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New PhD-Seminar in Fall 2016: "Theoretical Foundations of Innovation Management"

Lecturers: Prof. Dr. Anja Schulze and Prof. Dr. Janet Townsend

Dates:

- October 10 – 13 (Mo – Wed), 2016 (all day)
- December 12 – 13 (Mo – Tue) 2016 (all day)
- December 14 (Wed) 2016 (morning)
 

Syllabus (PDF, 171 KB)

March 9, 2016

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Interview (PDF, 430 KB) with Anja Schulze on Innovation in the Swiss Automotive Industry.
 

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Das swiss Center for Automotive Research (swiss CAR) wird assoziertes Mitglied der Swissmem-Fachgruppe Automotive.

March 4, 2016

Anja Schulze comments on chances of Swiss Automotive suppliers offered by an increasing demand of SUVs (Link to E-Paper (PDF, 270 KB)).

September 21, 2016

SMS Conference Berlin

At the SMS conference in Berlin, Daniel Engler, John Paul MacDuffie, Anja Schulze, Florian Täube will organize an Extension Workshop on Innovation Ecosystems and Public-Private Partnerships for Sustainable Mobility. The workshop will be held on Wednesday, September 21, 2016.

August 5 - 9, 2016

AOM

At the AOM conference in Anaheim in August this year, Daniel Engler, John Paul MacDuffie, Anja Schulze, Florian Täube will organize a PDW on “Beyond the (traditional) automobile Part I: Batteries and fuel cells (But no drivers!)”

May 24, 2016

Foto Greckhamer

Upcoming visit of Thomas Greckhamer
Thomas Greckhamer, William W. & Catherine M. Rucks Professor of Management, Louisiana State University, Department of Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute,will visit us and present about "A Set-Theoretic Approach to Generic Strategies" at the
Business Economics Research Seminar of the Department of Business Administration on the 24th of May, 2016.

December 15, 2015

Dezember 5, 2015

Anja Schulze comments in SRF Tageschau
Anja Schulze comments in the SRF Tagesschau on the trend to more ecofriendly cars.
 

November 4, 2015

srfnewscast
Anja Schulze comments in the SRF newscast "10vor10" on the ongoing VW emissions scandal.
 

November 2, 2015

Master-Seminar in FS16

http://www.business.uzh.ch/de/professorships/emap/teaching/courses/Spring-Term-2016/know.html

The seminar will give you an overview on innovation research with a special focus on knowledge management and education as major determinants of innovation.

October 26, 2015

Mycareer

The gender quality department of UZH kindly invites to their panel discussion on November 19th that will take place under the topic «My career chose me». Our current visiting professor Janell Townsend will also be present at the discussion as a speaker.

 

October 23, 2015

Unia

Anja Schulze provides expert opinion in R. Hug's article issued in „work“, a publication by the trade union Unia. In this article, Hug elaborates on the impact that the VW emissions scandal has on the job situation in the Swiss supplier industry.

Link Anja Schulze will present at the Tagesanzeiger Forum at GDI in Rüschlikon on the Automotive Supplier Industry of Switzerland.


October 22, 2015

Link Anja Schulze is invited to talk about 'Die Automobilbranche in der Schweiz – Überblick und Ausblick' at Lease Plan’s Partner Tag on Oct. 22, 2015 in Urdorf.

October 20, 2015

Townsend1

Janell Townsend and Sheila Laverty were interviewed by the UZH in context of its "Hedi-Fritz-Niggli" gender equality professorship. There, the interviewees talk about their role as a researcher and the encouraging aspects to pursue an academic career, particularly as a female.

October 6, 2015

On Friday the 25th of September, we kicked-off the fall semester with a team event and welcomed all new team members to the group. After the event that took place in the national museum Zurich we went dining all together to enjoy a variety of nice appetizer from the Turkish cuisine. We are looking forward to an exciting collaboration!


September 27, 2015

Anja Schulze talks about the position of the Swiss automotive supplier industry in the context of the VW scandal: "Der VW Skandal", p.9.


