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Doctorate in Management, Skema Business School
Areas of expertise
- Technology Management
- Strategic Management
Arusyak Zakaryan is Assistant Professor of Strategy at Grenoble Ecole de Management, Grenoble, France. She received a joint PhD degree in Management Science (2019) from SKEMA Business School, Sophia Antipolis and University of Cote d’Azur, France. Prior to this she completed a Master in Research in Management Science at SKEMA Business School. During her doctoral studies she was a visiting scholar at Drexel University's LeBow College of Business. Her PhD thesis was shortlisted for Grigor McClelland Doctoral Dissertation Award 2020. Her research interests lie at the intersection of strategy, innovation and organizational studies. The first stream of her research focuses on organizational learning from failures, successes and near-misses in knowledge and innovation intensive industries. She studies, in particular, under what conditions organizations learn more (less) from their failures, successes and near-misses. She attempts to answer these enquiries through several quantitative studies focused primarily on pharmaceutical and medical devices firms. The second stream of her research investigates the innovation outcomes of an organization’s knowledge networks in terms of search, knowledge creation and invention termination. Her work has been presented in a number of prestigious conferences in the field such as the Academy of Management, Strategic Management Society, DRUID and Carnegie School Organizational Learning conferences.