Wharton Technology & Innovation Conference 2019

Organized by Saikat Chaudhuri and Rahul Kapoor The Mack Institute for Innovation Management and the Wharton School’s Management department co-sponsor an annual two-day invitation-only academic event designed to encourage, cultivate, and profile management researchers studying technology-based industries and firms. Leading academics on technology and innovation present their findings to their

Fall Conference 2018: The Battle for Talent in the New Economy: Opportunities and Hidden Challenges

Emerging technologies such as robotics, additive manufacturing, machine learning/AI, IOT, and augmented reality are changing our economies in profound ways. While these developments offer exciting new opportunities for product, process, and business model innovation, they also require a fresh approach to finding and managing the people that power the digital

The Dark Side of Outsourcing: Task Scope, Vendor Relationships, and Value Creation in IT Services

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As outsourcing expands in scope to increasingly higher-end tasks, the tension between value creation and appropriation in such inter-firm relationships raises important questions regarding the extent to which a firm should outsource activities in the value-chain and engage with its suppliers.Read More

Fall Conference 2017: Emerging Innovation Leadership Challenges for Global Firms

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Get highlights and takeaways from this conference here. In recent years, the Mack Institute’s conferences have explored challenges that established firms face on a regular basis: acquisition strategies, digital disruption, talent management, and business model innovation, to name a few. This conference takes a holistic approach to these issues from

Fast Takes Researchers’ Lunch

The Mack Institute is committed to fostering a strong community of researchers around the study of innovation management. We invite all of our funded researchers to attend our biannual researchers’ lunch and share an informal five-minute presentation about current work. No presentation materials are required. Our objective is to provide