September 25, 2015

Link Article featuring Anja Schulze's view on the VW scandal's topic. p.13:" Le scandale VW affectera aussi l’industrie suisse“ ("The VW scandal also affects the Swiss industry")


September 25, 2015

Link St. Gallener Tagblatt reports that Swiss automotive supplier industry is not very concerned about the VW scandal’s consequences due to its very broad and stable client base. p. 9: "Zulieferer zeigen sich gelassen" (“Suppliers appear relaxed”)


September 24, 2015

Link TV comment on the SRF channel (07:25 PM) of Anja Schulze on the Volkswagen scandal`s impact on Swiss automotive supplier industry.


September 24, 2015

rete uno

Link Radio comment on Rete Uno GRIGIONI SERA (07:00PM) on the question of consequences of the Volkswagen scandal for the Swiss supplier industry.


September 19, 2015

Link Anja Schulze is interviewed by Aargauer Zeitung for an article on automotive suppliers: Viel Schweizer Qualität unter der Kühlerhaube von Audi, BMW oder VW


September 9-11, 2015

Janell Townsend and Anja Schulze participate in the PVMI – CAMI Automotive Research Conference in Venice, jointly held by the Program on Vehicle and Mobility Innovation at Wharton

Link

and the Center for Automotive and Mobility Innovation


September 9, 2015

blick

Newspaper article in the Blick about the dependency on the Swiss supplier industry. p.10-11: "Kein Vorwärtskommen ohne Schweizer Zulieferer" ("No Progress without Swiss suppliers")


September 3, 2015

Janell Townsend will speak at Career Elexir: On Thursday, November 5th 2015, Career Elexir organizes a public panel discussion on MENTORING: MEANING, MYTHS and METHODS. Guest Professor Janell Townsend will be part of the panel


June 1-5, 2015

swisscom

Data collection at Swisscom: Irina Stoller, Anja Schulze and our research assistants carried out a data collection at an internal innovation contest of Swisscom. We are interested in why people participate in such events.


June 2, 2015

Cruciani

Elena Cruciani will join the team as a PhD student as of September 1, 2015. Elena received a Master degree in Economy and Management from the Università degli Studi di Perugia (Italy). Later she has been working for UBS. Welcome Elena!


June 1, 2015

ICC Special issue guest edited by Anja Schulze, John Paul MacDuffie and Florian Täube published John Paul McDuffie (Wharton), Florian Täube (Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management), and Anja Schulze are guest editors of a Special issue on “Knowledge Generation and Innovation Diffusion in the Global Automotive Industry: Change and Stability during Turbulent Times with the journal 'Industrial and Corporate Change' (Volume 24 Issue 3 June 2015). Our special issue is now out and published! We thank the ICC managing editors, all authors and all reviewers for making this happen!


Unique offer to students: Seminar Lean Junior Expert “Administration” (in German), June 8-13, 2015 at ETH for 300 CHF only (covering food and course material) instead of 4’900 CHF. For further details see p. 23 at the Seminar catalogue. To sign up, please email anja.schulze@uzh.ch


June 1, 2015

Switzerland Global Enterprise organisiert für Schweizer Autozulieferer vom 21.-25.Oktober 2014 eine Reise zu den russischen Autoclustern nach Tatarstan und Kaluga. Die Reise soll es Schweizer Autozulieferern ermöglichen, sich vor Ort ein Bild über den Sektor zu machen und neue Geschäftskontakte zu finden. Mehr Informationen und Anmeldemöglichkeit auf http://www.s-ge.com/schweiz/export/de/event/unternehmerreise-automotive-nach-russland


May 28, 2015

Irina Stoller and Anja Schulze participated in a Teaching Development Program Irina Stoller and Anja Schulze participate in a Teaching Development Program led by euforia at Stefano Brusoni’s TIM Group at (http://www.timgroup.ethz.ch/en/home) at ETH Zurich. Now we are feeling inspired by innovative teaching methods and ready to implement them!


