The firm as a brain – exploring some cognitive foundations of strategy
A CeBER research seminar titled "The firm as a brain – exploring some cognitive foundations of strategy" will take place on march 3. The seminar will be presented by Thomas Zellweger (University of St. Gallen, Chair in Family Business and Director of the Swiss Research Institute of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (KMU-HSG))
and it will take place in the Keynes Room of the Faculty of Economics, from 11.30 am to 12.30 pm.
Short Bio :
Thomas Zellweger holds the Chair in Family Business at the University of St.Gallen, Switzerland, where he is also the Director of the Swiss Research Institute of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (KMU-HSG). He currently serves as the vice president for faculty and research at the University. After two years as a marketing director in a fintech startup in Brussels, he completed his PhD at the University of St.Gallen. He was a research fellow at Babson College, USA, a visiting professor at the University of British Columbia, Canada, and is a permanent visiting professor at the University of Witten/Herdecke, Germany. His research has been published in the leading academic journals, such as the Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal and Organization Science, amongst others. Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung counts him with his research amongst the most influential economists in the German speaking world. His research also received several international awards and has been discussed in the international media such in The Economist, Bloomberg, Forbes, and the New York Times. Thomas is a member of supervisory boards of family firms and advises family firm owners on governance and strategic questions.