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Raffi Amit

Robert B. Goergen Professor of Entrepreneurship

Professor of Management

Research Interests: entrepreneurship, family business, strategic management, venture capital financing

Links: CV, Wharton Global Family Alliance, Wharton Entrepreneurship

  • Elected Fellow of the Strategic Management Society, 2009
  • The Idea Award for thought leadership. Entrepreneurship Division, the Academy of Management, 2008
  • European Corporate Governance Institute for best paper in Finance prize “Benefits and costs of control: Enhancing Mechanisms in U.S. Family Firms", 2007
  • The Greif Entrepreneurship Research Impact Award, 2007
  • Family Firm Institute best unpublished research paper (“Benefits and Costs of Control enhancing mechanisms in U.S Family Firms”), 2006
  • McKinsey & Company/Strategic Management Society Best Conference Paper Prize Honorable Mention. 20th Annual International Conference October 2000 Vancouver Canada for “Value Drivers of e-Commerce Business Models” (with C. Zott), 2000
  • Strategic Management Journal Best Paper Prize "Strategic Assets and Organization Rents" (with Paul Schoemaker, Volume 14 Number 1, January 1993), 2000
  • Discovery Foundation Research Fellow, 1994
  • Ascendant Scholar Award, Western Academy of Management, 1993
  • Richard M. Paget Research Professor, 1989-1990
  • J.L. Kellogg Research Professor, 1984-1989
  • Northwestern University Doctoral Fellowship, 1974-1977