May 26, 2015

Master Thesis: Innovation Award


May 11, 2015

- Professional development workshop at the Academy of Management Conference John Paul McDuffie (Wharton), Florian Täube (Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management), and Anja Schulze organize a PDW on the theme “Beyond the Automobile: Car Sharing, App-Based Transport Networks, Urban Mobility and Sustainability.” at this year’s AOM conference in Vancouver in August. We will be joined by managers from Modo, Zipcar and Uber.


April 29, 2015

Franz Simon leaves the team. Franz Simon successfully finishes his empirical Master Thesis on “How firms generate ideas – Comparing internal innovation contests and standard innovation processes from a knowledge-based perspective”. Congratulations, Franz! Franz will join Audi in Ingolstadt as a doctoral student as of July 1, 2015.


April 22, 2015

- Anja Schulze is invited as Panel member at S-GE’s Impulse Asia days Anja Schulze is invited as panel member at S-GE’s Impulse Asia days in Rüschlikon to discuss about Automotive Manufacturers and Suppliers in Japan on June 24, 2015.


April 21, 2015

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- Visit by Fredrik Tell. Fredrik Tell, Professor in Management and Director of the KITE Research Group at Linköping University visited and presented on “In search of innovations: Knowledge acquisition tensions in intermediated open innovation” at the Business Economics Research Seminar of the Department of Business Administration.


March 25, 2015

nihan althug

Nihan Altug will join the team as a PhD student as of September 1, 2015. Nihan holds a Master degree in Strategic Product Design from TU Delft. She conducted her Master Thesis with Service Innovation Labs in Berlin. Welcome Nihan!


March 23, 2015

- Inauguration lecture by Anja Schulze Anja Schulze held her inauguration lecture at the University of Zurich. She talked about “Bringing the market inside the firm: Hybrid governance for innovation”.


March 20-21, 2015

- Data Collection at SIX Hakathon – Data collection at SIX Hackathon. Irina Stoller, Franz Simon, Anja Schulze and our research assistants engage in data collection at the SIX Hackathon in Zürich. We are interested in why SIX employees as well as people who are not employed by SIX participate.


March 18, 2015

zirpoli

- Visit by Francesco Zirpoli. Francesco Zirpoli, Professor of Management at Ca' Foscari University of Venice will visit and present at the Business Economics Research Seminar of the Department of Business Administration on September 22, 2015.


March 6, 2015

janell

- Seminar on Product and Innnovation Management. Janell Townsend and Anja Schulze offer a Seminar on Product and Innovation Management for Master Students in the Fall of 2015.


March 5, 2015

- Interview for Tages Anzeiger. Anja Schulze is interviewed by Tagesanzeiger for an article on automotive suppliers.


February 23, 2015

roshan

Roshan Tantirimudalige will join the team. Roshan Tantirimudalige will join the team as an external PhD student as of September 1, 2015. Roshan holds a Master degree on in Management Technology and Economics from ETH Zürich. Currently he is employed by Unilever in Schaffhausen. Welcome Roshan!.


February 14, 2015

- Janell Townsend was elected Hedi-Fritz-Niggli guest professor. Janell Townsend, Professor for Marketing and International Business at Oakland University (MI), was elected to be UZH’s Hedi-Fritz-Niggli guest professor in the Fall Semester 2015. She will join the Department of Business Administration.


December 2, 2014

- Talk at Mittwochsgesellschaft. Anja Schulze is invited at the Mittwochsgesellschaft in Zug to talk about the Automotive Industry in Switzerland on March 3, 2015.


November 24, 2014

At a joint innovation workshop of Sika Automotive and autoneum , Anja Schulze gave a presentation on Innovation Management.


November 4, 2014

Prof. Uschi Backes-Gellner and Anja Schulze offer a Seminar for Master Students on Knowledge Management and Education for Innovation in the Spring Semester 2015.


