Corporate Master Thesis Program: 2 Topics at SMI


The Corporate Master Thesis Program in cooporation with the Bühler Group is now open for application. We offer two topics: "Assessment of Open Innovation to gain competitive advantage in a Chinese context" and "Evaluating the impact of Asia on Bühler’s global manufacturing strategy”.


St. Gallen Symposium Essay Competition

St gallen symposium

The St. Gallen Symposium essay competition is now open for applications until Feburary 1, 2015. Selected authors can participate at the St. Gallen Symposium as leaders of tomorrowThe final Wings of Excellence Award  for the best essay will be awarded by the jury presided by Georg von Krogh.


Guest Lecture by Urs Honegger in Strategic Management

Portrait Urs Honegger

Mr. Urs Honegger, CEO of PwC Switzerland, will hold a guest lecture on competitive strategy on December 1st. (15:15-17:00h in ML H44).

Research Highlights


Lise Rechsteiner awarded


The dissertation of Dr. Lise Rechsteiner titled "Linking Formal and Informal Organisation Studies on Leadership, Social Practice, Conflict and Innovation" will be awarded with the ETH Medal.


ISR Special Issue: Submission deadline extended


The deadline for submitting papers to the Special Issue of Information Systems Research on Online Communities, has been extended to November 15, 2014.


Research project on industry-academia collaborations in the pharmaceutical industry

Protein-Drug Interaction

Novartis and SMI have agreed to collaborate in a new research project focusing on effective organization and project leadership of industry-academia collaborations in the pharmaceutical industry.

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