Call for papers – 18th RENT

LOK Research Center is hosting this year’s RENT conference (Research in Entrepreneurship and Small Business).

Tuesday, June 1, 2004 - 12:00

LOK Research Center (

Management, Organization and Competence) is hosting this year’s RENT conference (Research in Entrepreneurship and Small Business).

The conference will take place on November 24-26, 2004 in the conference facilities of the Copenhagen Business School. November 24 is dedicated to a doctoral seminar. On November 25-26, discussions in workshops and speeches from invited keynote speakers from both academia and business will take place, addressing the following themes:

  • Managing and Developing Human Resources in SMEs

  • Change and Renewal in SMEs

  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship

  • Interorganizational Perspectives on Competence Building and Internationalisation

  • Knowledge Management and Managing Knowledge Processes in SMEs

  • The New Challenge for SMEs and Entrepreneurship Research

  • The Entrepreneurship and Knowledge-based Economy and Society

  • Minorities Entrepreneurship (female, rural, ethnic)

  • Regional Advantages of Entrepreneurship

  • The Role of SMEs in Building Social and Economic Cohesion in Europe

  • High Technology SMEs

  • Family Business

  • Corporate Venturing

  • Entrepreneurship Education

  • The Role of Small Business for Integration and Growth in the European Community – special track for research oriented consultants as bureaucrats as well as researchers inside the theme

You are invited to submit conference papers for any of the above-mentioned themes. Deadline for submission of 3-page abstracts is

June 1, 2004. Please submit your papers through the conference website on This site will also supply you with formatting guidelines, practical information as well as the latest updates.

Deadline for submission of abstracts for the doctoral seminar on November 24 is

July 15, 2004. The 1-page abstract should be emailed to Professor Poul Rind Christensen at or Professor Mette Mønsted at For further details, please go to or contact on of the above-mentioned professors who are chairmen of the doctoral seminar.

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