October 7, 2014

corredoira

Visit by Rafael Corredoira. Rafael Corredoira, Professor of Management and Organization the University of Maryland visited and gave a presentation on “Lost (and found) in Translation: exploration, inventor cognition and the evolution of technology” at the Business Economics Research Seminar of the Department of Business Administration..


October 1, 2014

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Franz Simon joins the team as a Master Student, working closely with us on the theme of intra-organizational innovation contests. Welcome Franz!

Franz Simon joins the team as a Master Student, working closely with us on the theme of intra-organizational innovation contests. Welcome Franz!


September 1, 2014

Nicole Ehrsam joins the team as our office manager. Nicole has been working for the University of Zürich for 5 years. Welcome Nicole!


September 1, 2014

Irina Stoller joins the team as a doctoral student. She holds a Master degree in Mathematics and Applied Physics from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. In addition, she holds a Master degree of Advanced Studies in Management, Technology and Economics from ETH Zürich. Welcome Irina!


September 1, 2014

The swiss Center for Automotive Research (swiss CAR) moves and becomes part of the University of Zürich.


September 1, 2014

Anja Schulze received funding for an SNSF Professorship for Technology and Innovation management. She will take up her post at the University of Zürich as of September 1, 2014.


June 30 / September 1, 2014

The SNSF Professorship for Technology and Innovation Management at the University of Zurich is looking for two PhD candidates by September 1. Please apply by June 30.


June 30, 2014

Florian Täube (ebs), Anja Schulze and John Paul MacDuffie (Wharton) are co-organizing a paper development workshop at the upcoming 2014 AOM conference in Philadelphia. The workshop title is: "From (Auto)Mobile to Mobility: Technological Change and Innovation in the Global Vehicle Industry". Submissions are welcome (deadline: June 30)!


June 23+24, 2014

«S-GE IMPULSE: ASIA» at Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute GDI, in Rüschlikon: Anja Schulze is invited to participate in a panel, discussing business opportunities for Swiss Automotive Suppliers to export to Japan.

May 24, 2016

Foto Greckhamer

Upcoming visit of Thomas Greckhamer
Thomas Greckhamer, William W. & Catherine M. Rucks Professor of Management, Louisiana State University, Department of Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute,will visit us and present about "A Set-Theoretic Approach to Generic Strategies" at the
Business Economics Research Seminar of the Department of Business Administration on the 24th of May, 2016.
 

December 15, 2015

Dezember 5, 2015

Anja Schulze comments in SRF Tageschau
Anja Schulze comments in the SRF Tagesschau on the trend to more ecofriendly cars.
 

November 4, 2015

srfnewscast
Anja Schulze comments in the SRF newscast "10vor10" on the ongoing VW emissions scandal.
 

November 2, 2015

Master-Seminar in FS16

http://www.business.uzh.ch/de/professorships/emap/teaching/courses/Spring-Term-2016/know.html

The seminar will give you an overview on innovation research with a special focus on knowledge management and education as major determinants of innovation.

October 26, 2015

Mycareer

The gender quality department of UZH kindly invites to their panel discussion on November 19th that will take place under the topic «My career chose me». Our current visiting professor Janell Townsend will also be present at the discussion as a speaker.

 

October 23, 2015

Unia

Anja Schulze provides expert opinion in R. Hug's article issued in „work“, a publication by the trade union Unia. In this article, Hug elaborates on the impact that the VW emissions scandal has on the job situation in the Swiss supplier industry.

Link Anja Schulze will present at the Tagesanzeiger Forum at GDI in Rüschlikon on the Automotive Supplier Industry of Switzerland.


October 22, 2015

Link Anja Schulze is invited to talk about 'Die Automobilbranche in der Schweiz – Überblick und Ausblick' at Lease Plan’s Partner Tag on Oct. 22, 2015 in Urdorf.

October 20, 2015

Townsend1

Janell Townsend and Sheila Laverty were interviewed by the UZH in context of its "Hedi-Fritz-Niggli" gender equality professorship. There, the interviewees talk about their role as a researcher and the encouraging aspects to pursue an academic career, particularly as a female.

