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Baris Istipliler

Academic Staff Member

Baris Istipliler is a research associate and a PhD Candidate since the beggining of 2018 at the University of Mannheim, Chair of Entrepreneurship and SME Research. He is currently on a research stay at Stanford University.

He obtained his M.Sc. from the University of Mannheim and B.Sc. at Ege University (Turkey) and was an exchange student at Justus Liebig University Gießen. 

Short Portrait

During his studies, Baris has worked at multiple MNCs and gained experience in the fields of treasury & investor relations, controlling, entrepreneurial finance, financial accounting as well as operations. His research interests lie in the fields of identification/operationalization of family firms, goals and values, innovation, succession and performance in the family firms as well as entrepreneurial failure and success, serial/portfolio entrepreneurship. Apart from that, he currently investigates the  effects of local embeddedness of collaboration activities of Ukrainian and Russian SMEs on their financial performance and innovativeness. He also acts as a reviewer for Business Ethics: A European ReviewJournal of Family Business Strategy and Junior Management Science.

After presented in European Academy of Management 2018, his first working paper got accepted for Academy of Management Conference 2019, with a Best Paper status enabling it to be published in an abridged form in the Academy of Management Proceedings in the coming days. Immediately after, his second working paper received Best Paper Award and a prize of at 4th International Family Business Research Forum in Monaco as well as at Interdisciplinary Euroepan Conference on Entrepreneurship Research 2020.

Students who are interested in writing their master’s theses in the domains of entrepreneurship and family businesses as well as inside a start-up venture (see Theses Inside the Venture) may contact him for supervision.

For further information: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Baris_Istipliler

    Publications

  • Publications

    • Ahrens, J.-P., Isaak, A. J., Istipliler, B., and Steininger, D. M. 2019. “The Star Citizen Phenomenon & the ‘Ultimate Dream Management’ Technique in Crowdfunding,” in Proceedings of the 40th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Munich, Germany, pp. 1–9.
       
    • Istipliler, B. and Ahrens, J.P., 2019. Role of sovereignty goals in explaining stakeholder orientation in family firms. in Academy of Management Proceedings (Vol. 2019, No. 1, p. 14418). Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510: Academy of Management.
  • Conferences

    • Founder Cognitive Style & Firm Performance – Accepted (online) at 81st AoM Conference (Virtual, Jul 29 – Aug 4, 2021)  
    • What do entrepreneurs expect from their spouses? And how do family entrepreneurs differ? – Accepted (online) at 20th EURAM Conference (Virtual, Jun 16-18, 2021)
    • Ultimate Dream Management: An Innovative Crowdfunding Management Technique – Accepted (online) at 20th EURAM Conference (Virtual, Jun 16-18, 2021)
    • What do entrepreneurs expect from their spouses? And how do family entrepreneurs differ? – Accepted (online) at IFERA 2021 Conference (Virtual, Jun 14-25, 2021)
    • Entrepreneurial Alertness and Bricolage: Examining the Cognitive and Behavioral Antecedents of EO- Presented (online) at 20th EURAM Conference (Dublin, Dec 4-6, 2020)
    • Flowers of adversity: The relationship between perf. and inst. pressures faced by innovative SMEs – Presented (online) at 20th EURAM Conference (Dublin, Dec 4-6, 2020)
    • Rolling stone gathers no moss: The role of change in the successions of family firms – Presented (online) at 20th EURAM Conference (Dublin, Dec 4-6, 2020)
    • Flowers of adversity: The relationship between perf. and inst. pressures faced by innovative SMEs - Presented (online) at 6th IRFM Conference (Mannheim, Nov 15-17, 2020)
    • Organizational factors underlying high-tech scale-up performance and transitional success – Presented at G-Forum, 2020 (Karlsruhe, Sep 29 – 02 Oct 2020)
    • Exchanges about dreams: Towards a new management technique for crowdfunding - Presented at G-Forum, 2020 (Karlsruhe, Sep 29 – 02 Oct 2020)
    • Emergence of entrepreneurial orientation at the intercept of cognition and behavior: An examination of entrepreneurial alertness and bricolage as antecedents - Presented at G-Forum, 2020 (Karlsruhe, Sep 29 – 02 Oct 2020)
    • Entrepreneurial Alertness and Bricolage: Examining the Cognitive and Behavioral Antecedents of EO – Accepted at 80th AoM Conference (Vancouver, Aug 7-11, 2020)
    • Learning the Bias? How Successor Pre-Succession Firm Experience affects Family Firm Performance - Accepted at 80th AoM Conference (Vancouver, Aug 7-11, 2020)
    • Entrepreneurial Alertness and Bricolage: Examining the Cognitive and Behavioral Antecedents of EO – Accepted at 20th EURAM Conference (Dublin, Dec 4-6, 2020)
    • Flowers of adversity: The relationship between perf. and inst. pressures faced by innovative SMEs – Accepted at 20th EURAM Conference (Dublin, Dec 4-6, 2020)
    • Rolling stone gathers no moss: The role of change in the successions of family firms – Accepted at 20th EURAM Conference (Dublin, Dec 4-6, 2020)
    • The Star Citizen Phenomenon & the ‘Ultimate Dream Management’ Technique in Crowdfunding – Presented at 40th Conference on Information Systems (Munich, 16 Dec 2019)
    • Learning the Bias? How Successor Pre-Succession Firm Experience affects Family Firm Performance - Presented at 23rd G-Forum Conference (Wien, 26 Jun 2019)
    • Role of Sovereignty Goals in explaining Stakeholder Orientation in Family Firms – Presented at 23rd G-Forum Conference (Wien, 26 Jun 2019)
    • Role of Sovereignty Goals in explaining Stakeholder Orientation in Family Firms - Presented at 79th AoM Conference (Boston, 12 Aug 2019)
    • Learning the Bias? How Successor Pre-Succession Firm Experience affects Family Firm Performance – Presented at 19th EURAM Conference (Lisbon, 27 Jun 2019)
    • Innovation and Collaboration to boost SME Performance in institutionally restricted Environments - Presented and Poster at VW Trilateral Partnerships Symposium (Dresden, 13 May 2019)
    • When successors learn not to see the wood for the trees in family firms - Presented at 4th IFBRF (Monaco, 4 May 2019)
    • On the Goals of Family Firms: Role of Sovereignty Goals in Explaining Stakeholder Orientation – Presented at 9th IRMBAM (Nice, 7 Jul 2018)
    • On the Goals of Family Firms: From Family Involvement to Sovereignty and Social Responsibility - Presented at 18th EURAM (Iceland, 21 Jun 2018)
    • On the Goals of Family Firms: Relationship between family influence and non-economic goal sets - Presented at 3rd IFBRF (Vienna, 22 Sep 2017)