PhD defence by Kristian Brøndum Kristiansen

Kristian Brøndum Kristiansen defended his PhD

Kristian Brøndum Kristiansen from Aalborg University Business School defended his thesis “Unlocking Innovation through Corporate Entrepreneurship: Exploring new tools, methods and approaches for identifying and enhancing intrapreneurial competencies”.

The title of Kristian’s lecture, which took place online via Zoom March 19 due to the Covid-19 situation, was "How Intrapreneurial Competences Interact with Organizational Context Across Space And Time".

Members of the assessment committee were:

  • Professor Ph.D. Romeo Turcan, Aalborg University Business School (chair)
  • Assistant (senior) professor Andrew G. Earle, University of New Hampshire
  • Assistant Professor, Ph.D. Marina Biniari, Aalto University

Summary of the thesis

Kristian’s thesis investigates how to identify and enhance intrapreneurial competencies in the context of corporate entrepreneurship. His study examines new approaches to spot intrapreneurial potential in individuals as well as new ideation processes and online training programs that can strengthen the competencies of corporate entrepreneurs. By employing a pragmatic approach, this thesis contributes with novel insights and proposals to scientific and practical problems in corporate entrepreneurship; something that benefits both scholars and practitioners in search of unlocking innovation capabilities and increasing the returns of innovation in organisations.

Christian Nielsen, Kristian Brøndum Kristiansen and Morten Lund

Further information

Kristian Brøndum Kristiansen
Aalborg University Business School
Phone: +45 2231 9019

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