"Strategy & Entrepreneurship through times of Crisis: Challenges and Opportunities"
As the economic and financial crisis develops, parties realize that even in times of crisis besides challenges there are opportunities as well. Anticipating economic recovery, firms large and small will also develop strategies to position themselves for renewed growth. What are the particular challenges that firms and government now face? How can they best prepare for developments to come?
Michael Hitt is a professor of management of leadership and new ventures at Texas A&M University. He has published extensively on entrepreneurship, strategy, and organization theory, and in particular on mergers & acquisitions. Besides the research monographs he has published and the research articles in highly prominent academic journals and also published a number of influential and widely used text books.
He was a guest speaker at the FEB on 23 March in the Lecture Series "Let's Talk..."
... is a series of presentations and debates in an informal setting. The Faculty of Economics and Business has expertise in economics and business. We aim to share this knowledge in public presentations and (thematic) debates between academic staff members, students and others interested.
Wednesday 7 April, 12.15 p.m. - Prof. Peter Leeflang 'Marketing's return to the boardroom'
Wednesday 12 May 12.15 p.m. - Dr. Jennifer Jordan subject to be announced
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