Dr Josip Kotlar

Senior Lecturer

Profile

Josip Kotlar is Associate Professor of Family Business at the Lancaster University Management School (LUMS).

His research interests are at the intersection of strategy, entrepreneurship and innovation, and his work focuses primarily on family businesses. On these topics, he has published articles in leading journals including Academy of Management Journal, Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, Journal of Product Innovation Management, Academy of Management Perspectives, Small Business Economics, Family Business Review, and Journal of Family Business Strategy. His research and teaching are informed by ongoing engagement with family business leaders, business service providers and policy makers.

He received several awards, most recently the Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings in 2017, the 2017 Outstanding Reviewer Award at Family Business Review, the 2016 Outstanding Reviewer Award at Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, and the 2016 Emerald Citations of Excellence Award. In 2017, he received the Dean's Award “Early Career Researcher of the Year” at LUMS.

He is member of the Editorial Boards of Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, Family Business Review, and Journal of Family Business Strategy, and served as Guest Editor for Special Issues in Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice and International Journal of Management Reviews. He is a Board Member and Executive Director of Research & Publications of the International Family Enterprise Research Academy (IFERA).

he Corporate Governance Arrangement of Large Family Firms in the UK
02/07/2018 → 30/09/2018
Research

R&D Investments by Chinese Private Firms
01/11/2014 → 01/12/2014
Research

Uncovering the success and secrets of long lasting and innovative family businesses
Invited talk

Innovation through tradition: What can we learn from innovative family businesses?
Invited talk

Family business research: Current trends and future opportunities
Invited talk

Qualitative research in family business
Invited talk

Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice (Journal)
Editorial activity

International Journal of Management Reviews (Journal)
Editorial activity

Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice (Journal)
Editorial activity

Family Business Review (Journal)
Editorial activity

International Family Enterprise Research Academy (IFERA) 2015 Annual Conference (Event)
Membership of committee

Innovation in family firms: Prospects for future research
Invited talk

IFERA 14th Annual World Family Business Research Conference
Participation in conference

The Journal of Product Innovation Management (Journal)
Editorial activity

Entrepreneurship and Regional Development (Journal)
Publication peer-review

EIASM Innovation & Product Development Management (IPDM) conference (Event)
Membership of committee

Corporate Governance: An International Review (Journal)
Publication peer-review

Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice (Journal)
Publication peer-review

Journal of Family Business Strategy (Journal)
Publication peer-review

Journal of Small Business Management (Journal)
Publication peer-review

FOBI Scholar
Fellowship awarded competitively

Certificate of Qualification “The art and craft of reviewing”
Prize (including medals and awards)

Certificate in Excellence in Reviewing
Prize (including medals and awards)

Best Practitioner Focused Paper Award - FERC Conference 2014
Prize (including medals and awards)

Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings
Prize (including medals and awards)

Best Conference Paper Award - IFERA 2014
Prize (including medals and awards)

Best Paper Award Finalist - EURAM 2014
Prize (including medals and awards)

Best Paper Award - FERC 2012
Prize (including medals and awards)

Best Doctoral Student Paper Award - FERC 2012
Prize (including medals and awards)

Best Paper Award - EFMD 2011
Prize (including medals and awards)

Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings
Prize (including medals and awards)

FOBI Scholar in Residence
National/international honour

2016 Emerald Citations of Excellence Award
Prize (including medals and awards)

Family Owned Business Institute (FOBI) Scholar
Fellowship awarded competitively

Conformity or divergence... To what? Selective imitative behavior and product innovation introduction in family firms
Prize (including medals and awards)

Outstanding Reviewer Award
Prize (including medals and awards)

Excellent Reviewer Award
Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Centre for Family Business