middle? The Role of Internationalization in the Product Innovation of Emerging Market Firms
10:30 – 12:00, Odyssea 4.03, VIP room
29.06.2012 Prof. Yan (Anthea) Zhang (Rice University)
FDI Spillovers over time in an Emerging Market:The Role of Barriers to Imitation
12:00 – 13:30, Odyssea 4.03, VIP room
02.07.2012 Prof. Frank Rothaermel (College of Management, Georgia Institute of Technology)
Does Desperation lead to Opportunity? Star Scientists and the Speed of Investment in Radical New Technologies
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
16.07.2012 MTEI Student seminar : TBA
PhD Student presenting: Naveed Chebrazi
12:15-13:00, Odyssea 4.03, VIP room
26.07.2012 Prof. Karin Hoisl, Ludwig Maximilians-Universität München
“Gains from Inventor Mobility Revisited – Do Exogenous Moves Matter?”
12:00 – 13:30, Odyssea 4.03 VIP Room
03.09.2012 Prof. Samir Mahroum, INSEAD
“Towards a functional framework for measuring national innovation efficacy”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
14.09.2012 Prof. Marc Gruber, EPFL & Prof. John Dencker, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
“Workshop: Entrepreneurship and the Unemployed”
08:30-16:30, Odyssea
01.10.2012 Prof. Stefano Brusoni, ETHZ
Attention control capabilities and decision making performance: An fMRI study of ambidexterity in experienced decision-makers
12:00 – 13:30, Odyssea 4.03 VIP Room
15.10.2012 Prof. Dirk Martignoni, University of Zurich & Prof. Hart Posen, University of Michigan
“Rubik’s Dilemma: Partial Knowledge and the Efficacy of Learning”
12:00 – 13:30, Odyssea 4.03 VIP Room
22.10.2012 Prof. Thomas Astebro, HEC Paris
“Business Partners, Financing, and the Commercialization of Inventions”
12:00 – 13:30, Odyssea 4.03 VIP Room
29.10.2012 MTEI Student Seminar: “Education Diversity and Knowledge Transfers via Inter-Firm Labor Mobility”
PhD Student presenting: Marianna Marino, PhD Student
12:15-13:30, Odyssea 4.03, VIP room
06.11.2012 Forum Suisse de Logistique 
“Customer service and supply chain”
08:30 – 17:00, Odyssea 4.03 VIP Room
07.11.2012 Prof. Jacques Mairesse, Maastricht University
“Upstream Product Regulations, ICT, R&D and Productivity”
12:00 – 13:30, Odyssea 4.03 VIP Room
09.11.2012 1st European Maritime Transport Regulation Forum
“Ports: How to Regulate Logistics Interfaces?”
08:30 – 17:00 San Domenico di Fiesole (Florence, Italy)
12.11.2012 Prof. Paul D. Reynolds, George Washington University
“Entrepreneurship in Developing Economies: The Bottom Billions and Business Creation”
12:00 – 13:30, Odyssea 4.03 VIP Room
23.11.2012 Infrastructure Day 2012
“Verkehrsverlagerung… quo vadis?”
09:00 – 13:00, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich
03.12.2012 Prof. Dimo Dimov, University of Bath
“The road more travelled: The entrepreneurial ecology of college textbooks and the Internet”
12:00 – 13:30, Odyssea 4.03 VIP Room
10.12.2012 Research Day in Management of Technology
by EDMT PhD students and EDMT Faculty
08:00 – 16:30, Odyssea 4.03 VIP Room


25.01.2011 Prof Wilfred Dolfsma, University of Groningen
“Innovation Failure: Which Capabilities Prevent It?”
18.02.2011 Prof. Richa Agrawal, IIT Madras (CV of Prof Richa Agrawal):
Marketing and Innovation: Opportunities for Entrepreneurs
04.03.2011 Prof Joachim Henkel, Technische Universität München: 
“And the Winner Is – Acquired. Entrepreneurship as a Contest with Acquisition as the Prize”
11.04.2011 Prof. Harry Bowen, Queens University of Charlotte:
Testing Moderating Hypotheses in Nonlinear Models
14.04.2011 Prof. Alfonso Gambardella, Bocconi University: 
General Technological Capabilities, Product Market Fragmentation and Markets for Technology: Evidence from the Software Security Industry
13.05.2011 Prof. Scott Shane, Case Western Reserve University: 
Genetics of Entrepreneurship
18.05.2011 Prof. David Mowery, Berkeley University:
Learning from one another? International policy “emulation” and university-industry technology transfer
27.05.2011 Prof. Holger Ernst, WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management: Sales,
Marketing and R&D Cooperation across New Product Development Stages: Implications for success
30.05.2011 Prof. Giovanni Valentini, Bocconi University:
Cool Again! Spin-Outs and the Rejuvenation of Old-Timers
31.05.2011 Prof. Gautam Ahuja, University of Michigan: 
“Explaining Influence Rents :the Case for an Institutions-Based View of Strategy”
03.10.2011 Prof. Kristian Sund (Middlesex University)
“Do Accurate Perceptions Matter?”
19.10.2011 Prof. Massimo Colombo Prof. Cristina Rossi Lamastra (Politecnico Di Milano)
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
How do young entrepreneurial ventures in high-tech industries react to the global crisis?
A dynamic capabilities perspective
21.10.2011 Prof. Kelly Shaver (College of Charleston)
10:30-12:00, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
“Mind The Gap”: Connecting Individual Resources to Firm Performance
02.11.2011 Dr. Jeffrey Petty (UNIL) *
“Maneuvering the Odds: Venture Capital Decision Making as a Dynamic and Stochastic Knapsack Problem.”
12:00-13:30, UNIL Seminar – Strategy Departement, Extranef 110
22.11.2011 Prof. Dietmar Grichnik (University of St Gallen)
“Entrepreneurial bootstrapping: Deliberate action or forced reaction?”
11:00-12:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
23.11.2011 Dr. Estefania Amer Maistrau (University of Geneva) *
“CSR performance & democracy: the market matters”
12:00-13:30, UNIL Seminar – Strategy Departement, Extranef 110
07.12.2011 Prof. Tomi Laamanen (Helsinky University) *
“The Effects of Market Efficiency and Transparency on the Performance of Cross-Border Acquisitions”
12:00-13:30, UNIL Seminar – Strategy Departement, Extranef 110
09.12.2011 Prof. Scott Shane (Case Western Reserve University)
“Which Inventors do Technology Licensing Offers Favor for Start-ups?”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
16.12.2011 Prof. Koen Heimeriks (Erasmus University Rotterdam RSM)
“Concurrent learning: how firms build multiple corporate development capabilities in parallel”
12:00-13:30, Odyssea VIP room 4.03
21.12.2011 Prof. Freek Vermeulen (London Business School) *
“Selection at the Gate: Difficult Cases, Spillovers, and Organizational Learning”
12:00-13:30, UNIL Seminar – Strategy Departement, Extranef 110.

* Seminars organized by UNIL-HEC