Excerpt from course description

Foundations in Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Innovation


Strategy, entrepreneurship and innovation are broad fields of research with multiple disciplinary foundations, especially economics, organization theory, sociology, business history, and organizational behaviour. Advanced students need to know these foundations and their impact on the strategy, entrepreneurship and innovation fields as well as more recent developments. This course aims at providing an in-depth understanding of how research has evolved, with an emphasis on the seminal contributions to the field of strategy, entrepreneurship and innovation.

Course content

The course covers:

  • Economic foundations
  • Organisational foundations
  • Sociological foundations
  • Business history foundations
  • Leadership and organisational behaviour foundations


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