Special issue of European Journal of International Management on:

Value Co-creation in the Course of International Entrepreneurial Opportunity Development

Guest editors:

Veland Ramadani, South East European University, Republic of Macedonia

Amir Emami, Politecnico di Torino, Italy

Leo Paul Dana, Montpellier Business School, France

Paper Submissions Due: September 1, 2018

Topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • What are the characteristics of innovative ideas in the early stages of international value co-creation’s opportunities?
  • What are the characteristics of international entrepreneurs who do value co-creation superior to others?
  • How entrepreneurial imagination, affection, and cognition generate value propositions in value co-creation and how they facilitate value co-creation?
  • Are there any differences in value co-creation concerning developed, developing, and transition economies? If yes, in what aspects and how?
  • In which way the existing theories in management and entrepreneurship such as judgment based view (Foss and Klein, 2012), causation, effectuation, bricolage, resourced-based view etc., contribute to our current understanding in the co-creation of values?
  • What factors influence value co-creation in each phase of opportunity development and venture formation (i.e., opportunity recognition, evaluation, exploitation, and venture growth)?
  • What would be the business model in co-creation to keep the firm as a viable business for some time?
  • What are the characteristics of opportunity construct in realism and idealism traditions when it is viewed in the co-creation approach? E.g., discovery vs. creation views of entrepreneurial opportunities.
  • What are the role formal and informal institutions as well as social norms in value co-creation?
  • How learning impact value co-creation under the condition of uncertainty?

 For the full CfP: European Journal of International Management SI 2017