CATÓLICA-LISBON’s Professor wins 2nd place of Best Paper Award "INNOVATION MANAGEMENT" 2017

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 18:09

Andrew C. Hafenbrack, Professor at Católica Lisbon School of Business & Economics won the second place in the 2017 Best Paper Award "INNOVATION MANAGEMENT", a competition run by the Strasburg Institute for Innovation, Transformation & Entrepreneurship (SITE), EBS Business School.

This competition exists since 2006, and aims at annually honoring the best scientific papers on Innovation Management. The authors of the three best papers in 2017, were invited to present their work in Wiesbaden, Germany.

Intercultural, loving or friendly relationships promote creativity, innovation in the workplace and entrepreneurship. These are the main conclusions of this winning paper, a research project consisting of four studies from Católica Lisbon School of Business & Economics, INSEAD and Columbia Business School published in The Journal of Applied Psychology, a prestigious scientific journal of the American Psychological Association.

Jackson Lu (Columbia Business School) in collaboration with Andrew Hafenbrack (CATÓLICA-LISBON), Paul Eastwick (UC Davis), Dan Wang (Columbia Business School), Will Maddux (INSEAD), and Adam Galinsky (Columbia Business School), carried out four studies to test the idea that intercultural relations, love or friendship, encourage creativity, innovation in the workplace and entrepreneurship.

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