19th NORDIC CONFERENCE ON SMALL BUSINESS RESEARCH

19th NORDIC CONFERENCE ON SMALL
BUSINESS RESEARCH (NCSB 2016)

Entrepreneurship and Value Creation
May 19-20, 2016

Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, Riga, Latvia
The Nordic conference on small business research (NCSB) has been run since 1980. Recognizing the role of
entrepreneurship and small business in both regional and national contexts, the main focus of the conference in 2016
will be “Entrepreneurship and Value Creation”. For this reason we especially welcome papers that deal with such
topics
as the competitiveness and productivity of entrepreneurship and SMEs, informal entrepreneurship practices, and the
contribution of SMEs on the regional level. We also welcome empirical and conceptual papers in various fields of
entrepreneurship and small business research, includin g:
• Gender and entrepreneurship • Social entrepreneurship
• The entrepreneurial process and business start-ups
• Opportunity identification and creation
• Effectuation
• Entrepreneurship and job creation • Intentions and cognition
• Entrepreneurial education
• Institutional frameworks for entrepreneurship and SME’s
• Intrapreneurship and
innovation management in SME’s
• Academic entrepreneurship and spin-offs
• SME and Entrepreneurship Policy
• High growth SME’s • New venture survival and exit
• Habitual and serial entrepreneurs
• Methodology and SME/ entrepreneurship research
• Theory development in entrepreneurship and SME areas

Important dates
Paper Submission of extended abstracts (2 pages): January 15, 2016
Notification of acceptance: February 16, 2016
Submission of full papers: April 21, 2016

Conference fee
Registration fee before April 21, 2016 is 250.00 € for ECSB members and 335.00 € for non-members. After that the fee
will be 300.00 € for the ECSB members and 385.00 € for non-members. Doctoral seminar fee is 150.00 Euro.
Doctoral Pre-conference
The Conference off ers doctoral students a forum to discuss their research fi ndings and ideas with their peers. On May
18, doctoral students are invited to present research proposals to a group of experienced researchers. The number of
participating doctoral students is limited to 16. Students will be selected by drawing on short abstracts (not to exceed 2
pages), where their research problem is presented. Please submit your proposals to Dr. Arnis Sauka,

e-mail: arnis.sauka@sseriga.edu by March 10, 2016.
Abstract submission and more information on:

www.ncsb2016.org

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