Welcome to the GCEI!

Global Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation

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The Global Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation is the leading institution of the University of St. Gallen that integrates research activities in the fields of entrepreneurship, family business and innovation.


AOM Best Paper Proceedings

We are happy to announce that two papers (co-)authored by members of the GCEI have been chosen for publication in the Best Paper Proceedings (top 10%) of the 2020 Meeting of the Academic of Management.


New Publication in AMR

We are excited to share that the paper  “Property Rights, Owner-Management, and Value Creation” written by Thomas Zellweger and Bill Schulze has been accepted for publication at the Academy of Management Review (AMR), the leading journal for theory development in management and organization research. Congratulations for this outstanding achievement!


Vangelis Souitaris Associate Editor at JBV

We are happy to share that Prof. Vangelis Soutaris has been appointed as Associate Editor at the Journal of Business Venturing (JBV)! The JBV is a leading journal in the field of entrepreneurship with an impact factor of 6.333 (status: 2018).


New SMJ publication

We are pleased to announce that the paper "Which matters more? Group fear versus hope in entrepreneurial escalation of commitment" written by Prof. Vangelis Souitaris and his co-authors got accepted for publication in the Strategic Management Journal. Their article provides important insights on the role of group fear and group hope in entrepreneurial team decision-making.

Students walking towards the Library Building at the University of St.Gallen (HSG)