Our Mission: Bringing You Research-Based Business Insights

This month, the EIX platform marks its 10 th anniversary. Along with our anniversary, we are also celebrating a milestone in viewership: We will achieve 12 million page views for the academic year Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: Jon Eckhardt

Announcing Our New Partnership With Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice

Entrepreneur & Innovation Exchange (EIX) and Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice (ETP) have formed an alliance to bring more research-tested advice on how to launch, finance, staff and run Read More...

Category: Commentary

Authors: David Townsend and Catherine Buday

How Professors Can Become Thought Leaders

In 2000, when I was on the Board of Directors at Best Buy, the company decided to launch online shopping. The Best Buy founder and then-CEO Dick Schulze was ready to make a multimillion-dollar Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: James C Wetherbe

A Life Linking Science and Practice: Remembering Andy Van de Ven

Photo taken by Kai Dragland at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in 2012 Since our founding in 2014, a central part of our mission at EIX has been supporting knowledge-sharing Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: Daniel Forbes

Townsend and Hughes Are New Senior Editors

Mat Hughes (left) is now Senior Editor of familybusiness.org and David Townsend (right) is Senior Editor of EIX. As readership continues to rise dramatically year after year, EIX.org and Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: David Deeds

Field of Dreams: Exploration of Entrepreneurial Possibilities

For several decades, entrepreneurship scholarship has been fixated on understanding the “the processes of discovery, evaluation, and exploitation of opportunities” (Shane & Venkataraman, Read More...

Category: Research Insight

Authors: Michael Lounsbury and Tim Hannigan

For New Research Insights, Study One Family in Depth

  EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is adapted from the authors’ contributions to a forthcoming book,The Field Guide to Family Business Research, edited by Keith Brigham and G. Tyge Payne. Read More...

Category: Research Insight

Authors: Lori Tribble Trudell , Theodore L. Waldron and James C Wetherbe

How Small Firms Can Protect Their Interests in R&D Alliances

Small companies with a promising technology or service often look to partner with bigger firms to get access to money, distribution channels and manufacturing facilities they need to help their Read More...

Category: Applied and Practice

Authors: Jason Pattit and David Deeds

How Babson is Improving the Relevance and Reach of Scholarly Research

Too often, academic research is buried in jargon that no one can understand. The best academic research changes how people view their world and do their jobs. Scholarly study of entrepreneurship can Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: Andrew Zacharakis

Professors and Experts: Would You Like Your Articles to be Read?

An old joke says that if a doctoral student put a $100 bill in his or her dissertation paper that was filed away in the university library, ten years later the $100 bill would still be there. Did you Read More...

Category: Education and Teaching

Authors: Catherine Buday and James C Wetherbe