This is an interactive session that will give you the chance to have a real chat with one of our favorite FB scholars and IFERA Fellows: Shaker Zahra.
You’ll be asked to write a question for Shaker in the registration form, you are encouraged to do so, but you can still think about a question and ask it during the session.
Shaker A. Zahra is Robert E. Buuck Chair of Entrepreneurship and Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, Carlson School of Management, the University of Minnesota. He has served as the department chair, Director of the Holmes Center for Entrepreneurship, and the Academic Co-Director of Carlson Ventures Enterprises. He also served as the Founding Co-Director of the Center for Integrative Leadership at U. of Minnesota. Previously, Dr. Zahra was Paul T. Babson Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship at Babson College and Professor of Strategy & Entrepreneurship at Georgia State. He has been a visiting or guest professor at 12 universities. Dr. Zahra has also held the 3TU Chair in International Entrepreneurship at Twente (the Netherlands) and Tongji (China).
Dr. Zahra is widely published and cited. His research has appeared in leading journals including Academy of Management publications (Journal, Review, Annals, Discoveries, Perspectives, Executive, and Learning and Education), Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Decision Sciences, Information Systems Research, Industrial & Corporate Change, Research Policy, Human Relations, Strategic Organization, among others. Dr. Zahra has published or (co) edited 12 books and conference proceedings. He is the winner of the 2014 Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research. He has received numerous grants, honors and awards– including 6 honorary Ph.D. degrees from Stockholm School of Economics, Jonkoping International Business School (both in Sweden), Antwerp (Belgium), Ghent University (Belgium), University of Messina (Italy) and Universidad de Olavide de Seville (Spain).He is fellow of the Academy of Management, Academy of Internationals Business, IFERA and 7 other leading organizations. He also received several teaching and service awards.