By J Katherine Bahr There has been a meteoric rise in social entrepreneurship in Western societies over the last 20 years. According to a 2020 UN report, social enterprises (organizations using business practices to solve social, cultural, or environmental issues) account … Continue reading What Makes Social Entrepreneurship So Strong in Certain Western Societies?
What insights does strategy research offer to practitioners interested in nurturing the creation and ongoing development of a range of different types of ecosystems? In our introduction to an SMS Collection, we distill relevant findings and outline four strategies for … Continue reading How to nurture and develop your ecosystem: Insights for ecosystem architects
A new study finds that women can benefit from making innovation claims, especially in male-typed contexts like technology. By Sarah Steimer Male entrepreneurs have traditionally had the upper hand over their female counterparts when it comes to fundraising for their ventures. … Continue reading Innovation Language Pays Off for Women in Rewards-Based Crowdfunding Campaigns
by Jonathan Bauweraerts, Emanuela Rondi, Paola Rovelli, Alfredo De Massis & Salvatore Sciascia BEYOND PINK QUOTAS Over recent years, gender or ‘pink quotas’ have been introduced Europe-wide to encourage the inclusion of women in boards of directors. While this has helped, … Continue reading Women Power! Family Women in Boards of Directors as a Stimulus to Innovation
By J Katherine Bahr CEOs have long been criticized for their tendency toward the dark triad of personality traits: narcissism, psychopathy and Machiavellianism. Ample research shows that dark triad traits endanger profitability and productivity in myriad ways. So why are they … Continue reading The Benefits of a Machiavellian CEO