AOM Annual Meeting 2015

Paper on Family Firm Innovation Accepted at Leading Conference

A globally renowned conference has accepted a research paper on innovation in family firms from the DCU Centre for Family Business team. The Academy of Management Annual Meeting, attracting over 10,000 academics and scholars, will be held in Vancouver, Canada this August.

In attendance will be a DCU CFB affiliate and co-author of the paper entitled Innovation Capability in Family Firms: An Integration Approach.  The paper looks at a sample of 1,205 family SME manufacturing firms across Europe, and examines the impact of innovation on the future growth of these firms.  The authors review innovation in terms of technology development, operations, management and transaction capability.

The authors are Dr.Eric Clinton (Director of CFB), Professor Justin Craig (Adjunct Professor of CFB), Dr.Michael Dowling (Associate Investigator in CFB), Vanessa Diaz (PhD scholar of CFB) and Catherine Faherty (PhD scholar of CFB).

This year, Opening Governance is the theme of the 75th AOM Annual Meeting held between August 7-11th, 2015. The conference invites members to consider opportunities to improve the effectiveness and creativity of organisations by restructuring systems at the highest organisational levels. 

8th April, 2015