In recent years, the Business History Conference has sprouted several interest groups that have coalesced around perceived needs. The first two, "Women in Business History" and "Business Historians at Business Schools," meet informally over lunch at the annual meeting to discuss issues in the profession and to network. The "Emerging Scholars" group began informally, but its leadership now constitutes one of the BHC standing committees.
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Research Interests: Business Management, Management, History of technology, Technology
Michela Giorcelli is a Ph.D. Candidate in Economics at Stanford University and a 2015 Kauffman Dissertation Fellow. Her research focuses on the international transfer of management knowledge and technology in an historical perspective and its effect on productivity. In her dissertation she...(read more)