October 6, 2015

On Friday the 25th of September, we kicked-off the fall semester with a team event and welcomed all new team members to the group. After the event that took place in the national museum Zurich we went dining all together to enjoy a variety of nice appetizer from the Turkish cuisine. We are looking forward to an exciting collaboration!


September 27, 2015

Anja Schulze talks about the position of the Swiss automotive supplier industry in the context of the VW scandal: "Der VW Skandal", p.9.


September 25, 2015

Link Article featuring Anja Schulze's view on the VW scandal's topic. p.13:" Le scandale VW affectera aussi l’industrie suisse“ ("The VW scandal also affects the Swiss industry")


September 25, 2015

Link St. Gallener Tagblatt reports that Swiss automotive supplier industry is not very concerned about the VW scandal’s consequences due to its very broad and stable client base. p. 9: "Zulieferer zeigen sich gelassen" (“Suppliers appear relaxed”)


September 24, 2015

Link TV comment on the SRF channel (07:25 PM) of Anja Schulze on the Volkswagen scandal`s impact on Swiss automotive supplier industry.


September 24, 2015

Link Radio comment on Rete Uno GRIGIONI SERA (07:00PM) on the question of consequences of the Volkswagen scandal for the Swiss supplier industry.


September 19, 2015

Link Anja Schulze is interviewed by Aargauer Zeitung for an article on automotive suppliers: Viel Schweizer Qualität unter der Kühlerhaube von Audi, BMW oder VW


September 9-11, 2015

Janell Townsend and Anja Schulze participate in the PVMI – CAMI Automotive Research Conference in Venice, jointly held by the Program on Vehicle and Mobility Innovation at Wharton

Link

and the Center for Automotive and Mobility Innovation


September 9, 2015

Newspaper article in the Blick about the dependency on the Swiss supplier industry. p.10-11: "Kein Vorwärtskommen ohne Schweizer Zulieferer" ("No Progress without Swiss suppliers")


September 3, 2015

Janell Townsend will speak at Career Elexir: On Thursday, November 5th 2015, Career Elexir organizes a public panel discussion on MENTORING: MEANING, MYTHS and METHODS. Guest Professor Janell Townsend will be part of the panel


June 1-5, 2015

Data collection at Swisscom: Irina Stoller, Anja Schulze and our research assistants carried out a data collection at an internal innovation contest of Swisscom. We are interested in why people participate in such events.


June 2, 2015

Elena Cruciani will join the team as a PhD student as of September 1, 2015. Elena received a Master degree in Economy and Management from the Università degli Studi di Perugia (Italy). Later she has been working for UBS. Welcome Elena!


June 1, 2015

ICC Special issue guest edited by Anja Schulze, John Paul MacDuffie and Florian Täube published John Paul McDuffie (Wharton), Florian Täube (Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management), and Anja Schulze are guest editors of a Special issue on “Knowledge Generation and Innovation Diffusion in the Global Automotive Industry: Change and Stability during Turbulent Times with the journal 'Industrial and Corporate Change' (Volume 24 Issue 3 June 2015). Our special issue is now out and published! We thank the ICC managing editors, all authors and all reviewers for making this happen!


Unique offer to students: Seminar Lean Junior Expert “Administration” (in German), June 8-13, 2015 at ETH for 300 CHF only (covering food and course material) instead of 4’900 CHF. For further details see p. 23 at the Seminar catalogue. To sign up, please email anja.schulze@uzh.ch


June 1, 2015

Switzerland Global Enterprise organisiert für Schweizer Autozulieferer vom 21.-25.Oktober 2014 eine Reise zu den russischen Autoclustern nach Tatarstan und Kaluga. Die Reise soll es Schweizer Autozulieferern ermöglichen, sich vor Ort ein Bild über den Sektor zu machen und neue Geschäftskontakte zu finden. Mehr Informationen und Anmeldemöglichkeit auf http://www.s-ge.com/schweiz/export/de/event/unternehmerreise-automotive-nach-russland


May 28, 2015

Irina Stoller and Anja Schulze participated in a Teaching Development Program Irina Stoller and Anja Schulze participate in a Teaching Development Program led by euforia at Stefano Brusoni’s TIM Group at (http://www.timgroup.ethz.ch/en/home) at ETH Zurich. Now we are feeling inspired by innovative teaching methods and ready to implement them!


