Professor Johan Wiklund PhD Distinguished Chair
|Home Institution||Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University|
|Host Institution||RMIT University|
|Award Name||Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Entrepreneurship and Innovation|
Johan is the Al Berg Chair and Professor of Entrepreneurship at Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University. His research interests include entrepreneurship and mental health as well as the entry, performance, and exit of entrepreneurial firms. He is considered a leading authority in entrepreneurship research with over 60 articles appearing in leading entrepreneurship and management journals and over 18,000 citations. He is incoming Editor-in-Chief for Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, and previously editor for Journal of Business Venturing and Small Business Economics. A prolific advisor of Ph.D. students, he received the Academy of Management Entrepreneurship Division Mentor Award in 2011.
While at RMIT, Johan will examine the link between symptoms of mental disorders and entrepreneurial practices and outcomes. More specifically, he will focus on ADHD, bipolar, and dyslexia symptoms on the one hand, and entrepreneurial orientation, leadership style, strategies, and success/failure on the other.