Research in strategy and entrepreneurship has long shown that it is not enough to have good ideas – one needs to also sell them well. The workshop builds upon the idea of Shark Tanks and Research Pitches to give an introduction into how to develop, structure and communicate research ideas as pitches to a scientific and practice audience.
Matthias Waldkirch is Assistant Professor at EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht and director of the new Entrepreneurship & Family Firm Institute (EFFI). His research focuses on innovation and professionalization processes in family firms, dynamics around ownership and change, and how organizational phenomena unfold in digital spaces. Matthias Waldkirch is an associate researcher at the Centre for Family Entrepreneurship and Ownership (CeFEO) at Jönköping International Business School, Sweden and has been a visiting researcher at Stanford University and the University of British Columbia, among others. His research has been published in journals such as Journal of Business Venturing, Human Resource Management Review and Organization, and he is editorial board member of Family Business Review and Journal of Family Business Strategy.