May 26, 2015

Master Thesis: Innovation Award


May 11, 2015

- Professional development workshop at the Academy of Management Conference John Paul McDuffie (Wharton), Florian Täube (Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management), and Anja Schulze organize a PDW on the theme “Beyond the Automobile: Car Sharing, App-Based Transport Networks, Urban Mobility and Sustainability.” at this year’s AOM conference in Vancouver in August. We will be joined by managers from Modo, Zipcar and Uber.


April 29, 2015

Franz Simon leaves the team. Franz Simon successfully finishes his empirical Master Thesis on “How firms generate ideas – Comparing internal innovation contests and standard innovation processes from a knowledge-based perspective”. Congratulations, Franz! Franz will join Audi in Ingolstadt as a doctoral student as of July 1, 2015.


April 22, 2015

- Anja Schulze is invited as Panel member at S-GE’s Impulse Asia days Anja Schulze is invited as panel member at S-GE’s Impulse Asia days in Rüschlikon to discuss about Automotive Manufacturers and Suppliers in Japan on June 24, 2015.


April 21, 2015

- Visit by Fredrik Tell. Fredrik Tell, Professor in Management and Director of the KITE Research Group at Linköping University visited and presented on “In search of innovations: Knowledge acquisition tensions in intermediated open innovation” at the Business Economics Research Seminar of the Department of Business Administration.


March 25, 2015

Nihan Altug will join the team as a PhD student as of September 1, 2015. Nihan holds a Master degree in Strategic Product Design from TU Delft. She conducted her Master Thesis with Service Innovation Labs in Berlin. Welcome Nihan!


March 23, 2015

- Inauguration lecture by Anja Schulze Anja Schulze held her inauguration lecture at the University of Zurich. She talked about “Bringing the market inside the firm: Hybrid governance for innovation”.


March 20-21, 2015

- Data Collection at SIX Hakathon – Data collection at SIX Hackathon. Irina Stoller, Franz Simon, Anja Schulze and our research assistants engage in data collection at the SIX Hackathon in Zürich. We are interested in why SIX employees as well as people who are not employed by SIX participate.


March 18, 2015

- Visit by Francesco Zirpoli. Francesco Zirpoli, Professor of Management at Ca' Foscari University of Venice will visit and present at the Business Economics Research Seminar of the Department of Business Administration on September 22, 2015.


March 6, 2015

- Seminar on Product and Innnovation Management. Janell Townsend and Anja Schulze offer a Seminar on Product and Innovation Management for Master Students in the Fall of 2015.


March 5, 2015

- Interview for Tages Anzeiger. Anja Schulze is interviewed by Tagesanzeiger for an article on automotive suppliers.


February 23, 2015

Roshan Tantirimudalige will join the team. Roshan Tantirimudalige will join the team as an external PhD student as of September 1, 2015. Roshan holds a Master degree on in Management Technology and Economics from ETH Zürich. Currently he is employed by Unilever in Schaffhausen. Welcome Roshan!.


February 14, 2015

- Janell Townsend was elected Hedi-Fritz-Niggli guest professor. Janell Townsend, Professor for Marketing and International Business at Oakland University (MI), was elected to be UZH’s Hedi-Fritz-Niggli guest professor in the Fall Semester 2015. She will join the Department of Business Administration.


December 2, 2014

- Talk at Mittwochsgesellschaft. Anja Schulze is invited at the Mittwochsgesellschaft in Zug to talk about the Automotive Industry in Switzerland on March 3, 2015.


November 24, 2014

At a joint innovation workshop of Sika Automotive and autoneum , Anja Schulze gave a presentation on Innovation Management.